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Higher risk equals greater return is a misconception

The risk/return tradeoff could easily be called the “ability-to-sleep-at-night test.” While some people can handle the equivalent of financial skydiving without batting an eye, others are terrified to climb the financial ladder without a secure harness. 345 more words


Risk Appetite Wanes After Short-Lived Boost

Weaker than expected Chinese trade data pared back equity gains following FOMC’s minutes yesterday, with European and US market sliding into the red at open Thursday. 117 more words

Economic News

Risk Management as a part of Corporate Culture

Whenever you talk about RISK in your professional environment, it’s interesting to see the faces of the employees instead of lightening up they have a feeling of fear. 369 more words

Finance Awareness

Risk appetite firms

Despite the decision by Crimea’s parliament to formally request accession to Russia markets risk assets performed well overnight, with US and European equity markets registering solid gains. 112 more words


Risk aversion edging higher

As the reverberations from China’s poor trade data, weaker loan growth and money supply, as well as continued tensions in the Ukraine ahead of a referendum next Sunday, spread through the market, risk aversion continues to edge higher according to our risk barometer. 126 more words


Ukraine fallout

So far most of the damage from the escalating crisis in the Ukraine and growing tensions between the West and Russia has been inflicted on Russian markets but global asset markets are also feeling increasing pain from the fallout. 134 more words


Entrepreurship at the workplace

Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison

Entrepreneurship at the workplace (also commonly referred to as Intrapreneurship) implies creating new, profitable and sustainable revenue streams for the organisation. 2,473 more words