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LSE risks losing out by resting on its laurels

February 5, 2007

While rejecting numerous overtures from suitors, the London Stock Exchange has failed to go on the offensive and risks being left behind.

Cries of impending catastrophe at HSBC are overblown

February 5, 2007

The UK bank’s US exposure should only be a short-term liability and shareholders will again benefit once the economy rebounds.

US sees folly of heavy-handed regulation

January 8, 2007

This may be the year that the US pendulum swings away from excessive regulation towards balanced principles.

Liberalisation is not a free ride into China

January 8, 2007

Despite China opening up banking to foreigners, incomers will face difficult challenges to make an impact on such a gargantuan market.

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