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CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Liquidity Risk

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Liquidity Risk – Case Studies and Strategies Relevant to the following CISI qualifications: Risk in Financial Services DEFINITION The concept of “liquidity risk” tends to be very loosely defined. It is used most commonly with reference to the banking and finance industry, but it is an important issue for all companies.…

College of Insurance to launch CISI Award in Kenya

The College of Insurance (COI), based in Nairobi and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), have entered into a partnership arrangement that will see the COI offer training towards the Award in Bancassurance, in addition to other CISI qualifications. The Award in Bancassurance (AWB) provides solid grounding in the core financial, life assurance…

CISI and ACCA join forces to boost global market

A recently agreed MoU between the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) aims to meet the global market demand for Islamic Finance education. The global professional bodies, with a combined total of 756,000 members and students, have agreed to work together specifically on the promotion and…

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Interest Rate Risk

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Interest Rate Risk – Case Studies and Strategies Relevant to the following CISI qualifications: Risk in Financial Services, Derivatives, ICAWM DEFINITION Risks arise from the way the value of an investment changes with the level of interest rates. This is most clearly seen in the value of fixed-rate investments such as…

CISI partners with King Faisal University

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the leading professional body for securities, investments, wealth and financial planning professionals, has announced a partnership with Saudi Arabia’s oldest national university, King Faisal University. The partnership paves the way for the students, alumni and faculty members to have access to CISI’s international qualifications, preparing them for…

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk – Case Studies and Strategies

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk—Case Studies and Strategies Relevant to the following CISI qualifications: Risk in Financial Services, Derivatives, ICAWM DEFINITION A company that imports raw materials, exports finished goods, or has overseas assets or subsidiaries is exposed to fluctuations in exchange rates. Adverse movements can wipe out export profits, while positive changes…

CISI announces its first ever global online finance e-learning course partnership with University of Derby

A new partnership between the University of Derby and the global professional body Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) will offer students a competitive edge in the financial services graduate recruitment market. CISI is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals and has a global membership of circa 45,000…

CISI appoints Paul Garrard, Chartered FCSI as new Guernsey branch President

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Garrard, Chartered FCSI as President of the CISI’s Guernsey branch. The CISI is the 45,000 strong global professional body for those working in or looking to establish a career in financial planning, wealth management and capital markets profession. It…

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Credit Risk – Case Studies and Strategies

CISI Exam Prep: Hedging Credit Risk – Case Studies and Strategies Relevant to the following CISI qualifications: Risk in Financial Services, Derivatives DEFINITION Credit risk is the uncertainty about the ability of a debtor or the counterparty in an agreement to make a payment. Strategies for managing credit risk use traditional credit analysis techniques to…

New deal between CISI and Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is delighted to announce a new partnership with The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to provide trainings for CISI’s qualifications in Nigeria, under the auspices of X-Academy, the knowledge platform of NSE. The partnership will result in CISI accrediting X-Academy as its training partner in Nigeria for qualifications including…