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Private sector’s retreat jeopardises rebound

Private sector’s retreat jeopardises rebound

Investors must fast-track sustainable infrastructure investment ...
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Monetary rethink required on Bank of England debt holdings

Monetary rethink required on Bank of England debt holdings

Size of balance sheet demands fresh thinking on macroeconomic policy ...
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AIIB’s Jin extends olive branch to Biden team

AIIB’s Jin extends olive branch to Biden team

Top Chinese banker reveals plan for Asia infrastructure public-private partnerships ...
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Legal troubles may delay CBDCs

Legal troubles may delay CBDCs

Differing central bank mandates create particular problems ...
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Sunak should hold fire on tax increases

Sunak should hold fire on tax increases

Welfare should be main priority in the UK Spring Budget ...
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BaFin reforms must go further

BaFin reforms must go further

Fallout from the Wirecard scandal is an opportunity to redraw Europe’s financial landscape ...
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CBDC front runners

CBDC front runners

Advanced digital currency projects aren’t limited to advanced economies ...
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Transparency trade-off for central bank independence

Transparency trade-off for central bank independence

ECB faces different pressures to other, traditional central banks ...
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Co-operation and confrontation in US-China relations

Co-operation and confrontation in US-China relations

Experts tell OMFIF how Biden should move forward after Trump ...
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Europe faces its biggest question

Europe faces its biggest question

Governments must decide how to pay for pandemic spending ...
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Central banks need to change gear

Central banks need to change gear

Why the world should move towards monetary normalisation ...
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ECB market neutrality crumbling

ECB market neutrality crumbling

Strategy review should address climate market failure ...
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