Ralph Atkins Archive

FT.com / Europe – Exporters warn of German credit squeeze

[Skip to the end] Don’t think markets are ready for this: Exporters warn of German credit squeeze by Ralph Atkins June 26th (Bloomberg) — Germany’s powerful export industry is warning of a credit squeeze in Europe’s largest economy even after the European Central Bank’s injection this week of one-year liquidity into the ...Read More

Merkel attacks central banks

[Skip to the end] >   Karim writes: >   Surprising comments show political difficulties of QE in Europe. With fiscal policy constrained >   and the Euro strong, that means more pressure on ‘conventional’ monetary policy: ECB to >   keep o/n rate low for long. Yes, agreed. Shows no understanding of monetary operations whatsoever. With the old German ...Read More