The time of ruptures

In Venice, G-20 ministers and central bankers are showing a common front. Will it last? This year Venice meeting is reminiscent of another. In November 2008, in the midst of the financial and [...]

The Return of Dr. Doom

At 93, Henry Kaufman gives his thoughts on the evolution of finance and monetary policies… A lesson to ponder. Henry Kaufman represents for many in the profession, the model of the [...]

The pirate bounty

Is the pirate strategy, which Boris Johnson is draging the UK into, worth it? International and trade relations have never been a ‘gala dinner’[1], that is a fact. But the bill, approved by the [...]

Europe’s Winston

It is certainly not the debacle, but Europe is being tested. 80 years on, will Angela Merkel emerge as a modern Churchill? Angela Merkel’s Germany has just taken over the Presidency of the [...]

A “menage à trois”

More than ever in a position of strength at the end of the first phase of the COVID-19 crisis, will Angela Merkel be able to plug its cracks? She is not the only one, but during this crisis, [...]

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