Sep 16, 2016 - Technology in financial sector: Intelligent banking to firewall online threats

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What causes financial crises? It is a big question. For decades, though, it was one that economists rarely discussed. Sure, there were stockmarket bubbles and currency crashes, but central banks seemed to have perfected their responses, preventing the emergence of systemic crises. Finance, a sub-discipline of economics, focused on topics such as how to price assets. The carnage of 2008 changed that. Economists, investors and central bankers turned back to the big question. One answer, which had been crafted decades earlier but largely marginalised, received more attention than most: Hyman Minsky's financial-instability hypothesis. More here

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