Finance

As US Stock Markets Soar Despite Pandemic Fallout, Some Ask When The Crash Will Come

As US Stock Markets Soar Despite Pandemic Fallout, Some Ask When The Crash Will Come Despite the brutal economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and a recent correction, US stock markets appear ready to end the year in the black. This is an extraordinary performance at a time when the global economic outlook

By |2020-09-18T14:56:31+00:00September 18th, 2020|Finance|0 Comments

ESG Reporting Revolution – Firms Must Grapple With The Need For Real Numbers

ESG Reporting Revolution – Firms Must Grapple With The Need For Real Numbers As socially responsible investing (SRI) became increasingly important to investors, many companies began to produce glossy annual sustainability reports. However, those reports often offered style over substance and a lack of widely accepted reporting standards meant that many companies were

By |2020-08-19T11:05:18+00:00August 18th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

As LIBOR Deadline Looms, Low SOFR Swap Volumes Threaten Efforts to Build Term Rates

As LIBOR Deadline Looms, Low SOFR Swap Volumes Threaten Efforts to Build Term Rates LIBOR, which serves as a reference rate for over $300 trillion of global financial contracts, is scheduled to be phased out by the end of next year. At that time, financial contracts will need to transition to new reference rates, with

By |2020-08-18T11:40:37+00:00August 18th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Governments Are Borrowing At Record Rates, But Yields Remain Low (For Now)

Governments Are Borrowing At Record Rates, But Yields Remain Low (For Now) As governments around the world roll out enormous stimulus programs in a bid to resuscitate their pandemic-hit economies, government debt issuance has hit record levels. Yet, despite double-digit budget deficits around the world, yields on government debt remain low. Indeed, in some large

By |2020-07-21T10:03:18+00:00July 21st, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

eLearning Effectiveness for Finance

eLearning Effectiveness for Finance Disruptions such as the rise of FinTech along with the dramatic shift toward virtual environments as a result of the coronavirus are driving the importance of continuous learning and skill (re)development. To deal with these disruptive forces, finance organizations must ensure their workforce is adaptable to changes in the industry. By

By |2020-07-10T13:58:08+00:00July 10th, 2020|Corporate Learning, Finance|0 Comments

Combatting COVID-19: How Central Banks Are Responding To The Crisis

Combatting COVID-19: How Central Banks Are Responding To The Crisis Global central banks – namely the US Federal Reserve (Fed), the European Central Bank (ECB), and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) – have responded with unprecedented intensity to the economic crisis that has followed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. They have rapidly deployed

By |2020-06-19T16:23:47+00:00June 19th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Winners And Losers As Market Volatility Returns

Winners And Losers As Market Volatility Returns In the years following the global financial crisis (GFC), market volatility remained relatively muted, generally moving within a narrow band. Supported by modest but steady economic growth and accommodative monetary policy, global stock markets experienced few pronounced ups and downs for most of the last decade. Then, in

By |2020-06-19T16:23:25+00:00June 19th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Integrating Finance Interns and Analysts: 4 Considerations

Integrating Finance Interns and Analysts: 4 Considerations The ability to deliver a personalized, intuitive, and simple integration experience from the beginning of a finance professional’s experience with their company, all the way through to their program completion, is a must-have for modern firms. Now, given all internship and analyst programs will be taking place in

By |2020-06-08T14:16:03+00:00June 8th, 2020|Corporate Learning, Finance|0 Comments

Innovative Internships: 3 Reasons Finance Companies Should Invest

Innovative Internships: 3 Reasons Finance Companies Should Invest While the finance industry gets to grips with remote working and prepares itself for the challenges ahead as a result of the global pandemic, college graduates are left in an unusual situation. Integration processes for interns and new hires for 2020 will be conducted predominantly online, with

By |2020-05-28T10:57:08+00:00May 28th, 2020|Corporate Learning, Finance|0 Comments

Which Companies Will Pass the Coronavirus ESG Test?

Which Companies Will Pass the Coronavirus ESG Test? As the coronavirus ravages economies worldwide, companies are struggling to pay workers and keep the lights on. Declining economic activity has sent carbon emissions plummeting and unemployment soaring, and many businesses are now reliant on the government for working capital. Against this backdrop, many are questioning companies’

By |2020-05-20T13:38:50+00:00May 20th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments