Banking As A Digitized Network The foundations of financial transactions, regulations, and assurances have remained unchanged, with burdensome and labour-intensive documentation processes required to minimize risk and provide assurances. International trade finance is the underlying core of the global financial system and one area that garners significant friction. The production and movement of
Exploring Remote Internships: Part 3: Virtual Mentoring Tips for Success With L&D Expert, Debora Jeske Notes on Contributor: Debora Jeske is a work and organizational psychologist in Berlin, Germany with experience in higher education and industry. In addition, she is an adjunct senior lecturer in the School of Applied Psychology at University College Cork, Ireland.
The Great Switch – Negative Prices Are Forcing Traders To Change Their Derivatives Pricing Models Amid widespread economic uncertainty and increasingly volatile markets, derivatives traders have seen the prices of underlyings such as oil turn negative – a previously unimaginable scenario. Faced with negative prices, traditional derivatives pricing models, which assume positive prices, are no
First Negative Yields – Now Negative Oil Prices
Green Bonds Are Growing Fast – But There Are Challenges Since the launch of the first “green bond” in 2008, the climate-aligned bond market has grown to an estimated $1.45 trillion and the annual issuance of labeled green bonds exceeded $167 billion in 2018. Yet this rapid growth has come with rising risks. Increasingly, some large
Mobile Learning: Latest Data, Stats and Trends The rise of mobile learning has left many L&D managers asking questions about their current content delivery methods. Is mobile the way forward for eLearning? Or is it just a fad? This article presents evidence around mobile learning and what it can do for your employee education program.
Outsourced Investment Management: Choosing the “Right” OCIO A growing number of institutional investors are seeking to improve cost efficiency, governance, and investment decision-making by outsourcing their investment management to an outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO). In what Institutional Investor describes as an OCIO “earthquake,” assets under full or partial management by OCIOs have risen to over $1.6 trillion and are anticipated to exceed $2
Big US Merger Signals Banks Have Put the Financial Crisis Behind Them Two large regional US banks, BB&T and SunTrust, recently announced a “merger of equals” that will create. America’s sixth-largest bank. The deal is the biggest US bank merger since the height of the global financial crisis,which saw huge distressed sales such as Bank
Well-being, People and Productivity – Get on this Trend Mill Perhaps you had a little organization envy recently when a friend told you about his free weekly yoga classes, part of a company-wide focus on health and well-being? This and other similar health initiatives are part of an ongoing workplace trend gaining traction as more
The Road Ahead – Trends for Learning in 2018 - Video This is the year to invest in video learning. Why? Because everyone prefers watching videos to reading, and Internet data seems to bear that out. Some 3.25 billion hours of video are watched every month on YouTube1. So, video is mainstream, and has been