CANDID TALK

what we don't say out loud.

August 29, 2016
by Kate Mwamba
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Is Capping Interest Rate a Zero-some Effect?

Submitted by Kevin Gikonyo, Former Banker,financial market consultant and a contributor to Nairobi business Monthly. Harry Markowitz a renowned scholar corralled a theory in 1952, otherwise known as the Management Portfolio Theory (MPT). His empirical literature emphasized on diversification of … Continue reading

August 22, 2015
by Kate Mwamba
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A woman who saves…

Though born into slavery Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only ten years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African American women to own land in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

February 28, 2015
by Kate Mwamba
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What the numbers game mean to a banker.

  “People ask, when will bankers have enough? But it’s not about the money. It’s a highly addictive status game. Pay marks your status in the organisation. This is why there is no saturation point.” Banking is a great place … Continue reading

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