Daily Archives: May 20, 2011

Ralph Atkins

Jens Weidmann, Germany’s new Bundesbank president, appears keen to demonstrate his independence. He has just used a speech in Hamburg to warn of the consequences of a “soft” Greek debt restructuring – an option the government in Berlin is pursuing. Such a move would oblige the European Central Bank to cut Greek banks off from its liquidity, he said. Read more

Emma Saunders leaves the FT on Friday to return to banking.

We thank her for her contributions and wish her all the best in her new role.