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Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks IMF bailout

Reluctantly seeking an IMF bailout for its balance-of-payments crisis, Imran Khan’s nascent government in Pakistan has already devalued its currency, hiked utility rates and imposed new taxes in an effort to be “ready” for IMF reforms. As if these measures…

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The Conversation: Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks IMF bailout

Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks help from the International Monetary Fund. He says the government should heed the lessons from Pakistan’s “troubled history” of…

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Bloomberg: It’s good to be bad if you’re a bank

A study by Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge, finds negative media coverage proved beneficial to investment banks during the financial crisis. The study examined more than 3,500 IPOs in the US. “This study…

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The Malaysian Reserve: The point when Islamic bankers are willing to break the code

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An “identity buffer” makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Dr Lionel…

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Beneficial wrongdoing

Negative media coverage of investment bank conduct around the financial crisis actually increased their likelihood of IPO invitations because it signalled shared values to corporate customers, finds new study at Cambridge Judge Business School. Ever since the financial meltdown a…

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The Economist: Naughty investment banks win more IPO business

A study by Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge, finds that Wall Street’s sins have a surprising side-effect: press reports of bad behaviour by investment banks during and after the financial crisis were good…

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Code breakers

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An 'identity buffer' makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Lionel Paolella…

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a key Islamic finance centre

Bank default measurement

Study co-authored by Professor Turalay Kenc, a Pembroke Visiting Scholar at Cambridge Judge Business School, develops a new model to measure bank default risk during volatile periods. A new study co-authored by Professor Turalay Kenc, a Pembroke Visiting Scholar at…

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Finextra: One-third of central banks plan to invest in new markets and asset classes

Seeking better returns in a low-yield environment, central banks are undertaking a “gradual but definite expansion” of investment and trading activity beyond their conventional boundaries, says a new report published by BNY Mellon in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Inc: Eight trends in 2018

Blockchain technology will continue to trend this year, according to an article in Inc. magazine. A recent study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge found that “even conservative central banks are upbeat about blockchain technology and…

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