Peter Thal Larsen
Asia Editor, Breakingviews, Reuters
ft.com — Five years on, the banking crisis still has the power to shock. This time, what stuns is not the familiar analysis of its causes and consequences laid out in the report of Britain's Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, but the enormity of
ft.com — How hot is Hong Kong? Ed Snowden has fuelled a media firestorm by hiding here while he lobs out explosive revelations about US internet snooping. But locals should have their eyes on a different kind of American-generated heat. Hong Kong has been
newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com — By Dominic Elliott and Peter Thal Larsen LONDON/HONG KONG, June 18 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The mantra "simple is better" has intuitive appeal in bank regulation. That's why a growing band of academics and supervisors are pushing to adopt leverage as the primary measure of bank risk.
reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Bobby Yip A bus passes by a poster of Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), displayed by his supporters at Hong Kong's financial Central district during the midnight hours of June 18, 2013, while Snowden is engaged in a live chat online believed to be in Hong Kong.
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