Author Archives: Tiziana Barghini

About Tiziana Barghini

I am editor in charge for U.S. Markets and Economics. I joined Reuters in 1988 as a bond reporter in Milan (Italy) and since then I have worked in different roles in Italy, Spain and the US.

Will Greece be the first euro-zone country to restructure its debt?

While some form of debt restructuring is looking increasingly inevitable, European banks are eager to avoid a disorderly process that could trigger a Lehman-style meltdown of inter-bank lending markets and undermine other euro zone debt. Join Discussion

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David and Goliath had an easier time of it in the comparison stakes

On-exchange derivatives contracts are proprietary, unlike shares which have no patent and can be traded by any platform.Past efforts to create new derivatives contracts have often run into the sand as turnover failed to materialise. So far, nobody has a compelling answer to that dilemma. Join Discussion

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