Top 100 most admired companies in the world

Corporate reputation is the general opinion that people have about a corporation or enterprise. It is very important to have a good reputation, because if the company has a positive reputation, it can attract better people, it is perceived as providing more value, its customers are more loyal, it has higher P/E multiples and market values and lower costs of capital. Most companies, however, do an inadequate job of managing their reputations in general and the risks to their reputations in particular. They tend to focus their energies on handling the threats to their reputations that have already surfaced. In… Continue reading

The best and worst countries to live in 2020

The quality of life in 2020 has dropped in all the countries in the world. This is going to be a very tough year for the world, so there are necessary concerted and decisive response to the global and local problems. This work will not be focused on the problems that all the countries in the world are facing now and not even on the necessary solutions, but will be focused on the ranking of the countries by quality of life. Many people think that quality of life is the same of GDP per capita, but this is not true…. Continue reading

The world’s most valuable brands 2020

A brand is an intangible asset of a business, and helps in differentiating between a company’s book value and market value. Calculating the value of a brand is not simple, because due to its intangible nature, the power of a brand can be difficult to translate to a balance sheet. Knowing the brand value is fundamental for every company to know its brand value and there are a number of methods to measure the brand value of a company, but in this work, we are not going to focus on how to measure the brand value, but we are going… Continue reading

Top 35 Canadian insurance companies by assets

The Canadian insurance market in general has changed significantly over the last two years, with insurers taking a far more disciplined approach to underwriting beyond merely looking at price adequacy. Across the board, insurers are reducing their limits where appropriate, exiting certain industry segments, and reducing coverage. In this work, we are going to present the rank of the 35 largest insurance companies in Canada by total assets, which still remains today, one of the most widely used indicators for comparing banks with each other. Let’s now see the 35 largest insurance companies in the Canada by assets. In the… Continue reading

Ranking of stock exchanges in the world 2020

In the last years, many stock exchanges have reached impressive dimensions compared to the past, while others have become smaller. There are several factors that have led to these results, but they will not be analysed in this work, which will be focused on the realization of the ranking of the largest stock exchanges in the world. In this post, we are going to rank the stock exchanges by market capitalization and number of listed companies. The capitalization of a stock exchanges is given by the sum of the market cap of all listed companies. The market capitalization, in turn,… Continue reading