Evergrande has a very high likelihood of failing without intervention by the Chinese government.
CLOs are said to be far safer than the derivatives that nearly brought down the global banking system in 2007 – but the cracks are beginning to show.
We looked at 100 years of Tory and Labour governments to see who was better at producing GDP.
Activist short selling plays an important role in keeping financial markets accountable and efficient.
Had it not been for the global financial crisis we wouldn’t have known what sudden overwhelming spending could do.
New Zealand’s financial system is sound but still vulnerable, according to the Reserve Bank. But without better evidence there’s too much room for fear-mongering and confusion.
The dark side of ‘financialisation’ is well-known. But it’s not all bad news.
This government has known more about the granular detail of the crisis than any government in any crisis before it.
UK banks have been given six months to prepare for rates going below zero.
The pandemic, along with other recent trends such as the shift towards clean energy, have placed us at a crossroad: the choices we make today can change the course of global emissions.
The first trading day after Moody’s cut the UK to three notches below Aaa, the markets shrugged.
How the lessons learned from the global financial crisis can transform our view of COVID risk.
Not all people in banks are unethical, but banking attracts unethical people.
PODCAST: Part six of The Anthill Podcast’s Recovery series looks at the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession that followed.
This recession is not like any other in living memory. Phase one involved a massive supply shock. Phase two will involve dealing with a collapse in demand.
Since the demise of the gold standard in the early 1970s, the precious metal has gone through four distinct phases.
Australia’s economy has prospered due to open borders and international trade. It has much more to lose from disruptions.
Employment levels regularly dip after crisis.
Michael Burry was right about the bubble that caused the Global Financial Crisis. He’s wrong about the next bubble being passive investment.
The only way out of South Africa’s crisis - financially wobbly utility Eskom, worsening public finances and poor economic growth - is a societal agreement that recognises the need for sacrifices.