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Delors bonds as new EU borrowing instruments

Delors bonds as new EU borrowing instruments

Commission debt builds on 1990s vision, boosting ‘safe assets’ and euro role ...
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G20 finance officials disappoint

G20 finance officials disappoint

Crisis a poor time for flailing co-operation ...
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Learning from the project finance leaders

Learning from the project finance leaders

How to reduce the Asia infrastructure gap ...
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Repairing flaws exposed by Wirecard déjà vu

Repairing flaws exposed by Wirecard déjà vu

Supervisors must move beyond legal minimum of their mandates ...
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Powerful banks should give up resistance to banking union

Powerful banks should give up resistance to banking union

After Wirecard: tackling Germany’s financial weaknesses ...
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Portuguese central banker warns on populism

Portuguese central banker warns on populism

Costa: Europe recovery fund forestalling ECB as ‘only game in town’ ...
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Vexed but unruffled, China eyes long game in Europe

Vexed but unruffled, China eyes long game in Europe

Ambassador steps through questions on Huawei, Taiwan, Hong Kong ...
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ECB pauses after easing sprint

ECB pauses after easing sprint

From growth to governance: 10 questions council is pondering ...
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Eurodollar lessons for Hong Kong renminbi

Eurodollar lessons for Hong Kong renminbi

Questions for Beijing from US currency history ...
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Patience needed over Rome's ESM bid

Patience needed over Rome’s ESM bid

EU funding could open way to longer-term Italy recovery ...
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China accelerates in tech race with US

China accelerates in tech race with US

Digital silk road helps Chinese tech dominate in Asia and Africa ...
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Private equity can rebuild the economy and its reputation

Private equity can rebuild the economy and its reputation

Public policy can guide private equity investment ...
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