Monthly Archives: May 2021

Bond Markets

Bond markets In this article, Rodolphe Chollat-Namy (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2023) introduces you to bond markets. The bond market allows the financing of medium and long-term needs of States, local authorities and companies. In return, it offers opportunities to … Continue reading

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The 2007-2008 subprime crisis

The 2007-2008 subprime crisis In this article, Mark RAHME (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) explores the 2007-2008 subprime crisis. Finance in 2021 was unlike anything imagined: cryptocurrencies going up and down, vaccines, trading restrictions, … all … Continue reading

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Quantitative Trader – Job Description

Quantitative Analyst – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Quantitative Analyst. Introduction Quantitative analysts or “quants” are professionals that work on designing, implementing, and analyzing … Continue reading

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Financial products marketing

Financial products marketing In this article, Ashima MALIK (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2021) explores the marketing of financial products. Financial product marketing refers to a set of marketing solutions that address the … Continue reading

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How can we apply supply chain management to finance?

How can we apply supply chain management to finance? In this article, Paul Antoine BOHOUN (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2021) explains how can we apply supply chain management to finance. At the … Continue reading

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Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières

Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières Dans cet article, Paul Antoine BOHOUN (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2021) présente la Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières(BRVM). La Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) est la … Continue reading

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Why was 2020 a record year in terms of financial market returns?

Why was 2020 a record year in terms of financial market returns? 2020: a year of all records The year 2020 has been the scene of the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression and the fastest market collapse on … Continue reading

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Inflation & deflation

Inflation & deflation In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) describes the main mechanisms at the origin of inflation and deflation episodes, providing historical examples. Inflation Definition Inflation is a movement of increase … Continue reading

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Women in Finance

Women in Finance In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2017-2021) explores the potential causes and solutions of women’s underrepresentation in the financial sector. It is no secret to anyone that women are largely underrepresented in … Continue reading

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Understanding financial derivatives: futures

In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2017-2021) explains why financial markets invented futures and how they function. Where do futures come from and how are they different from forwards? Sometimes, derivatives get so complex that … Continue reading

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