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How would a break-up of the euro affect the rest of the world?

A partial break-up of the eurozone, with the weakest economies leaving and the core holding together, could be part of the solution to Europe’s problems, rather than the disaster that many assume.

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What would a coalition government mean for Greece?

The most recent polls suggest that the crucial Greek election this Sunday will be a very close race between New Democracy, the pro-bailout party, and Syriza, the radical left party that opposes the exi

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The rise of Islamic financial planning

The world’s eyes have been watching with interest events unfold in the Middle East over the past 12 months, wondering what the next chapter holds.

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Will Euro 2012 have a halo effect on UK companies?

The European Championships take place in Ukraine and Poland from the 8 June until the 1 July, and are being somewhat overshadowed in the UK by the impending Olympics.

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Every loser wins

'Every loser wins’ seems to rather aptly describe the latest eurozone bailout (or fudge) announced over the weekend supporting the Spanish banking system.

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The euro puzzle

Despite the worst crisis Europe has known since World War II, the euro stands at the same level against the dollar – at 1.25 – as in November 2008.

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Curbing management excess

It was perhaps inevitable that the recent upturn in shareholder activism would be coined ‘the shareholder spring'.

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Incentivise older downsizers to stimulate the housing market

What do we want retirement to look like? Where and how do we want to live in later life?

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Use eurozone uncertainty to your investment advantage

It appears we are all armchair Greek political commentators now.

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