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Top 1000 shows risk of top-heavy giants persists

July 7, 2009

The financial crisis introduced the idea of banks that are not only too big to fail but, in some ways, too big to save. When their assets become multiples of the gross domestic product of even an advanced country, and when guaranteeing their liabilities threatens to bankrupt the nation, there is a legitimate political debate about the size of banks.

We've seen it all before...

June 4, 2009

Its longevity is as unique as its global appeal and from its very first issue to this, its 1000th, The Banker has remained true to the vision set out by its founder, Brendan Bracken. The international outlook and forward thinking that has made The Banker such a success over the past 83 years is a course that will be steadfastly continued. Writer Stephen Timewell

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