Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Bold brands beat bad times

The planet's most unassailable financial institutions, trillions of dollars worth of investment value and hundreds of thousands of jobs have vaporised. You decide, in...

Hedge fund restructuring: Value resources for directors

The world has changed for hedge fund directors. Even the most savvy fund directors are unlikely to have predicted the 1,300 hedge fund liquidations...

CFA designation even more valuable

Jeffrey T. Matthias, director, Society Strategy & Design at the CFA Institute, visited Cayman earlier this year to drum up support from professionals for...

Stock Watch. Do you know your ABCs?

We first learned our ABCs in kindergarten, which for most of us probably seems like a distant memory. Well, this year may be the...

HR professionals gear up for tough times

Redundancy a last resortWhat a difference a year makes. A whole new set of challenges have appeared for industry practitioners in the 12 months...

Spotlight on women entrepreneurs

The Cayman Islands Investment Bureau recently invited Dr Andrea Smith-Hunter to the Cayman Islands for a session of mutual learning in celebration of Honouring...

Step up to training and recruitment: Resilience from within

Part 2:Step up to training and recruitment: Resilience from withinStep up to training and recruitment, by Pam Travers, Stepping Stones Training and Development...

Financial services at forefront

The Journal has an exclusive interview with the leader of the new government to appreciate how it intends to ensure the continued success of...

Much to be done

The Cayman Islands Bankers Association recently hosted guest speaker, former Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Chairman Timothy Ridley, at a packed gathering of industry professionals....

A call to arms

The Cayman Islands financial services sector has been caught lagging when it comes to its role in advancing the jurisdiction’s position within the global...

Dollar on the back foot…again.

The dollar has seen some spectacular swings of late, safe haven buying drove the dollar to 15+ year highs against some of the major...

Pricing is the key

While real estate activity still remains muted for properties over $500,000, there are some encouraging signs of an improvement in buying interest. However, it...

Is oil headed higher?

In case you hadn’t noticed, oil is on the march again. After peaking at $145/barrel in July 2008, oil futures prices on the New...

Financial industry, political manoeuvrings

Ernest Csiszar, former president and CEO of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, discussed these issues at the Cayman Captive Forum held at...

Permanent residence, challenging economy

A diamond is said to be forever. Permanent residence may not however be as "permanent" as advertised.Cayman has long enjoyed and benefited from the...

FIBA conference review. Latest banking issues discussed

This year marked the ninth edition of the prestigious conference organised by the Florida International Bankers Association in Miami, held at the Intercontinental Hotel...

Leading in financially turbulent times

As you are reading this article the STEP Caribbean Conference is well underway, taking place in Puerto Rico from 4 to 6 May. The...

Around the world

Dubai International adds airlinesTwo more airlines have started operating out of Dubai International Airport taking the total number to more than 125. The airport...

Financial crisis a red herring

The alleged role of tax havens in the global economic crisis is stirring considerable debate. World governments are scrambling to enact massive spending programme,...

Potential beneficiaries of the US fiscal stimulus

Stock Watch While there has been much debate over the likely success of the Obama administration’s fiscal stimulus package, there seems to be little...
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