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      July 13, 2016

      Festival of Finance: Podcasts Part Three

      FT Trading Room: One chain to bind them all Cutting through the hype, what is the blockchain “movement” really about?...

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      June 24, 2016

      Camp Alphaville Emergency Brexit Update

      Next Friday at 11am, up to a 1000 finance, business and economic experts will gather in the heart of London’s financial...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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’...

    4. 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...

    5. 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”,...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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,...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. January 21, 2010

      Equities sent into tailspin

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

    14. 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,...

    15. 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,...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. March 10, 2008

      Overview: Bear Stearns rumour adds to woes

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

    32. September 12, 2007

      Fears of US slowdown are pushed to one side

      Global stock markets recouped some of the losses of the past two sessions as investors put aside fears of a US...

    33. September 11, 2007

      Global Overview: Stocks rally on prospect of Fed easing

      Global stock markets rebounded on Tuesday as investors put aside fears of a US economic slowdown and focused on...

    34. June 26, 2007

      Market insight: Liquidity under threat

      The bright, liquidity-driven prospects for the stock market, versus the hard landing for the US economy, have been a...

    35. May 27, 2007

      China comes into view around almost every corner

      There seems no getting away from China at the moment. On the one hand, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan...

    36. April 13, 2007

      The call for higher rates in Japan does have a downside

      From Mr Julian Jessop. Sir, Higher rates might help some Japanese households to spend more, but Charles Dumas and his...

    37. April 12, 2007

      Interest rates rise would boost Japan's economy

      From Mr Charles Dumas, Mr Brian Reading, Ms Diana Choyleva and Gabriel Stein. Sir, You are wrong to argue "The case...

    38. January 8, 2007

      Emerging M&A

      Developing countries have long been exporting capital to the developed world through the investment of their official...

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