Economy

Black Gold: The Peaks and Troughs of the Oil Market
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Black Gold: The Peaks and Troughs of the Oil Market

Experts commented today that recent times have seen oil price volatility intensify, as indicated by the results of market fluctuations between the highs and the lows. During the session in question, the spot price per barrel of North American oil marker, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, fell by US$3.35 […]

The developed world washes better
Economy

The developed world washes better

Illicit money laundering in industrialised countries, along with the massive levels of corruption associated with big businesses and bankers in the U.S. and Europe are well accepted themes that receive little media exposure. Carlos Fazio* In general, the news about the war on the gangs of the criminal economy focuses […]

Latin America vs. crisis
Economy

Latin America vs. crisis

The recent news of Brazil’s emergence from recession in September has brought more attention to the general economic state of Latin America. It also raises the question of how well Latin American governments have responded to the crisis and what we can expect to happen in the future. Rachell Hall […]