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Grit is good
In financial markets, efficiency can fuel instability - and serve the interests of intermediaries rather than clients.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 15:50 GMT
LSE slammed over Gaddafi ties
Inquiry says London university acted unethically in pursuing a relationship with Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2011 05:57 GMT
The bankers' capital war
Banks need more capital in case of future financial crises, but financiers say this would slow economic growth.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2011 12:08 GMT
Europe's financial wasteland
Without a strong commitment to the integrity of the eurozone, more European banks will likely fail.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2011 10:10 GMT
Chinese finance comes of age
The Chinese financial system's evolution in recent years has been extraordinary.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 12:08 GMT
The balancing act of banking reform
Reforms suggested by the UK Independent Commission on Banking calls for limits on "too big to fail" banks.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 10:48 GMT
Saif Gaddafi and me
It is easy to criticise in retrospect, but advisers dealing with foreign leaders often fall into the 'dirty hands' trap.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 11:00 GMT
LSE director quits over Libya links
Head of London School of Economics resigns after university's financial ties to the ruling Gaddafi family were exposed
Last updated: 05 Mar 2011 05:58 GMT
Anne Enright wins Booker Prize
Irish author wins prestigious literary award for family drama, The Gathering.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2007 22:58 GMT
Global role seen for Islamic banking
A leading British economist sees a vital role for Islamic banking in international finance.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2003 20:35 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
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Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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