International Finance

Category : Economy

Too big to fail but big enough to trigger a financial crisis

International Finance
Italy is current bogged down by high debt, low growth and a weak economy. There are very real concerns that it could trigger a massive financial crisis in Europe, and its ongoing disagreement with the European Commission on its budget is making the situation worse. What lies ahead for the country?...

Kazakhstan has come to understand the necessity for a diverse economy

International Finance
Kazakhstan—the country, where entrepreneurship was unwelcomed, several years ago, is now reorienting its economy by streaming into cryptocurrency and fintech, as a measure to mitigate sinking oil prices...

Iran locked out again – What happens to trading favourites in Europe?

International Finance
Iran faces economic sanctions again, but it has managed to forge multi-million dollar trade deals with many European and Asian nations. It is OPEC’s third largest oil producer, and has a treasure trove of minerals and natural resources, but with Trump’ administration coming down hard on Iran, what happens next?...

How the Vollgeld Initiative could transform global banking

International Finance
Switzerland just voted against the Vollgeld initiative’s proposed sovereign money, expected to have a far-reaching impact on the financial community. So what is the Vollgeld Iniatitive about and why have economists recommended sovereign money to government leaders for decades now?...