The Great Debate UK

from Commentaries:

Calling a bottom in Spain

August 24, 2009

Is the worst over for Spanish mortgage defaults? That’s one way to interpret Santander’s offer to buy back up to 16.5 billion euros of its outstanding asset-backed debt.

Issues in monetary normalisation

June 16, 2009

john_kemp– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Fears for bank rally overdone

June 2, 2009

REUTERS — Margaret Doyle is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own –

The economy: reasons to be miserable

June 2, 2009

Laurence Copeland- Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own. -

Reprieve, but Ineos is still toxic

May 29, 2009

REUTERS– Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Bonds steal thunder from loans in Europe

By Alexander Smith
May 19, 2009

alex-smith- Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. -

When the going got tough, banks were quick to bring down the shutters and cut off loans to European companies, forcing them to seek other sources of funding. The result — a dramatic shift to the bond markets, where corporates borrow directly from investors.

Osmond’s plan no joke for Pearl bondholders

April 9, 2009

REUTERS– Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –