The brightest minds in financial technology will be descending on Finovate Europe next week. It's the perfect place to network for start-ups and established players alike

Finovate 2016

The brightest minds in financial technology will be descending on Finovate Europe next week. It’s the perfect place to network for start-ups and established players alike

Saudi Arabia's budget has been under close scrutiny, but the Kingdom has survived tougher periods and will do so again

Realigning Saudi Arabia’s backbone

Saudi Arabia’s budget has been under close scrutiny, but the Kingdom has survived tougher periods and will do so again

Nigeria's Finance Minister has denied reports the country has requested a $3.5bn loan from the World Bank and the ADB

Confusion over Nigerian loan proposal

Nigeria’s Finance Minister has denied reports the country has requested a $3.5bn loan from the World Bank and the ADB

China provides a substantial amount of aid to African nations, but its motives are often questioned. Roland Hodler, Professor of Economics at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, has tested these claims

Why African leaders like Chinese aid

China provides a substantial amount of aid to African nations, but its motives are often questioned. Roland Hodler, Professor of Economics at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, has tested these claims

According a new academic study, the London trader Navinder Singh Sarao – dubbed the Hound of Hounslow – did not cause the 2010 flash crash, as US prosecutors allege

Did the Hound of Hounslow cause the 2010 flash crash?

According a new academic study, the London trader Navinder Singh Sarao – dubbed the Hound of Hounslow – did not cause the 2010 flash crash, as US prosecutors allege

The Bank of Japan implements negative interest rates in its first benchmark move in over five years

Japan shocks markets with negative interest rates

The Bank of Japan implements negative interest rates in its first benchmark move in over five years

Despite its prevalence, the valuation practice is an unregulated beast. The International Valuation Standards Council and Sir David Tweedie are going to change that

Why setting values for financial instruments is so difficult

Despite its prevalence, the valuation practice is an unregulated beast. The International Valuation Standards Council and Sir David Tweedie are going to change that

Litigation and restructuring costs cause Deutsche Bank losses to hit €6.8bn for 2015

Deutsche Bank reports biggest loss since financial crisis

Litigation and restructuring costs cause Deutsche Bank losses to hit €6.8bn for 2015

The World Bank’s latest commodities outlook paints a dismal picture for both oil and coal in 2016

World Bank downgrades commodity expectations

The World Bank’s latest commodities outlook paints a dismal picture for both oil and coal in 2016

With currency reserves running low and an oil price recovery nowhere in sight, Venezuela looks increasingly likely to default

Venezuela nears default

With currency reserves running low and an oil price recovery nowhere in sight, Venezuela looks increasingly likely to default

Fund managers of alternative assets held $7.4tn in combined assets under management at the end of 2015, up from the $6.9tn recorded the year previous, according to a recent report

Alternative assets industry hits record of $7.4trn

Fund managers of alternative assets held $7.4tn in combined assets under management at the end of 2015, up from the $6.9tn recorded the year previous, according to a recent report

Despite domestic and global efforts to narrow the gap, inequality between the wealthiest one percent and the remaining 99 continues to rise

Five ways to shrink income inequality

Despite domestic and global efforts to narrow the gap, inequality between the wealthiest one percent and the remaining 99 continues to rise

Record exports for Bangladesh amid growing demand for cheap clothing

Bangladesh textile industry sets export record

Record exports for Bangladesh amid growing demand for cheap clothing

The co-founder and CEO of Pembient, a company specialising in biofabricated rhino horn, has responded to critics who say its business model will help rather than hinder the illegal trade of wildlife products

CEO behind synthetic rhino horn answers critics

The co-founder and CEO of Pembient, a company specialising in biofabricated rhino horn, has responded to critics who say its business model will help rather than hinder the illegal trade of wildlife products

The new administration in Argentina hopes to end a long-running dispute with bondholders that rejected restructuring debt swap options

Argentina seeks compromise with holdout creditors

The new administration in Argentina hopes to end a long-running dispute with bondholders that rejected restructuring debt swap options

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