As Alan Turing becomes the latest historical figure to feature on a £50 banknote in England, here are some of the reasons why our currencies look the way they do.
US President Donald Trump's protectionist policies and frequent accusations of currency manipulation by other countries speak to the need for a universal monetary system of the type twent...
To maintain credibility, the ECB should adopt a two-pronged strategy focusing on a medium-term inflation target and systematically smoothing financial cycles.
This column uses anonymised personnel data to analyse the career progression of men and women at the ECB. A wage gap in favour of men emerges within a few years of hiring, with one import...
Following a period of increased finance deficit spending, Japan's employed method of recovery, Modern Monetary Theory, is paying off with the economy steadily recovering. However, it does...
Firms whose boards were at least 30% female generated more income from their assets than those with all-male boards.
Partnering smartly with financial services can provide benefits for digital platforms, their suppliers and their users.
Almost 80% of women-owned businesses have limited or no access to credit. The reason? They lack collateral. But a new approach by lenders could change this.
Is it time to rethink the stress tests we use for banks and other financial institutions?
While rising corporate market power has had a fairly limited negative economic impact so far, if left unchecked, it could take a bigger toll on growth and people’s income.
In Southeast Asia, only 33% of businesses have access to proper financing. But now a new approach to credit scoring, developed and led by fintech star-tups, could change that - and unleas...
Central banks from around the world are coming together to prepare policy and legislation in response to the looming threat of climate change.
Studies show that the construction of primary schools led to statistically significant reductions in conflict that grew larger over time.
As more of us pay by card, online or with apps, a new report warns of the costs of leaving the most vulnerable segments of society behind in the race to a cash-free future.
If financial conditions remain easy for too long, vulnerabilities will continue to build, and the odds of a sharp drop in economic growth at some later point will be higher.