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  • The investigation into the Bangladesh Bank heist continues
    A YEAR after one of the most spectacular robberies of modern times, the authorities in Bangladesh are still trying to crack the case. Hackers into the country’s central bank sent instructions through SWIFT, a messaging network for cross-border p…
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 3:44pm -
  • The Trump administration will review all of America’s trade deals
    ACCORDING to a document crafted by the Trump administration, a model trade agreement has 24 elements. Second on the list is “trade-deficit reduction”, giving a hint as to why Mr Trump wants to review America’s existing agreements. In January…
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 3:44pm -
  • A philanthropic boom: “donor-advised funds”
    …and remember to claim the tax deductionJEFF POWERS was raised as “a good Catholic boy”. So when he sold his wall-fastener business in 2012 for $225m, he wanted to give back. And, like many philanthropists, he started close to home. He dona…
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 3:44pm -
  • China’s growing clout in international economic affairs
    THE IMF “systematically impoverishes foreigners”, and the World Bank’s advice has “negative value to its best clients”. These harsh words were voiced not by lefty critics of the Washington Consensus, but by two men (David Malpass and Ada…
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 3:44pm -
  • The unusual gap between American and European bond yields
    AMERICA may be the world’s largest economy, but these days its government pays more than many others to borrow money. Its ten-year bond yields are higher than those in Britain, France, Singapore and even Italy.The gap between American and Germa…
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 3:44pm -