The art of money: New Paris museum puts economy centre stage

Do consumers make rational choices? It might not sound like the title of an art exhibit, but it's one of the questions visitors can contemplate at France's first museum aimed at revealing the arcane theories and systems underpinning ...

Migrants are their country's best and brightest

People who choose to emigrate are those with the best education. This flies in the face of popular opinion, according to researcher Costanza Biavaschi, an associate professor at the Department of Economics at the Norwegian ...

Q&A: What is bitcoin?

Bitcoin has carved out a name for itself as the world's most popular cryptocurrency since arriving on the scene more than ten years ago.

Have policymakers done enough to prevent the next crisis?

It's been more than a decade since the start of the worst financial crisis since since Great Depression. And while measures to strengthen the global financial system have undoubtedly paid off, one question haunts policymakers: ...

Nigeria orders S.Africa's MTN to refund $8.13 bln

Nigeria's central bank has ordered South African telecoms giant MTN to refund $8.13 billion (6.96 billion euros) that it allegedly illegally repatriated and fined four banks involved in the transfer.

Mexico acknowledges banks were hacked; losses unknown

Mexico established a one-day waiting period on electronic money transfers of over $2,500 in the wake of a hacking attack that may have taken as much as $20 million from several Mexican banks.

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