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One of the many sub-stories of the Italian election is how it calls into question the ECB’s bond-buying programme – the Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT). Not so much because of the ECB’s ability to expand its balance sheet and stand behind Italy an…

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The Queen delivered her “Queen’s Speech” earlier today – which, for non-UK readers, isn’t her speech at all but rather the government’s, setting out its agenda for the forthcoming year (a rather odd ceremony but good opportunity to see Ken Clarke in a …

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