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Shifting Economical Perspectives: Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book
In 2018 the Basel committee (primary global standard setter for regulation and supervision of banks) has issued a new standard, implemented as of 2018. It demands that banks use standardized methods to measure their exposure to interest rate risk, instead of bank-developed methods, which was the case before. Standardized methods are always good from a simplicity and comparability point of view, but are they actually accurate enough to capture the risk at stake? Or do we trade off quality of measurements for simplicity with this new implementation? Read it in this article by Kevin de Veer, Thomas Kerkhofs, Hans-Peter Hiddink, Dimana Ivanova, Maartje Schriever & Jack Arkesteijn!
Investment Night 2018: “Times do change, but the hunger for Alpha doesn’t”
On Tuesday May 1, Investment Night 2018 took place at Theaters Tilburg. During this interactive evening, various professional investors came to the Studio of Theaters Tilburg to discuss and share their investing strategies. Read all about Investment Night in this article by chairman Teun Onstenk
Blockchain for Dummies
Our editor Rob Donkers introduces you to blockchain without making it too complicated. Will it change the world as we know it?
A&F Investments endures Brexit
The Investments committee of Asset | Accounting & Finance provides its members experience in the field of active management. During their participation, students expand their knowledge of investing and get acquired with portfolio management. In this article you can read what happened during the second quarter
Netspar track and an immediate job offer at PGGM
Merle Willemsen started her job at PGGM during her internship, which meant that she could immediately apply her thesis research on freedom of choice. Now she is doing a traineeship at PGGM.