By Rob Ellison
“ What knowledge do all new finance professionals most desperately need to acquire? ”
Rob describes the fundamental activities of a bank, builds a theoretical bank balance sheet and shows how liquidity and capital perform their vital functions.
Robert Ellison • 01:10:55
‘Equity’ has many meanings. In this discussion, James focuses on the most common financial market reference. In this video, James explains what shares and shareholders are, and how a shareholder can trade shares.
James Eves • 06:01
Valuations are undertaken to determine how much an asset or a company is worth either today or in the future. Jo explains how to approach these valuations and the key metrics typically used to assess a company’s value.
Josephine Tan • 10:33
In this video, January examines the new regime for bank solvency subsequent to the financial crisis of 2008, taking a closer look at the ever evolving regulatory landscape for bank capital and hybrid instruments.
January Carmalt • 11:16
An investment bank is defined by what it does. In this video, Bill discusses leading investment banks, how they operate and how they were regulated prior to the 2008 financial crisis.
Bill Gallagher • 09:29
Regulation is always changing. In this video, Peter explains the evolution of bank regulation and how it will change in the future.
Peter Eisenhardt • 23:25
James chronicles what national champion banks are, their origin and some of the positives of domestic banking consolidation. The term is seen as a return to a “home-country first” approach.
James Eves • 04:37
Tim outlines the changes that have been made to capital requirements for the financial institutions, starting with the publication of the Basel Capital Accord in 1988.
Tim Skeet • 18:02
Tim explains the difference between Bank Capital and Bank Liquidity - a critical distinction that is all too often misunderstood.
Tim Skeet • 14:31
“ It was almost like an unintentional hazing, you inevitably get taken down a few levels, and it hurts. ”
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“ Investment bankers won’t need to know the intricacies of how to price an interest rate swap, they do need to be very comfortable building a financial model. ”
The collapse of Lehman Brothers stands today as the largest bankruptcy in American history. In this video January highlights the reason behind the collapse of Lehman Brothers and where did it go so wrong.
January Carmalt • 10:11
In this video, Richard explains the circumstances leading up to the infamous 2008 Financial Crisis. He provides a systemic overview of the crisis by focussing on the timeline of events and the financial ecosystem.
Richard Boardman • 34:21
Many contrasting view are held about the causes of the global financial crisis. Kevin explains his view on the matter and why it differs to the popular opinion.
Kevin Gardiner • 09:45
Closer analysis of the systemic nature of institutions, particularly around their willingness to finance each other, proved to be the trigger to the evaporation of confidence in banks during the crisis. Richard provides his perspective as to why the confidence in banks declined during the historic event, and focuses on Investment Banks, the Repo Market and Special Purpose Vehicles.
Richard Boardman • 12:00
Michael introduces his series on the Irish financial crisis, starting a decade prior. He provides an account of Ireland's monetary and fiscal policies and the country's movement towards the single currency.
Michael Torpey • 13:07
Iceland became one of the first victims of the 2008 Financial Crisis. In this video, January uses Iceland as a case study to examine the impacts of ambitious balance sheet growth and inadequate central bank oversight.
January Carmalt • 11:09
In this first part of the series on market bubbles, Peter explains what market bubbles are and how they form by referencing Hyman Minsky's five stages of a market bubble.
Peter Eisenhardt • 03:33
Asian economics specialist Sharmila Whelan provides an overview of what is generally considered the worst crisis ever to hit emerging markets. A series of currency devaluations lead to negative economic effects that were felt across the world.
Sharmila Whelan • 20:08
Peter provides an overview of the effects and causes of the 10-year great depression, which began with the stock market crash of October 1929.
Peter Eisenhardt • 16:07
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