I was interviewed among other experts for this article that has been published on RT.com. The European Union is considering switching payments from the US dollar to the euro after Washington threatened to target European firms working in Iran, according to reports. The measure may help the EU to retain one of the world’s largest… Read More Which countries are dumping the dollar and why? (RT.com)
The picture is reassuring. The Ministers of Finance of the twenty largest economies in the world, together with the Managing Director of the IMF, display a perfunctory smile. But despite this reassuring impression, the G20 Finance Ministers meeting that was held in Baden Baden, in Germany, marks the end of an era. It signals a… Read More Donald Trump and global order: disruption or continuity?
When Nassim Taleb, the ex-trader turned philosopher, used the metaphor of the Black swan in his eponymous essay published in 2007, to describe events whose probability of occurrence was so ridiculous by conventional theories that they were almost entirely ruled out by economists and financial markets, he could have barely anticipated the success of this metaphor as it came… Read More The West and the Rest in a multipolar world