The ongoing revision of ISO 31000
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]24.07.2017, 16:22
Opportunity and risk management
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]05.07.2017, 08:54
Political and social risks, economic disagreements and increasing digitalisation – with rising volumes of data to be analysed – the insurance industry has to cope with a very heavy burden. We spoke...
Interview with Benedikt Doll, biathlete
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]09.06.2017, 08:30
Sport and business have a lot in common. Not just in terms of sponsorship, advertising and TV contracts. The two disciplines also have parallels in the importance of meticulous preparation. Biathlon...
Alexander Niklas Häusler | Bernd Weber01.06.2017, 10:03
To interpret insights from the field of neuroeconomics for other disciplines or applications in the domain of financial choices [for a short overview: see Häusler and Weber, 2015], it is important to...
Staying in the comfort zone as a risk
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]22.05.2017, 18:25
Dealing with risks, making decisions, taking on leadership roles, cooperating in a team, setting objectives, showing persistence and maybe sometimes the courage to turn back – these are all...
The success of "disruptive innovations" remains uncertain
Andreas Kempf | Frank Romeike08.05.2017, 09:21
In the current discussion about digitalisation, there is one term that seems to be omnipresent and dominating a lot of media reporting (see Fig. 01). According to the newspaper FAZ, it's something...
Digitalisation, cyber security, disruptive innovations
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]03.04.2017, 22:51
Digitalisation, cyber security, disruptive innovations and new business models – the banking world has a lot of issues to deal with. Traditional banks in particular are having to reconsider their...
Statistics and Intuition
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]09.03.2017, 10:35
It is not just risk managers who occasionally confuse correlation with causality, neglect variability and sampling error or multiply the probability of occurrence by the extent of loss and forget...
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]07.02.2017, 09:20
Global Risk Map
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]12.01.2017, 16:13
Companies worldwide are bracing themselves for a year of increased uncertainty, driven by growing concerns over political, legal and regulatory developments around the globe. That are the results of...
Interview with Christian Bluhm, CRO, UBS
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]13.12.2016, 17:30
A study carried out a few years ago by the RiskNET competence portal revealed a great deal of potential for optimisation in commercial risk management. More than 50 percent of around 580 companies...
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]13.12.2016, 16:55
At the end of 2016, global sector trends remained mixed, including in the regions that until now have been relatively spared by the increase in risks. Over the whole year, across 12 sectors evaluated...
Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]14.11.2016, 13:08
It has been another crazy week on the political and financial market front. Donald Trump's unexpected win on Tuesday sent shockwaves across global markets with everything from currencies and stocks...
Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]24.10.2016, 11:58
A four-week commodity rally has come to a halt as the dollar continues to strengthen. The euro, the world's most actively traded currency against the greenback, dropped below €1.09 to hit its weakest...
Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]10.10.2016, 15:14
Commodities from an index perspective were close to flat on the week. Behind this perceived calm, however, some major developments unfolded – as can be seen in the table below.
Crude oil continued...