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Euro-zone banks exposed to interest rate hikes

Fifty-one large euro zone banks are leaving themselves exposed to a sudden change in interest rates and may need to aside more capital against that risk, the ECB said on Monday. 222 more words

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Book Review: All About Asset Allocation

All About Asset Allocation is worth a read by every investor, even if you don’t buy into efficient-markets theory (EMT) or modern portfolio theory (MPT) and focus your investing on alternative strategies. 138 more words

Investing

I would avoid bonds here's why!

Growing up I always heard of the wonders of bonds and how great they can be, however; in a modern-day environment I believe bonds are the worst possible investment. 374 more words

The Hidden Risk of Bonds

If I were to tell you that you could buy a bond that would pay out interest of 5% or more per year for the next 30 years, that might sound like a great deal. 508 more words

Mark Leibman

Treasury Management for Different Organisations

Contributed by: Jayna Gandhi, CFA

When we think about Treasurer , what comes to our mind ? Is the treasury profession an extension of accounting profession or are treasury professionals just liquidity managers and cash flow planners ? 559 more words

IAIP

The Negative Carry Problem

The Headache of “Negative Carry”

One of the problem that is always faced by most banks (including Islamic banks) is the mismatch between the commitment to pay a “fixed” return to depositors (created during deposit building exercises) and the “volatile and underperforming”┬áreturns from the usage of these funds (earned from the Assets). 1,146 more words

Islamic Banking