Commentaries

Push comes to shove in EU-Dutch bank spat

By Paul Taylor
September 18, 2009

EU-INTEL/Push is coming to shove in a stand-off between the European Commission and the Dutch government over the future of state-rescued banks. The outcome has implications for the whole of Europe.

Aegon raises money to repay the taxpayer

August 13, 2009

Aegon headquartersLONDON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – As stock markets rally, a chief executive’s thoughts turn to getting the government off the shareholder register.