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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

August - September

Be good and be careful

The scandal of foreign exchange rigging saw six banks fined a total of £2.6bn by UK and US regulators in 2014. Guy Debelle outlines how the new global code of conduct for the forex markets should prevent a repeat.

Dial M for money

Tim Green discusses the growing number of digital banks being launched by mobile network operators in mature markets and looks at how they could transform the sector.

The only game in town

Jamie Dannhauser argues that central banks are partly to blame for financial crises but they are unable to chart a different course because of political constraints. ​​



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