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Deloitte – CFO Risk Appetite At Record High

Shift towards increased corporate leverage as credit conditions improve.  April 9, 2014 : Shift towards increased corporate leverage as credit conditions improve. Greater confidence about growth in the UK and euro area is supporting corporate investment, according to the latest Deloitte CFO Survey. The first quarter 2014 CFO Survey gauged the views of 126 CFOs, including...
Fintech

FX Traders: Stop the Slippage or Risk Slipping Up

Gareth Richardson, Managing Director, Custom Connect UK 4th December 2013 For FX traders, overcoming slippage is one of the biggest challenges for maintaining potential profitability. Thankfully there is a two-step weapon for combatting slippage, a tactic and technology choice that those leading the market have already discovered and implemented. Without affinity to any provider, we...
Banking

Recruitment trends for 2014 in financial services

By Paul Reynolds, Partner, Green Park Interim and Executive Search April 4,2014 : The hot growth areas for senior search mandates within financial services in 2014 are largely dictated by political and regulatory changes, technology simplification and digital along with governance, risk and compliance. In compliance, the current emphasis is on what to do about controlled...
Banking

Bank of Korea holds rates in current Governor’s last meeting

Although there was no change in the South Korean central bank’s policy rate, a 25 basis point hike in 3Q 2014 is expected, says Ronald Man, Economist, Asian Economics Research, HSBC Ltd, Hong Kong Seoul, March 13: The Bank of Korea voted unanimously to hold its policy rate at 2.50% for the tenth consecutive month....
Banking

Japan’s apex bank keeps stimulus flowing to keep growth on track

Bank of Japan warns of flat export performance even as business and consumer confidence takes a hit on sales tax hike, reports Team IFM Tokyo, March 12:  Japan’s central bank has retained its pace of stimulus to keep its economic growth on rails, it said in a statement on Tuesday, even as it warned against...