Daily Archives: October 6, 2009

Krishna Guha

Given refinancing problems in commercial mortgage-backed securities, we’d better hope the Fed will be able to justify extending the programme, writes Krishna Guha of the Financial Times Read more

Chris Giles

The Conservative Party’s specific plans to cut the budegt deficit do not fully hold water, but the big problem is that even if you ignore the details, the Conservative claim makes almost no dent in the projected deficits. This is not the solution to Britain’s budgetary woes writes Chris Giles of the Financial Times. Read more

Daily round-up of economics headlines from around the web Read more

Oil trades may be denominated in a basket of currencies, rather than the US dollar. Brazil is having a good week, and there are growing calls for IMF reform to go further than that agreed at the G20 Pittsburgh meeting Read more

Ralph Atkins

Allianz is upbeat on German economic prospects, writes Ralph Atkins in a blog for the Financial Times Read more