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Holdouts give vultures a bad name

Argentina’s creditors should try to protect themselves from the vagaries of American judges

From FT blogs

The ECB president’s remarks about Europe’s macroeconomic climate broke new ground
– Gavyn Davies
The job may be seen as un-doable but it’s needed more than ever
– Nick Butler
The conflict is destined to escalate: Kiev will push harder, and Russia will counteract with deeper involvement
– Ian Bremmer

Britain is honour bound over Hong Kong

When Beijing attacks MPs for commenting on the territory, it forgets the UK has treaty obligations

Gaining financial savvy is not schoolwork

Money earmarked for teaching finance should go towards maths education, writes Merryn Somerset Webb

Instinct and analysis inform wise choices

We have an army of modellers turning evidence-based policy into policy-based evidence

Pupils say it with throat lozenges

A massacre has highlighted violence and corruption in schools, writes Patti Waldmeir

Baltic states fear Kremlin focus on ethnic Russians

In Estonia about one in four are ethnic Russians

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Predators eye opportunities to swoop in Asia

More widespread openings in the region are expected as both the level and the cost of debt rises

QE would end EU financial fragmentation

Bond purchases by ECB would eliminate yield differences, writes Gene Frieda

Cameron has polish but no panache

The suspicion about the prime minister is that he is not a man you set your watch by

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Division risks sapping the west’s power

America’s allies have come to rely excessively on the US to guarantee their security


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