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Circles of light

Circles of light One sweltering summer we invited our partners in Thailand for a round of meetings in Karachi. The year was 2006 and the city was mostly dug up as newly found money for development made way for flyovers, underpasses, road extensions and traffic

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Crude oil price outlook-2020-2030

Crude Oil price outlook 2020-2030. If you are interested in crude oil as an investor, an analyst or a consumer there is no shortage of conflicting opinions out there.  For industry outsiders it is even worse – crude oil price outlook is a puzzle with

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Of sunshine, sparks and dreams.

Of sunshine, sparks and dreams. It was a small room that could fit four rows of chairs length wise, three across. A makeshift stage had been set in the front by pushing the furniture aside.  A class room, you thought automatically. Whiteboard, projector, sitting tables.

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TARF Pricing model guide now live

TARF Pricing model guide Our new eight part series on TARF Pricing model guide is now live. The objective of the pricing model guide is to introduce both product features and behavior as well as pricing approaches to this common FX structure that can now

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The case for participating forwards

The case for participating forwards This week we took a deep look at a number of common structured products and their hedge effectiveness. One product stood out in terms of its performance – the unconventional participating forward contract. Traditionally when we look at hedging structures

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TARF hedge effectiveness model

TARF Hedge effectiveness model. This is our second post in the TARF hedge effectiveness series and in the treasury candidates assessment series case. To catch up with the case please see the original TARF case study that defines the client requirement as well as available

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