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Women’s equality by Argentina

Argentina embarked on a dramatic process of redemption this week. It drops all criminal charges and quashes all convictions against women who have terminated or lost their pregnancies. The move follows the passage last month of a landmark bill legalizing abortion. It is expected to become law within days, making …

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Rethinking debt: financing the future in times of crisis

(Download the transcript of the event .txt) On April 7, the World Bank invited several leading experts to explore the prospects for a new global financial debt architecture. Speakers discussed lessons learned from past restructuring efforts, the role of the private sector and the increased need for debt transparency. Zainab …

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Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation – Forbes Advisor

Between credit cards, student loans, and auto loans, it can be difficult to keep track of payments and outstanding debt balances. Consolidating these debts into one loan can streamline your finances, but the strategy is unlikely to resolve the underlying financial issues. For this reason, it is important to understand …

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Opinion: ESG metrics are based on sand, not granite

It now seems likely that ESG-based asset allocation will develop a place in the ecology of global financial markets. Properly executed, it can add to the range of choices available to investors. This certainly fits the current Zeitgeist of “stakeholders”. ESG (environment, society and governance) featured prominently at Berkshire Hathaway’s …

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