Ahead of our webinar ‘Unearthing the Import of the Payment System’ with Natasha de Terán, we look at the extent to which cash is being replaced by other forms of payment.
We invite you to explore the data, by clicking on each nation outlined in bold. You will then see companies headquartered in the country displayed on a graph showing the gains in their market capitalisation since the pandemic.
Since April we have seen politicians around the world trying to roll back on the panic created by the Corona Virus. The machinery of government and its institutions, particularly areas involved in health, led by the World Health Organisation, embraced the idea of pandemic and effectively shut down the world’s economy.
Researchers from Imperial College London predicting that ‘transmission will quickly rebound if interventions are relaxed.’. If this causes reintroduction of measures, then a double-dip recession looms. Indeed, should the spread of the virus maintain this pace, a sustained decline is
Summary The graph shows the amount of US debt held compared to US export sales by country. It shows that Japan is currently the largest holder of US debt at $1122.9 billion and China the second largest holder at $1112.5 billion. The UK is the third highest for both US debt held ($341.1 billion) and […]
Out of the countries shown, the UK is perhaps the most confounding. Over the data period it has experienced significant political upheaval and societal division, centered around the Brexit vote. In 2016, the statistics suggest that Britain actually became happier and has remained on this trend until the end of the data period…