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Pope’s Beef With CDS Market Is a Beef With All Markets

“Deplorable from the moral perspective.” Photographer: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Europe The Pope thinks the CDS market, and the traders in it, are quite literally going to hell in a handbasket, and he’s not just talking about the latest twist in the Hovnanian deal. On Thursday, Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging speech about financial markets. General thesis: Modern finance is exacerbating global inequality by subjugating the value of actual work ... Read More »

Beef Up Customer Experience with These 4 Tips

Today’s marketplace mandates businesses not only offer quality products and services, but that customer experience (CX) is valued at every touch point. In fact, CX has changed the game in nearly every vertical. The better your CX, the more you will attract repeat customers, net high-quality referrals and get away with charging more for your offerings. In fact, a recent Salesforce report found that 50 ... Read More »

Global I-banks beef up Asia transaction business

  With dealmaking in Asia sluggish and Chinese investment banks taking market share from global rivals, some foreign banks are ploughing resources into transaction banking, the workaday business of financing trade, managing cash and facilitating payments. At a time of growing intra-regional trade in Asia, the largest trading region in the world, and expansion of supply-chain networks beyond China, transaction ... Read More »