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https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-9070497/Debt-control-British-firms-says-Xavier-Rolet.html

A top business chief last night sounded the alarm over Britain's mounting corporate debt pile – just as the Government extends emergency bank loans for struggling firms. 

Xavier Rolet, former boss of the London Stock Exchange, warned that companies in the UK and other nations are now 'so awash with debt that central banks simply can't control it'. 

The debt binge by firms now poses a major risk to long-term economic recovery, Rolet said. 

The highly-respected City grandee warned the problem was so severe that Ministers would next year come under pressure to consider debt cancellation programmes. 

He predicted 'big social debate about the cancellation of debt', comparing it with discussions around debt 'forgiveness' in the Roman Empire in the 1st Century BC

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Xavier Rolet, former boss of the London Stock Exchange, warned that companies in the UK and other nations are now 'so awash with debt that central banks simply can't control it'.

 

I wonder... Does this explain why Lehman Brothers was so successful while he was co-head of global equity trading until 2008?

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I wonder... Does this explain why Lehman Brothers was so successful while he was co-head of global equity trading until 2008?

There's some dirt here in general, I don't know what it is. Apparently Mark Carney made an extraordinary intervention leading to him getting kicked out of his job as chairman of FTSE. Don't know why: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/nov/30/lse-chair-faces-new-call-to-quit-as-boardroom-row-refuses-to-fade

 

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If this were just applied to corporates expect overseas companies to kick off and state aid lawsuits.

If non-UK companies get it well watch the person getting a tax rise kick off.

It's a complete non-starter if you apply to everyone even as it gives competetive advantage to student A finishing in the debt forgiveness vs student B who starts that year. It also leaves viable companies who didn't splurge screwed by those who did. We'd be untrustworthy in any loan propositions too as the gov of the day can just call a debt jubilee every x years.

Fractional lending implodes as banks cease to earn interest on loan but instead get the principle back which they earn bob all on from BoE.

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VI's saying 'Cancel the bank loans' rather than raise the interest rates, which bankrupts the debtors & they get their factories & houses repo'd by the banks ?

Perhaps the banks do not want the properties back ...

The Banks know the true value of the property and won't touch it

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