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Sharjah becomes a hotspot for investment

World Finance speaks to the COO of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority to find out about developments in the UAE’s third-largest city

World Finance speaks to the COO of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority to find out about developments in the UAE’s third-largest city

The third-largest city in the UAE - Sharjah - which has a GDP of over AED 100bn, a massive manufacturing sector, and is a leading centre for arts and culture - is becoming a hotspot for investment. World Finance speaks to Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, COO of Sha...

Nucleus Software Exports heads banking’s technology revolution

World Finance speaks to Vishnu Dusad, CEO of Nucleus Software, to find out about digital developments in banking

World Finance speaks to Vishnu Dusad, CEO of Nucleus Software, to find out about digital developments in banking

Financial services in the digital age, it's a time when new technology in IT is changing the face of the sector and the customer experience. At the forefront of this revolution is Nucleus Software Exports, which offers software solutions to the banking an...

Western films celebrate communism, not capitalism, says leading economist

World Finance talks to Ryan McMaken, economist and author of Commie Cowboys, about what politics the Western film genre has historically promoted

World Finance talks to Ryan McMaken, economist and author of Commie Cowboys, about what politics the Western film genre has historically promoted

Author and economist Ryan McMaken surprised the world by arguing in his book Commie Cowboys that the Western film genre celebrates communist culture, rather than capitalism. World Finance speaks to McMaken to ask him how he came to this conclusion, as wel...

How will Colombia move forward economically? | Felaban 2014 | Video

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to the country's Finance Minister, Mauricio Cardenas, to ask what's next for its economy

From the conference floor of Felaban 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, World Finance speaks to the country’s Finance Minister, Mauricio Cardenas, to ask what’s next for its economy

Colombia has faced a tough time trying to convince the international community to give it post-conflict economic support. But could its fortunes be about to change? World Finance travels to the Felaban Conference in Colombia to find out. World Fina...

Eurobank goes from strength to strength as Greece fights back

World Finance speaks to Eurobank to find out how it has succeeded in spite of Greece’s tough economic times

World Finance speaks to Eurobank to find out how it has succeeded in spite of Greece’s tough economic times

At the height of the financial crisis, Greek banks faced the prospect of being nationalised. World Finance speaks to Dimosthenis Arhodidis, General Manager of Wealth Management at Eurobank, to find out how the bank escaped that fate and was able to make a...

Bankers’ bonuses are ‘the wrong target’, says Conservative MEP leader

World Finance looks at whether bank bonus caps will have a negative effect on Europe’s economic performance

World Finance looks at whether bank bonus caps will have a negative effect on Europe’s economic performance

Bank bonus caps have been seen as completely arbitrary, with most banks more than capable of side-stepping further EU political pampering. World Finance speaks to Syed Kamall, leader of Britain's Conservative MEPs, to discuss more. World Finance: S...

Iran sanctions: ‘people often adopt sanctions simply because they can’t think of any alternative’

For the six world powers in talks with Iran, the goals have always been clear: blocking the Islamic republic’s path to a nuclear weapon, and …

For the six world powers in talks with Iran, the goals have always been clear: blocking the Islamic republic's path to a nuclear weapon, and lifting sanctions on the country that have crippled its economy and had a knock-on effect for the rest of the worl...

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...

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