Financial crisis: Are we safer now?

A decade after the crash that reshaped financial markets, economies and politics around the world, the FT examines whether the financial system is more resilient than it was in 2008 — and where the risks lie today.

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After the crisis the largest groups launched huge lending arms. But will they falter when interest rates rise?

We need watchful supervisors, strong tools and the will to act when a crash happens

Ten years after the global financial crisis, Europe’s banks are in retreat

The core banking system has been made safer but risks have been shifted elsewhere

Jamie Dimon has led the biggest winner of the post-crisis decade, but is there a convincing succession plan at the US bank?

John Gapper: I was wrong to call for the bank to be allowed to fail

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You asked, we answered. FT journalists respond to reader questions about the crash ten years on

Our readers lost jobs, businesses and houses in the crash. They tell us what happened next

Economic recovery has been weak because of a massive growth in leverage

Junior staff at the time of the bank’s collapse talk about how it has affected them

John Authers re-examines the front pages of a decade ago, from Lehman Brothers to Tarp 

The bank’s former chief administrative officer considers the argument for a bailout

Blackstone has bought thousands of properties that were caught up in the mortgage meltdown

Martin Wolf on the power of vested interests in today’s rent-extracting economy

Gillian Tett looks at why the warning signs were missed and where the next crash may strike

The ‘hard working classes’ so beloved of politicians were the victims of the crash

In the first in a series on the 10th anniversary of the crisis, the FT investigates if the sector is more resilient now