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Will Deutsche Bank turn out to be Europe’s Lehman Brothers?

Deutsche Bank is in big trouble. But this isn’t another a Lehman moment, says John Stepek. It’s not the start of a new crisis, it’s unfinished business from the last one.

Investing in Scandinavia, where the winner doesn’t take it all

Free education, high pay, excellent healthcare, generous pensions – but a great business environment and booming stockmarket too. Jonathan Compton is heading to Scandinavia.

1990: the year Brexit became inevitable

Britain started down the road to Brexit the day it joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Why corporate tax needs reform

Apple faces a €13bn tax bill after Brussels ruled its tax arrangement broke European law. Does this spell the end for tax-dodging by multinationals? Simon Wilson reports.

Spain’s deadlock threatens recovery

Spain has held two national elections in six months, and may be heading for a third.

The Greek crisis has gone quiet – but the problems aren’t over

It’s a year since the Greek crisis was declared to be over. But rather than returning to health, the Greek economy has continued its downward spiral.

Italy stuck in a deepening economic rut

After a triple-dip recession, Italy finally began growing again in early 2015. But the rebound already appears to have petered out.

Something nasty lurks in Germany

German banks’ collapsing share prices tells you something nasty is going on, says Matthew Lynn. And it may burst into the open at any time.

EU serves up more fudge on bank stress tests

There were no nasty surprises in the latest European bank stress tests. But there is the usual whiff of “eurofudge” about the results.

Bargains in the banking sector

Many of Europe’s banks still look pretty haggard, says John Stepek. But if you look carefully, you might just find some bargains.

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