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Hedge Accounting under IFRS 9: Top 5 CFO considerations

An important aspect of the role of the CFO is to stay abreast of changes and updates made by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).  The IASB have recently issued IFRS... » Read more

Hedge Accounting for Forward FX Contracts

Derivatives are extremely volatile, which can cause adverse movements in fair-values and cash-flows to the detriment of reported earnings, and consequently the share price. This post explains the undesirable impact... » Read more

Not now, maybe later

Market Update: 22 April 2020 As we say goodbye to the May Oil futures, June isn’t looking so crash hot… falling to a low of $6.50 overnight to settle at... » Read more

Money for nothing and your oil for free

Market Update: 21 April 2020 As Oil continued its slide in the May contracts, touching a low of -$40.32, this is not necessarily a comment on where oil prices are... » Read more

The Oil slick on the journey to recovery

Market Update: 20 April 2020 As we see improvements in cases, not by just dropping, but as well a pickup in recoveries. Markets, whom tend to have a short attention... » Read more

Don’t worry about the rabbit in your hat, just put on a new one

Market Update: 17 April 2020 (inner dialogue) There’s some good news out… or at least it sounds good. It’s enough to see stocks move higher and get risk up as well. It’s... » Read more

Even a broken clock gets it right twice a day

Market Update: 16 April 2020 Sometimes it’s interesting to see commentators look for ways to fit the price action in markets. It can be a theme that’s driven them crazy... » Read more

There must be some kind of way outta here, said the joker to the thief…

Market Update: 15 April 2020 As exit strategies are pondered globally, spare a moment for a few facts: Japan cases doubled in the past week (albeit still from a small amount... » Read more

(Almost) 2 million reasons

Market Update: 14 April 2020 As we adhered to our civic duty, staying indoors over the Easter Break in the hope to get out sooner than later -  using Zoom to... » Read more

The overreaction matched by another?

Market Update: 9 April 2020 If I were to tell you I’ll take 1/3rd of your money but give you 1/2 back because your job is at risk whilst I... » Read more