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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 Feb March

Kicking the lending habit

William Wright argues that the drive to wean the European economy off its addiction to bank lending by relying more on capital markets will be difficult and concerns may be overdone. Read article

The heart has its reasons

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy looks at how financial market traders handle emotion in their business lives and the role intuition can play in influencing decisions. Read article

Boos or bouquets? ECB's role in eurozone drama divides opinion

The central bank has been accused of exceeding its powers after its pledge to 'do whatever it takes' to preserve the euro. Read article

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