Germany’s Enron

What a can of worms has been opened since the German “fintech” darling Wirecard went bust last week with a s1.9bn hole in…

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How do we pay for all this?

After the global financial crisis of 2008/9, a new consensus emerged that debt was bad. Consumers started to cut back on debt –…

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saving the economy

No one was much looking forward to the UK GDP figures for April. But, from an academic perspective, at least we learnt “what…

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Geopolitics: HSBC sides with China

Made with “no fanfare or press release,” HSBC’s decision to side with China over Hong Kong’s future has caused an international outcry, said…

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