Top Investment Destinations

North Rhine-Westphalia: Investors’ First Choice in Germany

November 21, 2018

­­North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is strong, dynamic and ideally located. The state is the most important economic region in Germany and has for years been one

Global Economy

U.S. – China Trade War: The Reasons Behind and its Impact on the Global Economy

December 3, 2018

By Kalim Siddiqui This article attempts to provide a deeper explanation for the United States’ trade imbalances, which U.S. President Donald Trump has cited

Global Capital Market

2018 Global M&A: A Bad Year for Shareholders?

December 3, 2018

By John Colley In this article the author sheds light on why the likelihood of success, in terms of shareholder value creation, is further diminished during an

Capitalism in the 21st Century

Capitalism, Globalisation and Inequality

December 3, 2018

By Kalim Siddiqui With rising global inequality and environmental crises, capitalism is unable to resolve the crises and thus has become an obsolete social

The Great Dollar Debacle

October 30, 2018

Banking Innovation

The Marketing Mistakes Fintechs Make And How To Avoid Them

December 2, 2018

By Mike Teasdale Many fintechs think their products speak for themselves – It’s simply not true. This article discusses the rise of fintechs in the UK and

Business & Innovation

Where Does Innovation Come From Nowadays?

December 2, 2018

By David De Cremer  For innovation to take place in the new technological era, collaborations that are open and flexible need to develop, the author argues,


Private Equity: Past Performance is Not a Guide to the Future

December 3, 2018

By John Colley With risks being inherent in  investing especially in today’s business climate where they are emerging at ever-increasing speeds, there seems

The Great Dollar Debacle

October 30, 2018


International Relations

A Disintegrating “New Old World” Between Final Surrender and Necessary Re-foundation

December 3, 2018

By Tommaso Visone This article aims to analyse the ongoing disintegration of what Perry Anderson called the “New old world” in order to show how this


The Great Dollar Debacle

October 30, 2018

By Dan Steinbock The share of U.S. dollar in international payments is disproportionate relative to America’s eroding global position and depends on

On Duterte and the Philippines

The Economic Costs of Corruption in Philippines

November 12, 2018

By Dan Steinbock                 The recent $200 million customs debacle may be just a tip of the iceberg. Due to illicit financial flows,

World Development

The Top 10 Financial Inclusion Heroes Who are Changing the World for the Better

December 1, 2018

By Valentina Loiz Despite the increased resources for providing financial access to the unbanked, 2.5 billion of the world’s adults still lack access to

Governance & Regulation

Fighting Fraud and Recovering Assets: Civil Versus Criminal Remedies

December 3, 2018

By Richard Clayman and Holly Buick For certain regulated industries, there is no legal obligation to report an incident of fraud to the police. However, in

Culture & Lifestyle

Digital’s Growing Influence on the Entertainment Industry’s Unstoppable Rise

November 21, 2018

Whether you’re settling down to watch your favourite TV show, listening to a new album or heading online to check the news and gossip on your latest stars,