Wednesday, 20 March 2019

German banks mega-merger looks like crony capitalism on an epic scale

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By Maggie Pagano

Friday, 15 March 2019

Book Review: The City Grump rides out

For three decades or so, Stephen Hazell-Smith was one of the City’s most successful and genial of fund managers, cutting..

By Maggie Pagano

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

We need some Brexit optimism and a Norway-style route out of the EU

This is the Maggie Pagano on Business weekly newsletter for Reaction subscribers. Cometh the hour, cometh the man. That man..

By Maggie Pagano

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Second hand ticket marketplaces are fair for consumers

At the time of writing, there are 184 tickets priced at about £170 each for sale on the Viagogo ticketing..

By Maggie Pagano

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Germany avoids recession, just

By the skin of her teeth, Germany dodged a technical recession in the final quarter of 2018 with growth of..

By Maggie Pagano

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Has President Macron finally blown his fuse? 

Twelve weeks of persistent rioting by the gilets-jaunes across France failed to crack the President’s resolve yet an onslaught of..

By Maggie Pagano

Friday, 1 February 2019

Brexit scaremongering is backfiring in the country

One of the bitter lessons that Remain campaigners learnt from their humiliating referendum defeat was the brilliant use of language..

By Maggie Pagano

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Why stubborn May survives

If Theresa May survives today’s vote of confidence – which looks likely with DUP support – then the big question..

By Maggie Pagano

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Tory rebels binding government's hands on tax is a bad idea

There’s a delicious irony to Yvette Cooper’s victory in leading a gang of Tory rebels to block a no deal..

By Maggie Pagano