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16
Feb

Salient Features of the New Forex Act – Interview Transcript

  Speaker: Travis Gomez Date: 13th Jan 2018 Video length – 8:40 mins What is government’s intention with regard to the new Forex Act (0.36 -1.52) This represents a shift in the policy direction from one of restricting foreign exchange movement to one that is facilitating...
14
Feb

The Global Economy in January

Global markets started off 2018 on a positive note in January with global stock markets continuing to make gains and emerging market inflows continuing amidst major sovereign debt issuances earlier in the year. However, the month ended giving way to what has been a global equity...
08
Feb

I’ve failed a lot – Here’s why that’s OK.

A favorite question of mine at recruitment interviews and one we are always hoping to hear interesting answers to is “Tell us (if comfortable) about your biggest failings”. We don’t usually get good answers and this may be because, culturally we are not comfortable talking about...
16
Jan

Looking for creativity and innovation? Hire a Pirate!

“It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.” – Steve Jobs Steve jobs had a different way of looking at recruitment. He preferred the unconventional and creative nature of ‘pirates’ to the discipline of the Navy. So, why pirates? Well, according to this...
11
Jan

The Global Economy in December

December saw the US Federal Reserve carrying out its third rate hike for 2017, as expected, while increasing expectations for US economic growth and forecasting three further rate hikes for 2018. With US inflation remaining low, it appears that the Fed will continue down the...
31
Dec

Up-down-Up 3.0; Our team from the past, talking about the future

We just had our third instalment of Up-Down-Up! Now, we know what you’re thinking, “What’s an Up-Down-whatever?”. We’re glad you asked! Up-Down-Up is Frontier’s very own Forum. It’s a platform for us to share our views and engage with our clients. But what makes this year so...
11
Dec

The Global Economy in November

Global markets in November were affected by a number of noteworthy developments. The latest US Federal Reserve meeting minutes reconfirmed the high possibility of a December rate hike, while Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase have altered their forecasts to the...
10
Nov

The Dark Side of Resilience

Resilience is a highly sought-after personality trait in the modern workplace. But could too much resilience be a bad thing?   Large-scale scientific studies suggest that even adaptive competencies become maladaptive if taken to the extreme. Indeed, scientific reviews show...
08
Nov

The Global Economy in October

October was marked by the implementation of a number of steps towards monetary policy normalization by major central banks and speculation on who President Trump would nominate as the Federal Reserve chairman. The month ended with markets pricing in the nomination of current Fed...
03
Nov

How to Decide Which Tasks to Delegate

Wondering how to decide which tasks to delegate to your team? Conduct an audit using the six T’s!   Tiny:Tasks that are so small they seem inconsequential to tackle and take you out of the flow of more strategic work. Tedious:Tasks that are relatively simple probably are not...