Nery Alaev


Negative interest rates: should people fear them? 

Nery Alaev writes about negative interest rates. This week, I’ve chosen to look into the phenomenon of negative interest rates and what the implications they have upon deposits and the wider financial environment are. What are negative interest rates? Negative…
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Can Fintech disrupt Wall Street?

Nery Alaev writes about Fintech and Wall Street. According to a report by Moody’s, Wall Street banks are beginning to build up defences against a potential incoming onslaught by Fintech start-ups and are using their large user bases and credit underwriting abilities…
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How does the ‘economic machine’ work?

Nery Alaev writes about the work of Ray Dalio. This week, I summarise an important piece of literature written by Ray Dalio about the machinations of the global economy. There are many key factors and drivers of the global economy…
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Fintech diversifies and strengthens further 

Nery Alaev writes about fintech around the world. Despite a slowdown thanks to global macroeconomic factors, the financial technology industry has seen large sums of capital investment in recent months, alongside further diversification of the already-strong sector. I’ve chosen to…
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Bonuses at European banks less than elsewhere 

Nery Alaev writes about bankers‘ bonuses in Europe. Research by Barclay’s, reported by Reuters, has shown that bonuses paid to bankers in Europe are less than bonuses in other parts of the world. I’ve decided to look into the news…
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