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Each week over 1.5m subscribers trust The Economist to help them make sense of the world. Join them by downloading The Economist app.

Free to download, the app includes The Economist today, a handpicked daily selection of the best of our journalism, along with the full weekly version of The Economist newspaper to read or listen to on the go.

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The Economist is an award-winning, trusted filter on global affairs, offering in-depth analysis of everything from business, finance and politics to science, technology and economics. It covers every region of the world including the United States, British, European and Asian news. The Economist is also available as a weekly magazine.

App highlights:

- The Economist Today: a daily selection of seven articles, combining news analysis with highlights from the weekly issue

- Economist Espresso: a short morning briefing on the day’s global agenda

- The Economist weekly edition: full access to the weekly version of The Economist

- The audio version of the weekly edition to listen to on the go

- A selection of our podcasts, including The Intelligence, a daily burst of illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents

App features:

- A morning briefing on the day ahead
- Timely analysis of the world’s biggest stories, updated by the end of the day
- The weekly edition available from 9pm every Thursday evening London time
- Audio versions of the weekly edition read by professional broadcasters
- Reading times highlighted on each article
- Bookmarks to save articles for later or create personal reading lists

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Additional Information

December 4, 2020
Current Version
Requires Android
6.0 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Digital Purchases
In-app Products
$19.99 - $189.99 per item
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The Economist Newspaper Limited
The Economist Subscription Services PO Box 471 Haywards Heath RH16 3GY United Kingdom
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