Financial crisis

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IMF says Covid support has left world open to new financial crisis
Investors increasingly worried about rising infections and weak recovery in poor countries, report warns

Larry Elliott

12, Oct, 2021 @2:56 PM

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The deception that is ‘levelling up’ | Letters
Boris Johnson’s slogan is so much hot air: ordinary, working people are still paying for the financial crash of 2008

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Europe’s centre-left: new grounds for optimism | Editorial
Editorial: There are signs that previously struggling social democratic parties are drawing the right lessons from the pandemic


24, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Would you pay £63 for a chicken? The artist who built a street to show house price madness
When Doug Fishbone came across an abandoned apartment complex in Cork, he decided to recreate it in a gallery – to highlight everything that’s wrong with our property-fuelled financial system

Oliver Wainwright

14, Jul, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Price rises should be short-lived – so let’s not resurrect inflation as a bogeyman | William Mitchell
Until full employment is reached, governments need not cut back on public spending, says William Mitchell, co-founder of modern monetary theory

William Mitchell

08, Jun, 2021 @9:46 AM

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Digital currencies pose threat to economy, warns Bank of England
Research shows high-street banks could face a flood of withdrawals leading to financial instability

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Treasury to sell £1.1bn in NatWest shares, cutting taxpayer stake to 54.8%
The government has been gradually reducing its holdings in the bank since the 2008 financial crisis

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, May, 2021 @6:48 PM

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After the Covid war, the UK will struggle to win the economic peace
State power and capitalism’s innovation have staved off disaster, but the challenge is long-term

Larry Elliott

21, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Fintech firms want to keep their golden shares. London may be forced to agree
Watering-down stock market rules might sound outrageous, but the success of these companies matters to the market

28, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Amanda Staveley v Barclays: a financial defeat but a PR victory
The high-profile financier lost her high court claim but Barclays walks away wounded

Simon Goodley

26, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Amanda Staveley loses high court action against Barclays
High-profile financier sought £660m damages saying bank bosses misled her as she helped secure deal to save bank in 2008

Rupert Neate and agencies

26, Feb, 2021 @1:03 PM

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UK should respond to economic crisis with 1945-style reboot, says CBI chief
Covid, climate change and Brexit demand consensus on ‘a fairer, greener, economy’ says Tony Danker

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Feb, 2021 @3:40 PM

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