China’s international lending has limits

Crisis holds mirror to Beijing’s state-to-state financing model

Technology does not possess divine right

Silicon Valley needs to engage with democratic governments

New Saudi king faces immense challenges

Salman must try to introduce religious reform where Abdullah failed

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No need for hostilities in the phoney currency war

The ECB should ignore accusations of competitive devaluation

Britain’s bold move on plain cigarette packaging

UK is right to ban all promotional graphics in the sale of tobacco

Draghi opens Europe’s monetary spigot

Eliminating eurozone deflation will require sustained treatment

The never-ending wait for UK’s Iraq inquiry

After much delay, the report must emerge soon after the May election

Obama’s case for middle-class economics

State of the Union address is only likely to anger Republicans

Only Russia can halt Ukraine’s drift to war

Moscow can ease tensions by honouring its obligations

UK labour rules must stay light and easy

Gumming up the jobs market is a poor answer to low-skilled work

Libya needs help to step back from the brink

Western governments must end passivity towards this festering crisis

Warmer world in conflict with cheaper oil

Abundant fossil fuels impede efforts to cut global carbon emissions

The digital flaw in the fight against jihadism

Encrypted internet messages pose a growing challenge to spooks

Erdogan’s Turkey drifts away from the west

The president’s behaviour is erratic, authoritarian and calculated

India can outstrip China if it tries

Asia’s chronic underperformer has a vast, but unused, potential

Sexism and the City

It takes much more than targets to help women climb the greasy pole

FT View: Poor advert for Swiss reliability

Market confidence in Swiss monetary policy has been dealt a blow

Lambeth’s turbulent priest utters harsh truths

Archbishop Welby is right to warn on Britain’s social fragmentation

Cameron should not have veto on TV debates

If the British PM blocks the deal, broadcasters ought to proceed without him

Draghi fights for independence at the ECB

Taking the fight to deflation needs the central bank to be unshackled

Central bankers steered towards the wrong target

Gyrating inflation shows the failings in Bank of England’s mandate

Elizabeth Warren’s war on Wall Street

A background in US finance should not debar you from public office

Extremist attacks not just in France

The west cannot ignore the victims of jihadism across the globe

UK needs to set housing market in order

Too much help for homeowners and too little for builders blights country

France’s powerful message to the world

The display of calm unity in Paris must guide the response to terror

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