About Julian Harris

I am City A.M's deputy editor, having joined the newsroom in late 2010 as an economics reporter.

2019 Articles

Tax radicalism would give the economy a boost
Tax radicalism would give the economy a boost
While keeping a close eye on Westminster (again) today, traders will also be aware of a number emerging mid-morning from [...]
September 9, 2019
Sajid Javid's spending spree puts Tories’ record at risk
Sajid Javid's spending spree puts Tories’ record at risk
Less than a year has passed since Theresa May danced on stage at the Tory party conference and told party [...]
September 5, 2019
Fracking faces a battle to win over the public
Fracking faces a battle to win over the public
Just a dozen days ago the government said it would consider easing rules that force fracking companies to stop all [...]
August 26, 2019
It makes sense to put the brakes on HS2
It makes sense to put the brakes on HS2
A policy may be considered well-balanced if it is attacked fiercely by two opposing extremes in the surrounding debate. Perhaps [...]
August 22, 2019
Trump’s blame game strategy is backfiring
Trump’s blame game strategy is backfiring
US President Donald Trump’s economic cheerleaders were out in force yesterday trying to convince American voters that all is hunky-dory [...]
August 19, 2019
A belligerent President has an effect on us all
A belligerent President has an effect on us all
Donald Trump’s 63m followers on Twitter are used to all manner of bluster emerging from the US President’s account. Nonetheless, [...]
August 8, 2019
Buybacks are vital for our economic health
Buybacks are vital for our economic health
Political opposition to share buybacks has become so fierce in the US that it was unsurprising to hear Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [...]
July 28, 2019
Former banker Sajid Javid's first job as chancellor? To stand up to Boris Johnson
Former banker Sajid Javid's first job as chancellor? To stand up to Boris Johnson
Analysts at Deutsche Bank triggered sighs across the City yesterday with an attempt to coin the term “Borisnomics”. The portmanteau, as [...]
July 25, 2019
Attacks on central bank independence must be called out for what they are
Attacks on central bank independence must be called out for what they are
There lies great danger in normalising the extraordinary political events of our time. In the last 24 hours alone, reports [...]
July 10, 2019
Bears are gathering to welcome bullish Boris
Bears are gathering to welcome bullish Boris
Did the economy shrink in the second quarter of the year? While it is impossible to be sure, we will [...]
July 7, 2019
Prudential UK property fund delays withdrawals for up to six months
Prudential UK property fund delays withdrawals for up to six months
Last week Bank of England governor Mark Carney said these types of funds were "built on a lie"
July 4, 2019
No Jeremy – bailouts did not cost £1 trillion
No Jeremy – bailouts did not cost £1 trillion
Imagine this: a young person finds themselves in financial trouble, perhaps as a consequence of their own actions, and can’t [...]
July 1, 2019
The definition of a think tank is up for debate
The definition of a think tank is up for debate
Do you know what a think tank is, and can you name one? An amusing survey published yesterday revealed a [...]
June 25, 2019
The next Tory PM must give a boost to low income families
The next Tory PM must give a boost to low income families
You may have notice some headlines today about a drop in incomes for the UK’s poorest households. New research from [...]
June 19, 2019