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Death or Bust? The Risk With Post-Retirement Models

CheckRisk has released ground-breaking research on Post-Retirement modeling.  For further information on the paper please contact CheckRisk on +44 (0)1225 422 583 Ross Pepperell, Director Research CheckRisk, who led the research team on the project says that “Our research has exposed that there is a significant risk of retirees running out of...

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Is Financial Market Risk Predictable? Behavioural Finance, Black Swans, and Risk Systems

Richard Fairchild, School of Management, University of Bath, UK Nick Bullman, Managing Partner, CheckRisk September 2016 Introduction In standard textbook finance, academics make the assumption that financial market actors (managers, investors, institutions) are fully rational, unbiased, non-psychological, unemotional, all-calculating perfect maximisers of expected utility or expected profits (homo economicus).  Financial...

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Newstalk Business Breakfast: Soft Brexit

Nick Bullman is Hosting the NewsTalk Business Breakfast show:  Here to Listen Back This mornings show includes: Neal Kimberly on "Why cool heads must prevail on Brexit negotiations," Mark O'Byrne on "Why you could not invent a more bullish scenario for gold." And NewsTalk regular Aidan Donnelly from Davy Stockbrokers...

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Behavioural finance research collaboration

CheckRisk has been collaborating with Dr Fairchild and Dr Hinvest to bring academic expertise with CheckRisk's pragmatic problem solving approach to our international client base. CheckRisk consults to over $70 billion of financial assets globally as a cutting edge risk consultancy practice. Our association with the University of Bath has...

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CheckRisk dubious on negative rates in UK

CheckRisk's Ross Pepperell, in a recent Euromoney article, commented he does not believe the BoE will be overly concerned about importing inflation. He noted that the BoE "will be heartened by looking at the experience of the euro in the past two years. No material inflation was imported when the...

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Crisis at the Gate: CheckRisk quoted on Brexit view

In an article that appeared in the Business Post of Ireland over the weekend CheckRisk's Nick Bullman was quoted: “If someone asked me why did Britain vote to leave it is because when the union was put together by France and Germany it was a political union. When the British...

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CheckRisk ‘BUMPS’ into Dow Jones feature

CheckRisk was quoted on Dow Jones Newswire at 14.50 GMT today: A “full-blown financial crisis” is likely in 2017-2020, according to risk consultants CheckRisk, who view the current market turbulence as a “mid-cycle crisis.” They advise being “risk-neutral or risk-off”, but say investors should wait to judge central bank reaction...

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Global economy will impact the 2016 US Presidential Election

CheckRisk’s Nick Bullman quoted in UK Daily Telegraph: “I actually think for the first time in a long time it is the world’s stock markets and the link to the global economy that will impact US elections.” “Most US presidential elections are fought on domestic issues, however, the United States’...

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