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It’s too soon to say what advantages there are to issuing government bonds using blockchain technology. www.shutterstock.com

CBA’s test of government bond using the blockchain, is just that

Despite a media statement announcing that Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) have created the first government bond using the blockchain (dubbed the “cryptobond…
Eskom power lines. South Africa’s power utility may be in a much weaker financial position than generally appreciated. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Why South Africa’s power utility isn’t in great financial shape

A closer look into the latest financial numbers of South Africa's state power utility, Eskom, suggest that it may be in a more vulnerable position than appreciated.
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Is there life after debt for Puerto Rico?

Congress just passed a bailout for Puerto Rico – in the nick of time – yet it's not enough to solve the island's biggest challenge: returning to growth.

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