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Baffled by Bitcoin

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Updated 14 Mar 2014
The magic of the world’s first ‘crypto currency’ is still lost on most monetary experts, writes Alan Shipman.

George tells us we are turning the corner: has he done it?

George tells us we are turning the corner: has he done it? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 20 Sep 2013
The sudden solidity of UK recovery leaves many economists wondering what went right, writes Alan Shipman.

DEBATE: Should we have a smaller financial services sector?

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DEBATE: Should we have a smaller financial services sector? Copyrighted image Credit: Aprescindere | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Updated 20 May 2013
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Understanding and managing risk

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Understanding and managing risk
Masters Level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
The unit provides an introduction to financial risk management. The processes of risk identification, risk measurement and risk management are...

Introducing corporate finance

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Masters Level Duration 20 hours Updated 24 Jul 2012
This unit introduces you to the importance of finance and the role it plays in organisations. It explains the different functions of money and the...