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foreignaffairs.com — The European Central Bank's recently released stress test results aim to clean up the eurozone's banks before the launch of Europe's vaunted banking union. But Jean-Claude Juncker, the newly inaugurated European Commission president, has set a different financial priority for his first five-year term, one that has received decidedly less attention: the creation of a European capital markets union.

Hugo Dixon: Markets right to worry about euro zone

breakingviews.com — The epicentre of last week's fright was the 18-nation currency bloc, whose three big economies - Germany, France and Italy - are in their own ways stuck. There is a grand bargain sketched out by Mario Draghi that might shift the malaise. But it won't materialise soon, if at all.

Hugo Dixon: Italy has no good Plan B

breakingviews.com — Matteo Renzi's Plan A is to push through domestic reforms, hope the European Central Bank manages to get inflation ticking up, and keep his fingers crossed the Italian economy stops shrinking. But if this fails, a mega wealth tax, debt restructuring and/or exit from the euro beckons.

Hugo Dixon: How to manage a corporate crisis

breakingviews.com — How should companies manage a crisis? Tesco is the latest large corporate to go through the wringer after it revealed last month that it had overstated its half-year profit estimate by 250 million pounds. The Financial Conduct Authority has started a probe and speculation is swirling that the UK retailer may need a rescue rights issue.

Whatever help the West offers to fight Islamic State, it should have conditions.

blogs.reuters.com — What should the West's military policy be toward Islamic State? Most observers fall into two camps. Some point to the sorry history of Western intervention in the Middle East and argue the job of combating the Islamic State should be left to local powers.

Hugo Dixon: UK faces unpalatable election choice

breakingviews.com — The UK faces an unpalatable choice in next May's general election. The Labour opposition, which is currently ahead in the polls, has a somewhat anti-business agenda. Meanwhile, the Conservatives want to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership. If the people vote to quit the EU, industry will lose full access to its biggest external market.

UK faces unpalatable election choice

blogs.reuters.com — Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own. The UK faces an unpalatable choice in next May's general election. The Labour opposition, which is currently ahead in the polls, has a somewhat anti-business agenda. Meanwhile, the Conservatives want to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership.

Now on to the Brexit referendum

blogs.reuters.com — Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own. With Scotland voting to stay part of the United Kingdom, attention will turn to the next potential British referendum: on whether the country will remain in the European Union.

Hugo Dixon: Now on to the Brexit referendum

breakingviews.com — With Scotland voting to stay part of the United Kingdom, attention will turn to the next potential British referendum: on whether the country will remain in the European Union. David Cameron has promised to hold an In/Out referendum on the EU if he is re-elected as prime minister in next year's general election.

Lessons From Scotland on British Drive to Leave E.U.

nytimes.com — With Scotland having voted to stay part of the United Kingdom, attention will turn to the next potential British referendum: on whether the country will remain in the European Union. David Cameron has promised to hold an in-or-out referendum on membership in the bloc if he is re-elected prime minister in next year's general election.
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