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Midnight Express to Contagion?

As an economic crisis grips Turkey, CheckRisk has analysed the risk of contagion to other asset classes and the financial system. This report covers: CheckRisk BankFox analysis of the risks to EU zone Banks Threats to other EM countries Turkish Risks Overall Financial Market Risk Financial pressures in Turkey have...

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Global Market Jitters are leading to recognition of risk.

Markets are jittery, and it is a real sign that market participants are waking up to the risks that have been present for some time. CheckRisk has been like a stuck record on the dangers associated with Breaking Unconventional Monetary Policy B.U.M.P. and so this piece focuses in on where...

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Is this the Big One?

As financial markets begin to crumble, it appears, somewhat surprisingly, to have taken investors off guard. Somewhat surprisingly because it has been obvious to even the casual observer that both bond and equity markets had become very overstretched. Followers of CheckRisk will know that we have been forecasting a severe...

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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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