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Greek banks: not in their hands
FT
If Greece's creditors do a deal with Athens, the woes of its lenders will be limited to a liquidity crisis
Related: Vitriol in the Media Adds Drama to Talks on Greek Bailout
Jim Yardley / NY Times
Some analysts say sensationalism and obsessive coverage have made the negotiations more difficult.
 
Adjusting the Fed's View of Growth
WSJ
Upcoming adjustments to first-quarter GDP figures mean the Fed can look through the negative growth figure.
Related: The Inflation Puzzle
Martin Feldstein / Project Syndicate
The low rate of inflation in the US is a puzzle, especially to economists who focus on the relationship between inflation and changes in the monetary base. To solve it requires understanding the change in the role of the reserves that commercial banks hold at the Federal Reserve.
Related: Don't Sweat the Fed: A U.S. Rate Increase Won't Unsettle Markets
Frederic Neumann / WSJ Economics
The first rate increase by the Fed in over a decade won't unsettle markets. It's been a long time coming, and the expected rarely trips up investors.
 
Asean Economic Community is here - now to make it work
Guest writer / Beyond BRICs
By Lim Cheng Teck, Standard Chartered Bank There was a lot of excitement recently at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Jakarta about the Asean Economic Community (AEC), due to become a reality by the end of this year. However, one wonders if the closer integration of the grouping's 10 ...
 
How the Chinese currency came in from the cold
FT
Some say it is undervalued, some say it is overvalued, writes Izabella Kaminska
 
Europe's Economies Must Match Capital Market Progress
WSJ
Europe's corporate bond market is booming, thanks to a rush of U.S. issuers. But efforts to wean European companies off bank financing need to look beyond markets.
 
Arctic Oil Won't Hit the Market Anytime Soon
jstelzer / Fiscal Times
Patrick Kelley, US Geological Service By Nick 29, 2015 Shell's Arctic campaign this year will be pivotal. If the company cannot find large reserves of oil, it will likely set back Arctic oil development for a generation. The Financial Times reported that Royal Dutch Shell will not see Arctic oil ...
Related: Estimating The Impact Of Different Oil Price Scenarios On Large U.S. Independents
Trefis Team, Contributor / Forbes
We believe that oil prices cannot sustain above the $100 per barrel mark for long under normal geopolitical conditions, unless the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries decides to sacrifice some of its market share for better prices. This is because oil production in the U.S. can quickly start growing again ...
 
Analysts sceptical over India 7.5% growth
FT
Experts say data showing economy growing faster than China's are out of sync with other indicators
Related: India to outdo China's GDP in a year or two: Subramanian
Times of India
India will outdo China's gross domestic product (GDP) in a year or two though it will take at least two to three decades of development in India to catch up with the per capita growth rate of the giant Asian neighbour.
 
Russia must endure another year of financial pain, says former finance minister
Telegraph
Former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said Russia's economy is getting worse
 
BOJ's Kuroda: no criticism of BOJ's QE at G7
Reuters
DRESDEN, Germany, May 29 (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said G7 finance chiefs made no critical comment against the bank's quantitative easing programme, which he said is seen as...
 
UK's Cameron meets resistance over EU reforms
Dow Jones newswires / Business Spectator
Polish government outlines objection to steps that risk discrimination of workers.
 
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Asean Economic Community is here - now to make it work
Beyond BRICs
Analysts sceptical over India 7.5% growth
FT
Arctic Oil Won't Hit the Market Anytime Soon
Fiscal Times
Adjusting the Fed's View of Growth
WSJ
Greek banks: not in their hands
FT
Russia must endure another year of financial pain, says former finance minister
Telegraph
UK's Cameron meets resistance over EU reforms
Business Spectator
BOJ's Kuroda: no criticism of BOJ's QE at G7
Reuters
Europe's Economies Must Match Capital Market Progress
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