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Robo Advisors

Innovation & Technology

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Robo Advisors

Robo advisors help retail clients invest using technology. Previously, most of these investors were left to their own devices when making important investment decisions. Adam discusses the benefits of robo advisors and explains where they came from and what the future looks like.

Adam French13:15

History of the Basel Accord

Regulation

Foundational

History of the Basel Accord

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, there was an unprecedented overhaul of the global framework regulating the banking system. Sukhy explains this regulatory framework and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Basel I and II that ultimately led to the current version - Basel III.

Sukhy Kaur15:52

What is a Bank?

How a Bank Works

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What is a Bank?

Rob describes the fundamental activities of a bank, builds a theoretical bank balance sheet and shows how liquidity and capital perform their vital functions.

Robert Ellison01:10:55

Fixed Income Unlocked (1/4): Introduction to Bonds and Bond Pricing

Debt Markets

Foundational

Fixed Income Unlocked (1/4): Introduction to Bonds and Bond Pricing

Lindsey begins his series by explaining what a bond is, why people invest in them and the factors you should consider when investing.

Lindsey Matthews13:29

Green Finance Markets (1/2)

Sustainability

Foundational

Green Finance Markets (1/2)

In this video, Stephanie talks about the background of sustainable finance, key milestones and the relationship between environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) risks and financial risks.

Stephanie Sfakianos11:56

Behavioural Science (1/4)

Regulation

Foundational

Behavioural Science (1/4)

For compliance to be effective, we need a good understanding of how our brains work. Christian introduces the basics of Behavioural Science; the study of human decision-making. He will outline why human risk is important to consider, provide an introduction to Behavioural Science and cover some relevant source material, such as "Thinking Fast & Slow".

Christian Hunt20:44

Mergers & Acquisitions (1/2): Valuations Introduction

Corporate Finance

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Mergers & Acquisitions (1/2): Valuations Introduction

Valuations are undertaken to determine how much an asset or a company is worth either today or in the future. Jo explains how to approach these valuations and the key metrics typically used to assess a company’s value.

Josephine Tan10:33

Preference Shares

Equity Markets

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Preference Shares

Preference shares were initially a form of ‘temporary rescue' capital used by companies in distress. Today, however, preference share capital is used far more broadly and represents a stable form and source of capital. Prasad explains how preference shares are issued, the different types that exist and how they are priced.

Prasad Gollakota18:33