Cognos and IBM have launched a new financial services solution that is designed to help banks more effectively integrate critical risk information with revenue and expense planning data to maximise risk-adjusted return on capital. The companies claim the Risk Adjusted Profitability Blueprint provides a performance management framework that helps bank executives build precise multi-dimensional, product-level profitability plans and forecasts that are aligned with risk management strategies. This should enable greater financial planning accuracy and building a critical connection between the finance and risk organisations.
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.