Cyber incidents involving financial institutions can pose a significant risk to overall financial stability. Policymakers must understand the structures and relationships connecting the cyber and financial networks to identify vulnerabilities, prevent failures, and mitigate and recover from potential crisis scenarios.
International criminal organizations are now exploiting the coronavirus crisis. The corrupt and criminal entities that thrive on illicit financial flows, or the transfer of illegally earned money across borders, can seize the moment.
The nation-wide lockdown was a sudden decision announced by the Prime Minister. It has huge implications for society, the poor in particular.
The coronavirus pandemic will most likely prove to be a painful accelerant of global trends—exposing vulnerabilities and magnifying the challenge of navigating a crowded, complicated, and competitive international landscape.
China’s producers hope to restore capacity in the weeks ahead, but sagging demand in export markets could hold back economic recovery.
The global economy is on extended sick leave and central banks’ actions have failed to contain the contagion.
Iran takes preventative measures to reduce and prevent further spreading of the coronavirus.
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi intentionally courted Trump to maintain the U.S.-India alliance. Did Modi’s gamble pay off?
At the Munich Security Conference, leaders clamored together at a still-grand-but-past-its-prime hotel in the center of Munich. Four new issues dominated the space their counterparts used to hold.
China’s proliferation of digital authoritarian tools presents serious challenges. Its technology is used by repressive regimes to quell mass protests, monitor political opponents, and keep autocratic leaders in power.