Countries with the largest gold reserves in the world

Gold plays an important part in central banks’ reserves management, and they are significant holders of gold. This gold reserve data tracks central banks’ reported purchases and sales along with gold as a percentage of their international reserves. After this brief introduction, let’s see now the ranking of the countries in the world by gold reserves. At the top of the ranking of the countries that have the most gold in the world are the USA with 8134 tons of gold, followed by Germany with 3362 tons and Italy with 2452 tons. In fourth place is France with 2436 tons,… Continue reading

The world’s largest stock exchanges by market capitalization

As we know, the market capitalization changes over time and this means that some stock exchanges become larger and others become smaller. In this work we are going to see the ranking of the largest stock exchanges in the world ranked by market capitalization, which is expressed in millions of USD. The largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization is NYSE. The second place is occupied by Nasdaq, and the third place is occupied by Hong Kong Exchanges. Clearing, Japan Exchange Group is fourth and Euronext is fifth.In the last three places of the ranking of the biggest… Continue reading

The ultimate beginner’s guide to investing in real estate

Many people prefer to invest in real estate, rather than in the financial markets and most of them think that investing in real estate has no risk and their prices go always up, but this is not true, because this type of investment has many risks. Real estate is an asset form with limited liquidity relative to other investments, it is also capital intensive (although capital may be gained through mortgage leverage) and is highly cash flow dependent. If these factors are not well understood and managed by the investor, real estate becomes a risky investment. In this post we… Continue reading

What is a cv and how do you write one?

A curriculum vitae is a marketing document that gives a summary of a job seekers career history, academic qualifications and also explains their future potential. Indeed, the phrase ‘curriculum vitae’ is Latin for ‘the story of your life’. It is also occasionally known as a resume, although this term is more commonly used in America. A completed CV aims to impress recruiters and is sent as an application to jobs adverts or as a speculative approach to prospective companies. CVs are valuable and important because they are your first and maybe only direct communication with a potential employer. Presentation is… Continue reading

The importance of human resource department

The role of human resource department has gone from the traditional ‘hire and fire’ to an in-depth position, focusing on another aspect of the company like looking after employee engagement. Not every company understands or values their human resource department. Human resources professionals are the lifeblood of the company, because their job is to ensure that the business gets the most out of its employees. In other words, the human resource department needs to provide a high return on the business’s investment in its people. In this article, we list some of the reasons why the human resource department is… Continue reading