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28 Apr 2015

China’s Vineyards Overtake France’s as Europe Uproots Its Grapes

China now uses more land for growing grapes than France, the world’s largest wine exporter and home of the most expensive bottles from the Burgundy region. Shrinking Europe Spain remained the country with the largest vineyard area last year, unchanged at 1.02 million hectares, according to the OIV data. China planted about 166,000 hectares of vin [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

‘Europa moet Griekenland failliet laten gaan’

Europa moet Griekenland failliet laten gaan, omdat het behouden van Griekeland in de eurozone wel eens risicovoller kan zijn dan een exit. Dit stelt de president van het Ifo Institute for Economic Research tegenover de Amerikaanse nieuwszender CNBC. Griekenland werd dit weekend gewaarschuwd door de andere achttien eurolanden. De boodschap: geen goe [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

What comes after the family?

When I first started to work with the firm, the notion of ‘the Index family’ was often used disparagingly, because of people’s misconception that it was literally a family firm, built around the Rimers. I’m moving on from day-to-day responsibilities at Index in the knowledge that there has never been a stronger team in place and that I’ll [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

Don’t shoot

IN THE basement of St Gregory’s church in Crown Heights, a Brooklyn neighbourhood where kosher pizzerias compete with jerk-chicken shacks for business, the [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

Ireland’s Lessons for Greece

While no one disputes that things have gone wrong in Greece, the Syriza-led Greek government's argument that fiscal consolidation necessarily leads to never-ending recession – which forms the core of its case for a new deal from its creditors – is not borne out by the facts. Just look at Ireland. Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

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All the latest news from the Press Service of the European Parliament: votes, resolutions, debates, parliamentary committees and the plenary. Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

Negative Rates Halt Payments in European Asset-Backed Securities

Bonds backed by loans to Spanish small businesses became the first securities to stop making interest payments last week after benchmark rates turned negative, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. More notes including some Dutch residential mortgage-backed securities with government guarantees may stop paying interest if rates drop further, according [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

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April 7, 2015 A profile of Europe’s populist parties Structures, strengths, potential Populist parties are gaining momentum in countries across Europe. However, the AfD does recommend reforms to reduce the level of bureaucracy and to increase transparency at the EU level. In this sense, our breakdown of the positions of the populist parties makes [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015

ECB’s Repo Plan May Make Negative Bund Yields a Matter of Time

Graded AAA with ratings companies, and having the most liquid euro-area market, German bonds are in particular demand. The ECB’s fee of 40 basis points to lend highly valued securities isn’t seen filling the gap because it’s more than double the current cost of borrowing securities in the German repo market. Negative Yields The benchmark 10-y [...] Read more ...

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28 Apr 2015