Howard Davies

Business & Economy

Grit is good

In financial markets, efficiency can fuel instability - and serve the interests of intermediaries rather than clients.


London versus the eurozone

David Cameron's veto may mean that the UK might have to shuffle towards the EU exit.

Business & Economy

The bankers' capital war

Banks need more capital in case of future financial crises, but financiers say this would slow economic growth.

Business & Economy

Europe's financial wasteland

Without a strong commitment to the integrity of the eurozone, more European banks will likely fail.

Business & Economy

Chinese finance comes of age

The Chinese financial system's evolution in recent years has been extraordinary.

Business & Economy

The balancing act of banking reform

Reforms suggested by the UK Independent Commission on Banking calls for limits on "too big to fail" banks.