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ECB ENTANGLED WITH BANKS IN POLICY CONUNDRUM

By David Brierley and Saad Sarfraz Perhaps it’s a sign of the times. The Deutsche Bundesbank is abandoning its profound anti-inflation principles. Head of the Bundesbank Jens Weidmann has suggested that a 3% rise i...
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2014 PREDICTIONS: FRANK INVESTMENTS

Tensions between France and Germany will produce the next Eurozone ‘wobble’ as the results of the ECB stress tests will expose altruistic weaknesses. UK interest rates will not rise in 2014 despite an improving employmen...
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ECB STRESS-TESTING: BANKING ON FAILURE?

Many financial commentators foretold the recent plight of the Eurozone believing it inevitable in any economic downturn. Few, however, anticipated a call for a full banking union although most thought that the European C...
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OPTIMISTS VS. PESSIMISTS IN ITALIAN BANKING

By David Brierley and Saad Sarfraz There is no doubt that the Italian government under Matteo Renzi is seeking to achieve higher growth and stimulate employment and wants greater flexibility from the EU on the country...
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The Eurozone crisis: between suspense and rebound

Jonathan Assia eToro The Eurozone is in the midst of a crisis of debt and trust and a number of member states are on the verge of bankruptcy as a result of fiscal mismanagement. This article explores how events are unfol...