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Financial World

Financial World is our quarterly digital magazine, published in association with the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI). Available to students, members and subscribers, it brings together thought-provoking research and commentary on the UK and international financial services sector and the wider economy.

Digital and audio

The digital edition of Financial World is set up to be easy to access on both desktop and mobile, with lots of links to background articles and papers. It also has an audio version.

With the audio version, you can relax and listen to Financial World articles at any time, in any place that suits you – while going for a walk, preparing dinner, or with your eyes closed after a long day.

We hope you enjoy reading – and listening to – Financial World.

Big Tech: from here to the entity

Lyndon Nelson looks at the challenges of finding an appropriate framework for regulating
Big Tech’s growing importance in the financial system, with the focus not just on the
activities of the tech companies but also on the entity itself

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Please explain yourself to us

Gren Manuel discusses the tricky issue of AI explainabliity and outlines why regulators
want to ensure that banks’ AI systems can demonstrate how they got their answers

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The benefits of a token gesture

Paul Fisher explains what tokenisation is and how it might be used in the financial sector
to improve liquidity and solve problems in trading transactions

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