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Incentivising CEOs with long-term rewards has become a popular practice with remuneration committees, but researchers believe this habit could be doing more harm than...
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Trading has become more accessible than ever for beginners. However, there are some potential pitfalls to avoid for those who are new to the...
How BTI Bank is leading the way in Morocco’s participatory banking sector
Offering Sharia-compliant products and services, participatory banking is reshaping Morocco’s financial landscape
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China recently unveiled a national development plan for the bay area that connects Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau. To achieve these lofty goals, Macau...
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Wells Fargo’s decision to only pursue external candidates for the chief executive position could be a shrewd way of tackling operational issues and bringing...
Seeking security in the forex market
Gold trading has long been a safe bet. While investing in cryptocurrencies has proven to be a risky approach, the forex market offers gold-like...
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Many of the usual suspects can be found towards the top of the Word Bank's 2019 Doing Business index, but there are also some...
Astana Finance Days convention showcases Kazakhstan’s financial potential
The second annual Astana Finance Days conference demonstrated how Nur-Sultan has cemented its growing reputation as a global financial centre
Market concentration is threatening the US
The US economy continues to display worrying signs of ossification as growth diminishes and wealth inequality worsens. President Trump’s tax reforms have only exacerbated matters
Why economics must get broader before it gets better
To re-establish its credibility following the financial crisis, mainstream economics needs to embrace a far less myopic approach to market analysis and be willing to employ a wider range of interdisciplinary methods
Once thought of as the ultimate economic danger, inflation is now generally recognised to be an acceptable, sometimes even necessary, ingredient in the recipe for growth. However, this laissez-faire attitude could end up distorting contemporary perceptions of economic success
US mega deals dominate global M&A in Q2 2019
Merger and acquisition activity has dropped around the world, but second quarter figures were bolstered by mega deals in the US
Top 5 philanthropic business leaders
Billionaires around the world are increasingly donating generous portions of their personal wealth to charitable causes. World Finance charts the most philanthropic among them
Kuwait to be given emerging market status
The MSCI has announced plans to reclassify Kuwait as an emerging market, a move that could bring billions of dollars to the country’s equity...
Liechtenstein walks the walk when it comes to sustainable banking
Liechtenstein’s banks have had a successful year, not least thanks to their quality services and the principality’s stability. Now, the country's banks are setting...
Fukuoka G20 summit: financial leaders express concern about intensifying geopolitical tensions
Intensifying geopolitical tensions and big tech tax proposals were high on the agenda at the latest G20 summit in Fukuoka, Japan. Discussions of US-China...
Building a bright future for Kuwait
With Boursa Kuwait among the best-performing markets in the GCC and foreign investment steadily increasing, Kuwait is ready for the opportunities that emerging market...
Top 5 ways AI is changing traditional finance
The financial services sector continues to evolve, as innovation, and the growth of Artificial Intelligence in particular, is driving companies to adapt with the...
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