Risk Management

Gloomy mood on the markets continues; house prices slide 0.9pc

• European equities retreat further into the red as a mixed Asian session can't lift the mood on global stock markets<br>• Pound remains stuck in flat territory against the dollar; trading at $1.2966<br>• House prices fell by 0.9pc in August, the biggest month-on-month fall this year<p>8:36AM<p>Agenda: Gloomy mood …

Markets

Boards of banks fear regulatory overreach in wake of CBA scandal

There are fears among the major banks that the anti-money laundering debacle at Commonwealth Bank of Australia will have severe consequences for …

Australian News

Metrics-obsessed managers should be careful what they wish for, unlike the banks

In decades to come, when the history of business endeavour in the early part of the 21st century is written, I predict it won't be kind to the great …

Ian Narev

FOREX-Dollar falls half a pct vs yen, euro stumbles

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh<p>LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The dollar fell more than half a percent against the Japanese …

Economy

Bookstores Are Booming. Bookselling As a Second Career Is Too.

Life changes and people change—they redefine what success means to them,” observed bookstore consultant Donna Paz Kaufman of Paz & Associates. Since …

Publishing

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up here</i><p>Terror attacks hit Spain, risk aversion spikes in markets, and key Republicans …

Business

Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks

LONDON (AP) — An aversion to risk was evident in financial markets Friday after the attacks in Spain. Stock markets around the world were under pressure while traditional safe haven assets, such as gold, were in demand.<p>KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down …

Business

Third Point Invests In BlackRock

In their Q2 2017 letter, Third Point outlines their reasons for investing in BlackRock (NYSE:BLK). BlackRock is a long time holding in our dividend …

Business

How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Audit Failures

In a security audit, the burden is on you to provide the evidence that you've done the right things.<p>I’ve been through quite a few audits over the …

Risk Assessment

Hacked? What to Tell the Board

The unscheduled power outage experienced by three Ukrainian power companies on 23 December 2015 was a game changer. It was a high profile cyberattack …

Cybersecurity

Putting the fun back into risk

Hans Læssøe, former senior director of strategic risk management at the LEGO Group and founder of AKTUS on why tomorrow’s breed of risk manager will …

Lego

The Best Lawyer The Seinfeld Gang Could Hope For

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Risk Assessment

Our food system depends on the right information—how can we deliver?

For most of us, watching the weather forecast on TV is an ordinary, risk-free and occasionally entertaining activity. The weatherman even makes …

Agriculture

Kiwi lifts vs yen as risk aversion eases

The New Zealand dollar got a lift against the yen on Tuesday, benefiting from resurgent risk appetite after North Korea's leader seemed to back down …

Economy

Swiss Franc In Demand But Not For Long

Increased risk aversion in the past few days boosted CHF.<p>The SNB still considers that the CHF is significantly overvalued.<p>Increase in the interest …

Economy

Dollar and Treasury yields lifted by solid US data

<b>Tuesday 21.00 BST</b><p>What you need to know<p>US retail sales up 0.6 per cent in July, biggest rise in seven months<br>• Dollar index touches three-week …

Economy

Sell Everything?

The VIX Index Finally Spiked Last Week.<p>Talk of Tax Reform Turned to Fire and Fury Instead.<p>Is it Time to Sell Everything?<p>Tax and healthcare reform …

Business

Digitization Calls For Security & Risk Management In Cooperative Banks

Kanchan Kulkarni, Regional Head - Maharashtra, ICICI Bank talks about the systems ICICI Bank has adapted to in terms of digital security and …

Cybersecurity

BlackRock: The Ever-Growing Investment Giant

BLK's robust risk management focus and fintech investments provide the firm with competitive advantages to maintain its profitability and capture …

Investing

A Vexing VIX

<i>By Stephen Innes</i><p>US political uncertainty and North Korean sabre-rattling has lit a fire under the comatose VIX volatility index, which popped above …

Business

Court ruling on Sunwing’s attendant, passenger ratio ‘a major wake-up call’ for Transport Canada: CUPE

OTTAWA—A recent court decision should come as a warning to the federal government to stop playing fast and loose with airline passenger safety rules, …

Risk Assessment

HR and risk management - an ideal match

It is an organisation’s people and corporate culture that drive its risk management and strategy

Human Resources

Five things you need to know about executive protection

Protecting executives today is about much more than physically shielding them from danger. The cyber security risks are higher than ever, and …

Risk Analysis

Choosing Between Cobots and Industrial Robots

As much as collaborative robots (cobots)—which are designed to share a workspace with humans—have been a game-changing force over the past few years, …

Risk Assessment

North Korea tensions send dollar to eight-week low vs. yen

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar hit an eight-week low against the Japanese yen on Thursday, as the escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea drove investors to seek safety in assets viewed as less risky.<p>The dollar was down 0.77 percent against the yen JPY= at 109.21 yen. The …

Economy

Asia stocks snap back into the red on simmering North Korea tensions

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks turned lower on Thursday as investors fretted about the simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea, …

Stock Markets

Why bankers so often fail to comply with policies and regulations

Allegations that the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been complicit in money laundering is just the latest example of issues with regulatory …

Cyber Security Bill's success lies in how rules apply to each sector

We live in an age of rapid digitisation where mobile communication and cloud computing have dramatically increased cyber connectivity.<p>The economic …

Cybersecurity

7 Simple Investing Rules You Learned From Your Mother

When I was growing up my mother had a saying, or an answer, for just about everything…as do most mothers. Every answer to the question <i>“Why?”</i> was …

Business

Bubble Risk When The Bubble Doesn't Burst

In February, I considered if bubble risk for US stocks was elevated. My conclusion: Yes, it appeared that the market was unusually frothy, based on …

Business