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Dormant systemic risk, buoyant geopolitical risk

Yves Bonzon (Julius Baer) | Some investors and market commentators have interpreted the recent and persistent tensions in overnight repo markets in the US as a potential early warning signal of trouble. They draw parallels with the early warnings in credit market in 2007 right before the Great Financial Crisis. The current situation could actually not be more different: same symptoms, but very different cause.


Corporate management and leadership training for a VUCA world

Shaun Riordan │ The volatile and uncertain business world needs new forms of corporate management. This should be no surprise. In a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) international environment, we also need new approaches to leadership and strategy training.

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Risk: Geography trumps Economy

WASHINGTON | By Pablo Pardo | Geopolitics have returned with a vengeance in Europe right when Barack Obama’s economist view of international relations seemed to be on track with the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The IMF warns that geopolitical risk is back on stage.