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- Using Activity-Based Costing (ABC) to Measure Profitability on a Commercial Loan Portfolio. Kocakulah, Mehmet C. // Journal of Performance Management;Nov2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p29
The competitive environment in the banking industry has made it very difficult to increase revenues and market share that is sufficient in growth and maximizing shareholder's wealth. The minimal growth in the area plus the over saturation of banks, financial institutions and other sectors...
- Central banks pump Â£l00bn into markets. Holt, Natalie // Mortgage Strategy;9/22/2008, p4
The article reports on the decision of central banks of Great Britain to pump Â£100 billion into world markets in September 2008. The purpose of the decision was to ease the suffering of financial institutions in Great Britain and around the world. These central banks include the Bank of...
- A Little Basel Changes the Taste. Wood, Duncan // Treasury & Risk Management;Feb2005, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p38
Analyzes the impact of the Basel II banking accord on financial services regulation in the U.S. Obligation for banks to set aside capital against short-term lines; Request for larger banks to use a more precise calculation of the profitability of default; Use of a stricter risk criteria.
- The not-so magnificent seven. // Mortgage Strategy;8/3/2009, p3
The article discusses the significance of the specialist lending sector to financial services industry in Great Britain. It states that the government needs to consider the benefits of the specialist lending sector. It emphasizes that using the specialists in redistributing capital may help...
- MICROFINANCE GOES MAINSTREAM. Reno-Weber, Ben // Kennedy School Review;2008, Vol. 8, p123
The article provides information regarding the new developments in microfinance as well as the future of a socially responsible industry in the U.S. Many microfinance advocates has been hoping for the connection of microfinance sector to the international financial system. A brief summary about...
- America's UNDER BANKED. // U.S. Banker;Aug2006, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p29
The article reports that more banks and financial services companies have discovered the underbanked as a dynamic new source of revenue in the U.S. According to a new study by BearingPoint Inc. and Visa International Inc. has estimated 84 million people who underbanked, representing $1.1...
- Allan Gray into Botswana. Laschinger, Kirsty // Finance Week;8/2/2004, p32
Reports on the decision of financial services firm Allan Gray to establish operations in Botswana in 2004. Company background; Profile on chief executive Greg Fury; State of the financial services industry in Botswana.
- PROTECTION EDGE: JASON KING. King, Jason // Money Marketing;11/4/2004, p44
Shares an author's views on the protection market in the financial services industry in Great Britain. Regard for protection as a poor relation of financial planning; Realization by life insurers on the potential of the market; Propositions targeting the protection market.
- Still waiting on a platform. Wilkinson, John // Money Management;5/3/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p30
The article reports on the advantage of platforms on the financial services industry in Australia. Platforms have grown into systems that no planner's office can be without. However, despite their dominant position in the industry, there are still a number of investment sectors that are not...