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Things worth reading: 23rd October 2009

Things we’re reading today include …


Today’s must read

Global economic outlook 2009/10 (Deutsche Bank, 71 page pdf)

Deutsche Bank



UK

Banks’ Plans to Pay Back Britain Pose a Dilemma (New York Times)

Bank of England will not target asset bubbles, say deputy governor Paul Tucker
(Telegraph)
FSA: Force banks to hold more capital (Guardian)

FSA to block banks from big bonuses
(Telegraph)

UK holds back on EU financial supervisor (Euractiv)

Europe

EU split on sharing burden of bank bail-outs (Euractiv)
European Central Bank joins criticism of EU proposals to regulate hedge funds
(Telegraph)
Rich Germans launch internet petition calling for higher taxes (Telegraph)

Russia drops $22.5bn lawsuit against New York Mellon (Times)

USA

Vote Backs a Financial Oversight Body (New York Times)
Fed Hits Banks With Sweeping Pay Limits (Wall Street Journal)

Fed Plans to Vet Banker Pay to Discourage Risky Practices (New York Times)
Wall Street faces double pay blow (Guardianl)
3 AIG execs get bonus OK from pay czar (CNN)

General

Risk Management Lessons from the Global Banking Crisis of 2008 (New York Federal Reserve, 36 page pdf)


Quote of the Day

“Everyone says banks must be boring but they need an incentive to be boring.”
Sir George Parr, aka John Bird, on banker’s bonuses


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