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Jun 14, 2013
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Book review: Nazis, secrecy and central banking

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By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

“The shadowy history of the secret bank that runs the world”, the subtitle of Adam LeBor’s new book, may sound sensationalist. But “Tower of Basel” is an absorbing and thorough examination of one of the world’s most important yet opaque institutions: the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).