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A mishap should not seal Greece’s fate

Accidental exit from the eurozone is quite likely — not because Greece or its partners want it

From the blogs

If the eurozone is to prosper under a single currency over the next decades, the Greek threat will have to be removed
– DeAnne Julius
China has embraced climate change but growth remains the prime policy objective and that requires coal
– Nick Butler
US growth rate needs to rebound sharply in 2Q for forecasts of above-trend predictions to be viable
– Gavyn Davies

It is financial crashes we should fear

Air travel is safe and its investigation process transparent — the contrast with finance could hardly be greater

The nightmare of a Korean cold war thaw

Everyone in the region has reason to be wary of the process by which unification might come about

Shareholder value not short-term profit

The biggest rewards should go to managers who think long-term, write Dominic Barton and Mark Wiseman

Job porn is all too often a fantasy

Those who talk about career change should say if they’re serious or just being self-indulgent

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Policy is trivial — personality is destiny

PM’s character does much to determine government’s performance

Markets look forward to higher inflation

Three reasons why rising prices are expected despite current zero rates

Technology will free us from bad banking

A ‘national grid’ would end the big banks’ control of infrastructure, writes Philip Augar

A continent enfeebled by economic crisis

The EU’s 2003 document was a classic ‘soft power’ statement, writes Tony Barber

Help Tunisia reach full democracy

The attacks boost our resolve not to let our achievements be spoilt, writes Amel Azzouz

The unwritten rules of life in China

Mould your own way rather than use kindergarten morality

Ethical Sweden runs into Saudi sands

Margot Wallström discovers the drawbacks of having too frank a tongue

Is asset management a systemic risk?

Effective regulatory crackdown may come too late

Japan reforms push groups to unlock cash

Abe’s governance initiatives could prove crucial to revitalising economy

The great American disconnect

In Silicon Valley, ‘fail harder’ is a motto. In Washington a single miscue can ruin your career

Eurozone’s real problems are hidden

The most important adjustment that needs to take place is a convergence of prices and labour costs

Russia looks to history for a new ideology

Its nationalistic hue is supplied by what Russians see as an external threat, writes Andrei Nekrasov

Bright spots in a region blighted by graft

It will take time but Latin America is working to combat corruption, says John Paul Rathbone

Vivendi clash shows it’s time for risk

Problems of UMG and the music industry will not be solved by a change of structure

Jorge Paulo Lemann, a lean, hungry mogul

A tennis star turned financier is slicing into America’s biggest consumer brands



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