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The Art of the Bubble

I may be old, but I’m hoping that at least I’m getting some wisdom out of my experience. The MacroTourist recently wrote about the potential for a bubble in fixed income and why you just can’t know. B...

01 Dec 2016
Samee Zafar

Blockchain and the future..

Getting it wrong Pollsters whose job it is to talk to people and predict the outcomes of elections, sometimes get things badly wrong: the general election in Britain in 2015 when Labour performed une...

30 Nov 2016
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What can businesses learn about financial documents from sending a birthday present?

When sending an important parcel through a courier, you wouldn’t want it to get lost or end-up with the wrong individual. Think about the last time you’ve sent a birthday present through a courier. Yo...

30 Nov 2016
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The regulation holiday effect

Global harmonisation of financial regulation is high on the wish list of many trading firms and, in one sense at least, the regulators in Europe and the US are pretty well harmonised. Both have a tend...

29 Nov 2016
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Self-Financing Oil: Digitizing the Commodity Lifecycle

With the pace of technological change accelerating, we have to believe paradigm shifts are not only inevitable, but plentiful, even in complex, physical markets such as commodities. In those markets ...

29 Nov 2016
Konstantin Rabin

Banking Data For Third Parties

Money is not the only thing banks store in their premises. The other valuables are counted in bytes — or even petabytes, i.e. client data. Everything about customers, from their personal information t...

29 Nov 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Vinod Sharma

FinClusion to Balance Gender Gap

Abstract – Focus around financial inclusion or in my language “Finclusion”. In a recent study it was discovered half of the world’s population, lag behind in access and usage of financial products and...

29 Nov 2016
Financial Inclusion
Alex Kreger

Banking UX Design Challenges and Opportunities in 2017

User Experience (UX) in banking is about human feelings, impressions and behaviours while using banking digital interfaces. For my UXDA agency the aim of banking UX engineering is to create financial ...

29 Nov 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Michael Wilkins

A calmer approach to position limits

As we edge ever-closer to MiFID II implementation, the position limits debate is once again underway in Europe. Under the new rules the UK regulator is required to impose position limits on all commod...

28 Nov 2016
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Superior services in wealth management begin with security

Premium banking has always been about seamless service and pre-eminent asset performance. But now there’s a new factor in the premium equation: the challenge of assuring client trust in a digital age....

28 Nov 2016
David Donovan

2017 and Beyond How Asset Managers are Preparing for the Digital Future

The Asset Management Industry is grappling with a number of issues. A combination of the current low interest environment, alongside the digital tsunami, shifting demographics, new well-funded fintech...

28 Nov 2016
Paula Rodriguez

A Daily Agenda for Excellent Mental Health

Excellent mental health contributes to a successful and fulfilling forex trading journey. In a forex trading lifestyle, it is essential to take care of both physical and mental strength. Much like a w...

25 Nov 2016