Turn the gloom into a boom

As shocking as the recent collapse of financial institutions around the world has been, not all of the news is bad.

20th September, 2008

As shocking as the recent collapse of financial institutions around the world has been, not all of the news is bad.

In a week when the venerable US investment bank, Lehman Brothers, filed for bankruptcy protection; in a week when giant international insurance group AIG was effectively nationalised; in a week when US investment bank Merrill Lynch had to be rescued by Bank of America; in a week when British bank HBOS was rescued by...

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