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  • Europe’s safest funds lose a tool to cope with negative interest rates
    JANUARY 21ST should have been a momentous day for the European Union’s money markets. A package of reforms five years in the making, designed to make the bloc’s safest funds even safer, was due to kick in. Blue-chip firms like Blac…
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  • New data suggest the euro-zone economy is slowing
    EVEN AS the European Central Bank (ECB) halts stimulus, it looks as if the economy needs revving up again. In December the bank said it would stop expanding its €2.6trn ($3trn) bond-buying scheme. But on the same day it trimmed its forecas…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 19, 3:52pm -
  • As China’s debt soars, the market for buying bad loans revs up
    FOR MANY investors, debt in China is something to fear, a shadow over the world economy. But for a different breed, it looks more like a terrain of untapped profits. This dichotomy has been sharpened by a run of weak data in recent days. Worries…
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  • The big beasts of American banking rumble on
    AMERICA’S BANKS ended 2018 as stockmarket pariahs. For a year or more after Donald Trump was elected president, their shares had been borne aloft by looser regulation, tax cuts and rising interest rates. But investors began to fret that t…
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  • The view from a long-standing stockmarket bear
    IN UNCERTAIN TIMES Albert Edwards is someone you can rely on. For more than two decades, latterly as global strategist at Société Générale, he has been a steadfast prophet of gloom. As he stood to address the 400 or so investors gath…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 19, 3:52pm -