Posts on ‘November 26th, 2009’

Organised crime in South African data and the trouble with emerging market stats

In a week that has admittedly produced several items of bombshell news, such as…
 

the Bank of England lending almost GBP62 billion to HBOS and the Royal Bank of Scotland in October 2008 and keeping the emergency operation secret for more than a year to avoid a collapse of confidence among businesses, investors and consumers; and

 

investor [...]