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Debt-to-GDP post-2006 in 12 countries

The best source of annual debt-to-GDP ratios that are reasonably comparable across (many) countries is probably the World Economic Outlook (WEO) of the IMF. In the WEO database, we can obtain both the actual data and some forecast, which is always interesting to see, but I guess of little practical use beyond “next year.” There are also several other variables, not only regarding public finances. 445 more words

Debt-to-GDP

Impact of Negative Interest Rate

By Payal Sachdeva

The concept of “Negative interest rate” was flourished after 2008 financial crisis when all other means to reinvigorate the economy had been exhausted. 368 more words

Economics

Why a Nexit would be good for the Netherlands

Past Friday, 51.9% of the British have voted to leave the European Union against 48.1% of those who have voted to remain. The details of the EU referendum can be found on… 3,033 more words

Why a Nexit would be good for the Netherlands

Past Friday, 51.9% of the British have voted to leave the European Union against 48.1% of those who have voted to remain. The details of the EU referendum can be found on… 3,033 more words

Current Events

Wall Street's worst vulture hedge funds are making a killing by undermining the global economy

Recently, a resonant legal victory of hedge funds over Argentina has captured the attention of the global community. The hedge funds in this case aren’t run of the mill investment shops, however. 1,147 more words

Argentina’s Return to International Credit Markets

By- Monica V

After 15 years of exile from the international credit markets, on 19th April, Argentina made a bond issue of $16.5bn, the largest ever for an emerging-market nation. 278 more words

Finance

Grexit vs. Brexit

By- Amrita Dubey

Grexit has been widely debated in the past few years. But the latest acronym to have entered the economic discourse in the last one year is Brexit. 333 more words

Finance