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Lord Lamont: George Osborne deserves good press

George Osborne’s austerity measures have consistently come under criticism, with many believing them to be excessive. But could they actually be the ticket to a richer economy?

George Osborne’s austerity measures have consistently come under criticism, with many believing them to be excessive. But could they actually be the ticket to a richer economy?

World Finance: Your contemporary George Osborne has come under a lot of flak of late, with his dealings in the economy, so what would you do differently? Lord Lamont: Well I don't think George Osborne has come under such a lot of flak, I think by an...

‘We follow our clients east to west': Mashreq Bank on its expanding presence

World Finance speaks to Mashreq Bank about its plans to grow globally

World Finance speaks to Mashreq Bank about its plans to grow globally

The Middle East is one of the world's fastest growing markets in the international financial arena. World Finance speaks to John Iossifidis, Executive Vice President and Head of International Banking at Mashreq Bank, to discuss how the company has cemente...

Terrorists have ‘any number of routes’ to achieve financing

World Finance examines how easy it is for terrorists to access money, and whether legitimate businesses are being inadvertently involved in their practices

World Finance examines how easy it is for terrorists to access money, and whether legitimate businesses are being inadvertently involved in their practices

Money laundering and terrorist financing. How big a risk are these to companies, and how easy is it to inadvertently be involved? Globally, regulations have come in which affect certain businesses, especially banks and other financial institutions, to tar...

‘Investors are seeing the efforts that Greece is undertaking’, says Attica

World Finance speaks to Attica Wealth Management about Greece’s return to prominence

World Finance speaks to Attica Wealth Management about Greece’s return to prominence

After four years of exile from market borrowing, Greece is back with a vengeance, but is the real economy discouraging investor sentiment? Representatives from Attica Wealth Management, Theodore Krintas and Dimitra Vassilakopoulou, shed light on the finan...

‘People don’t like Obama, that’s clear’: what’s next for the American economy?

From Obamacare to quantitative easing, we talk to economist Ryan McMaken about what’s next for America’s economy

From Obamacare to quantitative easing, we talk to economist Ryan McMaken about what’s next for America’s economy

The future of the US economy is anything but certain with presidential elections looming. World Finance meets with Ryan McMaken, Editor of Mises Daily and The Free Market, to discuss what’s next for the world’s number one superpower. World Fina...

Greece reinvigorated by PPP projects

World Finance examines how PPP projects in Greece are boosting the country's economic prospects

World Finance examines how PPP projects in Greece are boosting the country’s economic prospects

From the roads you drive on to the hospitals you attend, an increasing number of public institutions around the world are being delivered through public-private partnerships. Greece has been a continental leader in its enthusiasm for them. World Finance s...

Equity trading in the emerging markets: TradeNet advises

World Finance speaks to the President of TradeNet – a leading equity order management company based in Saudi Arabia – to discuss what advice first-time traders in the emerging markets need

World Finance speaks to the President of TradeNet – a leading equity order management company based in Saudi Arabia – to discuss what advice first-time traders in the emerging markets need

Equity trading when approaching emerging markets can be tricky to navigate. World Finance speaks to Mohammad Attiya, President of TradeNet – a leading equity order management company based in Saudi Arabia – to discuss how to succeed in the area. ...

Does money laundering go up when assets get frozen?

World Finance examines what sort of financial conditions increase the prevalence of money laundering

World Finance examines what sort of financial conditions increase the prevalence of money laundering

Money laundering is a problem worldwide. The International Monetary Fund estimates that two to five percent of global GDP is laundered each year. World Finance talks to Dennis Cox, author of The Handbook of Anti Money Laundering, to ask what kinds of cond...

How important is America’s economy to the rest of the world? | Video

Is the rest of the world looking to America to drive the global recovery? World Finance discusses with Ryan McMaken

Is the rest of the world looking to America to drive the global recovery? World Finance discusses with Ryan McMaken

Treasury Chief Jacob J Lew said the world is looking to America to drive the global recovery. Is this the case? World Finance speaks to Ryan McMaken, Editor of Mises Daily and The Free Market, to discuss how important America's economy is to the rest of t...

The highs and lows of Randall Kroszner’s life at the Fed | Video

"I wish I could say, 'everything's solved now!'" Randall Kroszner reflects on the decisions made during Ben Bernanke's darkest hour

“I wish I could say, ‘everything’s solved now!'” Randall Kroszner reflects on the decisions made during Ben Bernanke’s darkest hour

Hard to believe that it was just a few years ago that the US faced economic meltdown. One of thek key decision makers at the time was Randall Kroszner; he speaks to World Finance about the decisions they made, the loss of Lehman Brothers, and the one thin...

“Without financial inclusion, you can’t create a middle class” – David Schwartz at Felaban 2014 | Video

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to FIBA's David Schwartz on the themes of the conference and the future for FELABAN as it turns 50 next year

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to FIBA’s David Schwartz on the themes of the conference and the future for FELABAN as it turns 50 next year

The power-players have gathered for yet another year at Felaban. With nearly 2,000 representatives from financial institutions from markets around the world present, what are the key themes being explored by developed and developing nations? David Schwart...

Recession hits Japan; Latin America reacts | Felaban 2014 | Video

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to BTG Pactual's Mauricio Gutierrez on what Japan's recession could mean for its presence in Latin American infrastructure investment

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to BTG Pactual’s Mauricio Gutierrez on what Japan’s recession could mean for its presence in Latin American infrastructure investment

The surprising fall into a recession - that's how Japan's current economic situation is being described by market watchers. BTGPactual's Mauricio Gutierrez discusses Japan's presence in Latin America's vital infrastructure sector, and the possibilities th...

How is money laundering hitting markets?

With black markets on the up, so is money laundering. Dennis Cox, author of the Handbook of Anti-Money Laundering, gives his insights on how financial markets are hit

With black markets on the up, so is money laundering. Dennis Cox, author of the Handbook of Anti-Money Laundering, gives his insights on how financial markets are hit

As one of the most prosperous industries at present, money laundering is one of the most aggressive growth. Here, Dennis Cox, author of the Handbook of Anti-Money Laundering, explains to Jenny Hammond how the industry has taken off - and governments are w...

Is the US economy ready to end QE? | Felaban 2014 | Video

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to Randall Kroszner, former governer of the US Federal Reserve

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to Randall Kroszner, former governer of the US Federal Reserve

As the US prepares to end its monetary easing programme, what potential financial stresses should the federal government keep an eye on? Former Fed governor Randal Kroszner talks unemployment, manufacturing and the tricky question of whether the US people...

How ready is Latin America for Basel III? | Felaban 2014 | Video

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to kPMG'S Ricardo Anhesini on banking regulation in Latin America

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to kPMG’S Ricardo Anhesini on banking regulation in Latin America

Banking regulation is tightening worldwide, and Basel III is at the head of these changes. Ricardo Anhesini, Head of Financial Services for Latin America at KPMG, discusses the outlook for Brazil, Argentina, and the region as a whole in light of the tough...

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