Paul Whitfield

Paul Whitfield is The Deal’s international mining and energy correspondent based in Paris, where he also covers international M&A across Europe, Australia and Asia. Whitfield has written extensively on the oil sector as well as the nuclear industry and the rise of China as a driver of commodity deals. Prior to joining The Deal, Whitfield was a finance and investment writer for a number of British national newspapers including The Independent, Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, as well as BBC. He has also worked as a financial journalist for BBC’s daily business show, “Working Lunch.”

Recent Articles By The Author

Terrorism and Trump Are Sending Gold and Government Bonds Even Higher

Terrorism and Trump Are Sending Gold and Government Bonds Even Higher

Nervous investors are bidding up the price of safe haven assets.

Lenovo Posts Surprise Loss as Chip Shortages Squeeze Margins

Lenovo Posts Surprise Loss as Chip Shortages Squeeze Margins

China's biggest PC seller said chip prices will continue to rise for the rest of the year and could force it into a price hike.

Lufthansa and Ryanair Likely Winners from Air Berlin Collapse

Lufthansa and Ryanair Likely Winners from Air Berlin Collapse

Air Berlin's bankruptcy means about 3.4% of Europe's short-haul market is up for grabs.

This Activist Investor Just Put More Heat on BHP to Unlock $46 Billion

This Activist Investor Just Put More Heat on BHP to Unlock $46 Billion

The NY-based activist is ratcheting up the pressure on the world's No.1 mining company

Oil Demand Growth is Outstripping Expectations Says Goldman Sachs

Oil Demand Growth is Outstripping Expectations Says Goldman Sachs

Economic growth is driving a faster than expected rebound in oil demand, with early June figures suggesting the biggest demand increase in almost two years.