Finance

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

Coronavirus Downturn vs. Global Financial Crisis

Coronavirus Downturn vs. Global Financial Crisis When the coronavirus crisis first hit, many optimistically predicted a rapid economic rebound in the second half of the year. The outlook has since darkened, with rising fears of widespread bankruptcies, sovereign defaults, long-term unemployment, and a slow and painful recovery. In many ways, what started as a short

By |2020-05-19T11:51:46+00:00May 19th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Banks Are Holding Up Amidst Coronavirus Chaos – So Far

Banks Are Holding Up Amidst Coronavirus Chaos – So Far In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, governments around the world made a concerted effort to enhance the stability and security of the global financial system. Through global regulatory frameworks such as Basel III and domestic regulatory efforts such as the US Dodd-Frank Act,

By |2020-04-27T10:59:49+00:00April 27th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Coronavirus Set To Crush Emerging Markets In Worst-Ever Crisis

Coronavirus Set To Crush Emerging Markets In Worst-Ever Crisis As some European and North American coronavirus hotspots start to see light at the end of the tunnel, many emerging markets are bracing for the worst of the impact. More and more developing countries are imposing lockdowns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, even

By |2020-04-20T15:40:27+00:00April 20th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

How Pension Funds Can Lead The Way In Responsible Investing

How Pension Funds Can Lead The Way In Responsible Investing Globally, pension funds hold an estimated $20 trillion in assets, making them the single largest asset pool in the world. Given their size – and the fact that they are long-term investors – many have looked to pension funds for leadership in the field of

By |2020-03-26T15:51:02+00:00March 26th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Coronavirus May Infect Derivatives Markets, Sending Counterparties Crashing

Coronavirus May Infect Derivatives Markets, Sending Counterparties Crashing As the novel coronavirus spreads rapidly around the world, financial markets are becoming increasingly volatile. Equities have plunged into bear market territory, upending a decade-long expansion, and corporate credit markets are facing the possibility of widespread downgrades and defaults. Against this backdrop, derivatives markets are seeing activity spike.

By |2020-03-26T16:39:49+00:00March 24th, 2020|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

The Impact of MiFID II and ESMA on Continuous Education

The Impact of MiFID II and ESMA on Continuous Education Since the introduction of the European Union’s original Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) in 2007, it – and its successor, MiFID II – has had a profound impact on the financial services industry in Europe and around the world. The MiFID and MiFID

By |2020-03-11T15:28:40+00:00March 11th, 2020|Finance|0 Comments

5 FinTech Stats Every Finance Professional Should Know

5 FinTech Stats Every Finance Professional Should Know FinTech continues to disrupt the world of trading, banking, financial advice and financial products. The industry is growing rapidly, with new entrants creating opportunities to reinvent traditional banking for both consumers and businesses. Rising investment, growing deal sizes, higher levels of merger & acquisition activity, and the

By |2020-03-09T10:34:57+00:00March 5th, 2020|Finance|1 Comment

With New Securitization Products, Green Finance Grows Up

With New Securitization Products, Green Finance Grows Up Regulators and investors are driving a growing demand for sustainable investment products. Traditional sustainable investment options include equity investments in companies that perform well on sustainability measures and instruments such as green bonds, which raise capital for climate and environmental projects. As the sustainable finance sector matures, however,

By |2020-02-26T14:03:17+00:00February 24th, 2020|Finance|0 Comments