Private Finance Initiatives

PricewaterhouseCoopers was created in 1998 by the merger of two firms - Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand - each with historical roots going...

Managing financial risk

There is an element of risk in an activity when the outcome cannot be predicted with any certainty, or when the outcome is known...

Managing trading risk

This case study examines the importance of futures trading and focuses more specifically on commodity futures trading. The futures market plays a key role...

Costing aircraft components

When we think about the cost of an aircraft, we tend to think of the cost of buying the product rather than the costs...

Investing in natural gas: drilling down into the risks

Investment decisions involve weighing up the risk and the likely rewards of various options. It is often the riskiest alternatives that yield the highest...