Reforming Angola’s financial sector
Economic growth in oil-dependent economies rests on successful innovation and enterprise, but this can be challenging in an age of increased investor caution
Dissecting the US Treasury’s country-by-country reporting regulations
Expert on in-house corporate tax Nancy Manzano provides World Finance with insight into US country-by-country reporting regulations, with one definitive question in mind, what exactly has changed?
Organised crime: the economic underbelly
Organised crime does not just wreak havoc in society, it also has a profound economic impact that costs the global system countless billions each year
Donald Trump: the bull in the China shop
Donald Trump has outlined a number of aggressive policies to boost big business and the US job market, but how does he plan to reduce national debt?
The skills delusion
It is commonly accepted that possessing superior skills will bring about a better-paid job. But as strikingly few skilled people are required to drive growth, are there enough highly paid jobs to go around?
What would the world look like without China?
Although a slowdown in China could disrupt the global economy beyond all measure, the country’s collapse is not as close as many economists believe
Can Europe’s banks save the EU?
Discord between Europe’s thousands of banks could be negatively impacting the continent’s ineffective financial system. Cross-border banking mergers may be the solution
A marked man: Carney’s BoE departure
Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has found himself in a world where his values are increasingly under fire. The Canadian banker is now set to depart his role in 2019
Shared mortgages ensure the house always wins
As the US returns to growth following the disastrous house market crash last decade, new ideas are being sought to avoid a repeat at all costs
Driving progress in Myanmar
Despite facing the challenges of a nation in transition, Max Myanmar has proven responsibility and sustainability can play a part in the development of Myanmar’s transforming economy
Finance industry takes its first major step towards embracing blockchain
In a watershed moment for the global finance industry, DTCC, a leading bookkeeper for Wall Street’s securities trades, is to move its database onto the blockchain
Through a mix of smart policy and good fortune, Australia’s economy has managed to dodge recession for 25 years
Manufacturing in Mexico a no-go for US automobile companies
Fiat Chrysler has heeded Trump’s warnings over imported cars, announcing a $1bn US-based investment plan
Venezuela raises minimum wage by 50 percent amid spiralling inflation
Venezuela, struggling under the highest inflation rates in the world, has raised minimum wage by 50 percent in a bid to protect workers’ incomes
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