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  1. November 4, 2012

    It pays for Berlin to quit the eurozone

    Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister, has recently been pushing for fiscal union across Europe. Greater fiscal...

  2. May 16, 2012

    Moral argument for Greek devaluation

    From Mr Charles Dumas. Sir, It was sad that Wolfgang Münchau, after his superb series of articles about the euro in your...

  1. March 5, 2012

    Netherlands far-right calls for euro exit

    The Netherlands would be better off leaving the eurozone than sharing in the cost of further bailouts of the bloc’s weaker...

  2. February 15, 2012

    Bank crisis looms as Europe’s debt woes deepen

    The eurozone debt crisis has expressed itself in bond market “spreads” – yield differentials of different countries’ 10-year...

  3. September 21, 2011

    Spain, not Greece, may be biggest eurozone threat

    Greek default is the high-profile threat to eurozone banks that hogs the headlines, and drives down the share prices of the...

  4. April 4, 2011

    Disasters to trigger economic growth for Japan

    It is through no disrespect for the sufferings of the Japanese after the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear...

  5. February 25, 2011

    Truth at last about German ‘miracle’

    From Mr Kalyan Dasgupta. Sir, Charles Dumas (Letters, February 17) finally sheds some light on what is surely the most...

  6. February 17, 2011

    Germany’s ‘competitiveness’ derives from wage repression

    From Mr Charles Dumas. Sir, While disagreeing with Philip Stephens (“Britain would have fared better in the euro”, Comment,...

  7. September 30, 2010

    Books: Ferraris for All by Daniel Ben-Ami

    Ferraris for All (Policy Press, £18.99) makes a good-humoured and spirited case for continued economic growth (not just...

  8. September 23, 2010

    Guzzle for the sake of the world economy

    We are all used to self-denying exhortation. Eat less to escape obesity. Save more for future prosperity. Drink less for all...

  9. June 9, 2010

    Worried investors push gold to record high

    Fears that the ultimate cost of bailing out debt-laden economies will impair the value of currencies and spark inflation...

  10. March 3, 2010

    View of the Day: Charles Dumas, Lombard Street

    A further weakening of sterling could be just what is needed to rescue the UK economy, suggests Charles Dumas, economist at...

  11. March 2, 2010

    Sterling’s crisis could have health benefits

    A further weakening of sterling could be just what is needed to rescue the UK economy, suggests Charles Dumas, economist at...

  12. February 15, 2010

    Delivery due

    It was a seductive story for the new millennium. Popularised in the heady days before the financial crisis by Jim Rogers,...

  13. February 14, 2010

    Commodities: Delivery due

    It was a seductive story for the new millennium. Popularised in the heady days before the financial crisis by Jim Rogers,...

  14. January 23, 2010

    Obama's bank crackdown hits risk appetite

    President Barack Obama's proposals for a widespread overhaul of the US banking system capped a week that saw a dramatic...

  15. January 22, 2010

    Obama bank crackdown hits risk appetite

    President Barack Obama’s proposals for a widespread overhaul of the US banking system capped a week that saw a dramatic...

  16. January 22, 2010

    Obama proposals send equities into a tailspin

    Uncertainty about President Barack Obama's restrictions on banks, persistent concerns about tighter Chinese policy and...

  17. January 21, 2010

    Equities sent into tailspin

    Uncertainty about President Barack Obama’s restrictions on banks, persistent concerns about tighter Chinese policy and...

  18. January 18, 2010

    Developing nations' progress risks hitting the wall

    Edited excerpts from interviews with Jim O'Neill, of Goldman Sachs, and Charles Dumas, of Lombard Street Research, which can...

  19. January 18, 2010

    Week of insight and analysis

    The series on the Brics countries and their rising impact on the global economy will run in the Financial Times newspaper...

  20. January 8, 2010

    Shanghai retreat casts regional shadow

    Chinese stocks led a broad retreat for the region's markets yesterday as a move by the country's central bank to tighten its...

  21. January 5, 2010

    Europe ought to buy Greece and make it the federal capital

    From Mr David Frost. Sir, The pallid look on the face of the German taxpayer, among others in richer euro countries, may not...

  22. December 30, 2009

    Britain does not have easy and complete freedom to run up debt

    From Mr Charles Dumas. Sir, Robert Skidelsky’s defence of continuing large government deficits to combat severe British...

  23. December 21, 2009

    Testing times for gilts and sterling

    The past three weeks have seen what looks like the end of the recovery phase in global markets. Since March global investors...

  24. December 12, 2009

    Nervous investors sell off government bonds

    Rising government bond yields were in the spotlight this week amid concerns over escalating deficits, while global equities...

  25. December 12, 2009

    Nervous bond investors in flight to quality

    Rising government bond yields were in the spotlight this week amid concerns over escalating deficits, while global equities...

  26. December 11, 2009

    Nervous investors sell government bonds

    Rising government bond yields were in the spotlight this week amid concerns over escalating deficits, while global equities...

  27. November 24, 2009

    Economic policy cure worse than the disease

    From Mr Charles Dumas. Sir, Martin Weale’s “correction” (Letters, November 23) of Martin Wolf’s analysis “Tax the windfall...

  28. October 14, 2009

    Shift of economic power to the East is a complex phenomenon

    If there are winners from the financial crisis, many of them are, by common consent, in Asia. With the US economy punctured...

  29. October 13, 2009

    New investment shifts eastwards

    If there are winners from the financial crisis, many of them are, by common consent, in Asia. With the US economy punctured...

  30. June 15, 2009

    A futile defence of Germany’s troubled economy

    From Mr Charles Dumas. Sir, Somebody had to step forward in your columns and defend the current state of the German economy...

  31. February 12, 2009

    View of the Day: Charles Dumas, Lombard Sreet

    The crash in Chinese imports augurs ill for the region - and Asian stocks are less likely to recover than their North...

  32. February 11, 2009

    View of the Day: A bleak outlook for Asia

    The recent crash in Chinese imports augurs ill for the region – and Asian stocks are less likely to recover than their north...

  33. February 4, 2009

    Watchdogs must not kick banks when they are down

    Who could argue with Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, when he urges the markets to stop putting...

  34. February 3, 2009

    Insight: It may sound indelicate, but many banks are bust

    Who could argue with Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, when he urges the markets to stop putting...

  35. September 24, 2008

    View of the Day: Buffett’s message

    Warren Buffett’s purchase of a $5bn stake in Goldman Sachs is a more powerful message to the market than Hank Paulson’s...

  36. May 6, 2008

    How China’s citizens could provide a prop for US equities

    China’s policy mix, with its artificially low exchange rate, huge current account surplus, burgeoning reserves and...

  37. March 11, 2008

    Credit spreads widen on Bear Stearns rumours

    Rumours of liquidity problems at Bear Stearns, which the bank denied, sent credit spreads sharply wider yesterday and...

  38. March 11, 2008

    Credit spreads widen on Bear Stearns rumours

    Rumours of liquidity problems at Bear Stearns, which the bank denied, sent credit spreads sharply wider yesterday and...

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