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Financial World is the journal of ifs University College, the university for financial education.

Published six times per year in association with the Centre for The Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI), Financial World is distributed to students of the ifs University College higher education programmes and to Associates and Fellows of the Institute of Financial Services, its linked professional body.  

Financial World aims to bring together thought-provoking research and commentary on the structure and development of the domestic and international financial services sector and the wider economy

Articles from the latest issue of Financial World and a free archive is available to subscribers via the ifs University College e-library, my ifslearning.

Selected articles from the current issue

Financial World online

Sugar and Spice, but not always all things nice

John Dupré discusses whether companies would be better behaved if they had more women
on their boards and if quotas are the way to achieve this

On top down under

Milind Sathye shows how the four major banks dominate the Australian market, making it difficult
for smaller financial institutions to provide any competition

Nickel plugged

Sugato Chakravarty discusses moves in the New York Stock Exchange to widen the minimum tick
size in trading to five cents and looks at the history behind the proposal

Financial World MBE

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