Equities were the best performing asset class last year, comfortably outperforming the returns on gilts and cash, according to Credit Suisse First Boston’s (CSFB) annual Equity Gilt Study. For the first time in four years, equities provided a positive return in 2003, ending what had been the longest period for negative returns for more than half a century, according to the report. Commenting on the findings, Robert Jukes, equity strategist at CSFB, said: ‘While long run equity returns remain impressive, the past few years have taught us nothing if not that the volatility of equity returns are such that other asset classes can outperform significantly over the shorter term. That said, however, the current low interest rate environment may offer equities an unusually high gearing into the current earnings recovery.’
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
APIs may be a solution to MT940 challenges, says Karen Fagan, treasury operation manager, for British television company, ITV.
Kicking off the first day of the Singapore Fintech Festival, issues with cryptocurrencies were addressed by MIT media labs director, Joi Ito, and panels of technology leaders discussed how they’re using data analytics.
Sibos 2017 day two highlights: Brexit and banking, and why ‘data is the new oil’ in financial services
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