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India’s currency ‘reform’

A number of countries have introduced new currencies for a variety of reasons.  All 14 former republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics...

Cowperthwaite’s ‘un-Keynesian’ Hong Kong

The story of the emergence of Hong Kong in the post-war era from city devastated by war to a light manufacturing and transport center...

Money matters for investors and officials

Over the past eight years, monetary mischief restrained the economy by 1) encouraging businesses to use cheap money to buy back their own stock...

Economic growth continues

The Cayman economy continued to grow in 2016, recording a 3 percent increase in the first half of 2016. It was the highest growth...

The odd history of the petroleum futures markets

Energy futures now dominate the commodity futures markets in terms of the total value of contracts, but the oldest, heating oil, is less than...

Trump’s regulatory reforms

Donald Trump has said that he plans dramatically to reduce the regulatory burden facing American businesses. If his administration is successful, the U.S. could...

Stopping the tide

A year ago, the world looked set to continue on its post-World War II path to ever closer economic integration. The European Union seemed...

What the Caribbean should do about the new Trump administration

On Jan. 20, 2016, the Trump Administration entered into power, and Caribbean interests will have a number of issues to discuss with the new...

The New Confidential Information Disclosure Law 2016

Trustees and confidentiality has long been a central theme in the fiduciary relationship of trust and confidence which exists between a beneficiary and a...

A Trojan horse for creditors of Cayman companies

Access to justice is a fundamental right in developed legal systems. But, as with many rights, a balance has to be struck. The right...

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