Foreign Direct Investment A Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a tactic which involves establishing an abroad physical presence by obtaining productive assets like labour, equipment, capital, plant, land and technology. FDIs are of several types which include mergers and acquisitions, integrations and joint ventures. Some of the aims of FDIs include obtaining access to other
Cryptocurrencies A cryptocurrency is a decentralized form of money. A decentralized system is a system in which no one can control it, and everyone has an equal say in the transactions carried out. There is no central authority that manages the cryptocurrency, and thus there are no service charges and transactions fees. Cryptocurrency is the
Bitcoin Abstract Bitcoins are a decentralized digital currency operated without a centralized administration; in other words, no central bank operates the whole system.  Therefore, bitcoins can be operated on a peer-to-peer basis without the requirement of any intermediates on the system flow. It has received so much attention in the current media platforms by the
How the Fluctuations in Oil Price Affects the GCC Stock Markets Abstract The membership of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) comprises of Kuwait, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, and signifies promising and developing markets. The GCC markets contrast the ones of developed nations, in addition to other emerging economies attributable
Northern Trust Corp Question 1 The table below contains the calculations of the performance matrix of the Northern Trust Corporation. (in millions) 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Revenue 4856 4512 4311 4193 4169 4025 4193 5734 5395 4473 3791 Net Income 973.8 811.8 731.3 687.3 603.6 669.5 864.2 794.8
Personal Statement of Quantitative Finance Program             Pursuing a degree in quantitative finance is the best step I could ever take towards achieving my career aspirations. My interest in the subject dates back in my high school days when I started excelling in mathematics and business subjects. In my elementary level, my performance in mathematics
Finance Government budget and public policy Budgeting is a critical function of the government. It is one of the most important public policy for any government whose implementation has both local and cross border implications. A government budget is a document that highlights the proposals based on the revenue and expenditure for a given financial
Islam Banking The financial crisis the plunged the financial markets over the past years have affected diverse conventional banks on a global platform. Conversely, Islamic banks were largely insulated from the crisis. According to El-Moussawi and Obeid, Islamic banks were relatively from such negative effects as the Shariah principles under which they operate prohibited them
Financial Ratios Analysis: Aldar Properties PJSC Executive Summary In the analysis of financial statements, there are various areas of concern that needs to be addressed.  An in-depth economic analysis brings on board the advent of knowing the real financial situation of the company.  Additionally, a clear cut understanding of the financial soundness of a company
Foreign Exchange Exposure             Foreign exchange exposure is the risk connected with the exchange rate that regularly fluctuates and an adverse impact on the financial transactions denominated in a foreign currency of a multinational company (Andersen, Fischer, & Aabo 2012).             It is also used to refer to the magnitude at which future profitability, expected