Daily Archives: October 3, 2009

The G7 communique urges China to let its currency appreciate. The logic of the G7′s position is fine, says Chris Giles of the Financial Times, but it has said it before, China does not agree, and so it is an entirely toothless statement.  Read more

An international tax on bankers and a Franco-British initiative for poor countries; just two of the most empty gestures at this weekend’s IMF and World Bank annual meetings in Istanbul, writes Chris Giles of the Financial Times Read more