New research suggests investors expect cities will have to prioritize funding for efforts to combat and adapt to climate change in the future.
A large part of the debt the Indonesian government is taking on to fight the COVID-19 pandemic is as a 50-year loan in US dollars. That could create a big problem in coming decades.
Canada's federal deficit has ballooned as Ottawa spends billions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. An economist explains why the massive spending will not harm Canadians in the future.
We'll need to spend at least an extra 15-20% of GDP per year. It'll be more palatable if it is funded by COVID bonds.
Several presidential hopefuls have offered proposals to close the racial wealth gap, from baby bonds to reparations. A simulation suggests policies short of direct aid to blacks won't do the trick.
A growing number of investors, policymakers and others say the US economy may be at risk of spiraling downward. A finance professor explains how to ride it out.
Australia has more to fear than most countries from a global trade and currency war. All eyes will be on the Reserve Bank governor Friday as he attempts to outline what might happen.
In many countries people are now paying more for bonds than they will receive at maturity. These negative interest rates should make it a good time for investment.
Donald Trump is eroding trust in the US – but the dollar's preeminence in global finance will easily withstand this.
It's been 10 years since the U.S. signed into law a scheme to print money, essentially, and save the financial sector amid the sub-prime mortgage meltdown. Did it work? And who's truly benefitted?
The new coalition's spending plans will ramp up Italy's annual budget by over €100 billion a year.
Tree bonds are set to be introduced by a Melbourne city council to protect city trees. But how do they work and why are they needed?
The Queensland government pays a higher interest rate than Queensland mortgage holders. Plans for both urban and rural rejuvenation need to start with fixing government finances.
Compressed glassy carbon could be used to make better bulletproof vests or new types of electronics.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it's done today.
Quantitative easing cannot single-handedly save Europe.
Athens can celebrate two consecutive quarters of growth. Berlin must stomach some weakness. Everyone should remember cheap money isn't free money.
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
Pension fund managers must consider environmental, social and governance issues when making investment decisions. The student funding crisis is a perfect example of a social issue.
To pay for the increasing costs of climate change Australia should have green bonds that finance projects that help us adapt. However research shows there are barriers to financing these bonds.