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Image and integration

Image and integration

How to improve EU communication ...
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Cementing banks' role in African development

Cementing banks’ role in African development

A sound banking sector is critical for sustained growth in Africa. Despite ...
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Brexit: Lessons from Denmark.

Brexit: Lessons from Denmark.

Drawing on my personal experience as State-Secretary in Denmark’s Foreign Ministry (1989-1997) ...
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Compromises for higher inflation

Compromises for higher inflation

ECB inches towards changed asset purchase rules ...
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Praising Draghi and ending QE

Praising Draghi and ending QE

Tactics ahead of bond purchase decision ...
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On the road to a sterling crisis?

On the road to a sterling crisis?

The UK has been no stranger to wrenching sterling crises in the ...
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What Conservative activists want

What Conservative activists want

In Birmingham, May spoke both to and for her party rank and file ...
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Reasons for optimism on renminbi internationalisation

Reasons for optimism on renminbi internationalisation

Inclusion in SDR basket reflects China’s growing influence ...
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Who will rescue the central banks?

Who will rescue the central banks?

When commercial banks get into trouble, their last resort when all else ...
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Bad banking news for Angela Merkel

Bad banking news for Angela Merkel

Deutsche fall from grace will not help Italian banks ...
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Why Asean is failing

Why Asean is failing

Reality lags behind aspiration in economic integration ...
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When Britain went bust

When Britain went bust

40th anniversary of UK’s 1976 IMF crisis ...
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