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China in Charts…


Monday, October 19th, 2015

China has released GDP figures showing the Chinese economy grew at 6.9% last quarter. Beijing has forecast a 7% growth rate this year. 6.9% shows the well publicised slowdown whilst preserving the 7% target. How useful. President Xi Jinping arrives […]

Mervyn King – Raining on Mark Carney’s Parade.


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Mervyn King – Raining on Mark Carney’s Parade? What is it with Central Bankers?  Why do they have to deliver really important changes in policy at speeches that not many are taking notice of? Last July, Mario Draghi delivered his “whatever-it-takes-Dirty-Harry” […]