No Silver Bullet

“We launched this innovation team last quarter, why haven’t we seen results yet?” Many have th... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

February 16, 2017

10 Reasons Why Fintech Startups Fail

A white paper from William Mills Agency (WMA) on the rise and fall of fintech startups Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

February 13, 2017

Bullish case for GBP/JPY

GBPJPY has been shoring signs of improvement as the uptrend gains strength. Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

February 9, 2017

20 Best & Worst Banks for 2017

Forbes: The four biggest banks in the U.S. have a combined $8.5 trillion in assets, or nearly $4 tri... Continue Reading

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Editor, Interfima

February 8, 2017

It is high time for smart CAPEX in Bank Operations (back offices)

Over the last two decades, technology advances have had a major impact on banking. But, not all bank... Continue Reading

Ivan Bulajic

Executive Director of Operations, Société Générale

February 7, 2017

Why Leaping Off Fun Locations Makes You a Better Investor

They discovered ancient Egyptian chariots here ... Hurghada, Egypt
Beneath the ocean floor, a... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

February 3, 2017

The value of a risk register

A risk register makes you feel good. It makes you feel you have accomplished something, a list of ri... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

February 2, 2017

Making Investment Strategy for different Takaful Funds

how to set the proper investment strategy that is tailored to different takaful funds. Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

January 31, 2017

Where Is Cybercrime Really Coming From?

IBM’s Caleb Barlow on TED.

Cybercrime netted a whopping $450 billion in profits las... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

January 30, 2017

Core Tenants of Investment Strategy

As an Insurance Company is one that can underwrite both short term and long term insurance products... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

January 26, 2017

7 Unusual Lessons from 20 Years of Investment Failures

Part I
In this 3-part series I detail 7 expensive lessons I paid for at the University of Wal... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

January 25, 2017

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) is up big in 2017. How far can it go?

For the intermediate-term this is all very positive. However, such rapid appreciation is not sustain... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

January 24, 2017

The Brazilian Debt Hangover

With the help of five charts, we touch on a particular dimension of Brazil’s economic boom and bus... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

January 23, 2017

Multiple time-frame analysis for iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM)

Starting with the bigger picture monthly chart let’s review what has happened in the iShares MSCI ... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

January 19, 2017

Econ 101 – Jobs and Income Growth

The US economy is heating up. The Federal Reserve raised its overnight interbank interest rate targe... Continue Reading

Warren Coats

Monetary Policy Expert, Advisor for Central Banks

January 17, 2017

Market Review: Reinsurance in the GCC

The Middle East insurance and reinsurance market is still in emerging stage. There are two categorie... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

January 16, 2017

Fundamentals of Reinsurance Pricing: Back to the Basics

focusing on the fundamentals as sophistication that divorces from fundamentals (Mortgage Backed Secu... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

January 13, 2017

Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) signals a temporary top

Given the recent behavior of the Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) (Saudi Stock Exchange) a deeper retr... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

January 12, 2017

Digesting Asset Liability Management

Asset-Liability Management is a key function in insurance investment management. Insurers’ balance... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

January 10, 2017

US Dollar – The Big Picture

The U.S. dollar index (DXY) continues to strengthen following very positive long-term bullish price ... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

January 4, 2017

Risk and Culture

Questions for board members to address. Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

January 3, 2017

Gold due for a bounce, but remains in long-term bearish trend

Spot gold (XAU/USD) remains in a long-term downtrend following a test of resistance at the long-term... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

December 31, 2016

Uptrend growing tired for Tadawul All Share Index (TASI)

After rising 35.8% in only 10 weeks the Tadawul All Share Index - Saudi Stock Exchange (TASI) is los... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

December 30, 2016

Underwriting for Marine Cargo Insurance

this article sheds light on the important operational flows that should be adhered for efficient und... Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

December 30, 2016

Pricing of Domestic Helpers’ Insurance

how to price an insurance product for domestic helpers. Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

December 29, 2016

Brent crude now in its second leg up off the bottom targets higher prices

Last January Brent Crude completed an 81.4% correction off the record high of $146.08 reached in 200... Continue Reading

Bruce Powers

Chief Technical Analyst, MarketsToday.net/en/

December 29, 2016

Explaining Embedded Value and Appraisal Value of a Life Insurance Company

The aim of the embedded value accounting is to include future gains in the balance sheet. Continue Reading

Syed Danish Ali

Allianz Efu Health Insurance

December 22, 2016

US Trade in Goods with China

The chart demonstrates the extent to which the two countries’ economies are intertwined and the en... Continue Reading

Aimee Allam

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

December 16, 2016

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