Posts tagged 'banks'

  • Forum Article

    How technology is reshaping finance

    Regulation and technological innovation were high on the agenda at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos… more

  • Forum Article

    Why the US should end quantitative easing

    Global financial markets were stunned when the US Federal Reserve announced on September 18 that it was not ready to… more

  • Forum Article

    Five years on from the financial crisis, what has changed?

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Forum:Blog will be publishing a number of personal views by key… more

  • Forum Article

    Learning the lessons of the financial crisis

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Forum:Blog will be publishing a number of personal views by key… more

  • Forum Article

    What is shadow banking?

    There is much confusion about what shadow banking is and why it may create (systemic) risks: Some equate it with… more

  • Forum Article

    In defence of the European Central Bank

    August 2 marked the first anniversary of the European Central Bank’s “outright monetary transactions” program… more

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    Are we heading for another financial crisis?

    After two months of volatility in global financial markets, major equity indices in the United States have returned to… more

  • Forum Article

    Class review for the outgoing central bankers

    With leadership transitions at many central banks either under way or coming soon, many of those who were partly… more

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    Why China's economic rebalancing is good news

    The punditocracy has once again succumbed to the “China Crash” syndrome – a malady that seems to afflict economic… more

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    What is ailing the BRICS and other emerging markets?

    During the last few years, a lot of hype has been heaped on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa)… more

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    Europe’s zombie banks

    What is wrong with Europe’s banks? The short answer is that the sector is too large, has too little capital, and… more

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    Should the European Central Bank start again from scratch?

    The monetary union was always a grand gamble. It established the ECB for an immense region that itself was not a state… more

  • Forum Article

    Can the European Central Bank control interest rates?

    The short answer is a hesitant yes, bordering with a timid no. The longer answer starts by noting that the mechanism… more

  • Forum Article

    Communication lessons for central banks

    The United States Federal Reserve and the People’s Bank of China are not typically seen as two peas in a pod. But… more

  • Forum Article

    How deregulation destroyed Spanish banks

    The motivation of economic liberalisation is to foster competition in order to increase allocative efficiency, economic… more

  • Forum Article

    Next generation networking

    If this has happened to you – and it probably has – you know how frustrating it is: You have two close friends;… more

  • Forum Event

    India - saving for growth

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    06 - 08 Nov 2012, National Capital Region, Gurgaon

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Financial Development: Crucial to Generating Growth?

    More than ever, the world has a bifurcated view on how to approach this question. In the former emerging markets, now… more