Protect asset managers from doom-mongers

Regulators should calibrate their response to risk, not inflict pain on mutual funds, writes Huw van Steenis

Syriza is not Greece

Despite the acrimony Europe is still alive in the hearts of most citizens, writes Yannis Palaiologos

A failed euro would define Merkel’s legacy

Germany’s critics feel vindicated. This will be stronger if Greece leaves, writes Marcel Fratzscher

Salvage security from the botched Iran deal

If the west does not stand firm, Israelis may be left to face the ayatollahs, writes Michael Herzog

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Geneticists’ quest for crisper prose

Deleting disease at genome level calls for contemplation by lawyers, philosophers and the public

Such a referendum is a recipe for disaster

A Yes result will be a major defeat for Tsipras. He will have to resign, writes Aristides Hatzis

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Gove can rebalance British justice

His predecessor tried to kill the lawyers. Gove must prove he values the rule of law

Amazon has changed the world of books

The printing press has been replaced by social media, writes John Sutherland

China needs silky diplomacy for new road

Beijing has not met opposition or Islamist leaders in Asia. This must change, writes Ahmed Rashid

A last chance for Tsipras to choose country over party

He is popular in Greece. If he can claim victory in defeat, he may pull it off, writes Mark Mazower

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Bank’s golden age was not always glorious

Lenders should provide old-style customer focus alongside slick technology, says Frances Coppola

Londoners need transport that works

Beware politicians bearing gimmicks, writes Evelyn de Rothschild

Toyota’s latest model should be copied

Japanese corporate governance has been moving to a shareholder-centric system, says Peter Tasker

Clearing houses do not eliminate risk

They can be centres of risk, amplifying problems instead of alleviating them, writes Gary Cohn

A safety net fit for the sharing economy

Paid holidays and other perks should not be exclusive to the salaried, writes Arun Sundararajan

Not too late for a fair deal on Greece

Tsipras’s mandate does not include an exit from the eurozone or the EU

A way past the insanity over Greece

Default need not trigger a sudden exit from the currency union, writes Willem Buiter

The end of the CCP is nigh, in name only

Organisation’s appellation will soon be obsolete as it is not communist or a party, writes Daniel Bell

Europe’s failed state in waiting

Greece is no longer about numbers. It is about the high politics of Europe



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