Top global business risks

Cyber top peril for companies globally for the first time

For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (39% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk globally in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business…

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Identify Risks, Avoid Loss, Develop Resilience

Prevention Rather Than Crisis Management

We live in uncertain times: Uncertainty is the new certainty! Many experts even consider this to be the dawning of a new era. Whether they view it as a cause for concern or a turning point, this…

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Active loss prevention - an advantage

An underestimated danger: machinery and equipment damage

Machines are the core of any production environment. If they come to a standstill, this can have wide-reaching effects on the company in question, from expensive and time-consuming repairs, to…

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Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey

Challenges for Managing Cybersecurity Risk

Technology is dramatically transforming the global business environment, with continual advances in areas ranging from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things (IoT), to data…

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Safer financial system

More capital = end of financial crises

The financial system now is safer than it was before the financial crisis in 2008 and that is almost entirely a result of better-capitalized banks, argued John Cochrane, Senior Fellow of Hoover…

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Interdisciplinary study

A Positive Assessment for Reforms of Financial Market Regulation

The regulatory measures following the financial crisis have made credit institutions and the German banking sector, in general, more stable. This is a result of a study by the LOEWE Centre SAFE…

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Annual Risk Report

Top 10 Supply Chain Risks for 2019

Supply chain risk management company Resilience360 has released its first annual Risk Report, which outlines the Top 10 Supply Chain Risks for 2019 – a summary of threats that deserve particular…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Natural disaster losses

Tropical cyclones dominate nat cat picture of 2019

820 natural catastrophes caused overall losses of US$ 150bn, which is broadly in line with the inflation-adjusted average of the past 30 years. A smaller portion of losses was insured compared with…

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Natural Catastrophe Preparedness

Master the Disaster

When natural disaster catches a company under-prepared, the chief financial officer is increasingly on the hot seat to break the bad financial news to shareholders and investors.

That according…

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

The missed opportunity of digitization

It is hot and humid in Singapore's November and almost every afternoon the rain breaks its way. Then it almost seems as if the sky wants to cry. A visit to the "Singapore Fintech Festival 2018"…

Andreas Eicher [RiskNET]
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Natural disasters and man-made catastrophes

Global insured losses from disaster events in 2017 were the highest ever

Total global economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2017 were USD 337 billion, almost double the losses in 2016 and the second highest on record, the latest sigma study from the…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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Study on compliance

Compliance – Focal points in SMEs

Compliance in SMEs has been a long-running issue in the media for years. Despite this, not all SMEs have adequate compliance structures in place yet. This is shown by the recent study "Compliance…

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Defective product risk

Product recall risks growing in size and number

Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after users reported flames and explosions caused by overheating batteries (estimated cost: $5bn+). Automaker, Toyota issued a recall on over…

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Influence of 'risk talk'

RiskTalk: can a better conversation help fend off disaster?

We often respond to blunders such as the explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and the Volkswagen emissions scandal by asking: What were they thinking? But before…

Anette Mikes

Phases of corporate distress

Three indicators can reveal the risk of insolvency

In most European countries, the number of corporate insolvencies has risen slightly since 2018 after several years of steadily declining or staying low. It is still not clear whether this shift…

Ana Boata | Kai Gerdes [Euler Hermes]
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Country risk

Global sector risks in precarious balance

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…

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RiskMap 2017

A Year of Acute Uncertainty

The central theme of the RiskMap 2017 is the challenge to globalisation and free trade and how businesses can adapt and thrive in these changing times. Donald Trump’s triumph in the United States…

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Market analysis

Commodities respond to shock Trump win

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…

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]
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Market analysis

Commodities pause as the dollar rises

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…

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]
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Risk Landscape

Flat commodities index conceals oil surge, gold breakdown

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…

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]
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Market analysis

Rising risk appetite kicks commodities into gear

Commodities showed broad-based gains during a week that was driven by central bank action or perhaps (as it turned out) no action at all. The "hawkish no hike" from the Federal Open Market…

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]

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