The Great Debate UK

Europe votes conservative in crisis

By Paul Taylor
June 8, 2009

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Short-time work cushions Europe in crisis

By Paul Taylor
June 3, 2009

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Bonds steal thunder from loans in Europe

By Alexander Smith
May 19, 2009

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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.

Pound’s fall a symptom of crisis, not a problem in itself

January 28, 2009

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–Vincent Cable is Deputy Leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats. He is a former economist who is also the party’s spokesman on economics and finance. The views expressed are his own. –