The last global crash reduced the means available to governments to limit the fallout from economic downturn. Which is why international planning remains vital.
Harnessed correctly, the world's fast-moving digital finance revolution might just help us meet the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.
Urbanization across the planet means exploding demand for new infrastructure – but distributed ledger technology promises access to much wider sources of capital that can help fund it.
Having a bank account and using digital payments are just the foundations of financial inclusion. Now India has addressed these basics, the government and private sector must take the fol...
This visualisation takes a look at debt to GDP ratios across the world in 2017.
The Euro weathered the storm of a global financial crisis and has taught us valuable lessons over its first 20 years.
For decades, the world economy has grown through a multilateral approach to trade, underpinned by WTO rules holding that if you offer something to one country, then you must offer it to e...
It started on an economic high-note, buoyed by a pick-up in global manufacturing and trade through 2017, but the picture changed through the year.
The US Federal Reserve's key overnight lending rate will rise to a range of 2.25% to 2.50% as a result.
With a weak rupee and higher oil prices, the money sent back from Indians abroad is proving vital to the nation's economy.
In 2016, roughly one in 10 large banks in the euro-area posted very large losses. Here, the IMF suggest ways to prepare should a bank fail.
More than 10 years on from the Crash of 2008, many people are still dealing with its aftermath.
The amount of money that goes towards impact investing globally is far short of what is needed to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Credit mechanics and related approaches were developed by a group of German monetary economists during the 1920s-1960s. This column assesses the analysis of credit mechanics within the co...
The increase, due to enter into force in January, was agreed jointly with anti-austerity party Podemos.