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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

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Although the technical/transactional challenge of Banking digitization and use of revolutionary emer... Continue Reading

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There is a sizeable gap between the world economy’s infrastructure needs and available financing. ... Continue Reading

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Interfima 7-year Anniversary & The Magnifintech Seven at FinTechHive@DIFC

January 2017 marks a very significant period for us, as it coincides with the launch of the first Ma... Continue Reading

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Cryptocurrency tech needs a proper ecosystem to realize its true potential

Cryptocurrencies and related distributed technologies need a proper ecosystem to become a significan... Continue Reading

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Travel for Fun and Profit

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November 22, 2017

Overlapping Globalizations

Current technological developments in manufacturing are likely to lead to a partial reversal of the ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

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November 7, 2017

Richard Thaler gets Nobel Prize for Economics

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November 3, 2017

BANK SECURITY AND FINANCIAL CRIMES

This is about the enormous evolution that has taken place in the area of security in general and the... Continue Reading

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November 1, 2017

Taylor and Mishkin on Rule versus Discretion in Fed Monetary Policy

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October 31, 2017

Dissolving corruption in Brazil: painful transition presages long-term benefits

Brazil's judicial investigation into widespread government corruption has unveiled an expansive... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

October 13, 2017

The Absurdity of it All!!

Arguably that which differentiates Britain and her colonial subjects from the Free Burghers of this ... Continue Reading

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October 10, 2017

GLOBAL CRYPTOCURRENCY BENCHMARKING STUDY

This Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study is our inaugural research focused on alternative payme... Continue Reading

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September 22, 2017

The Metamorphosis of Financial Globalization

After a strong rising tide starting in the 1990s, financial globalization seems to have reached a pl... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

September 14, 2017

Blockchain Building Blocks: Creating a world of opportunity for insurance from an evolving area of technology

The blockchain may end up being considered one of the most important financial services innovations ... Continue Reading

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September 6, 2017

Cuba Online

Dual transitions are under way in Cuba. The island is slowly opening its economy, and a new crop of ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 31, 2017

Scaling Up Impact Investments to take centre stage at the Global Ethical Finance Forum

Under the patronage of the Scottish Government, the 2nd edition of GEFF will spearhead an insightful... Continue Reading

Aanchal Dhawan

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August 29, 2017

When Tesla Powerwalls and the Congo Basin Collide

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August 22, 2017

Trumpnomics: US Economy Buoyant

The Job’s Report released recently demonstrates the resilience of the US economy in generating 82 ... Continue Reading

Satyendra Nayak

Consultant, Spectrafin, Author, Professor

August 15, 2017

The Value of Ethics in Finance

This opinion presents and promotes the growing importance of the qualitative aspects of investing an... Continue Reading

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August 11, 2017

Cryptocurrency is the Great African Opportunity

Over the past 12 months, the African market has seen the emergence of more than 10 Bitcoin exchanges... Continue Reading

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August 10, 2017

Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain Economy

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets are the newest, and potentially most promising, asset class. ... Continue Reading

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August 8, 2017

Positioning risk management to succeed

Jim DeLoach of Protiviti is an old friend. We enjoy discussing risk management over a meal, finding ... Continue Reading

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The Balance of Trade

President Trump has regularly called for bilateral trade balances with our trading partners. Though ... Continue Reading

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July 26, 2017

Revisiting Saudi Arabia

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July 21, 2017

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The Monroe Doctrine began as a United States policy of opposing European colonialism in 1823.
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