In our latest podcast with Otaviano Canuto, ECON+ discusses the changing face of international finance. Looking at the more detailed picture, we see that trends may not be what they seem. We discuss how to both make the most of … Continue reading ECON+ Interview: The changing face of international finance with Otaviano Canuto
By Victoria Collins “We’re not in 2008, we’re not in 2008, we’re not in…” – The title of an email I received from the French financial paper, Les Echos, Thursday afternoon. The adjoining article is about the bearish plunging of the French market which fell 4,05% again on Thursday, having lost 15% since the beginning of the year and 25% since its peak in April 2015. The mantra-like title of the email perfectly sums up the positive attitude we’re trying to talk ourselves into, while being reminded of our not so distant past. Things have changed though right? There’s been … Continue reading “Put your hands up! This is the financial markets” Crisis or not ?
Nearly six years on from the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, the financial sector still isn’t off the hook. Yes, regulatory reform has been undertaken, from Dodd Frank to Basel III, but, for many, finance remains too big … Continue reading Can too much finance kill growth?