Basel III – Enough Risk in Quantland


The Bank for International Settlements (BIS)’s annual general meeting traditionally takes place in Basel during the final week of June. This year will be its 90th such occasion. But how the gathering...



It was refreshing to listen to Sky News and the BBC both interview Beata Javorcik @BJavorcik over the weekend. Beata warns us that ‘the world is facing unprecedented change and in order to avoid a return to the 1930s, w...

More Turbulent Times in Quant Land – The Game of Life


Our last Article mentioned how Dr Emanuel Derman had suggested that Models were like Metaphors, turbulent ones sometimes. And today we wanted to explore a few of these metaphors to see if we can find the most “Hidden” Q...

“Pining for the Fjords, and something Completely Different”


Since the 17th of November 2019 there has been a new reality for all of us to live in. Back then, on the 17th of November 2019, there was a different world trending on Twitter than we are seeing today. Anything from...

Breaking The Copper Jar, A Demand Side Case for UBI


There have been growing calls from around the world about the essential need for Universal Basic Income (UBI) in response to the economic paralysis caused by the government response and social panic to the novel coronav...

The Economic and Market Disruptions of COVID-19


As the COVID-19 Black Swan pandemic continues to hit global markets, disrupt trade lines and wreck destruction wherever it goes, we wanted to take a closer examination of the economic and market forecasts that are comin...

Coronavirus vs Singapore – a Digital Nomad’s perspective


For over 3 weeks I travelled through Asia and several other European countries. I was surprised that no coronavirus-related controls were carried out in countries such as Sweden, Germany or my native Poland. As one of t...

What Fintech Influencers have to say about COVID-19


The COVID-19, officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization yesterday, has everyone talking, and worried. Fintech influencers were no different. Here's what they had to say. Chris Gledhill offered h...

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