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Roiled Repo Markets: Looking for Answers in All the Wrong Places

If you are worried about repo, you are worried about the wrong thing. If anything, it's a symptom of too much liquidity demand from the FX swaps market.
Hong Kong falls into recession; Trump blasts the Fed – business live

Hong Kong falls into recession; Trump blasts the Fed – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Hong Kong’s economy tumbles into recessionBreaking: Hong Kong in recessionHong Kong GDP plunged by 3.2% in last quarterPro-democracy
The US city preparing itself for the collapse of capitalism

The US city preparing itself for the collapse of capitalism

From a festival that helps artists trade work for healthcare to a regional micro-currency, Kingston is trying to build an inclusive and self-sufficient local ecosystemKingston, New York is a diverse
China clears path to new digital currency

China clears path to new digital currency

Description Chinese bank notes could one day be a thing of the past Credits Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages Unlike other cryptocurrencies, Beijing’s would increase central control of the
Production of Brexit 50p coin paused amid exit uncertainty

Production of Brexit 50p coin paused amid exit uncertainty

About 1,000 already-minted coins with ‘31 October 2019’ leave date could be worth up to £800 eachThe Treasury has “paused” production of a new 50p coin commemorating Brexit on 31 October after it
How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? October verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? October verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeBrexit uncertainty drives up job lossesExperts debate the data Continue reading...
Trump's weaponisation of the dollar could threaten its dominance | Jeffrey Frankel

Trump's weaponisation of the dollar could threaten its dominance | Jeffrey Frankel

Descriptions of exchange-rate policies have become increasingly militaristicThe language of international monetary policy has turned militaristic. The phrase “currency war” has been popular for a
Brexit delay will keep fog of uncertainty hanging over UK economy | Larry Elliott

Brexit delay will keep fog of uncertainty hanging over UK economy | Larry Elliott

Failure to find a way forward could result in a delayed budget, weaker pound and lower growth forecastBrexit uncertainty has been a drag on the economy. The International Monetary Fund thinks most of
Thomas Cook's former bosses criticised; Boeing and Caterpillar profits fall - business live

Thomas Cook's former bosses criticised; Boeing and Caterpillar profits fall - business live

Manny Fontenla-Novoa and Harriet Green are appearing before the BEIS committeeSummary: Don’t blame us, we’re only the bossesGreen: Failure to embrace digital caused collapseFontenla-Novoa denies
UK inflation sticks at 2016 low, as London house prices keep falling – business live

UK inflation sticks at 2016 low, as London house prices keep falling – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK and eurozone inflation figuresLatest: House price growth still weakUK inflation weaker than expected at 1.7%Weakest
Pound surges as hopes of Brexit deal rise

Pound surges as hopes of Brexit deal rise

Sharpest rise in sterling’s value since EU referendum follows Boris Johnson-Leo Varadkar meetingThe pound had its biggest two-day rally against the dollar since the Brexit vote as hopes rose that a

Does France Have an “Exorbitant Privilege”?

Why exorbitant privilege may not necessarily result from having the reserve currency, but instead from the tax games multinationals play.
Facebook Libra must meet strict standards, warns Bank of England

Facebook Libra must meet strict standards, warns Bank of England

Digital currency must be subject to measures such as stress tests to gain approval The Bank of England has hardened its stance on ’s Libra digital currency, telling the social media company it must
US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid global recession fears – as it happened

US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid global recession fears – as it happened

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as investors focus on chances of Federal Reserve interest rate cutsBP chief executive Bob Dudley to retire after a decade at helmCity regulator
Does the IMF need to refocus its role after the Argentina crisis?

Does the IMF need to refocus its role after the Argentina crisis?

The IMF alone cannot help troubled states out of a financial hole. Such states need more aid, not more loansIn case you blinked, the Argentine government built up a pile of debt out of almost nothing

Libra Unraveling: Network of “Partners” Like Visa and Mastercard Refusing Even to Give Lip Service

Quelle surprise! Facebook's touted Libra partners are getting cold feet.

Mark Carney’s Trojan Unicorn — Are Central Banks Considering Stealth Nationalization in Sovereign Digital Currencies?

Mark Carney talks about digital soverign currencies. But is he really describing nationalization? And if so, whither the commercial banks?
How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeBrexit uncertainty pushes UK to bring of recessionAn expert looks at the data Related:
How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeBrexit uncertainty pushes UK to bring of recessionAn expert looks at the data Related: