from The Great Debate:

Where does Britain stand in the global economic race?

By Danielle Middleton
January 9, 2014

Following the international financial crisis of the late 2000s, the world’s financial leaders have been working towards a standardized banking system that will strengthen banks at an individual level, and thus improve the banking sector’s ability to survive stress when it occurs.

from Breakingviews:

Britain can gain from China’s empire builders

October 15, 2013

By John Foley

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

from The Great Debate:

China’s commitment to growth will drive the global economy

By Gordon Brown
September 12, 2013

From outside China, the Bo Xilai trial looks like the Chinese news event of the year, one of the preoccupations of Western media, along with corporate corruption and the clampdown on American and European companies. Yet these issues are no more than sideshows to the most important economic event of recent times, the unveiling and ratification of a major program for reforms for the next decade, which will occur at the Chinese government’s third plenum in November. The reforms promise to bring another great leap forward in China's dramatic ascent.

from Breakingviews:

China makes an uneasy saviour for Europe

June 24, 2011

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

from MacroScope:

Some good econ reads from the Blogosphere

July 6, 2010

From the econ blogosphere:

UK BUDGET
-- The libertarian Adam Smith Institute says here that the UK government should look at every government job, programme and department, and ask whether they are really needed. "Do we really need new school buildings....? Should taxpayers really stump up for free bus passes, or winter fuel and Chistmas bonuses for wealthy pensioners?"

Britain sows seeds of change at world trade fair

February 15, 2010

Expo2

How do you persuade 70 million Chinese that Britain is a modern, dynamic economy rather than a fog-bound heritage park filled with characters from a Dickens novel?

from MacroScope:

Instant View Video: Rebalancing global trade

September 25, 2009

Reuters correspondent Sumeet Desai talks about the G20 draft communique and what it means for rebalancing the world's economy.

from Events:

Paris Air Show: Europe, when will you reach the stars?

June 17, 2009

-Maria Sheahan is a Reuters senior correspondent in Frankfurt.-

So far, Europe has left it up to the United States, Russia and China to send people into space. But almost 50 years after Russia's Yuri Gagarin made his first orbit around the earth, it's about time that Europe finally enter the playing field, some say.

Should Britain boycott the Olympics over Tibet?

March 17, 2008

tibet.jpgThe idea of a boycott of this Summer’s Beijing Olympics in protest at the handling of events in Tibet is not yet an official policy of any government or major human rights organization.