The failure of Silicon Valley Bank has raised questions about some of the consequences when the government steps in to protect the depositors of troubled banks.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank serves as a reminder of the importance of robust risk management, sound regulatory oversight and effective liquidity management.
Large Canadian banks are likely not at risk of bank failures, but history suggests smaller, more niche financial service firms could be.
Before the Commerce Commission investigates the banking industry, we should remember there are good reasons for the way the sector is set up – and the Reserve Bank is at the heart of it. .
There are at least five errors that marred the currency redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria, most of which could have been avoided.
My research suggests City firms’ efforts to deliver more equal representation at the top have not worked because they were never meant to.
The Free Alberta Strategy is in fact a road map for Alberta sovereignty, touching on the most essential compartment of sovereignty — banking and currency.
For a country that aspires to reduce bureaucracy and liberalise its financial sector, currency redesign and cash withdrawal limits can only be counter-intuitive.
A series of interviews with recruiters in the banking sector reveals the existence of a dress code to which candidates are expected to conform.
The government wants to make UK finance more competitive after the damage caused by Brexit.
Sen. Rosa Galvez has called for ambitious and coherent government intervention to address the risks financial institutions pose to climate. Here’s why Canadians must rally around her.
New research suggests financial regulators will never win.
Until Diamond and Dybvig published key papers in the early 1980s, it wasn’t well understood that perfectly healthy banks could be brought down by panicking depositors.
Shariah law informs financial contracts and credit systems, and the growth of Islamic financing options provides an alternative to current debt-based banking systems.
The tax on electronic transactions has not generated as much revenue as the government of Ghana expected.
Nigeria’s banking sector is dominated by local players born out of state policy.
Kiwibank is now a state-owned asset. But the government’s reasons for rescuing the bank might not make a great deal of sense.
To assess the prospects of cryptocurrencies, it’s useful to consider how money was invented and became centralised in the first place.
Not only are physical banks out of reach, people also face barriers to using digital financial services.
Rather than underwriting private interests and the privatization of public services, the Canada Infrastructure Bank can build a better democratic institutional legacy.