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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 Dec Jan 2014

Striking a healthy balance

Thorsten Beck analyses the results of the ECB's health check on 130 of the biggest eurozone banks and says more steps must be taken if banking union is to be established. Read article

Brakes put on the spin

Jamie Stevenson asks whether integrated reporting is a step-change in corporate accountability or just another nice earner for advisers. Read article

Paying the price for war

Mark Harrison explains how Britain funded its fighting in the second world war. Read article

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