Ghana’s finance ministry is struggling to build consensus on the country’s debt burden.
Why the IMF has weighed into the UK’s current financial situation and what it means for markets.
Investor confidence in the UK is at a low, and the bond market has reacted dramatically.
There are a number of reasons why Ghana’s domestic borrowing is more expensive than foreign debt.
The Federal Reserve decided to slow its pace of bond-buying, potentially the beginning of the end of a program that’s been supporting the economy since March 2020.
Abandoned US oil and gas wells and their associated land cover more than 2 million acres, a recent study estimates – an area larger than Delaware and Rhode Island combined.
Many Americans have been unable to pay their electric bills during the COVID-19 pandemic, racking up billions of dollars in delinquent bills. Where will the money come from?
The most important change is a guarantee about the future, one the RBA can be held to.
Borrowing to reduce unemployment and increase growth will pay for itself.
The Reserve Bank Australia has exhausted the limits of monetary policy, There’s no magic pudding, says governor Philip Lowe.
To understand what bonds are, it helps to see a picture.
The IMF loan does not impose any conditions over and above what is in South African law on how the funds can be used; it only seems to expect the country to implement policies already announced.
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.