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Vince Cable makes the point (see yesterday’s post) that the centre of gravity of the economic world has moved to the east, particularly to China. Today’s Financial Times carries an op-ed by Liu Mingkang, chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission. He rightly asserts that, unfortunately, many people have forgotten the old-fashioned principle of setting… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

Vince Cable (the UK Liberal Democrat “shadow” finance minister) has written a superb book on the world economic crisis and what it means, entitled The Storm (Atlantic Books, 2009). In only around 160 pages, he writes clearly and with considerable economic authority. Cable was one of the few who anticipated the current crisis. The book… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick