Meridien Research released a report that describes current asset liability management (ALM) applications and their expansion beyond the scope of traditional interest rate risk management. In 2001, Meridien expects the largest 500 financial institutions to spend $US936 million globally on ALM systems, with most growth in developing countries. Although the core analysis functions have not changed much in the past couple of years, these systems are now as often a part of enterprise risk management applications or of profitability and customer relationship management systems as they are standalone interest rate risk management tools.
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.