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There are many hypocrisies and moral dilemmas at the heart of the financial system

There are many hypocrisies and moral dilemmas at the heart of the financial system

World Finance speaks to Jeremy Josse, author of Dinosaur Derivatives and Other Trades, to dissect the brains and the blood of the financial system to explore the philosophical puzzles often-confusing markets World Finance: Well Jeremy, your book hi...

Detail Commercial Solicitors on Nigeria’s PPPs

World Finance speaks to Dolapo Kukoyi, Partner at Detail Commercial Solicitors, about PPPs in Nigeria's power industry

World Finance speaks to Dolapo Kukoyi, Partner at Detail Commercial Solicitors, about PPPs in Nigeria’s power industry

PPPs in the power industry are burgeoning in Nigeria, with the government working to ensure the environment is more robust and welcoming. On hand to help companies negotiate the legal aspects of these sectors is Detail Commercial Solicitors. World Finance...

Lies and prejudice: The politics of austerity | Video

World Finance speaks to Mark Blyth, author of Austerity, to discuss if the measure is really as outdated as suggested

World Finance speaks to Mark Blyth, author of Austerity, to discuss if the measure is really as outdated as suggested

Governments in both Europe and the US have succeeded in casting previous government spending as reckless wastefulness that has destroyed economies. In contrast, they have advanced a policy of draconian budget cuts – austerity – to solve the financial ...

FBN Insurance on Nigeria’s growing insurance sector | Video

World Finance speaks to FBN Insurance about Nigeria's dynamic insurance market

World Finance speaks to FBN Insurance about Nigeria’s dynamic insurance market

Despite rapid economic growth in Nigeria in the last decade, the insurance sector is still deepening penetration among locals. World Finance speaks to three representatives from FBN Insurance, Adenrele Kehinde, Caleb Yaro and Val Ojumah, to find out how t...

A universal rejection of backhanders

World Finance speaks to Graham Baxter, who sits on the board of trustees of Transparency International UK, on how common backhanders are in business today

World Finance speaks to Graham Baxter, who sits on the board of trustees of Transparency International UK, on how common backhanders are in business today

Backhanders and bribes – we all know they go on but we don’t expect them to happen with multi-million pound western companies. So when suggestions in the news arose that British staple Rolls Royce was accused in a reported Petrobras multi-billion kick...

Modi’s tech infrastructure fervour on the back of Obamamania

As the dust settles following India’s dramatic federal election, Narendra Modi is increasingly feeling the pressure to deliver robust economic reform

As the dust settles following India’s dramatic federal election, Narendra Modi is increasingly feeling the pressure to deliver robust economic reform

World Finance speaks to Nigel Eastwood, Group CEO at New Call Telecom International, on what infrastructure demands Narendra Modi must make to achieve single or even double digit growth. World Finance: As you know, at an investment summit in Gujara...

A cartel’s balance sheet: Are we winning the war on drugs?

World Finance speaks to Dr Benjamin Smith from the University of Warwick about the multi-million-dollar narcotics industry

World Finance speaks to Dr Benjamin Smith from the University of Warwick about the multi-million-dollar narcotics industry

Violence in the Americas – barely a week goes by without the horrific discovery of another mass grave, city-wide shootout or kidnapping making the headlines and often the underlying link is the trade in drugs. World Finance: Benjamin, how large i...

PwC Sweden on the OECD’s tax action plan

World Finance speaks to PwC Sweden about whether the OECD's 15-point tax action plan will reduce tax avoidance

World Finance speaks to PwC Sweden about whether the OECD’s 15-point tax action plan will reduce tax avoidance

As news of Starbucks, Google and other multinational corporation’s purported tax avoidance hit the headlines in Europe, regulators struggled to effectively respond to the public outcry - that is, until now. The regulatory antidote to the hysteria has be...

Smith: 2008 crash era liquidity funded by organised crime

HSBC and its US affiliate exposed the US financial system to money laundering, drug trafficking and terrorist financing risks due to poor money laundering controls an official probe found in 2012

HSBC and its US affiliate exposed the US financial system to money laundering, drug trafficking and terrorist financing risks due to poor money laundering controls an official probe found in 2012

World Finance speaks to Dr Benjamin Smith from the University of Warwick to see if, three years on, the banks have cleaned up their act. World Finance: Benjamin, how did this scandal come to light in 2012, and how big a problem was it? Dr Benjami...

Heilmann: ‘Germany needs to take a hardline on Greek debt’

Eurozone finance ministers are at loggerheads over the Greek government's bailout demands

Eurozone finance ministers are at loggerheads over the Greek government’s bailout demands

Reporting from Finovate Europe, World Finance speaks to Stefan C. Heilmann, Managing Director of IEG Investment Banking Group, on whether a Troika solution is a plausible option. World Finance: We're talking about the prospect of Germany playing a ...

KBZ Group on Myanmar’s developing banking sector

World Finance speaks to representatives from KBZ Group about changes in Myanmar’s banking industry

World Finance speaks to representatives from KBZ Group about changes in Myanmar’s banking industry

Economically-speaking, Myanmar's major challenge is to create a fully developed financial system. World Finance speaks to KBZ’s Nyo Myint, Kim Chaw Su and Myint Yu Yu Khine to speak about how the banking sector is developing in the country. World...

First Bank of Nigeria on African banking trends

World Finance speaks to Bernadine Okeke, Group Executive of Private Banking at First Bank of Nigeria, about the continent's banking industry

World Finance speaks to Bernadine Okeke, Group Executive of Private Banking at First Bank of Nigeria, about the continent’s banking industry

The African banking industry is attracting huge interest worldwide, where the opportunity of an untapped market in Nigeria, where 35 million adults keep their cash at home, shines bright. World Finance speaks to Bernadine Okeke from First Bank of Nigeria ...

‘To hell with it. Let’s get the money out there’: Paul Krugman on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

China’s proposed $50bn Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could become the largest emerging market funding-vehicle in the region and globally

China’s proposed $50bn Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could become the largest emerging market funding-vehicle in the region and globally

World Finance speaks to Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning op-ed columnist and economist, about the merits of China’s proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. China has cemented its status as a global financial heavyweight, but many wonder w...

A crude response: great oil price correction coming soon

The drop in crude prices has market watchers expecting a price readjustment in the near future

The drop in crude prices has market watchers expecting a price readjustment in the near future

For months, oil watchers have seen the steady decline of prices. They've now hit a record-making seven month consecutive low. Now given these dismal prospects, is there any hope for a Brent benchmark bump-up? World Finance speaks to oil markets expert Gau...

Russia and China together: Europe pays price for America’s strategy

Despite sanctions imposed by the West, Russia still has many friends and is strengthening ties with the world’s largest economy

Despite sanctions imposed by the West, Russia still has many friends and is strengthening ties with the world’s largest economy

World Finance speaks to Dr Marcus Papadopoulos, Editor of Politics First, on what Russia's growing international ties mean for Europe. World Finance: Well one of the off-shoots of the Russia-Ukraine crisis of course is the two major super-powers, R...

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