How To Heal The Brazilian Economy

The Brazilian economy is suffering from a combination of ‘productivity anemia’ and ‘public sec... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

September 22, 2018

Why Hedge Funds Are Betting on the Dollar.

It was neigh on ten years ago, the world was just about half way through the ‘Great Recession’ a... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

September 22, 2018

Threat of ‘currency bullying’

On 24 July the International Monetary Fund released its 2018 External Sector Report, its latest asse... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

September 6, 2018

Crouching Trump, Hidden Dragon

Once upon a time, there was a land of great promise.
This promised land rewards hard work an... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

September 4, 2018

No Women, No Growth – The Case for Increasing Women’s Leadership in Latin America

Latin America is up against a momentous year on multiple fronts. On one hand, game-changing national... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 23, 2018

How History Matters in Post-Socialist Economies

Despite the independence premium in national policy and in parallel with evidence suggesting recent ... Continue Reading

Aleksandr Gevorkyan

Assistant Professor of Economics, St. Johns University

August 22, 2018

What is the Best Strategy for Investing in Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa?

Recently there has been talk of the emergence of smarter ways to capture beta in African markets, th... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

August 21, 2018

Benefits and Costs of Opening Brazil’s Foreign Trade

The Brazilian economy pays a price in terms of productivity foregone because of its lack of trade op... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 10, 2018

Global imbalances and currency bullying

The IMF released last July 24 its latest assessments of the current account balances for the 30 larg... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

July 30, 2018

How to Avoid a Fund Blow Up

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Its 2.4 miles from Hampstead Village to Golder’s Green in London.
A 12 ... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

July 12, 2018

Emerging markets face multiple tantrums

The addition of a fourth US rate rise to the Federal Reserve’s 2018 dot-plot graph after the June ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

July 4, 2018

Argentina, Turkey and the May Storm in Emerging Markets

Why Argentina and Turkey suffered most from currency runs in May? These economies can be singled out... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 4, 2018

Climbing a tall knowledge ladder

The April issue of the IMF’s “World Economic Outlook” included a chapter on how globalization ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

May 10, 2018

The Double Side of the Fed’s Balance Sheet Unwinding

One needs to go beyond monetary policy dynamics to gauge the ultimate impact of the Fed’s balance ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

April 19, 2018

The Incredible Wakanda Blockchain

It’s the wealthiest kingdom in Africa!
At the northern end of Lake Turkana.
The poin... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

April 16, 2018

The World Bank as Hummingbird: Leveraging Knowledge for Development Finance

Through sustained partnership, two-way exchange, and incubating transformational ideas and research,... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

April 3, 2018

Development through gender equality

Gender inequality is a strong deterrent to prosperity, as evidence from emerging markets and develop... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

March 7, 2018

Fear and Loathing in Consumer Debt

My ancestors escaped the steppes of Russia in the early 1800s.
At first it was a trickle and ... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

February 27, 2018

Detailing mechanism of the proposed demography bond

This article further gives vital details on mechanism of the demography bond that was introduced in ... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

February 25, 2018

Go tech and go micro!Tapping the informal economy in developing countries

let's digitally bring ROSCAs from the informal economy to the formal economy. Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

February 22, 2018

New political economy of micro-stability

There is room for a conceptual discussion of how relatively well-worn notions of macro-stability rel... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

February 14, 2018

A new innovative insurance product to tackle acid burning social problem

Acid burn health insurance is one such idea to sell such policy to NGOs in South Asia where acid bur... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

January 30, 2018

Can services replace manufacturing as an engine of development?

Horizontal productivity and competitiveness factors that were crucial for a broad and deep manufactu... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

January 23, 2018

Why the Best Risk Managers are French

French Curves!
The first time I visited The City of Lights was in 1992.
I was on a gap... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

January 15, 2018

Latin American economies face political crossroads in 2018

The cruise speed with which Latin American economies are starting 2018 will be constrained by low in... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

January 10, 2018

China and the new phase of trade expansion

Technological advances and the removal of trade barriers have generated sustained trade expansion ov... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

December 14, 2017

The Candle Problem (And Why Bitcoin Is Misunderstood)

Karl Duncker, that’s who came up with it. The Candle Problem, that is. If you haven’t heard of t... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

December 13, 2017

2017, the year Fintech also fell in love with Blockchain

The war of disruption in the Fintech ecosystem between the ‘Captains and the Pirates’ has toned ... Continue Reading

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Daily Fintech & Fintech Genome

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