Tuesday 21 November 2017

Dishonesty is currency of choice in politics

In the end, the moneymen will dictate our fate and Europe's, writes Jody Corcoran

IF YOU want to know what is going to happen in Ireland, watch closely what is going on in Europe. If you want to know what is going to happen in Europe, watch closely what is going on the money markets.

The interests of the markets and, therefore, of politicians everywhere are intertwined. Inextricably so. It was ever thus.

The moneymen will dictate the fate of Europe. The politicians will follow, some of them kicking and screaming. These were the words of a moneyman last week: "We seem to have entered the last days of the euro as we know it."

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