A push to eliminate fuel subsidies across much of Africa, the Middle East and Asia is raising interest in the use of commodity hedging by governments as a way of containing social unrest. But it remains...
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Hedge funds targeting India faced a difficult operating environment over the last several months making the universe one of the most volatile in the industry as Mena performance remains strong
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Despite performance gains by developed Europe-focused funds, investor flows have been persistently negative. Convertible arbitrage strategies continue to outperform the hedge fund aggregate
FFIs the world over are expected to be compliant under Fatca. For entities operating in jurisdictions with sanctions, this poses some pretty tricky questions - not least, if they will even be allowed to comply with Fatca and if so, how. Jessica Meek investigates...
The growth of Islamic finance throughout the Middle East - and further beyond - has shifted attention to the levels of knowledge and experience required by banking professionals to operate in this area of finance. Jessica Meek assesses the operational...
With an estimated worth of around $1.1 trillion in global assets, Islamic finance has experienced continuous growth against a backdrop of global economic turmoil affecting conventional markets. While the appeal to gain exposure to safer and better performing...
As the Arab Spring last year made all too evident, regions that companies and banks think they have a handle on might suddenly turn into hotspots of unrest. ORR looks at risks to consider when establishing operations in dangerous areas
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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