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Capital markets create much-needed liquidity

Capital markets have been the salvo for companies requiring liquidity and as such have helped generate commerce. But they've come with their critics over the last few years amidst instability

Capital markets have been the salvo for companies requiring liquidity and as such have helped generate commerce. But they’ve come with their critics over the last few years amidst instability

World Finance speaks with US Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness Vice President Tom Quaadman ...

Why election years and trade votes mix like water and oil

Senate Democrats recently blocked consideration of the bill on fast-track trade authority in what is considered by many as a major set back for the trade agenda

Senate Democrats recently blocked consideration of the bill on fast-track trade authority in what is considered by many as a major set back for the trade agenda

World Finance speaks with Daniel Ikenson, director of trade policy studies at the Cato Institute on where trade barriers leave the US economy. ...

Is aging Uncle Sam being pushed aside by the red dragon?

The US was angered recently by the support shown by various nations of the China-backed AIIB

The US was angered recently by the support shown by various nations of the China-backed AIIB

World Finance speaks with Daniel Ikenson, director of trade policy studies at the Cato Institute on how much they need each other Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

A Korea of the future?

The number of North Koreans seeking refuge in the South has dropped as the country’s economy has improved suggesting citizens are more content

The number of North Koreans seeking refuge in the South has dropped as the country’s economy has improved suggesting citizens are more content

World Finance speaks with Bradley Babson, a former World Bank official, who is now the chair of the DPRK Economic Forum at the US-Korea Institute at John Hopkins on the economics of the regime. ...

Settling debts? Show all your assets

Each year, millions of pounds in damages are ordered to be paid by judges in both litigation and arbitration cases go unpaid, making the court order for the winning side a worthless piece of paper

Each year, millions of pounds in damages are ordered to be paid by judges in both litigation and arbitration cases go unpaid, making the court order for the winning side a worthless piece of paper

World Finance speaks with corporate investigator Daniel Hall to find out if this is illegal and where the loopholes are. World Finance: Daniel, hiding assets – is it illegal? Daniel Hall: Structuring your own affairs is not illegal. It's like ...

North Korean migrant workers vital source of foreign income

North Koreans have long been sent abroad to work and now so more than ever as international sanctions limit the country’s trade abilities

North Koreans have long been sent abroad to work and now so more than ever as international sanctions limit the country’s trade abilities

World Finance speaks with Bradley Babson a former World Bank official who is now the Chair of the DPRK Economic Forum at the US-Korea Institute at John Hopkins on how much the regime relies on these labourers. ...

Has the fractional reserve system had its day?

With shifting sands in the financial system many are questioning the structure on which its build

With shifting sands in the financial system many are questioning the structure on which its build

World Finance speaks with Andrew Palmer author of Smart Money Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Is bribery part of life on Wall Street?

Wall Street, tired of the government “overreaching” in its enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act recently formed a lobbying effort to fight back

Wall Street, tired of the government “overreaching” in its enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act recently formed a lobbying effort to fight back

World Finance speaks with Lisa Osofsky of Exiger on if their reaction is justified and if it can make any difference. ...

Reconsidering finance 2: How far have we come from Black-Scholes?

With financial innovation steaming ahead, regulators have struggled, and technology may have been their greatest enemy

With financial innovation steaming ahead, regulators have struggled, and technology may have been their greatest enemy

In the second part of the interview with Andrew Palmer author of Smart Money, World Finance finds out. ...

How to spot a ponzi scheme

Ponzi schemes – most have heard of the massive Madoff scandal but how can organisations or individuals spot the frauds that work under the radar?

Ponzi schemes – most have heard of the massive Madoff scandal but how can organisations or individuals spot the frauds that work under the radar?

World Finance speaks with Lisa Osofsky of Exiger to find out. ...

Reconsidering finance 1: Where do derivatives sit?

Banker bashing has become a public sport over the last decade and while some has been justified, one economist argues that we need them more than ever

Banker bashing has become a public sport over the last decade and while some has been justified, one economist argues that we need them more than ever

World Finance speaks with Andrew Palmer author of Smart Money. ...

Keeping M&A on track, seek decent project management

As the globalisation trend of M&A approaches its third decade - with of course a blip in the road during the financial crisis, firms in a number of major industries have gathered instinct for investing externally. But this type of growth famously can go wrong

As the globalisation trend of M&A approaches its third decade – with of course a blip in the road during the financial crisis, firms in a number of major industries have gathered instinct for investing externally. But this type of growth famously can go wrong

Michael McCaw editor in chief of World Finance discusses the importance of sound strategic implementation and project planning when venturing into M&A markets. ...

Can shadow banking enable market based finance?

Standardisation, simplification and transparency within the shadow banking sector is needed to support the healthy functioning of capital markets says a recent CFA Institute study

Standardisation, simplification and transparency within the shadow banking sector is needed to support the healthy functioning of capital markets says a recent CFA Institute study

World Finance speaks with the author of the report Rhodri Preece on what we are looking at exactly Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

World Bank ease of doing business “numbers just numbers” for India

With its economy growing faster than China's and a business-friendly prime minister, India may appear an enticing prospect to foreign investors. But ranking 142 on the World Banks ease of doing business report the country still seems to have a way to go

With its economy growing faster than China’s and a business-friendly prime minister, India may appear an enticing prospect to foreign investors. But ranking 142 on the World Banks ease of doing business report the country still seems to have a way to go

World Finance speaks with TT Ashok, Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry's MSME Council, on doing business in the world’s second largest country. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

China internalises, shifts, and grows long term

China’s shadow banking assets are estimated to have reached 41trn yuan by the end of 2014, representing 65 percent of the nation’s GDP

China’s shadow banking assets are estimated to have reached 41trn yuan by the end of 2014, representing 65 percent of the nation’s GDP

According to Moodys a slowdown is evident, as seen in the shrinking share of shadow banking in overall credit flows. World Finance speaks with Rhodri Preece from the CFA Institute on the impact will this will have on China’s economy. Come back la...

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