from Edward Hadas:

FX should be the last home for scandal

By Edward Hadas
November 20, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Edward Hadas:

Central bankers’ reward for failure

By Edward Hadas
August 28, 2014

Economic systems that work well do not have many heroes. The elevated status of the world’s central bankers – seen in the close attention paid to their annual get-together last weekend in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – is a sign that the financial system works badly.

from Edward Hadas:

Not all banks are alike

By Edward Hadas
July 30, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Hugo Dixon:

What is EU capital markets union?

By Hugo Dixon
July 21, 2014

What is capital markets union? Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission’s president-elect, has embraced the goal of creating one for the European Union. But so far it is more of a slogan than a set of policy actions. There’s no harm in having a catchy term to encompass a myriad of specific plans, but the idea needs fleshing out.

from Edward Hadas:

Housing, the ultimate momentum trade

By Edward Hadas
June 25, 2014

What will happen next in the housing market? The question comes up all the time in many countries, for an obvious reason: house prices jump around too fast for the good of the economy.

from Hugo Dixon:

How to fix the UK’s housing mess

By Hugo Dixon
May 19, 2014

By Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Asia can give the West a bubble-popping lecture

May 16, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Hugo Dixon:

Don’t bet on EU treaty change

By Hugo Dixon
March 31, 2014

Both continental European euro-enthusiasts and British Conservatives received a boost last week when the German and UK finance ministers called for a rewrite of the European Union’s treaties. The goal, outlined by Wolfgang Schaeuble and George Osborne, is to kill two birds with one stone: shore up the euro zone and keep Britain in the EU.

from MacroScope:

ECB deflation risk denial has echoes of 2009

January 31, 2014

Euro zone policymakers like to talk. They often contradict each other at separate speaking engagements on the same day. But they have struck a chorus in recent weeks, asserting that deflation is not a threat.

from Breakingviews:

Hong Kong can’t build away high house prices

January 16, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.