George Magnus is an independent economist and commentator, an Associate at the China Centre, Oxford University, and an adviser to some asset management companies.
He is a regular contributor to the Financial Times, Prospect Magazine and other written media, and appears regularly on BBC TV and radio, Bloomberg TV and other outlets.
- Josephine Moulds, The Daily Telegraph
- Banking is too risky to be left to bankers
First published: The New European 20-03-2023
With any luck – and we will need some – the maelstrom going through the banking sector and global financial markets will blow over without triggering the kind of meltdown we experienced in 2008.Read more →
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China has some advantages over Japan, such as a state-owned financial system that can prevent significant banks from failing and a closed capital account that can protect the country’s banking system and the economy from the risk of significant capital flight. This however might not prevent China from taking the same economic trajectory Japan has. Read more →
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