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When Britain went bust

When Britain went bust

40th anniversary of UK’s 1976 IMF crisis ...
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Italy’s dangerous gamble

Italy’s dangerous gamble

Constitutional referendum clouds economic outlook ...
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Still in the shadows

Still in the shadows

Euro area's two-speed credit recovery ...
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Argentina's 'mini-Davos'

Argentina’s ‘mini-Davos’

‘Argentina being open for business is critical.’ ...
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Out of the credit crunch: The troubled recovery of loans to the real economy in Italy

Out of the credit crunch: The troubled recovery of loans to the real economy in Italy

Another long summer is ending for European banks. Despite reassuring European Banking ...
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Hope and fears in Brazil

Hope and fears in Brazil

An impeachment with ripples ...
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Argentina represents a very important bilateral relationship now

Argentina represents a very important bilateral relationship now

The same refrain could be heard from many of the global CEOs ...
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Trials and tribulations of Target-2

Trials and tribulations of Target-2

ECB bond purchase programmes give more bargaining power to deficit countries ...
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Collateral damage through pension funds

Collateral damage through pension funds

Low rates and QE can hurt confidence ...
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Regime change from ‘new narrative’

Regime change from ‘new narrative’

Bullard’s monetary shake-up with international implications ...
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Why Trump will lose

Why Trump will lose

Between globalisation and populism ...
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Erdogan's 'gift from God'

Erdogan’s ‘gift from God’

After Turkey’s purge, stability is relative ...
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