Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are likely to see insurance-linked securities (ILS) grow into maturity as a fully-fledged asset class, industry experts predict.
As investors wake up to the huge financial damage that can be caused by unethical behaviour, companies should ensure that doing business ethically is a goal shared by all of its workforce.
Ireland is a potential beneficiary as businesses relocate from the UK post-Brexit, but this is undermined by the threatened disruption and complexities that increasingly appear to be a likely consequence.
China's bad debt markets are such a hot commodity that distressed assets are being sold on Alibaba’s Taobao ecommerce platform alongside household products. But the IMF warns the situation is unsustainable.
Investment in socially responsible assets has dramatically increased worldwide, with a 25% rise over the two years to 2016.
In the competition between EU financial centres to attract business from London post-Brexit, Frankfurt has already scored several significant wins.
A US study, based on the quick service restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, offers conflicting evidence on whether a TMS is the best option when upgrading from Excel-based forecasting.
The geopolitical shocks of 2016 saw businesses understandably concerned about how the new reality of resurgent economic nationalism might affect cross-border trade and capital flows. Yet as this article explains, there’s no need for overreaction.
The long-anticipated changes to the regulation of money market funds in Europe is finally underway. This article sets out what to expect over the next 18 months.
While protectionism has gained greater publicity in recent years, there is good reason to believe that trade barriers will continue to be removed.