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Europe's Largest Economy Picking Up Steam

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German business morale rose far more than expected in May, rebounding after two consecutive falls and suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up steam after posting anaemic growth in the first quarter.

We Haven't Solved 'Too Big to Fail': BoE's Haldane

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U.K. banks are still lending too little to the real economy, according to Andrew Haldane, the BoE's executive director for financial stability, and combating a "too big to fail" mentality is still unfinished business.

Bankers & God

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Investment bankers and God don’t have a great history. Lloyd Blankfein was much maligned after famously claiming to be doing God’s work in a Sunday Times article of 2009.

China's Economic Outlook Just Keeps Getting Worse

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The unexpected contraction in China's factory activity in May has heightened the risk of a further slowdown in the second quarter, after the world's second largest economy grew at its slowest pace in three years over January to March, said economists.