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investment banking analytics

Banking Analytics in Investment Banking vertical

Banking landscape in India and the world over is fast changing. Increasing de-regulation / regulation / re-regulation and the resultant competition driving a sea change in banks’ operations and profitability. Emergence and growth of unconventional...
Political Risk

Political risk arising out of political scenario – a discussion

This unit will make an attempt to bring out the salient features of political risk arising out of political scenario in financial market place. Financial markets are the backbone of any economy, be it developed, undeveloped or underdeveloped....
CRA

Country Risk analysis

Attention of readers is invited to our earlier post on country risk with the title Country Risk is an Evolving and Dynamic Risk. As we are aware, country risk is the risk that a foreign government will default on its bonds or other financial...
G-20 Shanghi accord

G 20 Accord for Global Markets?

As one might have noticed, western world is impacted by four D’s – excess Debt, financial sector Deleveraging, aging Demographics and technology Disruption and they have induced huge volatility in the market place slowly and steadily. This...
RoboTreasurer

Treasurer and his robotic counterpart – Some thoughts

Treasury is considered to be the modern strategic value add partner in any business initiative. The role of the treasurer continues to expand into different areas of the organisation, such as risk management and working capital. At the same...
Deal Process

Dealing Room Operation and Deal Process

A dealing room is a centralized establishment, usually of a commercial bank, which is willing to offer a two way dealing price for different currencies (and asset classes instruments) at all times even when they may not wish to deal, all but...
Mphasis

My Take – Mphasis plans to make its research arm Next Labs self-sustaining

To maintain competitive advantage, all organisations are to establish R&D arms to nurture creative instincts and endeavours to identify and focus on ever changing end customer expectations and preferences and come out with workable solutions....
images

Russian Rouble’s recent collapse – An analysis

Oil and gas account for 70% of Russia’s exports. Russia needs an oil price in the region of $100 per barrel to balance its budget. It is widely rumoured US and Saudi Arabia are deliberately pushing oil prices lower. This is suspected to...
bank risks

COOL TIMES in Risk Management Revisited

Some time back, I shared some thoughts on various risks faced by banks. For easy remembering and recall, I also coined COOL TIMES. The subsequent developments in the market place, particularly in the regulatory space, made me to rethink and...
DDT

Disputed derivative transactions – Santander and Pourtuguese Rail Operator

I happened to read today a news item on disputed derivatives transactions. It is reported therein, the dealers settled a crop of disputed derivatives trades with Portuguese state owned entities last year with one exception – Santander...