The Risk and Finance Rock Star campaigns…

Very excited about the new artwork, branding and design behind the Risk and Finance Rock Star campaigns launching later this week. After a first round of testing the 90 second video spot has now been finalized and will go live on Youtube later tonight. Stay tuned, more exciting stuff planned for launch in early August…Read moreRead more

Introducing iPadRiskBooks.com

The content business is all about slicing and repackaging. It’s a difficult lesson that we have learnt after playing with specialized risk and treasury management education over the last four years. A journey that started with a market risk metrics publishing experiment in 2008 that after six different pivots ultimately became our most popular risk…Read moreRead more

Falling Oil Supplies

Oil futures rose amidst US gasoline supplies decreasing and the housing sales in the US picking up pace. Brent Crude futures rose by 0.83 percent to USD $ 106.03 per barrel, while WTI crude futures rose by 0.79 percent to be at USD $ 90.58 per barrel. The US Energy Department declared in a report…Read moreRead more

Chinese data worse than expected

Oil futures fell from a seven week high price after new data released showed that the economic recovery in China was weaker than previously expected. Brent crude futures declined by 0.31 percent to USD $ 103.68 per barrel, while WTI crude futures declined by 0.28 percent to USD $ 88.97 per barrel. There have also…Read moreRead more

US pressure on Iran heating up

Crude oil futures rose to a seven week high owing to rising tensions between the United States and Iran, along with expectations about the US Federal Reserve increasing the stimulus in the US economy. Brent crude futures increased by 0.29 percent to be at USD $ 103.670 per barrel, while WTI crude futures rose by…Read moreRead more

Chinese Premier disappoint investors

After increasing for three consecutive days, oil futures fell on Monday, the 16th of July 2012. The main reason for this sudden mood shift in the market was due to the Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabo, stating that the expected economic recovery of China for the second half of this year was yet to gain momentum….Read moreRead more

China to Boost its economy

Oil rose for a third consecutive day on the strength of the belief that economic growth in China would receive a boost in the second half of this year, along with more sanctions announced on Iran by the United States. Brent crude future rose by 1.32% to close at USD $102.40, while the WTI future…Read moreRead more

Weak Chinese Imports figures leading to fall in prices

Gold prices fell on Tuesday 10th July 2012 due to a high dollar rate which was in demand by investors who were shaky about global economic prospects. This demand for dollar led to euro falling against dollar to the lowest levels in two years. Investors’ worries were heightened by China releasing weaker than expected imports…Read moreRead more

EU debt zone causing bad news elsewhere

This time it was the US data on Manufacturing that fell; and that too for the first time in about 3 years. Recently weak data has been appearing on the statistics bulletin for both Asia and Europe, suggesting that the EU debt crisis is causing global economy to slow down. This helped in raising the…Read moreRead more