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Howard Davies

Business & Economy

Grit is good

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

Opinion

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.