Antony Currie joined Breakingviews when it opened its New York bureau in 2005, working there until moving to Melbourne, Australia in late 2020. He has covered everything from the car industry to investment banking, more recently adding sustainable finance and water security to his beats.
He holds a bachelor's degree in German language and literature and a master's degree in international relations, both from the University of Bristol.
Elon Musk’s carmaker charged past $1 bln in quarterly profit for the first time. Margins finally rival leaders like Toyota. It’s yet to mature into its $620 bln valuation. But growing pains at Lucid and other upstarts make Tesla’s push to validate its price look less fanciful.
Germany’s worst natural disaster in decades and deluges in China have sparked calls to build more dams and reservoirs. There are better ways to protect people, land and buildings from both too much and too little water. These alternatives will also appeal to investors.
Embattled Oil Search rejected a $6.5 bln offer from rival Santos. A merger would help clear up the target’s poor governance and improve the bidder’s balance sheet. And yet a takeover looks a financial stretch for Santos and could devolve into a value-destructive bidding war.