Standard & Poor’s, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, announced the launch of RiskDirect, a comprehensive, Internet-based portfolio risk management tool, developed in conjunction with Algorithmics Incorporated. RiskDirect enables financial executives to measure and manage key financial risks, including currency, interest rate, credit, and commodity. RiskDirect will also provide financial executives with a turnkey approach to assisting them in meeting the new reporting requirements specified by the Financial Accounting Standards Board in FAS 133.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.