Evergrande debt is now over $305 billion. The world’s most indebted real estate company, is on the brink of collapse and the news sent global markets tumbling.
In the West African country, 94% of its 1.5 million high school students pay their tuition via mobile money.
As populations grow, millions of jobs will be needed in sub-Saharan Africa alone and SGBs will play an essential role in providing sustainable livelihoods.
The demand for overseas wealth management products in China is growing but restrictions make moving money difficult. Will a new initiative be the answer?
It is time to think about a more sustainable future. 4 experts reveal their strategies to promote investments and approaches that support critical moves for the climate.
Gender differences in financial inclusion put women at a further disadvantage, especially in times of crisis. The world needs more financial feminists.
Mobile money has become prevalent in unbanked areas, like the majority of Africa. In 2020, Africans exchanged $490 billion using mobile money providers.
New research suggests that recent financial innovations have been driven by companies outside of finance - with US tech firms a large driver of change.
Several interrelated issues are shaping the future of the capital markets system, from the democratization of trading to the changing role of finance firms
El Salvador has become the first country to make bitcoin legal tender. Economist Jay L Zagorsky explains what it will mean for other cryptocurrencies.
E3CI is a new tool which uses AI to more accurately measure weather-related risks. Could it change the way financial and insurance markets operate?
The National Bank of Cambodia's new digital currency, Bakong, benefits both financial institutions and end users in multiple ways. Here's how it works.
Inflation is rising in the US after many years, but digital banking tools are enabling financial inclusion and empowering consumers to access services.
The IMF has complied a summer reading list, including the titles Angrynomics by Eric Longeman and Mark Blyth and What We Owe Each Other by Minouche Shafik.
Trials show how universal basic income performs in both stable and volatile settings but alternative and adjacent policy ideas need serious exploration.