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Goldman Sachs Research’s David Mericle, chief US economist, discusses why central banks are considering digital currencies and the potential implications for the financial system and monetary and fiscal policy.
Earlier this year, the European Investment Bank (EIB) issued and settled its first-ever digital bond using Ethereum blockchain technology. We sat down with Mathew McDermott, global head of digital assets, and Maud Le Moine, head of sovereign, supranational and agency origination in the Investment Banking Division, to discuss the transaction and its implications for capital markets and digital finance.
Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs co-led the first public digital issuance on Ethereum public blockchain for the European Investment Bank. Learn how the transaction worked and why it represents a potential sea change in capital markets.
In this episode of Talks at GS, Alan Taylor, Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian and professor at the University of Virginia discusses his new book, American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783-1850, which focuses on the formative period in American history between the Revolution and the Civil War, and how the struggles of that expansionary era continue to inform the social and political dynamics of America today.
The industrials sector—historically comprised of mature businesses without as much need for near-term growth capital—has seen robust IPO activity so far in 2021, with no signs of slowing down. Matt McClure, co-head of the Investment Banking Division’s global industrials group, explains what’s driving the activity and how clients are thinking about accessing the public markets.