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De langzaam maar zekere aftocht van het bankbiljet (Dutch)

Ondernemers zouden het ‘moderne betalen’ met nog meer enthousiasme moeten omarmen dan zij nu al doen. Dat heeft voordelen, want een overwegend girale wereld is goedkoper, veiliger en minder fraudegevoelig. Ondernemers die daar op inspelen, hebben een streepje voor.

Special

Op weg naar een girale wereld? (Dutch)

Wereldwijd proberen beleidsmakers chartaal geld te ontmoedigen, om criminaliteit terug te dringen en ruimte te maken voor het monetaire beleid. Maar voorlopig is het gebruik van chartaal geld nog hardnekkig.

Economic Comment

Japan: Abe’s election ‘gamble’ turned into victory

Abe and his LDP-Komeito coalition were victorious at yesterday’s lower house elections. The disappointing election result for the opposition side is not surprising when one takes into account the short amount of time for a structured election campaign.

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The permanent damage of Brexit

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

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Assessing the economic impact of Brexit: background report

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

Economic Report

Latin America: FX outlook - Carry on, and on

Latin American currencies have outperformed USD this year with carry providing a notable boost. MXN was a notable outperformer. Performance will be good if volatility remains low. A surge in risk aversion could lead to rapid carry trade unwinds.

Economic Report

Latin America: the times, they are changing

Anti-establishment sentiment is growing in Latin America, just like elsewhere on the back of a growing and increasingly vocal middle class. Latin America continues to shift away from populism and policy is becoming more constructive.