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(...) her husband. The power of erotic capital is also at work, where Mother satisfies in exchange for her(...)

Denis O’Brien: old hand at the debt game. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

(...)’Brien’s Caribbean telco, which last week signalled its intention to list on the New York Stock Exchange, has bond(...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) rates of interest and with no exchange risk. Integrating the Irish financial system within the Euro area(...)

The word ‘No’ in Greek is daubed over the sign for the new European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters  in Frankfurt. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

(...) unification. A one:one exchange rate delighted East Germans but left eastern companies unable to compete(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny told Greece that “in Ireland’s case we did not increase income tax; we did not increase VAT; we did not increase PRSI”. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland 2:11

(...) hide its debts using massive currency swaps at fictional exchange rates. Euro zone governments went(...)

The headquarters buildings of Deutsche Bank: prosecutors are examining the role played by individuals connected with Deutsche Bank’s involvement in the Libor rate-rigging scandal. Photograph:  Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

(...) was part of industry-wide attempts to manipulate foreign exchange rates. Mr Jain’s departure has(...)

A man looks at screens displaying the dollar to yen and euro to yen exchange rates in Tokyo. The euro declined and share prices tumbled across Asia on Monday as Greece looked set to default on its debt repayment this week

(...) selling other related assets. The Global X FTSE Greece exchange-traded fund (ETF) , a buyable security(...)

Because it removes banks as intermediaries for payments, BitCoin threatens a major function and income source for the institutions. This is especially true in the area of remittances

(...),000 BitCoins were taken from people’s accounts – over half a billion dollar’s worth at the exchange rates(...)

The euro has slumped 3.9 per cent this year, hit by ongoing uncertainty over Greece and speculation about its quantitative easing programme.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

(...) on Monday revived bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. “The ECB will stay(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB fire brigade was late arriving to do “whatever it takes” in 2012 and, again, to take action to move the rate of inflation back towards its target of 2 per cent. Nonetheless, the ECB did take action. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Europe in the current crisis. While the ECB’s decisions on interest rates have not always been wise(...)