A list of countries at or near negative interest rates

ECN | 5 July 2016 In order to stimulate their respective economies, spur borrowing efforts and try to shoot out the last bullets possible, central banks all over the world are nearing to subzero interest rates. At the present time, Japan, the European Central Bank, Switzerland and Sweden are sitting at negative territory. But more…

The Bank Robber

The New Yorker | 30 May 2016 Issue The computer technician who exposed a Swiss bank’s darkest secrets. A few days before Christmas in 2008, Hervé Falciani was in a meeting at his office, in Geneva, when a team of police officers arrived to arrest him. Falciani, who was thirty-six, worked for H.S.B.C., then the…