Impact of Brexit on the Big 4 UK Banks

After the collective downturn following the Brexit vote in June (a dramatic 30%), RBS, Lloyds and Ba... Continue Reading

Aimee Allam

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

September 30, 2016

World Out Of Whack: The Day Donald Trump Flunked Econ 101

In this week’s edition of the WOW we’re covering the yuan (and Donald Trump’s poor grasp of ec... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 29, 2016

Turkey’s Economy at the Crossroads

Despite Erdogan’s influence in shaping Turkey’s recent economic rise, the country faces specific... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

September 27, 2016

The Wells Fargo “Staff Scam”: More questions and fewer answers

More Thoughts on Wells Fargo Case. Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

September 26, 2016

InsurTech: changing the world of risk

The digital transformation has reached insurance, as one of the last big offline industries. There a... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 23, 2016

Proposed Basel Changes: Impacts for Emerging Market Economies: September 2016

Report: Institute of International Finance Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

September 22, 2016

World Out Of Whack: Central Bank Policy Explained By Birds

In this week’s edition of the WOW, and in the wake of a big week for markets due to central bank d... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 22, 2016

Bankers: They are not actually very good at saying ‘No’

Research undertaken by NatWest showed that the most common stress point in the relationship between ... Continue Reading

Steve Leverton

Director, Cornmill Associates Limited

September 21, 2016

World Markets and Interest rates

The central banks have been lowering interest rates to try to avoid a recession for around two decad... Continue Reading

Edward Ingram

Author, New Macro-Economic Insights

September 20, 2016

How to Grow and Protect Family Wealth

Nobody told me about the Peanut Shells on the floor!
You’d think a place like this would ha... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

September 16, 2016

Bankers should not be retailers [Wells Fargo]

Just remember retail banking is not the same as retailing. One lives with high risks whilst the oth... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 16, 2016

Price of Gold vs. Equities

Had they invested in August 2006, investors in Gold have would have received a return of over 100%, ... Continue Reading

Greg Opie

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

September 15, 2016

The astonishing Wells Fargo fraud

It’s not just that staff at Wells Fargo “opened an estimated 1.5 million deposit accounts and ap... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

September 14, 2016

Bankers Are From Mars…

It is not news here, or anywhere else, but bankers and fintech entrepreneurs are from different plan... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

September 9, 2016

BCG Report: What BREXIT means for Financial Institutions

The vote in favor of Britain’s exit from the EU has created significant uncertainty for the UK, th... Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

September 7, 2016

Security? Yes, Please

Personal security is going to be a huge growth industry and here’s why. Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 6, 2016

In Gold We Trust

Everything you need to know about gold Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

September 2, 2016

Could central bank digital currencies kill monetary policy?

Central banks (CBs) have long issued paper currency. The development of Bitcoin and other private d... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 1, 2016

How to do your internal audit risk assessment

I believe internal audit should first understand the value drivers and the objectives of the org... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

August 31, 2016

Pensions, Oy Vey

Remember: pension funds are the dumb money. Smart investors watch mutual fund flows in order to know... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 30, 2016

Do techies really understand cyber risk?

Let’s start with the fact that cyber is a business issue, not just an IT one. Yet, the only people... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

August 26, 2016

‘Sakawa Reloaded’ and the Prepareness of Financial Institutions in Fighting the Scam (Part 1)

This write up aims at discussing the trends associated with the Sakawa/Cyber crimes in West Africa; ... Continue Reading

James Acquaye

AML Specialist (CAMLS) , AML & FINANCIAL CRIMES CONSULTANT

August 25, 2016

3 Strange Clandestine Operations

During the ‘Death Throws” of Apartheid in South Africa in the early 90s a common term came about... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

August 24, 2016

The rise and fall of the Fabulous Banker

So the story takes place at the height of Private Banking and it is an allegory of visions, fallacie... Continue Reading

Nabil Malek

Member of the Board at Multigence, CEO FSME

August 23, 2016

Blockchain Technology: Preparing for Change

Possibly the biggest opportunity from taking an open approach to innovation. This technology has the... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

August 18, 2016

Tuur Demeester On Bitcoin

The conversation I have for you is with Tuur Demeester. Tuur is an investor, analyst, and Editor in ... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 17, 2016

Continuing to learn about culture from Toyota

An interesting McKinsey piece, by a retired CEO of Toyota in Canada, makes some interesting points a... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

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

August 16, 2016

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Emerging market economies (EM) as a special class of financial assets have recently been subject to ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 12, 2016

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