GEM Finance Chronicle Articles

What do negative yielding bonds mean for investors?

Aug 21, 2019 was an historical day in fixed income with Germany issuing its first 30 years negative yielding bond. The bond is set up to mature in Aug 2050 and pays no coupon (zero-coupon bond), but instead of selling at a discount, it sold at a premium. In fact, investors have been willing to … Continue reading What do negative yielding bonds mean for investors?

Deutsche Bank’s a one-year Wealth Management Graduate Program in Geneva.

Interview of Lisa Tyshchenko, a fellow GEM and GFS Alumnus After completing the MSc Finance at Grenoble Ecole de Management, Lisa Tyshchenko joined Deutsche Bank on a one-year Wealth Management Graduate Program in Geneva. She started preparing her career early on, by networking and keeping herself informed about the finance sector, as she already knew … Continue reading Deutsche Bank’s a one-year Wealth Management Graduate Program in Geneva.

N26: a German Fintech at the GEM Audit and Finance Bootcamp

The participants of the GEM Audit and Finance Bootcamp on September 19th must have heard of N26; a Neo-bank founded in 2013 in Germany. Two representatives of this company were present at the event: Max Schertel, Head of Business Operations, and Jeff Lovejoy, Global Future Talent Programme Manager. This article reports an interview with them … Continue reading N26: a German Fintech at the GEM Audit and Finance Bootcamp

Value Investing : qu’est-ce que le “moat” ?

Dans sa lettre aux actionnaires de Berkshire Hathaway en 1986, Warren Buffett évoque pour la première fois le concept de « moat », pour qualifier la force d’une société (GEICO, une compagnie d’assurance automobile) dans laquelle il est investi. Aujourd’hui encore, le « moat » est une caractéristique recherchée par nombre d’investisseurs de long-terme.   Pour comprendre ce qu’est … Continue reading Value Investing : qu’est-ce que le “moat” ?

The State of Artificial Intelligence: Interview with Davide Ferrara, Managing Partner of Macrina Investment Management

Davide Ferrara Welcome Davide. Let’s start from your background and the most significant moments in your career. In brief, after my first Master in Boston, I enrolled for an MSc in Finance & Investment Management at London Business School, which I attended part-time while working as a derivatives trader in the City. I was one … Continue reading The State of Artificial Intelligence: Interview with Davide Ferrara, Managing Partner of Macrina Investment Management