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What’s up in 2011?

What a year 2010 has been! The sheer dramatics all over the financial world were breathtaking at times, and surely it was a remarkable year announcing a remarkable decade. But where do we go from here? Let’s recap the most … Continue reading

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Global expansion of the yuan

China, as the second largest economy and the biggest export nation, is gaining more and more influence on the world market. Experts claim we could be at the edge of a revolution of the financial markets, having the yuan as … Continue reading

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Today’s the day for Spain!

After clearly failing to raise enough capital in today’s bond auction, Spain is unable to refinance its debt, needs a bailout from the EU-fund, triggering further state bankrupcies in Portugal, Belgium and Italy –

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Will Germany kill the euro?

It seems like the €-zone is playing a game of dominoes: one country falls into a financial crisis and they all tumble, one after another. Is the euro as a single currency in danger?

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Company Bonds to overtake Government Bonds?

For decades, government bonds have been regarded as relatively risk-free, at least when they are issued by solid western countries. Amidst the current financial turmoil involving the US economy and the Euro-crisis, are we to witness a dramatical change in … Continue reading

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Sterling heading towards uncertain future

The recent boost in the Sterling Exchange rates might only be shortlived. A weak Pound Sterling is the only way for the UK to regain economic power, says Neil Mellor, Forex expert at the Bank of New York Mellon, in … Continue reading

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Monetary politics and the crisis

In an interview, Prof. Raghuram Rajan of the Booth School of Business draws a connection between the causes of the financial crisis, and the recent concern about the start of a currency war.

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