Peter Thal Larsen


Asia Editor at Reuters Breakingviews, though these opinions are home-baked. Retweeting ≠ agreement. Occasional sarcasm. For pictures, see

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China Construction Bank chairman tells Barcap analysts he's NOT shopping for a European bank.

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Which three international banks most depend on U.S. money market funding? (Hint: they're not European)

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Problem is not lack of senior debt, but lack of mechanism to apply haircut without bailing in depositors at same time.

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The line from HSBC's March balance sheet that shows banking strains are still getting worse.

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Damien Hirst's Lehman moment: excellent chart courtesy of the .

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Ill-judged personalised number plate of the day.

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Cracking chart from Barclays Capital shows large proportion of euro bank assets pledged to secured creditors.

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Citi forgets the euro for a day to ask: Can London's Housing Market Exceptionalism Continue? Chart suggests not.

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The chart that shows how UK banks are exposed to a euro break-up, courtesy of the Bank of England.

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UBS' slimmed-down investment bank will still consume half its balance sheet. (source: today's presentation)

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European banks' liquidity risks: a handy chart from analysts at Espirito Santo. (red=bad, blue=good).

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Coping with the recession in London's Canary Wharf.

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