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France: the sick man of Europe?

World Finance speaks to Gaspard Koenig, President of the think-tank GenerationLibre, to ask whether France deserves its economic reputation as the 'sick man of Europe'

World Finance speaks to Gaspard Koenig, President of the think-tank GenerationLibre, to ask whether France deserves its economic reputation as the ‘sick man of Europe’

In regards to its economy, France has been called the 'sick man of Europe'. But does it deserve such a reputation when compared to economies such as Italy and Greece? World Finance speaks to Gaspard Koenig, President of the think-tank GenerationLibre, to ...

Equabank on the Czech banking landscape | Video

World Finance speaks to Equabank’s Chief Financial Officer, Monika Kristková, and Head of Retail Banking, Jakub Pavel, about the state of the Czech banking landscape

World Finance speaks to Equabank’s Chief Financial Officer, Monika Kristková, and Head of Retail Banking, Jakub Pavel, about the state of the Czech banking landscape

The Czech banking landscape is known for its strong risk-adjusted stability, and with prudent macro-economic policies and government finances, the country offers a stable operating environment for banks. World Finance speaks to Equabank’s Chief Financia...

Abenomics review: can Japan’s Prime Minister reinvigorate its economy?

World Finance asks Professor Janet Hunter, Economic Historian at the London School of Economics and Political Science, whether Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe can end the country's deflationary spiral

World Finance asks Professor Janet Hunter, Economic Historian at the London School of Economics and Political Science, whether Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe can end the country’s deflationary spiral

In a series of World Finance interviews, we speak to Professor Janet Hunt, Economic Historian at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, about the impact Abenomics is likely to have on Japan's economy. Part 1: Can Japanese PM Shinzo ...

Emerging markets are ‘at the heart of the recovery’, says Scotiabank

World Finance speaks to Alberta Cefis, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Transaction Banking at Scotiabank, to find out about the opportunities emerging markets provide to investors

World Finance speaks to Alberta Cefis, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Transaction Banking at Scotiabank, to find out about the opportunities emerging markets provide to investors

With approximately 50 percent of earnings coming from the international segment Scotiabank, Canada's most international bank, is a leading presence in emerging economies. World Finance speaks to its Executive Vice President and Head of Global Transaction ...

Farazad Investments on the role of structured finance in boosting the global economy

World Finance speaks to Korosh Farazad, Founder and CEO of Farazad Investments, about the role structured finance plays in the global economy

World Finance speaks to Korosh Farazad, Founder and CEO of Farazad Investments, about the role structured finance plays in the global economy

Farazad Investments provides global access to capital and assistance in obtaining loans for industrial and commercial projects. World Finance speaks to company founder and CEO, Korosh Farazad, to find out about how these activities promote the growth of t...

Islamic State “is a completely different model of terrorist financing” | Video

What are the economics of a terrorist organisation? Financing expert Loretta Napoleoni and barrister William Willson say the business models have changed dramatically since the terrorist world's new "rising star" has emerged

What are the economics of a terrorist organisation? Financing expert Loretta Napoleoni and barrister William Willson say the business models have changed dramatically since the terrorist world’s new “rising star” has emerged

What makes a terrorist organisation successful? Extreme views? The ability to recruit high numbers of dedicated and malleable followers? These might be contributing factors, but what it really boils down to is money. Loretta Napoleoni, one of the leadi...

Tamer Group on Saudi Arabia’s healthcare market

World finance speaks to Mohammed Tamer, Managing Partner of Tamer Group, to discuss how Saudi Arabia’s healthcare market has evolved

World finance speaks to Mohammed Tamer, Managing Partner of Tamer Group, to discuss how Saudi Arabia’s healthcare market has evolved

Social development has been in focus over the past decade in Saudi Arabia, with healthcare at the forefront. Over the years, Tamer Group has become a leader in healthcare, bringing out a range of innovative pharmaceutical products. World Finance speaks to...

Banco Penta on the Chilean banking sector

World Finance speaks to Daniel Subelman and Marco Comparini of Banco Penta to find out about the role of financial institutes in promoting Chile’s growth

World Finance speaks to Daniel Subelman and Marco Comparini of Banco Penta to find out about the role of financial institutes in promoting Chile’s growth

The Chilean banking sector has played a key role in shoring up economic development in the country, but is there room for growth? World Finance speaks to Daniel Subelman and Marco Comparini to talk about progress in the region. World Finance: Now D...

Saudi Arabia’s economy is ‘very strong, very resilient’ | Saudi Hollandi Bank

World Finance speaks to Bernd van Linder, Managing Director of Saudi Hollandi Bank, and Khalid Al-Muammar, CEO of Saudi Hollandi Capital, to find out about the growth of the Saudi Arabian economy

World Finance speaks to Bernd van Linder, Managing Director of Saudi Hollandi Bank, and Khalid Al-Muammar, CEO of Saudi Hollandi Capital, to find out about the growth of the Saudi Arabian economy

Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the Gulf Corporation Council, and with stable outlooks from the major ratings agencies such as Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor, its growth looks only set to strengthen. World Finance speaks to Bernd van Linder...

Sex and drugs and GDP: what does Vicky Pryce think of the EU’s new economic calculations?

World Finance speaks to economist Vicky Pryce to explain the implications of the EU's new ruling for calculating GDP - which will include prostitution, drugs and weapons trading

World Finance speaks to economist Vicky Pryce to explain the implications of the EU’s new ruling for calculating GDP – which will include prostitution, drugs and weapons trading

Under the European Union's new ruling for calculating GDP, which comes into effect in September, prostitution, drugs and weapons trading will all be included. But what effect is this likely to have on economies? World Finance speaks to economist Vicky Pry...

Temenos on data’s ‘fundamental’ role in banking

World Finance speaks to Todd Winship, Product Director of Business Intelligence at banking software systems provider Temenos, to ask what impact data is having on the banking sector

World Finance speaks to Todd Winship, Product Director of Business Intelligence at banking software systems provider Temenos, to ask what impact data is having on the banking sector

With regulatory changes and concerns abounding the banking sector, companies are facing imminent pressure to change with the times. One company that is helping others to adapt is Temenos, a banking software systems provider. World Finance speaks to Produc...

Banco Multiva on the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

World Finance speaks to Carlos Soto Manzo, from Banco Multiva, about the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

World Finance speaks to Carlos Soto Manzo, from Banco Multiva, about the strength of Mexico’s banking industry

Mexico’s banking industry is strong, with private banks being mostly profitable and well capitalised. One institution that has tuned into this success is Banco Multiva. World Finance speaks to its representative Carlos Soto Manzo to find out what the ba...

A life for a gun: can Cameron and Obama’s engagement in the global arms trade ever be justified?

World Finance speaks to Andrew Feinstein, author of The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, to discuss whether governments are putting business before lives as they continue to engage in trading weapons

World Finance speaks to Andrew Feinstein, author of The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, to discuss whether governments are putting business before lives as they continue to engage in trading weapons

Conflict in Israel and recent high school shootings across America have led many to condemn the global arms trade, and governments for facilitating it. While trade in arms is a multi-billion dollar industry, many argue that the deaths caused by armed viol...

Parpública on the importance of privatisation for Portugal’s economy

World Finance speaks to three representatives from Parpública to discuss how privatisation initiatives can promote Portugal’s economic growth

World Finance speaks to three representatives from Parpública to discuss how privatisation initiatives can promote Portugal’s economic growth

The economic forecast for Portugal has taken a turn since becoming a eurozone bailout recipient. Part of the progress can be attributed to the country’s privatisation programmes. World Finance speaks to three representatives from Parpública - Isabel Ca...

What do the G20’s international accounting standards mean for corporations? Intercorp Group advises

World Finance speaks to Leonardo Braune of Intercorp Group about the implications of the G20 group's international accounting standards

World Finance speaks to Leonardo Braune of Intercorp Group about the implications of the G20 group’s international accounting standards

Developing international accounting standards has been a task taken on by the G20 group, but how far has it come and what are the other developments that are on the horizon? World Finance speaks to Leonardo Braune, Managing Partner at Intercorp Group - a ...

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