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  1. February 6, 2013

    How pumping cash into economy has played out

    Germany: Weimar period Germany’s hyperinflation of 1923 is ingrained into the country’s psyche as a national disaster,...

  2. November 18, 2012

    FSB seeks to tame shadow banking

    Non-bank lending markets face unprecedented levels of government intervention under sweeping new proposals to tame “shadow...

  1. November 18, 2012

    Regulators peer into financial shadows

    Global regulators working under the umbrella of the Financial Stability Board have announced detailed plans to crack down on...

  2. September 14, 2012

    Triodos is lean and green, but not for me

    Are banks really “socially useless” as Lord Turner memorably opined? Some would beg to differ. Nationwide sells itself on...

  3. April 9, 2012

    Hedge funds were peripheral players

    From Mr Andrew Baker. Sir, Photis Lysandrou distorts recent history by saying that hedge funds helped to cause the financial...

  4. December 14, 2011

    Household energy bills to rise by £100 a year

    Consumers can expect their household energy bills to increase by £100 a year over the current decade to support...

  5. April 17, 2011

    Banks risk being overtaken before journey ends

    What are the chances of another widespread banking crisis? Not negligible. And how well could we handle it? Not very. This...

  6. March 23, 2011

    Regular rises in pension age put on agenda

    A standing commission to recommend small but regular increases in state pension age, which could reach 70 before the middle...

  7. January 13, 2011

    Just the facts: Ministers see £38bn gain

    What does the pensions bill do? More than five years after the Turner pensions commission recommended a sweeping new...

  8. December 13, 2010

    Banks just might have too much equity

    From Prof Eric De Keuleneer. Sir, On December 8 the Financial Times staged a pretty good casting. On page 12, an interesting...

  9. December 9, 2010

    Bankers are not like juveniles caught scrumping apples

    From Prof Roger Steare. Sir, Adair Turner (“We need new rules to keep bankers honest”, Comment, December 8) is right to...

  10. November 17, 2010

    A simple rule is needed to prevent future banking crises

    From Prof Richard A. Werner. Sir, Vikram Pandit (“We must rethink Basel, or growth will suffer”, November 11) criticises the...

  11. September 26, 2010

    Rational choice model needs help not coup de grâce

    You know established economic theories are in trouble when even the regulators turn against them. Take what Lord Turner, the...

  12. September 23, 2010

    Carbon scheme is ‘overcomplex’

    Harnessing the elements: the giant wind farm that opened off the coast of Ramsgate in Kent on Thursday will supply more than...

  13. September 10, 2010

    Warning on target for green energy

    Drastic new measures will be needed if the UK is to meet its target of generating 15 per cent of its energy from renewable...

  14. June 25, 2010

    Sharply rising longevity adds urgency to pension review

    A review of how much further and faster the state pension age should rise was launched by the government yesterday - with...

  15. June 24, 2010

    Government moots pension age shake-up

    A review of how much further and faster the state pension age should rise – with the likelihood that it will reach 70 before...

  16. June 18, 2010

    Call for rethink on UK carbon capture

    UK gas-fired power stations should be fitted with carbon capture and storage technology, the Committee on Climate Change has...

  17. June 18, 2010

    Rethink urged on carbon capture for gas

    Gas-fired power stations should be fitted with carbon capture and storage technology, the Committee on Climate Change has...

  18. June 17, 2010

    Rethink urged on carbon capture for gas

    Gas-fired power stations should be fitted with carbon capture and storage technology, the Committee on Climate Change has...

  19. May 26, 2010

    Political variety

    Former government bigwigs took the time to smell the roses at the show, while the usual heavy Tory contingent was occupied...

  20. May 14, 2010

    Deutsche defends currency carry trade

    Currency carry trades do have social utility and are not of "zero value", the largest global FX bank has said in comments...

  21. May 13, 2010

    Deutsche Bank defends currency carry trade

    Currency carry trades do have social utility and are not of “zero value”, the largest global FX bank has said in comments...

  22. May 10, 2010

    Most of us engage in carry trade

    From Mr Hugh Clark. Sir, Lord Turner may disapprove of the carry trade, but banning it will prove difficult (“Carried away”,...

  23. April 21, 2010

    The challenge of halting the financial doomsday machine

    Can we afford our financial system? The answer is no. Understanding why this is so is a necessary condition for evaluating...

  24. April 20, 2010

    The challenge of halting the financial doomsday machine

    Can we afford our financial system? The answer is no. Understanding why this is so is a necessary condition for evaluating...

  25. April 7, 2010

    Share the vision of a bank-free world

    From Mr Nigel Rowe. Sir, During election campaigns even the more cerebral politicians can be expected to court the populist...

  26. March 21, 2010

    Let’s get some dynamism into ‘dynamic provisioning’

    So-called dynamic provisioning, everyone agrees, is a good thing. It makes eminent sense to make banks squirrel away...

  27. March 19, 2010

    FSA glass cliff

    FSA chairman Lord Adair Turner risks accusations of glass-cliff appointments after the recruitment of two new female board...

  28. February 3, 2010

    EU governments sceptical on practicalities of plan

    How is Paul Volcker's plan different from the original Glass-Steagall law?The 1933 Banking Act, known as Glass-Steagall...

  29. February 2, 2010

    EU governments sceptical on practicalities of plan

    How is Paul Volcker’s plan different from the original Glass-Steagall law? The 1933 Banking Act, known as Glass-Steagall...

  30. January 20, 2010

    Risks of unbridled free enterprise

    From Dr John Comerford. Sir, With implied defence of “business as usual”, Richard Lambert, director-general of the CBI,...

  31. December 8, 2009

    Case for Heathrow expansion boosted

    A third runway at Heathrow airport need not stop the government hitting its targets for curbing greenhouse gas emissions...

  32. November 2, 2009

    Congress misses the point of reform

    More than a year after the US financial emergency went critical and threatened the global economy with its worst reverse...

  33. November 1, 2009

    Congress misses the point of reform

    More than a year after the US financial emergency went critical and threatened the global economy with its worst reverse...

  34. October 23, 2009

    Sympathy for Beijing as Google book plan raises hackles

    Google has had its fair share of problems in China, and most of the time it was not difficult to sympathise with the...

  35. October 22, 2009

    Sympathy for Beijing as Google book plan raises hackles

    Google has had its fair share of problems in China, and most of the time it was not difficult to sympathise with the...

  36. October 20, 2009

    IoD backs retirement at 70

    The state pension age should rise to 70 "as soon as reasonably practical", the Institute of Directors said yesterday. The...

  37. October 19, 2009

    IoD calls for state pension age to rise to 70

    The state pension age should rise to 70 “as soon as reasonably practical”, the Institute of Directors said on Monday. The...

  38. October 15, 2009

    EU attacks carbon border tax initiative

    Europe's environment chief has expressed reservations about a so-called carbon border tax - tariffs on imports from...

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