The Bulletin with UBS, 23

Sunday 15 March

Insight and analysis from UBS’s quarterly Cyclical Market Forum, exploring the dynamics of oil markets and their potential impact on asset classes and regions.


Business / Industry

Shifting sands

Friday 13 March

A slow-down in the development of Canada’s previously booming tar sands may just give the town of Fort McMurray the breathing space it needs says Monocle’s Christopher Frey.

With old prices slumping and margins thinning, energy companies in Alberta’s controversial tar sands are fast putting the breaks to new developments, representing a loss of billions of dollars in investment to the region…


The Entrepreneurs, 178

Wednesday 11 March

Entrepreneur and author Alex Stephany shares the secrets of the ‘sharing economy’, we meet Ian Schneller of Chicago-based audio company Specimen Products and John Molloy of Paris-based Memo Fragrances, and David Michon…



The Bulletin with UBS, 22

Sunday 8 March

What’s next for China? With a recent cut in interest rates and the National People’s Congress in session, we take a snapshot of the country’s prospects from growth targets and the property market to its currency and gove…



The Entrepreneurs, 177

Wednesday 4 March

We meet Coca-Cola’s vice president of innovation, the CEO of French audio brand Devialet, and the curator of Nesta’s FutureFest event. Plus, Monocle’s transport editor explores the future of taxi-hailing services.



Business / Craft

Inking ahead

A national pride – or some might say obsession – with the handwritten has forged an industry exporting more than ever. With innovation showing no signs of letting up, we visited the sharpest tools in the pencil case.


The Entrepreneurs, 176

Wednesday 25 February

Tech innovator Kevin Ashton discusses the creative process and we investigate the resurgence of practical skills courses such as ‘shop class’ in the US. Plus, a piano maker in Austria, a clean-water tech start-up in Cali…



The Bulletin with UBS, 20

Sunday 22 February

With upwardly revised GDP figures, a buoyant equity market and strong currency performance, there's plenty of good news coming out of India. But are there reasons for caution and what are the challenges that lie ahead?



The Entrepreneurs, 175

Wednesday 18 February

We meet the founders of Cobra beer, Mahabis slippers and dating-app Hinge, visit the workshop of Tunisian eyewear brand Vakay, talk innovation with Mark Payne of Fahrenheit 212, and get the top five things you need to know…


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