The Great Debate UK

Has the Bank of England helped stem economic decline?

December 23, 2009

MarkBolsom.JPGMark Bolsom is the Head of the UK Trading Desk at Travelex, the world’s largest non-bank FX payments specialist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Don’t scapegoat the Germans for crisis

By Paul Taylor
May 5, 2009

paul-taylor— Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

A revisionist theory on the causes of the global financial crisis blames surplus countries like China, Japan and Germany as much as highly-leveraged, deregulated finance in the United States and Britain.

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

January 28, 2009


–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. —