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Third-stage corporate governance is taking centre stage over climate change, says Jon Lukomnik, a recent Pembroke Visiting Professor at Cambridge Judge Business School. Jon Lukomnik, the Managing Director of Sinclair Capital LLC and former Executive Director of the Investor Responsibility…

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World Economic Forum: $82 trillion over 5 years? Cambridge study counts the cost of coronavirus

The GDP@Risk over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3 trillion under a rapid recovery scenario to $82.4 trillion in an economic depression scenario, says the Centre for Risk Studies at…

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Economic impact

The GDP@Risk over five years from COVID-19 could range from $3.3 trillion to $82 trillion, says the Centre for Risk Studies. The GDP@Risk over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3…

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Are cryptocurrencies priced in the cross-section? A portfolio approach

Dr Adelphe Ekponon Most papers, that study determinants of cryptocurrency prices, find no relation to existing market factors. In a work-in-progress, CCFin/CERF Research Associate Adelphe Ekponon and Kassi Assamoi (Liquidity Analyst at MUFG Securities and University of Warwick) examine a…

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The shareholder value of stakeholder orientation

by Dr Scott B. Guernsey, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Scott B. Guernsey Ever since Milton Friedman's celebrated 1970 article – "The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits"…

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Market gamblers to blame?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Mehrshad Motahari The Nobel Prize–winning Cumulative Prospect Theory of Tversky and Kahneman (1992) has revolutionised our understanding of how humans make economic…

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What determines cryptocurrency’s expected return?

by Dr Hui (Frank) Xu, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Hui (Frank) Xu Since the emergence of the cryptocurrencies, they have quickly become the focus of asset managers. Although many ongoing…

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Strategic Risk Europe: Traditional risk management concerns prevail in global corporations

Traditional financial benchmarks, not much-publicised issues such as environment, are the top concerns of senior risk managers, says a new report from the Centre for Risk Studies (CRS) at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Institute for Risk Management. Dr…

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Traditional risk management concerns prevail in global corporations

Traditional financial and operational performance top global risk management concerns over the next 12 months, while much-publicised issues such as environment, tax and diversity lag well behind. Traditional benchmarks such as financial and operational performance top the concerns of senior…

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Corporate risk

From a risk perspective, the past decade has been traumatic, from the global financial crisis to election shocks of tectonic proportions. Professor Daniel Ralph of Cambridge Judge says not to expect the next decade to be any better, instead -…

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