Category Archives: Contributors

Currency overlay

In this article, Jayati WALIA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains currency overlay which is a mechanism to effectively manage currency risk in asset portfolios. Overview Currency risk, also known as exchange-rate risk, forex exchange … Continue reading

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Reverse Convertibles

Reverse Convertibles In this article, Shengyu ZHENG (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2020-2023) explains reverse convertibles, which are a structured product with a fixed-rate coupon and downside risk. Introduction The financial market has been ever evolving, … Continue reading

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Macro Funds

Macro Funds This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains marco funds which is a type of hedge fund based on the analysis of macroeconomic or political events. Introduction Macro funds, … Continue reading

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My experience as a credit analyst at Amundi Asset Management

In this article, Jayati WALIA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) shares her apprenticeship experience as an assistant credit analyst in Amundi which is a leading European asset management firm. About Amundi Amundi is a French … Continue reading

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The impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Shell

The impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Shell In this article, Talia HAMMOUD (The George Washington University, BBA, 2019-2023) discusses the impact of the Russian invasion on Shell, a large multinational oil company. What is Shell? Shell PLC … Continue reading

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My internship experience at Little Friends for Peace

My internship experience at Little Friends for Peace In this article, Talia HAMMOUD (The George Washington University, BBA, 2019-2023) shares her experience as an intern at a non-governmental organization Little Friends for Peace. Little Friends for Peace Little Friends for … Continue reading

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Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus In this article, Louise PIZON (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2022) presents the portrait of Muhammad Yunus a well-known economist. Muhammad Yunus or the “banker to the poor” was born in … Continue reading

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My professional experience as an intern at Caisse des Dépôts

My professional experience as an intern at Caisse des Dépôts In this article, Louise PIZON (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2022) presents her internship experience at Bank of Territories from La Caisse des … Continue reading

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My professional experience as a business developer at AJISO

My professional experience as a business developer at AJISO In this article, Louise PIZON (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2022) presents her personal internship experience as a business developer at AJISO in the … Continue reading

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VICOBA

VICOBA In this article, Louise PIZON (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2022) explains the concept of Village Community Bank (VICOBA) which is a type of micro funding used in non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Village … Continue reading

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