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  • A winning bearish dollar bet: local currency emerging markets bonds

    One of the best strategies to cash in on the dollar's slide since Donald Trump's election victory is a rather exotic one: buying local emerging market currency bonds. Investors who doubted Tru...


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    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/bonds/a-winning-bearish-dollar-bet-local-currency-emerging-markets-bonds/articleshow/60744686.cms4537
  • Thailand's Central Bank Has a Major Dilemma: Its Currency

    A public rift between Thailand’s central bank and government on interest rates shows just how much of a dilemma the baht has become for the economy. The Finance Ministry is pushing the Bank of T...


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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-18/strong-baht-pits-bank-of-thailand-against-government-on-rate-cut4538
  • Too soon to determine risks of central bank-issued cryptocurrencies: BIS

    It is too soon to determine whether central banks should issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, as the risks could not yet be fully assessed and the t...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bis-report-cryptocurrencies/too-soon-to-determine-risks-of-central-bank-issued-cryptocurrencies-bis-idUSKCN1BS0OS4533
  • Another experiment with currency? RBI is looking at its own Bitcoin

    It seems demonetisation is not India's last experiment with currency. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is now looking at the brave new world of cryptocurrency. The success of Bitcoin, popular crypt...


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    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/another-experiment-with-currency-rbi-is-looking-at-its-own-bitcoin/articleshow/60710700.cms4535
  • Greece's Eurobank in Talks With Banca Transilvania to Sell Romanian Business

    Eurobank is in talks with Banca Transylvania to sell its subsidiaries in Romania as part of a restructuring plan agreed by Greece's third largest lender with European Union authorities. The sale ...


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    https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/09/15/business/15reuters-eurobank-romania-sale.html4531
  • Vietnam's c.bank gov asks banks to stop breaking foreign currency deposit limits

    Vietnam’s central bank governor asked banks to stop breaking foreign currency deposit limits, a central banks statement on Thursday said. “Governor demands banks to tightly control credit ...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/vietnam-banks/vietnams-c-bank-gov-asks-banks-to-stop-breaking-foreign-currency-deposit-limits-idINL4N1LV1TJ4528
  • Children's Health Insurance Program Demands Quick, Bipartisan Passage

    Why would someone give up a career as a full-time surgeon to become an elected official? It was a question I was asked time and again during my two terms in the U.S. Senate. To me, the answer was alw...


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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/billfrist/2017/09/14/childrens-health-insurance-program-demands-quick-bipartisan-passage/#49564d45178c4532
  • The banks just posted a rare winning streak

    The popular S&P bank-tracking exchange-traded fund just logged a unique streak of wins for the first time this year, though some say the recent momentum could be nearing an end. The KBE, comprised...


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    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/13/the-banks-just-posted-a-rare-winning-streak.html4527
  • Hopes of money not returning to banks post demonetisation unmet

    Former deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India S S Mundra today said the expectation that a good portion of money might not come back into the banking system due to demonetisation did not happen. &qu...


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    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/hopes-of-money-not-returning-to-banks-post-demonetisation-unmet-s-s-mundra/articleshow/60478614518

EVENTS

Conferences

19th International Conference on Islamic Finance and Insurance

19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ISLAMIC FINANCE AND INSURANCE

September 21-22, 2017
The ICIFI 2017: 19th International Conference on Islamic Finance and Insurance aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Islamic Finance and Insurance. It also provides a premie...

19th International Conference on Islamic Finance, Banking and Insurance

19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ISLAMIC FINANCE, BANKING AND INSURANCE

September 21-22, 2017
The ICIFBI 2017: 19th International Conference on Islamic Finance, Banking and Insurance aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Islamic Finance, Banking and Insurance. It als...

The 5th Insurance China 2017 Conference

THE 5TH INSURANCE CHINA 2017 CONFERENCE

September 21-22, 2017
The 5th Insurance China International Summit will take place in Shanghai from 21st – 22nd September 2017. As the Chinese insurance market continued to maintain strong growth momentum in 2016, the growth of business scale hit a new high since 2008. Data showed that in 2016 the whole industry re...

CEQURA Conference on Advances in Financial and Insurance Risk Management

CEQURA CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE RISK MANAGEMENT

September 25-26, 2017
The 8th CEQURA Conference on Advances in Financial and Insurance Risk Management, organized by the Society for Financial and Insurance Econometrics in collaboration with the Montreal Institute of Structured Products and Derivatives and the Bayerisches Finanz Zentrum, will take place in Munich on Sep...

Financial Institutions Conference

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS CONFERENCE

September 18-19, 2017
The Financial Institutions Conference, organized by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accounting will take place from 18th September to the 19th September 2017 at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria in Dallas, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas like responsi...

LMA Syndicated Loans Conference

LMA SYNDICATED LOANS CONFERENCE

September 19-19, 2017
Market conditions remain challenging for many of our members. We live in uncertain times, with political turbulence, market volatility, technological innovation and regulatory pressure, to name but a few, causing considerable change. Such change poses risks but can also offer opportunities, if with ...

19th International Conference on Accounting Standards and Financial Institutions

19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ACCOUNTING STANDARDS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

September 14-15, 2017
The ICASFI 2017: 19th International Conference on Accounting Standards and Financial Institutions aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Accounting Standards and Financial In...

19th International Conference on Accounting Standards and Social Accounting

19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ACCOUNTING STANDARDS AND SOCIAL ACCOUNTING

September 14-15, 2017
The ICASSA 2017: 19th International Conference on Accounting Standards and Social Accounting aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Accounting Standards and Social Accounting...

 

Webinars

JUL 27, 2016
WEBINAR REPLAY: KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR A SUCCESSFUL PRIVATE HEALTH EXCHANGE
Implementing a private health exchange might seem like a daunting task for an employer to consider, but what if it’s not? With the right planning, expertise and stakeholders, moving to a private health exchange can be a smooth transition for both the employer and employee.
SEP 21, 2017 | 2:00 PM
FOR BANKERS WHO BUY INSURANCE FOR THEIR BANKS
An introduction to bank insurance by the bank insurance expert. Learn the basics of the policies your bank has and how they all work together. We will review. Walk into a bank and you will find a myriad of insurance and investment products. Over the years, banks have evolved to be more tha...
SEP 28, 2017 | 2:00PM
ORDINANCE OR LAW INSURANCE: COVERAGE & CLAIM PERSPECTIVES
This webinar will cover the fundamental concepts of Ordinance or Law Insurance, while providing real world lessons and examples from claim settlements. With multiple coverage parts to be considered (including business income) the speakers will analyze when this coverage should be required ...
SEP 28, 2017 | 02:00:pm
RETAIL BANKING TRENDS
Now that the growing mobile ecosystem has enabled consumers to deposit a check with a smart phone, send money to a friend instantaneously, and get approved for a loan without leaving home, retail bankers will have to make adjustments in order to align with the consumer's banks hope to ...
SEP 28, 2017 | 2:00 PM
THE PATH TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: THREE BANKS DESCRIBE THEIR DIGITAL BANKING STRATEGY
Developing and deploying a digital banking strategy involves more than simply upgrading aging online and mobile products. It requires an overall strategy that must include how a financial institution is going to address a growing set of digital devices and services that will evolve over ti...
OCT 01, 2017 | 12:00 pm
WORKING WITH TROUBLED CUSTOMERS: LOAN EXTENSIONS, DEFERMENTS, RE-AGING, REFINANCING & INCENTIVES
We provide bank webinars on compliance, lending, regulations, security, operations, new accounts, collections, fraud, security & other topics. For more information on bank education and online training opportunities. Loan extensions in professional, short-term lending are a common occu...
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE WEBINAR
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5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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PRINCIPLES OF LAND TITLE EXAMINATION IN CALIFORNIA
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CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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VOLUNTEERING FOR TROUBLE? CLASSIFYING, MANAGING AND DISCIPLINING VOLUNTEERS
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