from Breakingviews:

Putin, Piketty and Draghi hit Davos in spirit only

January 23, 2015

By Jeffrey Goldfarb 

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

from Breakingviews:

Climate feels right for certain deals in Davos

January 20, 2015

By Jeffrey Goldfarb

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

from Breakingviews:

Swiss give scary lesson on central banks’ limits

January 15, 2015

By Swaha Pattanaik

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

from Breakingviews:

Swiss recalibrate currency world by dropping peg

By Edward Hadas
January 15, 2015

By Edward Hadas

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

from MacroScope:

Inflation vanishes

By Mike Peacock
January 5, 2015

Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB) waits for the start of the European Banking Congress in the Old Opera house in Frankfurt

German inflation figures for December will presage the euro zone number on Wednesday, together offering one of the final pieces of the jigsaw for the European Central Bank before its late January policy meeting at which it could commence a quantitative easing government bond-buying programme.

from Breakingviews:

Swiss give positive lesson in negative rate policy

By Edward Hadas
December 18, 2014

By Edward Hadas

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

from MacroScope:

ECB numbers game

By Mike Peacock
December 11, 2014

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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi pushed the envelope as far as he could last week, saying a review early next year would decide whether money-printing to buy government bonds was needed. He said he didn’t need unanimity within the ECB to force it through.

from Breakingviews:

Saint-Gobain’s deal cunning could backfire

December 8, 2014

By Chris Hughes

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

from MacroScope:

Italy’s budget progresses as Brussels watches

By Mike Peacock
December 1, 2014

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Italy's lower house approved Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's tax-cutting 2015 budget on Sunday. It will now move on to the Senate, where it must be passed by the end of the year. The budget is at the centre of a tussle with the European Commission, which says it does not do enough to reduce the country's huge public debt.

from Breakingviews:

Private equity shows signs of pre-crisis brio

November 25, 2014

By Chris Hughes and Olaf Storbeck

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.