It’s time for rigid inflation targets to be scrapped and for more flexibility to be breathed into monetary frameworks.
For Marcus Ashworth's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
It’s human nature to pay the creditors who shout the loudest rather than tackling financial problems in an organized fashion.
The talent pool is being drawn elsewhere. Traditional investment banks can’t win them back just by upping starting salaries.
Beijing’s crackdown over the weekend on for-profit school tutoring is just one part of a much wider reshape of the tech economy in China.
For supporters of EU integration, it’s clearly a signal of intent that Brussels intends to be treated in the same way as the established major bond-issuing nations
Banking is a competitive sport where the star players will go wherever they feel there are the fewest barriers to their own wealth.
After many previous efforts to spur carbon trading failed amid a lack of clear government policy, this might be one of the better chances to get a market going.
The Federal Reserve’s recent shift to an even more dovish stance looks set to exacerbate the dollar’s decline.
It’s hard to criticize Europe for its relatively sound management of the COVID-19 crisis, but a strong euro won’t help its export-led economic model.
The EU’s new pandemic bond will represent a challenge to Europe’s undisputed credit market champion.