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The unexpected negative spillovers of the oil glut

Between mid-2014 and the beginning of 2016 oil went from 105 USD per barrel to barely 30 USD. This dramatic fall provoked a lot...

Competition laws regarding cartels in times of economic crisis

The occurrence of an economic downturn disturbs the normal patterns of behaviours of economic players, in both private and public sectors. As was seen...

Banks and commodities: the not so ugly marriage?

It may sound like a riddle: What do JP Morgan, Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse have in common? The answer is: they are all investment banks and they have...

Waking up from monetary illusion

The ECB’s historic moves in June and September 2014 to impose negative nominal interest rates on bank deposits in order to prevent banks from...