Silver Thursday was an event that occurred in the United States in the silver commodity markets on Thursday, 27 March 1980, following the Hunt brothers’ attempt at cornering the silver market. A subsequent steep fall in silver prices led to panic on commodity and futures exchanges.
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Developers of Microsoft’s early products often included Easter Eggs in their Office applications. An Easter Egg is an inside joke, hidden message, or feature in a computer program, video game or DVD menu screen, intended to delight or amuse the user that discovers them.
The past year has been one spent shadowboxing an invisible and mutating foe. A year of multiple lockdowns, social distancing, digital overload all taking place under a gloomy cloud of anxiety, uncertainty and fear.
But as we move into a brighter, more optimistic phase, I want to share why I envisage a global insurance industry that will experience an explosion of innovation over the coming months and years and will be a better industry to work in.
We are delighted to announce that Tyron Fouche has joined the MBE team. Tyron is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries with over 10 years of experience in insurance. He is an expert in insurance innovation and has been endorsed as an exceptional talent in the digital innovation space by the UK DIT. About […]
Actuaries learn many useful and widely-applicable nuggets of wisdom during their years of study. Not really. But it is always interesting to come across broader applications of very specific concepts, no matter how useless they appear to be.
A global insurer was able to embed a culture of continuous improvement, with centralisation of the finance functions and a reduction of 30% in the finance reporting timetable.