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  • Denmark’s biggest bank reports on its Estonian shambles
    “THE bank has clearly failed to live up to its responsibility,” said Ole Andersen, chairman of Danske Bank, on September 19th. Well, indeed. The findings of an inquiry into the laundering of money, much of it from Russia, through Danske’s Es…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 2:46pm -
  • A radical idea for reducing inequality deserves more attention
    RECENT decades have not been particularly good ones for those who toil on, rather than own, the means of production. Labour markets have made a slow and incomplete recovery from the trauma of the Great Recession. The crisis only briefly dislodged…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 2:46pm -
  • Extreme poverty is growing rarer
    HANS ROSLING, a Swedish academic who died in 2017, became famous for telling people that the world was faring better than they believed. One of his favourite examples was the rapid decline in extreme poverty. Sadly, just as Rosling’s elegant cha…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 2:46pm -
  • The Fed stalls the creation of a bank with a novel business model
    TEN years on from the financial crisis, the structure of American banking has not changed. At its core are government-guaranteed, and therefore cheap, deposits that banks put to work, primarily through lending. Deposits have become more important…
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  • Asia is not immune to emerging-market woe
    THERE are many ways to defend a currency. Ayam Geprek Juara, an Indonesian restaurant chain that serves crushed fried chicken, has offered free meals this month to customers who can show they have sold dollars for rupiah that day. The restaurant h…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 2:46pm -