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The Learning and Knowledge Zone in Banking, Investment, Finance & Wealth Management

Hosted by Irshad JACKARIA 
(BCom (Hons), Dip INV, MSc, MCIPS, CFA)

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INVESTMENT BANKING A CONDUIT TO MORE SOPHISTICATED OPPORTUNITES !

Irshad JACKARIA

We are now living in a world of low interest rate. The bank rate, which is a weighted average of the offered rate on Treasury short term bills, medium term note and long term bonds in Mauritius, is actually at 2.48% at end of June 2015 (Bank of Mauritius: 27th Jun 2015). Some commercial banks have in the past few months decreased their Savings Rate (SR) and their Prime Lending Rate (PLR), notwithstanding the status quo in the repo rate, which has remained at 4.65% since the last change of 25 basis points (0.25%) reduction in June 2013...

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PRIVATE BANKING: A STEPPING STONE TOWARDS WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Irshad JACKARIA

Summary: The “Banking and Financial” industry worldwide is experiencing a renaissance, with changes in its financial and non-financial fundamentals. Bankers in most parts of the world have been experiencing tough times, since the financial crisis of 2007-2008. In Mauritius, we are at the culmination of an era with the end of the Conventional Banking cycle. And, now, we will need to enhance our professionalism, level of customer care, and product and services range in order to enter the next phase of our development. At term, we want to be recognised as a prestigious destination, of international renown, for, amongst others, private banking, investment banking and wealth management ...

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