Negative interest rates. A ban on large-denomination notes. If you know anything about central bankers, you’ll know what’s coming next, says Merryn Somerset Webb: capital controls.
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A decade ago, negative interest rates would have been seen as being completely mad, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Today, they’re viewed as normal.
We’ve already seen money printing and negative interest rates. Could writing off student debt be the next economic stimulus?
The London new-build property sector is facing big problems, says Merryn Somerset Webb. We’ll soon be seeing real price falls.
Shareholder capitalism is dying. It’s being replaced with a hybrid system of middlemen money managers and de-equitisation. And that’s bad for us all, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Fund managers need to start looking more to the long term, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And it appears that some are now starting to.
The economy, foreign policy, Scotland – for all its faults, these provide reason enough to stick with Europe. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to financial writer Hugo Dixon.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to journalist and author Hugo Dixon about why he thinks Britain is better off in Europe than out of it.
We need to ensure the managers of our investments behave in all of our interests, says Merryn Somerset Webb. So get out your red pens.
George Osborne has been tinkering with the pension system for a while now. But if he’s doing what we think he’s doing, says Merryn Somerset Webb, he’s not done by a long chalk.