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Recently, Tesla stock’s relatively low ranking of its ESG score within the S&P 500 ignited the wrath of Tesla’s boss, Elon Musk (FT, 2022). ESG ratings are becoming more prominent and relevant for stock selection criteria, but what is the relationship between good ESG performance and a good performing stock? Growth stocks (e.g., Amazon, Netflix, …Read more
London, UK; April 05, 2022; TurinTech, the London-based AI optimisation company, has partnered with South African financial consulting company Riskworx to help elevate the company’s consultancy services through AI. Riskworx, the South Africa-based financial engineering consulting company, has a special focus on risk management and performance optimisation for financial services clients. The company set out …Read more
Now in it’s 4th year, the annual Riskworx Graduate program (known as the Mavericks program) kicked off in the last week of January ‘22 and is in full swing, with 6 bright young minds getting groomed to become Graduate Financial Engineers in the Riskworx stable. The selection of these Grads started in September 2021, when …Read more
In December 2021, the Riskworx Academy presented a Strategic Balance Sheet Management Masterclass to delegates from banks all over Africa. The audience were all experienced Treasury, ALM or Balance Sheet Managers who wished to deepen their understanding of Balance Sheet Optimisation. A particular focus area of the training was the investigation of the nuances of …Read more
The Riskworx Academy was recently on assignment in East Africa to deliver online FX Risk Management Training. With Africa’s perennial reliance on international commodity trade and a strong correlation between the FX and commodity markets, it’s no wonder that this is a particular area of concern for the commercial and development banks on the continent. …Read more
The Riskworx Academy recently completed a bespoke 4-day Market Risk workshop for the global markets risk managers of a large Tier 1 Pan African Bank headquartered in South Africa. The online training, delivered by Dr. Gary Van Vuuren, involved a deep dive into the complexities of how the regulatory market risk framework will be changing …Read more