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Credit risks in financial markets

Credit risks in financial markets

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Signs of trouble started to multiply early in 2007.On February 22; HSBC fired the head of its U.S mortgage lending business, recognizing losses reaching $10.8 billion. On March 9, DR Horton, the biggest homebuilder, warned of losses from subprime mortgages. On March 12, New Century Financial, one of the biggest subprime lenders, had its shares […]

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A Critical Analysis of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

A Critical Analysis of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract There exists vast literature regarding the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Wade (1998) observed that: Interpretations of the Asian crisis have coalesced around two rival stories: the “death throes of Asian state capitalism” story about internal, real economy causes; and the “panic triggering debt deflation in a basically sound but under-regulated system” story that […]

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2001 dot-com Bubble: its causes, effect, and lessons learnt

2001 dot-com Bubble: its causes, effect, and lessons learnt

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract This paper looks at the causes, effects, and lessons learnt from the 2001 dot-com bubble financial crisis. To support my statements I investigate a variety of sources, including recently published academic journals, newspaper articles, books, and market reports. I find that the so called “Get Big Fast” business model that many dot-com companies […]

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Report on the European Bond Market – November 2010 to April 2012

Report on the European Bond Market – November 2010 to April 2012

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

This report describes the performance of the European bond market for the last 18 months and evaluates the impact of the major events, causes and factors which affected the sovereign and corporate bond market during this period.  The report also provides the future of the European bond market based on the political scenario prevailing in […]

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Financial Risk – Study Notes

Financial Risk – Study Notes

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

General Definition: The risk associated with financing projects where there may not be enough cash flow to meet the financial obligations.

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EU Financial Regulation – Study Notes

EU Financial Regulation – Study Notes

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 of 25 June 2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities

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Derivatives and Securitization – Exam Notes

Derivatives and Securitization – Exam Notes

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Derivatives: A derivative instrument is a contract between two parties that specifies conditions (especially the dates, resulting values of the underlying variables, and notional amounts) under which payments.

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International Tax Law – Exam Notes

International Tax Law – Exam Notes

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

International treaties govern the tax regulations with regards to cross border transactions. The international obligation trumps the national regulations of the country concerned. Therefore there is much debate on whether international tax law is simply the body of treaties governing cross border transactions or if there is more to it than that.

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Future of International Finance Regulation

Future of International Finance Regulation

| May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Dilemma: There is no formal unified system of international finance regulation. Despite this these transactions happen every day, cross-border business transactions – the basic legal dispute regarding the transactions with international characteristics is the issue of the applicable law.

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SWOT Analysis of Sage Group Plc

SWOT Analysis of Sage Group Plc

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Sage Group is a global supplier of software solutions as well as services in business management to both small and medium sized businesses. This paper will analyze the company with key focus being placed on its internal strengths and weaknesses and how they prepare or hinder it from the opportunities and threats existing in […]

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Performance Evaluation of the European Bond Market: Analysis of the Yield Spreads on 10-Year Government Bonds

Performance Evaluation of the European Bond Market: Analysis of the Yield Spreads on 10-Year Government Bonds

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

This paper analyses the performance of the European bond market with a particular focus on analysing yields and yield spreads in the Euro Zone area.

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Report on the European Bond Market – March 2010 to August 2011

Report on the European Bond Market – March 2010 to August 2011

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This report evaluates the European bond market’s performance over the last 18 months, and explains some of the underlying causes and events that have affected it, including the perception of risk related to sovereign debt levels in the Eurozone.

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Evaluation of the performance of the European bond market

Evaluation of the performance of the European bond market

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The increasing importance of mutual funds in society by the individual investors and portfolio managers explains the massive number of studies conducted and broadcasted in the financial and academia press.

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Free Economics Dissertation Topics

Free Economics Dissertation Topics

| November 15, 2011 | 9 Comments

The aim of this guide is to assist in selecting an Economics dissertation topic and to provide practical advice on how to go about writing a dissertation.

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Free Finance Dissertation Topics

Free Finance Dissertation Topics

| November 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

The aim of this guide is to assist in selecting a finance dissertation topic and to provide practical advice on how to go about writing a dissertation.

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Free Finance Essay: Savings and Loans Crisis

Free Finance Essay: Savings and Loans Crisis

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

1.      INTRODUCTION The financial industry encompassing banking, financial services and insurance companies play a very important role in the economy of any nation, and are therefore important in ensuring liquidity in the economy. They are strategically positioned to accept savings from customers, and provide loans to consumers and businesses for a reasonable profit. Their importance […]

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Free Finance Essay: Royal Bank of Scotland Crisis

Free Finance Essay: Royal Bank of Scotland Crisis

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

1.      INTRODUCTION The need for banks and financial institutions to grow beyond their normal businesses of accepting deposits and providing loans, into global giants that are diverse and often engage in sophisticated practices has been embedded as the pure nature of capitalism and market liberalisation. In the most recent decade, most global economies and organizations […]

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Free Finance Essay: LSE & TMX Merger

Free Finance Essay: LSE & TMX Merger

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This case study seeks to analyse the intended merger between London Stock Exchange Plc and TMX Group, Inc, the operators of London and Canada’s largest stock exchanges respectively. The intended merger is offering TMX Group’s shareholders 2.9963 shares in the newly created entity, for every TMX share owned. The aim of the merger […]

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Financial analysis of BG and Shell

Financial analysis of BG and Shell

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

INTRODUCTION  According to the requirements stipulated in this assignment, this essay would be analysing two companies: BG group Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc. Both companies are oil and gas producers and they operate in the integrated natural oil and gas industry. They are involved in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of gas and […]

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Economical Analysis of Asset Prices

Economical Analysis of Asset Prices

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Economic Analysis of Asset Prices Introduction The most recent economic crisis, from which the global economy is still reeling, started in 2007, approximately one year after the ‘sub-prime’ housing market in America buckled under its own weight, putting pressure on the financial markets across the world. This economic crisis, argued to be the worst financial […]

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