While the world, especially developed countries, is well on its way to a post-COVID era, many developing countries are still battling the fallout of the virus, and the subsequent economic effects, with India taking centre stage.
A little shy of two decades ago, prior to Compli-Serve SA’s official launch, I penned an article on how technology was impacting financial services and importantly, financial advice.
As parts of the world begin to emerge from the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the strategic focus is turning to what the competitive landscape will look like in the aftermath.
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Optimal rebalancing of multi-asset portfolios is investigated. These portfolios are compliant with Regulation 28 of the Pensions Fund Act of South Africa.
Mergermarket, the leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, has published its 3Q19 report which revealed that the slowdown in dealmaking spread to the US market in 3Q19, causing global M&A to drop 11.4% year-to-date (YTD) on last year to USD 2.49tn (across 13,304 deals).
Around 17 May 2021, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (“ISDA”) is expected to replace our battled-scarred 2006 ISDA Definitions booklets by publishing the new 2021 ISDA Interest Rate Derivatives Definitions (the “New Definitions”).
To understand inflation, one needs to understand the implication of what, for example, 4% inflation actually means, and the effect it has on your spending power. Many people refer to the current inflation rate without understanding the implication it has in real life.