Adjusting exchange rates affects currency value, Cass research finds

Author(s):

Lukas Menkhoff

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

New research finds that newly proposed currency valuation metrics display strong predictive power for exchange rates, offering valuable insight for global policymakers and investors alike.

Updated: 20/09/2016
Comments:
Views: 718

Are Islamic banks inherently more stable than conventional banks?

Author(s):

Vasileios Pappas

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

How did Islamic Banking come through one of the world's greatest financial crises so strongly? This paper examines whether Islamic banks are inherently more stable and resilient to crisis than conventional banks.

Updated: 06/06/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,222

Cross-border banking: The African Experience

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This paper provides an overview of the literature of cross-border banking and financial deepening, with a specific focus on Africa.

Updated: 19/04/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,266

Frenemies: how impartial is shareholder voting between finance organisations?

Author(s):

Aneel Keswani

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

Financial sector firms are unique in that their major institutional shareholders may also be their competitors. This research looks into how this relationship affects shareholder voting, and what it means for governance of the industry.

Updated: 29/02/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,856

Analyst Dividend Forecasts and their Usefulness to Investors

Author(s):

Pawel Bilinski

 et al.

Contrary to prevailing thought, dividends and dividend forecasting remain an active and important component of pricing in capital markets. This research examines the evidence.

Updated: 29/01/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,523

The Relative Performance of UK Banks and Building Societies post-financial crisis

Author(s):

Barbara Casu

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This report examines the performance of UK building societies since the end of the demutualisation process in 2000 It considers the relative strengths and weaknesses of the building society sector at a time when public confidence in the financial system, still shaken by the Global Financial Crisis, is low

Updated: 10/09/2015
Comments:
Views: 2,665

Introduction to Banking - second edition of this acclaimed book now available

Author(s):

Barbara Casu

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The second editon of Introduction to Banking, a comprehensive insight into the business of banking, is now available to order.

Updated: 05/06/2015
Comments:
Views: 2,507

Hot Money - the importance of bank credit flows to emerging markets during the globalisation era

Author(s):

Ana-Maria Fuertes

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

An empirical investigation of the relative importance of hot money in bank credit and portfolio flows from the US to 18 emerging markets over the period 1988-2012.

Updated: 03/03/2015
Comments:
Views: 2,508

A Centralised Investment Process - Joined up investment thinking

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

 et al.

Guide based on latest research helps financial advisers build investment portfolios from financial planning to fund selection stages.

Updated: 05/11/2014
Comments:
Views: 6,171