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  • Were Mauricio Macri’s mainstream policies doomed from the start?
    “WHENEVER I VISIT a country they always say…here it is different,” Rudiger Dornbusch, a legendary economist, once told his students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). “Well, it never is.” For most countries, his words are a…
    - 4 days ago 12 Sep 19, 2:59pm -
  • The alternatives to privatisation and nationalisation
    IT SOUNDS VAGUELY elvish, like something from the pages of Tolkien. In fact, the Charter of the Forest is one of Britain’s founding political documents, dating from the same period as Magna Carta, the “Great Charter”, as the Charter of Libertie…
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  • How rock-bottom bond yields spread from Japan to the rest of the world
    IT WOULD BE hard to think of a business that is on the face of it quite as dull as Norinchukin Bank. A co-operative, it was founded almost a century ago to take deposits from and lend to Japanese farmers. Yet Norinchukin came blinking into the spotli…
    - 4 days ago 12 Sep 19, 2:59pm -
  • Steven Mnuchin begins reforming America’s giant mortgage-guarantee firms
    “THE LAST unfinished business of the financial crisis”: that is the rallying cry of those seeking to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two giant government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that back much of America’s mortgage industry. In 2008…
    - 4 days ago 12 Sep 19, 2:59pm -
  • Hong Kong’s bourse seeks to snap up the London Stock Exchange
    RECENT MONTHS have been eventful for bosses in Hong Kong, including Charles Li, the head of the island’s stock exchange. Last month, just days after a huge deal in his industry was announced—an agreement by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE)…
    - 4 days ago 11 Sep 19, 8:41pm -