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So what do the markets think?

16/05/2012

The victory of Francois Hollande in the French Presidential contest provides a further insight into the operation of the bond markets. It is frequently argued that there can be no retreat from ‘austerity’, which in reality is simply the transfer of incomes from labour and the poor to capital and the rich, because the bond markets will recoil …



The emotional life of markets (re UK election)

Nat O'Connor 07/05/2010

Nat O'Connor: Both the BBC and RTÉ coverage of the UK election have included prominant reference to the reaction of markets to the results. It is …

Creating a Truly Democratic Culture

Colm O'Doherty 25/08/2009

Colm O'Doherty: Michael D. Higgins article in the Irish Times on Saturday sought to engage with the real issue facing Irish people – “what sort …

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