If it proves successful it could have major implications for the way the UK economy operates, writes Ganesh Viswanath Natraj.
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The collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX exchange has shook the cryptocurrency world. Ganesh Viswanath-Natraj, Assistant Professor of Finance, looks at what can be done to stop another one.
Nigel Driffield explains how countries can attract the right investment to attract the right talent without harming local companies.
Ganesh Viswanath-Natraj assesses the future for sterling after the chaos caused by the UK Government's 'mini-budget'.
Constantinos Antoniou explains how behavioural finance is vital for central bankers if they are to truly understand the economy and markets and how their policies will affect them.