What began as a debt crisis for Greece has become something more political and existential, as Europe asks whether national deficits are a purely national problem – or whether a shared currency demands...
The eurozone debt crisis requires a political solution, but markets are losing faith in politicians’ ability to provide it. By Alex Monro
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In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.