Banking crisis

The night David Tang maxed out his credit card

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Arguably it was Robert Peston’s breathless reporting of trouble at Northern Rock on the evening of 13 September 2007 that…

Bank-bashing with a vengeance

3 February 2010 12:00 am

Over the decades of (relative) macroeconomic stab- ility in the second half of the 20th century, profit-seeking com- mercial banks and state-owned central banks worked together to lower the cash-to-asset ratios in the banking industry.