Financial training firm Intellexis has signed a distribution agreement with PricewaterhouseCoopers to sell the consultancy’s In$ider e-learning training programme for derivatives. In$ider uses an innovative game-play approach to help people understand derivatives. Set in the future, users join the finance team of intergalactic mining company Gyronortex, where they are required to master the basics of hedging, swaps and options. The course is used by organisations such as Thunderbird – The American Graduate School of International Management, and by the Bank of America, where it was described as ‘innovative, engaging and most importantly… interactive.’
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.