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Could banks not just be less bad, but a force for positive change? Most agree that banks should keep our money safe and avoid unnecessary risk. But is the sector capable of much more than avoiding leading us... Economics
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New money should be directed to the real economy, not the financial sector The economy needs more money, but it's not as straightforward as simply printing more. Positive Money’s Ben Dyson explains the challenges of... Positive Money
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Iceland: an economic miracle? Iceland was the epicentre of the 2008 financial crisis that rocked the world. Five years on, after letting its banks fail, things are lookin... Economics
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Is Barclays really pioneering a new banking culture? Barclays’ reputation has been plagued by financial scandal and a controversial bonus culture, and now boss Antony Jenkins says it’s time to ... Economics
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Ethical banks stand to gain as new regulation makes switching banks easier New regulations to make the process of switching bank accounts easier means that up to 14 million UK high street bank customers are expected... Economics
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Financial regulator acknowledges need to reform money Economists from the Financial Services Authority and the International Monetary Fund are among new voices to acknowledge that the ability of... Positive Money
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