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No Blofeld behind bond (market) avalanche

The plunge suggested a dynamite cause, yet nothing much had happened

Disaster plans from clearing house geeks

Central banks prepare to deal with a crisis, as long as it is like the last one, says John Dizard

Expect more currency-war rhetoric ahead

John Plender warns of profound implications as more countries try to win a share of anaemic growth

Mixed asset funds could become bubble

In the world of mutual funds, product fashions change quickly

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Feel the fear if you want a better return

David Oakley says rising volatility may open up more opportunities for fund managers

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) In France 1939-1940, 51st Highland Division in the Maginot Line: British soldiers pass over a drawbridge into Fort de Sainghain on the Belgian Frontier, 3 November 1939. (Photo by Lt. G Keating/ IWM via Getty Images)
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Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold

In future, taxpayers will not bail out failing banks, says John Dizard, but clearing houses

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Where were you when Bill Gross left Pimco?

Chris Newlands asks where it all went wrong for Bill Gross, the founder of Pimco

Can we do without the idea of Bill Gross?

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New rules give US money market funds a floating feeling

Robert Pozen on moves to limit potential systemic risks

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