August 15, 2012 13 Comments
It’s now five years since the early warning signs of what would develop into the global financial crisis first started to show, and extraordinarily, there’s little evidence that bankers have mended their ways.
July 30, 2012
Financial markets will remain tense this week, as investors wait to see whether Europe will finally fire the first shots in the "Battle for Spain".
July 25, 2012 1 Comment
The vice gripping Spain tightened further overnight, as investors worried that the country was edging ever closer to a full-scale bailout.
July 23, 2012 2 Comments
As a Spanish bailout looks increasingly unavoidable, investors are worrying the country will be forced down the same austerity route as Greece, condemning its future and that of the eurozone.
July 16, 2012 3 Comments
As criminal probes into the Libor rate-rigging scandal multiply, bankers are becoming increasingly worried that they might finally be held to account for their role in the global financial crisis.
July 9, 2012 3 Comments
Global financial markets again face a turbulent week, as the latest agreement between European leaders aimed at solving the region’s debt crisis threatens to unravel.
July 5, 2012 2 Comments
Giant global insurance and pension funds are watching the unfolding Libor scandal with intense interest, as they contemplate massive legal actions against the major banks involved.
July 2, 2012
Fears over the faltering Chinese economy will cast a shadow over global markets this week.
May 28, 2012
Tensions in Europe are now close to breaking point, with Greeks reacting furiously to biting criticisms from IMF boss Christine Lagarde.
May 25, 2012
As European leaders nervously draw up their emergency plans for a possible Greek exit from the eurozone, one particular thought fills them with dread: what if the country simply refuses to leave?