Topic : Finance

  • U.S. dollar bills are pictured during a photo opportunity at an office of Interbank Inc. money exchange in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why US deficits may be less than you think

    When the United States’ current account fell into deficit in 1982, the US Council of Economic… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    Are banks holding back economic growth?

    Banks are struggling to overhaul the way they do business given new realities and new… more

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    Why better data is the key to tackling poverty

    When you think about ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity, what comes to… more

  • New $1 coins are stacked together during an event launching its circulation in New York Forum Article

    Four ways to make banks safer

    The global financial crisis reminded us that banks often take risks that are… more

  • A spider’s web glistens in the morning sun in Dunham Massey country park near Manchester Forum Article

    Why financial regulation is still failing

    The global system of financial regulation is extraordinarily complex. Partly for that reason, it is little… more

  • U.S. one dollar bills are displayed in this posed photograph in Toronto Forum Article

    Are financial markets less liquid than they seem?

    Low interest rates and other central bank policies in the United States have sent investors… more

  • Flags of European Union member states fly in front of the European Parliament building in Strasbourg Forum Article

    How reliable are Eurozone budgets?

    Bond markets are notoriously fickle, often driven by sentiment rather than rigorous macroeconomic analysis… more

  • The Raiffeisen Bank International logo is pictured behind traffic lights at an office building in Vienna Forum Article

    Why bank boards should set risk appetites

    Since the global crisis the authorities have been focusing on how to make banks safer, with changes to… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Forum Article

    Has the US economic system failed?

    Two new studies show, once again, the magnitude of the inequality problem plaguing the United States… more

  • An electronic screen showing business and finance information is on display at the VTB Capital “Russia Calling!” Investment Forum in Moscow Forum Article

    How can Europe promote crowdfunding?

    The rising financing gap for SMEs as well as high growth firms is a serious concern for financially-fragi… more

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    Ten challenges for global insurance regulation

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has completed its framework for the regulation of systemically… more

  • The United States flag hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Is the US taking too many financial risks again?

    Six years after the start of the global financial crisis, low interest rates and other… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to members of the women’s section of the Swiss FDP on International Women’s Day in Bern Forum Article

    Why equality makes cold, hard economic sense

    In 1950, the world's population was 2.5 billion people. Today, it is over 7 billion. By 2050, it will be… more

  • A Scottish Saltire flag and British Union flag fly together with the London Eye behind in London Forum Article

    Why devolution shouldn’t include fiscal powers

    The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last… more

  • People are reflected on an electronic board displaying a graph showing the movement of Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    How to make risk-taking help the economy

    I have three key messages for you today: 1. Policymakers are facing a new global imbalance: not… more

  • A general view of the Shanghai’s financial district of Pudong Forum Article

    How can China rebalance its economy?

    China’s slowdown is the biggest short-term threat to global growth. Industrial value added fell in… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more