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ECB should build links with national capitals to combat meddling – Panicos Demetriades comments in the Financial Times

If the ECB set up representative offices in the capitals of each of the eurozone’s 19 member states it would help them to be more aware of what the situation is like on the ground in places like Nicosia. It would also help the ECB by allowing them a way to explain what they do to local politicians, who often see the central bank as a distant institution in another land and don’t really understand what it can and can’t do.

Panicos Demetriades interviewed by Sputnik News

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus and Professor at Leicester University, Panicos Demetriades, has been interviewed by Sputnik News in relation to what areas need reforming to ensure stability of the Greek economy, following the news that it has concluded its final bailout program.
Panicos Demetriades
August 20, 2018

Panicos Demetriades comments on the role of the Cyprus banking system in the trial of Paul Manafort for The Wall Street Journal

In Paul Manafort’s Trial, a Cyprus Bank Is a Cooperating Witness The Manafort trial has shed a new light on Cyprus’s banks. For years, the eastern Mediterranean nation was one of the world’s great gateways for the fortunes of high-risk clients, particularly organized-crime suspects and billionaires sprouting from the collapse of the Soviet Union. So many wealthy Russians moved their money into Europe and back via Cyprus—a European Union member—that from 2007 to 2012, the country of one million people was both the biggest source of foreign investment in Russia and the world’s biggest recipient of Russian investment in return,…
Panicos Demetriades
August 7, 2018

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The book is in stock at leading book stores in many countries, including Foyles,  BlackwellsW.H. Smith in the UK and Barnes and Noble in the US.

In Cyprus, it is in stock at the Soloneion Book Centre (Strovolos) and Kyriacou bookshops (Limassol).

In Greece, it is available from the bookshop Bookpath

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A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus