Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis

The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resi…

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Business has good reason to fear Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans | William Keegan

The favourite for Downing Street has aggravated the uncertainty that is undermining confidence and hitting sterlingWimbledon fortnight brings back happy memories of growing up in that pleasant suburb. But the recent news that the leading pretender to t…

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Inside the Luxembourg free port storing riches for the super-wealthy

Depending on who you speak to, Le Freeport is a high-security storage facility or a money-laundering riskAll you need to know about free portsAlong with free trade deals, tax cuts for high earners and the threat of a no-deal Brexit, special tax-free zo…

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Share prices rally at Lagarde’s nomination as ECB president

Move reinforces expectations of fresh stimulus package for ailing eurozone economyThe prospect of a fresh stimulus package to support the ailing eurozone economy when Christine Lagarde takes up the reins as boss of the currency bloc’s central bank sent…

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