Contributor: Avinash Persaud

A Silent Wave of Financial Stress Threatens Crisis in Emerging Markets

| 5 September 2022
Blog | Tags: Debt, Financial Markets
A silent wave of financial stress is running through world markets and will soon crash onshore. The yield on long-term sovereign debt is a measure of pressure. It is no surprise that you can’t easily find prices for Sri Lankan, Ukrainian, El Salvadoran, Venezuelan and ... continue reading

Why a financial transaction tax is good for your pension

| 23 October 2012
Fiscal, Blog | Tags: Financial Markets, Financial Transaction Tax
Before the end of 2012, it is likely that 9 EU Member countries will invoke the “Enhanced Co-operation Procedure” and move ahead with a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT), that, if it had broad coverage of financial instruments and players would raise over USD$30bn, providing a ... continue reading