By Benjamin Sacks Geography, economics, and finance are intimately linked disciplines, a relationship that is sometimes misunderstood or ignored entirely … More
By Fiona Ferbrache Entrepôts, freeports, bonded warehouses… these terms refer to special economic zones in which regulations are relatively relaxed … More
by David Bassens Last October, Goldman Sachs registered Islamic bonds – sukuk as these are called – for a total … More
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In May 2010 the German government banned “naked short selling” of eurozone government bonds, their credit default swaps (CDS) and … More
A 2009 paper by Manuel Aalbers surveys the geographies of the global financial crisis, the impacts of which continue to be … More
By Jenny Lunn The Islamic financial services (IFS) sector is booming. Worth an estimated US$639 billion in 2008, the sector … More