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.

from Breakingviews:

UBS’ legal pain is beginning to look manageable

October 28, 2014

By Dominic Elliott

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

from Breakingviews:

Credit Suisse’s future is mid-table drabness

October 23, 2014

By Dominic Elliott

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

from Breakingviews:

More is less for Credit Suisse’s three co-heads

October 17, 2014

By Dominic Elliott

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

from MacroScope:

Market selloff – blip or new crisis?

By Mike Peacock
October 16, 2014

A trader watches the screen in his terminal on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York

A two-day summit of EU and Asian leaders, which was going to be most notable for a meeting between the heads of Russia and Ukraine, risks being overtaken by financial market tremors which have spread worldwide.

from Breakingviews:

Glencore Rio takeover would be harder than Xstrata

October 7, 2014

By Kevin Allison

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