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From the practice of placing a bell around the neck of a castrated ram to lead the flock

I box

IFR 2206 21 October to 27 October 2017

THERE’S NOTHING ECM bankers like more than beating up their rivals, but after retiring from Barclays earlier this year, Sam Dean appears to be taking this literally.

This way to the hen-coop, Mr Fox

IFR 2206 21 October to 27 October 2017

What’s the best way to avoid being accused of cheating? Invent the rules of the game yourself, of course.

All Upfront

IFR Contributors

James Saft - June 2014

COMMENT-Fiscal policy: “First assume a can opener”

30 August 2017

The good news is that there is a handy tool, better than negative interest rates or asset buying, to jump-start the economy when the inevitable recession comes.

Anthony Peters columnist format

Back once again for the renegade master

10 October 2017

I’m back, and by far the most seismic of events to take place while I was away was the staggering defeat that Mutti Merkel suffered in the Bundestag elections. 


COMMENT: BoE - "coming months" flexibility, event risks in focus

15 September 2017

Cognisant of previous failures with forward guidance, it seems that Bank of England MPC members are unwilling to fine-tune market expectations further.