GLOBAL CRYPTOCURRENCY BENCHMARKING STUDY

This Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study is our inaugural research focused on alternative payme... Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

September 22, 2017

The Metamorphosis of Financial Globalization

After a strong rising tide starting in the 1990s, financial globalization seems to have reached a pl... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

September 14, 2017

Blockchain Building Blocks: Creating a world of opportunity for insurance from an evolving area of technology

The blockchain may end up being considered one of the most important financial services innovations ... Continue Reading

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Editor, Interfima

September 6, 2017

Cuba Online

Dual transitions are under way in Cuba. The island is slowly opening its economy, and a new crop of ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 31, 2017

Scaling Up Impact Investments to take centre stage at the Global Ethical Finance Forum

Under the patronage of the Scottish Government, the 2nd edition of GEFF will spearhead an insightful... Continue Reading

Aanchal Dhawan

Marketing Manager, Middle East Global Advisors

August 29, 2017

When Tesla Powerwalls and the Congo Basin Collide

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In what can only be described as the Ultimate Omnipotent Paradox, the Congo ... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

August 22, 2017

Trumpnomics: US Economy Buoyant

The Job’s Report released recently demonstrates the resilience of the US economy in generating 82 ... Continue Reading

Satyendra Nayak

Consultant, Spectrafin, Author, Professor

August 15, 2017

The Value of Ethics in Finance

This opinion presents and promotes the growing importance of the qualitative aspects of investing an... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

August 11, 2017

Cryptocurrency is the Great African Opportunity

Over the past 12 months, the African market has seen the emergence of more than 10 Bitcoin exchanges... Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

August 10, 2017

Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain Economy

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets are the newest, and potentially most promising, asset class. ... Continue Reading

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Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

August 8, 2017

Positioning risk management to succeed

Jim DeLoach of Protiviti is an old friend. We enjoy discussing risk management over a meal, finding ... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 2, 2017

The Balance of Trade

President Trump has regularly called for bilateral trade balances with our trading partners. Though ... Continue Reading

Warren Coats

Monetary Policy Expert, Advisor for Central Banks

July 26, 2017

Revisiting Saudi Arabia

In May of last year I was attempting to figure out if there was an asymmetric play to be had in the ... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

July 21, 2017

One Principal that Compels us to War

The Monroe Doctrine began as a United States policy of opposing European colonialism in 1823.
... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

July 20, 2017

What They Don’t Teach You at Banking School

The financial services industry has a long and important tradition of executive education. Up and ... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

July 19, 2017

Matchmaking Finance and Infrastructure

The world economy – and emerging market and developing economies in particular – display a gap b... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 25, 2017

Does Brazil’s Sector Structure Explain Its Productivity Anemia?

Brazil’s labor and total-factor productivity (TFP) have featured anemic increases in the last deca... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 22, 2017

AUDIT COMMITTEE AND AUDITOR OVERSIGHT UPDATE

This Update summarizes recent developments relating to public company audit committees and their ove... Continue Reading

Daniel Goelzer

Senior Counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP

June 13, 2017

4 Ways to Discover an Elephant Bull Market

The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes connecting the East to West for centuries.
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Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

June 9, 2017

Long-term finance and BNDES tapering in Brazil

One major policy issue in Brazil is how to boost productivity, while following a path of fiscal cons... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

June 8, 2017

Skyrocketing bitcoin is more than just an investment — it could help the world, says investor

Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that has been on a tear of late, is not only an attractive investment, b... Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

May 31, 2017

International Banking Flocks Ripple

Recently, as some of you might have noticed {/or not}, many International Banks and Central Banks ha... Continue Reading

Chandan Maddanna

Vice President, Automation, Global technology, JPMorgan Chase & Co

May 25, 2017

Actuarial Anecdotes

A question and answer interview for discussion on various angles from working actuarial professional... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

May 24, 2017

Nafta at the Crossroads

NAFTA renegotiation may move forward as early as August. Ambassador Lighthizer notified Congress of ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

May 22, 2017

Exploring the emerging role of genetics in insurance

Genetics is a major emerging risk and technological trend. There is a social context out of which ge... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

May 18, 2017

The Rise of Ether

While most of the media attention and blockchain debate is focused on Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and... Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

May 17, 2017

Musings on digital direction and modeling

educating our hearts, and not just minds. Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

May 16, 2017

When Toiling in Obscurity Leads to Greatness

Don’t Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story

In its simplest form, a lack of ... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

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