Market Analysis Crude Oil Brent closed at $53.61/bbl, increase by 5.34% from last Friday closing price. Market remained bullish primarily due to news of Saudi Arabia and Russia on extending the production cut by 9 months. As per BHI, US rig count increase by 8

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Market Analysis Crude Oil Brent started recovering from mid-week & recovered 4.43% from Tuesday price of $48.73/bbl. Brent uptick is primarily due EIA inventory numbers which depicted 5.2 million barrel of commercial inventory decrease and 0.2 million barrels of gasoline. The US inventory draw dawn

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Portfolio Management final exam We have now run three batches of portfolio management students at two different executive MBA program. The next batch will most likely be at the SP Jain Dubai campus in early July, 2017. Here is a second sample for portfolio management final

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Market News Crude Oil Oil price dropped by 4.7%, a six-month low, negated all the gains since OPEC production cut was announced. Hedge funds sell off primarily on technical parameters dictated the bearish mood. Gasoline and diesel inventory build up is also adding into bearish

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Market News LNG Stable market in Asia as summer buying has initiated. Deals were closed in Korea and Japan around $5.70/MMBtu level. Tenders from Japan, Korea and Thailand kept the demand side strong. Hot weather outlook in Asia is fuelling the demand whereas Europe weather

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Synthetic CDO – The Goldman Mike Burry Big Short Trade Before the 2008 financial crisis the incentive for investors to buy mortgage backed securities was simple. For roughly the same implied credit risk as US sovereign risk you had the option to earn excess returns.

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Understanding CMO, CDO and CDS The third part of the Big Short Case Study that traces the origin of the mortgaged backed CMO CDO CDS product sets referenced in the book and the film. The terms stand for Collateralize Mortgage Obligation (CMO), Collateralize Debt Obligation (CDO) and

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The community wins at the Nestio Startup Weekend, Karachi. If you need to feel the buzz in Karachi, the Nestio is a good bet to get an instant triple shot of positive vibe, optimism and hope. On any given evening the community tends to be

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Big Short Takeaways for investors and traders – II Part two of our three part series on The Big Short Case Study for value investors and fixed income traders. In our first post we reviewed the context of the book, characters and the Credit Default Swap

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IBNR reserve, Unearned Premium Reserve (UPR) & Premium Deficiency Reserve (PDR) IBNR reserves are a part of claims reserves estimated by insurers for reporting on their financial statements. Claims reserves are estimates of claims that have occurred on or before the financial statement report date

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