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Super Mario Shows His Hand

The new Italian government has been in office for less than 20 days. That must have seemed an eternity given the record interest rates Italy has been forced to pay by the markets over the past few weeks, while uncertainty remained over what Mario Monti…

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Stories about Chinese involvement in the eurozone rescue are hardly new, after all China’s sovereign wealth fund, the China Investment Corporation has got over $400 billion in assets to invest, and the eurozone is in desperate need of fresh capital. …

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Troika blues

Just a couple of brief comments on the ‘Troika’ report that’s now been out in the public domain for over 24 hours (through various leaks). Linkiesta has the text of the report here.Just to recap: the European Commission, the IMF and the European Centra…

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