Das Capital: Chinese households may increase already high savings rates, slowing growth
The Greek Referendum was always going to be a Rorschach inkblot test, with everybody projecting their own perceptions onto the result.
Increased suppression casts doubt on the efforts of the Chinese Government to deal with corruption in a transparent and accountable manner, reports Satyajit Das
Das Capital: European central bankers lead the world in policy linguistics
Das Capital: In reality, the policy was unsustainable in the light of rising currency inflows
Das Capital: Up to 80 per cent of shale reserves are uneconomic at prices below $80 a barrel
Das Capital: The strategy relies on the wealth effect which central bankers hope will lead to higher consumption
Das Capital: While well below potential, the growth rate is above that of most developed countries
Das Capital: It is unlikely the policies will result in an immediate return to the required levels of growth
Das Capital: Narendra Modi could join an illustrious line of political leaders who do not live up to their promise
DAS CAPITAL: In April 2013, the Rana Plaza, an eight-storey complex of clothing factories near Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed, killing more than 1,100. With its garments intended for export, the Rana Plaza incident quickly became “framed” from a Western perspective.
Midweek View: Keynes warned: ‘Owe your banker £1,000 and you are at his mercy; owe him £1m and the position is reversed’