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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

An ever-expanding agenda

Howard Davies believes existing banking reforms should be properly embedded before creating additional ones but warns that the fintech sector may also need similar regulation

What's capital in a crisis?

David Miles argues that equity is the only truly loss-absorbing form of capital for banks and that regulators should focus on this rather than piling up buffers

Watchful eye helps boards be on their best behaviour

Jakob de Haan discusses why DNB, the Dutch central bank, is targeting companies’ culture and behaviour as a way to prevent future financial crises. He also explains how the supervisor conducts examinations of banks and the type of changes it recommends

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