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Will North Korea change course?

March 21, 2012

Already North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un has taken a step forward and a step back in cooperating with the international community. Will his reign mark the beginning of a more diplomatic North Korea or just more of the same?

Global banks go back to basics

March 1, 2012

Investors appear to have lost confidence in diversified cross-border banking models, forcing banks to decide what they do best.

Libyans play economic waiting game

March 1, 2012

Amid the celebrations to mark the first anniversary of Libya's revolution, strong economic leadership of the country is yet to emerge.

Politics can still trump prudence

February 1, 2012

Regulators are making much of macroprudential tools to prevent future bubbles. But regulatory capture remains an obvious risk.

We need a rule book on how to fail

January 3, 2012

Strengthening the legal framework to manage an international financial failure does not make failures more likely.

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