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UNCTAD spells out actions to curb cryptocurrencies in developing countries
10 Aug 2022
The global reach of private digital currencies makes national regulatory responses challenging but developing countries are not without choices.
How fintech startups are democratizing finance
26 Apr 2022
Fintech mobile apps allow almost everyone with a smartphone to get credit, transfer money or even trade cryptocurrencies on the stock market.
UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries
30 Mar 2020
The consequences of a combined health pandemic and a global recession will be catastrophic for many developing countries and halt their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Ten years after the financial crisis: Debt, Money and Finance
18 Sep 2018
When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy in 2008, it brought the international financial system to the edge of collapse. Ten years later, the global economy has recovered but is it really "safer, simpler and fairer"?
World needs policies for demand-led recovery from global financial crisis, argues UNCTAD study presented to G-20
4 Feb 2014
Weaker global demand and not new trade barriers or supply-side difficulties are responsible for the slow growth in international trade, an UNCTAD study presented to a G-20 working group on January 21-22 contends. An expansion of trade would come with the recovery of demand and output, the study argues, and not the other way round.