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Things worth reading: 15th May 2009

Things we're reading today include:

Barclays in $10bn talks over BGI sale (Financial Times)
Deal with CVC in doubt after Barclays opens talks over sale of
RBS declines as margin worries weigh 

MPs attack 'self-pitying bankers and naive Myners' in new report (Independent)
MPs round on Lord Myners in attack on City pay culture 
Bankers escape entire blame (Financial Times)

Exchanges sense bonanza in OTC overhaul (Financial Times)
Europe likely to move more slowly on OTCs (Financial Times)

Bank of England Warns of ‘Slow and Protracted’ Recovery 
(New York Times)
My instincts say the Bank has no reason to be so pessimistic 

China's yuan 'set to usurp US dollar' as world's reserve currency 
Thriving Norway Provides an Economics Lesson 
(New York Times)

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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