Economics news headlines

  • Irish credit default swaps at new records – FT Alphaville
  • Post-QE2, fears shift to peripheral eurozone countries – FT
  • Medvedev introduces change to central bank functions – Itar Tass
  • Vietnam raises base rate 1pp to 8% on inflation – Bloomberg
  • Brazil speaks out against QE-induced bubbles – Reuters
  • Portugal budget fails to calm investors – FT
  • Egypt keeps rate at 8.25% as inflation slows – Bloomberg
  • China eyes Portuguese debt on state visit – FT
  • China ushers in credit default swaps – FT
  • Bernanke denies ‘Bernanke put’ – Bloomberg
  • ‘Silence is golden’: Weber and the ECB – FT editorial