Sector Risk: Banks
Banks worldwide have participated in the general explosion of risk which global markets have been experiencing.
What Just Happened? Bank Mergers: Back to The Mistakes of 2008? - 18 October 2016
In August, Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank discussed a merger when both banks were in Unstable Contraction. Are we about to see a repeat of the most egregious management and regulatory errors of 2007-2009?
What Can Omega Metrics Risk Cycle Research Do for You? Case Study: Deutsche Bank 2015-2016 - 3October 2016
Deutsche Bank's risk levels have exploded since our Downturn Indicator marked the beginning of a contraction phase for global equities in July 2015. Rapidly collapsing share price and protestations that it has no liquidity problems have attracted comparisons to Lehman Brothers in 2008.
What Can Omega Metrics Risk Cycle Research Do for You? Case Study: Royal Bank of Scotland 2007-2010 - 29 September 2016
In 2007 and 2008 RBS' shareholders suffered losses of over 95%. Omega Metrics Risk technology would have provided accurate advance warnings to investors and practical means to hedge their positions getting a loss of only 10% between August 2007 and the end of 2010.
What Just Happened? Bank risk is rocketing up on both sides of the Atlantic. -6 July 2016
All the additional regulations and capital requirements were supposed to make banks safer. Their shareholders don’t seem to have noticed. Even prior to the UK referendum, risk levels in the European and US bank sectors doubled in the past year. Events since then are pushing risk higher still.