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

May 12, 2017

Κey upcoming trends in employment of actuaries

new fields challenging traditional actuarial roles Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

May 11, 2017

World Out Of Whack: Crypto Currencies Go Ballistic

What on earth is going on with the Altcoins? Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

May 4, 2017

Working out Capital Management: A Beginner’s Guide to Corporate Financing

Extreme returns, reduced financial risks, well, every firm proceed with an outlook that revolves aro... Continue Reading

Gerald Mwangi

CEO

May 2, 2017

Importance of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Corporate Business World

The principle behind every negotiation, every integration is the market share or better terms, ‘th... Continue Reading

Gerald Mwangi

CEO

April 27, 2017

Why Gratitude Leads Down the Road to Riches

"Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”
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Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

April 21, 2017

Brazil’s Pension Reform Proposal is Necessary and Socially Balanced

Last week the World Bank released a Staff Note (2017) analyzing the pension reform proposal sent las... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

April 18, 2017

Bitcoin: The World’s Best Ever Risk-Reward Investment

Bitcoin Column in Forbes Indonesia Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

April 14, 2017

Cyber and reputation risk are dominoes

I have a problem with organizations placing separate attention to reputation risk and its management... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

April 7, 2017

Chance of a correction increases for Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM)

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM) hit a high of 40.23 two weeks and has since begun to s... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

April 3, 2017

The World Turned Upside Down

A joint bluepaper by Morgan Stanley Research and Oliver Wyman on Wholesale Banks and Asset Managers Continue Reading

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Editor, Interfima

March 30, 2017

Beyond the Ballot: Turkey’s Economy at the Crossroads

Turkey has been approaching a crossroads for some time now. Soon enough it will have to choose a dir... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

March 28, 2017

Eurozone Companies’ Reaction to Political Risks

While 2017 will see a number of different political risks coming to the fore, what is clear is that ... Continue Reading

Aimee Allam

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

March 24, 2017

The Fed Rate Rise and the US Economic Outlook

Considers the recent decision of Federal Reserve to raise the Fed Funds Rate by 0.25% to 1% and its ... Continue Reading

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Consultant, Spectrafin, Author, Professor

March 22, 2017

SME’s Expanding Internationally

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L. Burke Files

Compliance & AML Expert, Financial Investigator

March 21, 2017

3 Tips for a Successful Distressed Energy Investment

There is a tide in the affairs of men.
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
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Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

March 21, 2017

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