IMF criticised over handling of 2010 eurozone debt crisis
The IMF’s watchdog has accused the fund of allowing itself to be subjected to “political pressure” in its management of the 2010 debt crisis
Brexit, one month on
The post-Brexit environment in the UK has been marked by political strife and severe economic malaise. The vague suggestion of future free-trade deals offers a glimmer of hope, but will it be enough to turn the tide?
Davos: same old, same old?
January marked the annual meeting of the world’s most powerful business elite in Davos for the World Economic Forum. We look at what changes will be made
Recovery and growth are all about productivity
Europe and the United States since the global financial crisis: How do they stand regarding the remaining gaps in employment and income?
Serious organised crime may account for half of Russia’s economy
World Finance speaks with Svetlana Stephenson, author of Gangs of Russia: From the Streets to the Corridors of Power, on organised crime in Russia – and why gangsters there are so hard to spot
Spain cracks down on Russian organised crime
Investigators in Spain have been at the forefront of the fight against Russian organised crime, warning fellow NATO members of the dangers posed by “state-sanctioned syndicates”
What will the Paris Attacks means for markets?
Following the horrific attacks in Paris, we can only speculate about what their economic impact may be. Yet common sense dictates that there must be consequences for business
Under surveillance in Russia: is ecommerce as open as it could be?
With the internet becoming more and more important for global commerce, should Russia reconsider how open the internet is?
How important is checking power and anti-corruption?
World Finance speaks with Tom Burgis author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth on the who’s who of corrupt Africa
Will TTIP see the end of protectionism?
TTIP promises freer trade between the EU and US, but has also come with controversy, as commentators raise their eyebrows
How has Russia sacrificed economic relevance?
For many in the West, Moscow’s actions in early 2014 with Crimea marked the end of illusions about cooperations and the return to goepolitical and ideological confrontation
Is manufacturing the centrepiece for EU economic revival?
Economists debate whether refocusing the continent’s economic strength on manufacturing can be accomplished with a greater centralisation of EU power
Mills: China likely to trump Europe as global leader in next decade
Economist John Mills fears the decline of the single currency just as the internationalisation of the RMB has taken off has sealed the continent’s fate
Putin proposes single currency for the EEU
Russia has called for the EEU to adopt its own single currency and central bank
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