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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

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Fair is foul and foul is fair

Paul Lynam argues that the new bank tax surcharge is unfair to challenger banks and urges the government to create a level competitive playing field for the banking sector

Vive la (r)evolution

David Green discusses the problems with implementing capital markets union and explains why the project may turn out to be less ambitious than planned. Instead the EU may have to settle for smaller aims but ones that would still generate worthwhile reforms

A fistful of Rupees

David Birch discusses how recent changes will allow India’s mobile payments industry finally to start expanding

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