Maggie Pagano

Reaction Contributor

Maggie Pagano is a business journalist and executive editor at Reaction.

Monday, 4 January 2021

The mother of all Mondays

This is the latest evening briefing for Reaction subscribers. Become a subscriber here. Boris Johnson is expected to announce later …

By Maggie Pagano

Wednesday, 30 December 2020

Sketch: Boris gets Brexit done with a decent deal

In his moment of triumph in the Commons, Boris Johnson played it straight. There was little of the harrumphing, or …

By Maggie Pagano

Monday, 7 December 2020

Covid immunity passports must not be allowed to become ID cards

Oh dear Mr Cleverly. Don’t you know that if you want to prod the Brit into picking up the pitchforks, you …

By Maggie Pagano

Friday, 4 December 2020

The City is a global financial giant that will more than survive after Brexit

On just about any measure you care to choose, the City of London comes out top of the charts across …

By Maggie Pagano

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Sunak’s choice: a botched reform of Britain’s taxes after the crisis could stifle the recovery

Is the debate over tax gearing up to be a Brexit-style bust-up?  Like with Brexit, the country’s most influential lobbying groups …

By Maggie Pagano

Monday, 16 November 2020

The Crown: latest season is dangerous because the young may take it as historical gospel

The first three series of The Crown were so gripping that, as the Queen might say, my husband and I would …

By Maggie Pagano

Thursday, 12 November 2020

Pfizer should be free to sell the vaccine to whomever it likes so long as it doesn’t compromise public health

Professor Jonathan Van Tam has emerged as one of the good eggs of the coronavirus crisis. Calm and patient, England’s …

By Maggie Pagano

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Sunak needs an emergency growth budget to help businesses bounce back after lockdown 2.0

Some of Britain’s biggest companies – Sainsbury’s, John Lewis and Lloyds Bank – announced they were axing another few thousand …

By Maggie Pagano

Monday, 2 November 2020

Investors betting on Biden squeezing into the White House, just

The US stock markets have spoken, or so they say. According to one leading indicator, the CFRA Research’s Presidential Predictor, …

By Maggie Pagano