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Daily Telegraph
EU roaming charges capped but what does it mean?Roaming charges across the European Union will be capped from this weekend, ahe
EU roaming charges capped but what does it mean?
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Roaming charges across the European Union will be capped from this weekend, ahead of a full ban in June next year. The scrapping of additional costs of using a mobile phone on the Continent is the result of years of negotiations between the European... Read more
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Daily Mail
Photographer returns to Japan to capture the spirit of ghostly islandThe island which was once one of the most densely populated places on Earth but
Photographer returns to Japan to capture the spirit of ghostly island
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
The island which was once one of the most densely populated places on Earth but is now totally uninhabited (except for Bond villains) Hashima island, off the coast of Japan, is home to a huge abandoned town built entirely of concrete At one point... Read more
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Investopedia
Offshore Banking Isn’t Illegal. Hiding It IsAll the attention focused on the Panama Papers may have made you more curious a
Offshore Banking Isn’t Illegal. Hiding It Is
Investopedia / Posted 5 hours ago
All the attention focused on the Panama Papers may have made you more curious about offshore banking. Perhaps you’ve even been thinking of going the “sophisticated investor” route and stashing some of your money offshore, but have hesitated because... Read more
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Swissinfo
SNB dismisses ‘politically motivated’ reformsCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
SNB dismisses ‘politically motivated’ reforms
Swissinfo / Posted 5 hours ago
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Central banks not done cutting rates, and RBA could be nextKey central banks held fire this week but economists say that doesn't mean the
Central banks not done cutting rates, and RBA could be next
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Key central banks held fire this week but economists say that doesn't mean the tide of monetary easing is turning, with the Reserve Bank of Australia possibly the first of many to cut rates. And the global negative interest rate story will deepen in... Read more
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Daily News
Swiss Institute to invest US$ 20 mn for tourismThe Swiss Institute of Hospitality and Banking will invest US$ 20 million in th
Swiss Institute to invest US$ 20 mn for tourism
Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
The Swiss Institute of Hospitality and Banking will invest US$ 20 million in the next four years in Sri Lanka for various projects related to hospitality. Managing Director and CEO Dr. Rohith Delilkhan said they will invest on a banking and tourism... Read more
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ESPN
Czech Republic, France reach Fed Cup finalLUCERNE, Switzerland -- Two-time defending champions the Czech Republic advance
Czech Republic, France reach Fed Cup final
ESPN / Posted 19 hours ago
LUCERNE, Switzerland -- Two-time defending champions the Czech Republic advanced to the Fed Cup final after edging Switzerland 3-2 on Sunday and sealing the victory with a decisive doubles rubber match against Martina Hingis and unheralded Swiss star... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Beyond Oilers, No. 1 overall pick historically rare for most Canadian NHL teamsVancouver Canucks president of hockey operations Trevor Linden is honoured duri
Beyond Oilers, No. 1 overall pick historically rare for most Canadian NHL teams
Brandon Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
Vancouver Canucks president of hockey operations Trevor Linden is honoured during a pre-game ceremony celebrating 20 years playing in Rogers Arena prior to his team taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs in NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., on... Read more
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CTV News
NHL draft: Canadian teams have rarely picked firstThe two Canadian teams never to pick first overall will have their own special
NHL draft: Canadian teams have rarely picked first
CTV News / Posted 23 hours ago
The two Canadian teams never to pick first overall will have their own special lucky charms for the upcoming NHL draft lottery. "We're sending hopefully what will be a lucky Irishman," Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said of team... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Beyond Oilers, No. 1 draft pick rare for most Canadian teamsThe two Canadian teams never to pick first overall will have their own special
Beyond Oilers, No. 1 draft pick rare for most Canadian teams
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 23 hours ago
The two Canadian teams never to pick first overall will have their own special lucky charms for the upcoming NHL draft lottery. “We’re sending hopefully what will be a lucky Irishman,” Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said of team... Read more
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examiner.com
Grand Cayman Island plays host to actress and family for vacation in AprilGrand Cayman Island has long been a favorite retreat of the rich and famous for
Grand Cayman Island plays host to actress and family for vacation in April
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Grand Cayman Island has long been a favorite retreat of the rich and famous for decades. It's pristine white sandy Seven Mile Beach is bordered on one side by the most colorful and clear water imaginable and bordered on the other by luxurious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Things to Know About Tax HavensThe recent #PanamaPapers leak involving 11.5 million documents from Mossack Fon
10 Things to Know About Tax Havens
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The recent #PanamaPapers leak involving 11.5 million documents from Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm that handles offshore shell companies, highlights the need for Nigerians to know more about the good, the bad and the ugly of tax... Read more
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Aliran Online
How tiny Iceland survived a financial crisis: Lessons for MalaysiaMalaysia can learn from how a small nation like Iceland survived a financial cr
How tiny Iceland survived a financial crisis: Lessons for Malaysia
Aliran Online / Posted yesterday
Malaysia can learn from how a small nation like Iceland survived a financial crisis by relying on its inherent strengths, writes Blue Lagoon. Our heavy dependence on petroleum and palm oil as major revenue earners has has hit the Malaysian economy... Read more
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New Kerala
'Banking loopholes being studied to curb money laundering' - newkerala.com #55608New Delhi, April 28 : The government has asked its agencies dealing with econom
'Banking loopholes being studied to curb money laundering' - newkerala.com #55608
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, April 28 : The government has asked its agencies dealing with economic offences to study the loopholes in the country's banking laws to prevent ill-gotten money from leaving the country's shores and facilitate the return of black money... Read more
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The Financial Express
India, Iran differ on currency valuations for oil paymentsIndia and Iran have differed on the currency conversion rates for clearing bill
India, Iran differ on currency valuations for oil payments
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
India and Iran have differed on the currency conversion rates for clearing billions of dollars of dues that Indian oil firms owe to Tehran for buying crude oil since 2012. This assumes importance at a time when Indian refiners such as MRPL, Essar... Read more
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Business Wire
UBS Wealth Management Americas Announces “ElectionWatch 2016” Client ProgramThe program was developed in response to client feedback and recent UBS WMA res
UBS Wealth Management Americas Announces “ElectionWatch 2016” Client Program
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
The program was developed in response to client feedback and recent UBS WMA research indicating the election and political environment are top-of-mind concerns. In the first quarter of 2016, the UBS Investor Watch report found that 80% of respondents... Read more
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The Star
Big banks should curb dividends, share buybacks - BISshare buyback programme. LONDON: The amount of cash big banks have used to fun
Big banks should curb dividends, share buybacks - BIS
The Star / Posted yesterday
share buyback programme. LONDON: The amount of cash big banks have used to fund share buybacks and dividend payouts since 2007 has topped $1.7 trillion (RM6.68 trillion), a huge figure that could be better used to strengthen their capital or... Read more
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Investopedia
The Top 5 Countries for Dividend Investing (WBK, BBL)More than two-thirds of the world's dividends came from non-U.S. companies in 2
The Top 5 Countries for Dividend Investing (WBK, BBL)
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
More than two-thirds of the world's dividends came from non-U.S. companies in 2014 and 2015, but dividend investors should do a little homework before running out to fill their portfolios with foreign stocks. Some countries are shareholder-focused... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The big fat Gupta weddingIn South Africa they dominate the front pages, but last weekend the controversi
The big fat Gupta wedding
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
In South Africa they dominate the front pages, but last weekend the controversial Gupta family bagged a spot on the society pages after putting on an “Indian Wedding of the Year” in Turkey. The three day festivities to celebrate the nuptials of Ajay... Read more
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Business Wire
Hays Diversity Report: Only 38% of Women in Asia Feel They Can Self-Promote and Communicate Their AmbitionsTOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Promoting their achievements and accomplishments in the
Hays Diversity Report: Only 38% of Women in Asia Feel They Can Self-Promote and Communicate Their Ambitions
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Promoting their achievements and accomplishments in the workplace is considered to be more difficult for women in Asia, according to recruiting experts Hays. According to a survey of over 11,500 people globally from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chase Bank Shareholders, Foreign Interests May Have Had a Hand in ReopeningChase Bank's shareholders and a multiplicity of European and African interests
Chase Bank Shareholders, Foreign Interests May Have Had a Hand in Reopening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Chase Bank's shareholders and a multiplicity of European and African interests could have pushed the Kenyan government to pay it special attention. Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta was on an official tour in Germany when the bank was placed under... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
No 1's grip stronger than everLet that sink in. I know that many have been saying that Zuma is a lame duck; t
No 1's grip stronger than ever
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Let that sink in. I know that many have been saying that Zuma is a lame duck; that he will be ousted after the August 3 elections. They have said influential ANC leaders are plotting his departure as soon as the party gets a pasting at the local... Read more
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Deepika
World News Detailand Simon Reuben have topped 'The Sunday Times' Rich List 2016 with a fortune
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 4 days ago
and Simon Reuben have topped 'The Sunday Times' Rich List 2016 with a fortune of 13.1 billion pounds, followed by the Hinduja brothers at 13 billion The Reubens were born in India to a wealthy IraqiJewish family before moving to Britain in... Read more
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Newsmax
Credit Suisse Said to Study Novel Bond Sale to Offload RiskCredit Suisse Group AG, seeking to free up capital while immersed in a costly o
Credit Suisse Said to Study Novel Bond Sale to Offload Risk
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
Credit Suisse Group AG, seeking to free up capital while immersed in a costly overhaul, is pitching a plan to farm out some of its risk from potential losses linked to events like rogue trading and cybercrime, people with knowledge of the matter... Read more
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Reuters
Novartis to prepare the sale of its Roche stake: SonntagszeitungThe logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis is seen on its headquarters b
Novartis to prepare the sale of its Roche stake: Sonntagszeitung
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis is seen on its headquarters building in Basel, Switzerland October 27, 2015. Roche tablets are seen positioned in front of a displayed Roche logo in this photo illustration shot in Zenica, Bosnia and... Read more
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The Financial Express
India-born Reuben brothers top UK rich list, Hindujas at No 2Britain’s annual rich list released today has a distinctly Indian flavour with
India-born Reuben brothers top UK rich list, Hindujas at No 2
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
Britain’s annual rich list released today has a distinctly Indian flavour with two sets of India- born brothers – Reuben and the Hinduja – grabbing the top two slots. Mumbai-born tycoons David and Simon Reuben have topped ‘The Sunday Times’ Rich... Read more
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Business Standard India
India-born Reuben brothers top UK rich list, Hindujas at No 2Mumbai-born tycoons Reuben brothers have topped 'The Sunday Times' Rich List 20
India-born Reuben brothers top UK rich list, Hindujas at No 2
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Mumbai-born tycoons Reuben brothers have topped 'The Sunday Times' Rich List 2016 with a fortune of 13.1 billion poundsMumbai-born tycoons Reuben brothers have topped 'The Sunday Times'... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hybrid War Hyenas Are Tearing Brazil Apartby Pepe Escobar, Op-Ed via RT.com, The gloomy and repulsive night when the fem
Hybrid War Hyenas Are Tearing Brazil Apart
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
by Pepe Escobar, Op-Ed via RT.com, The gloomy and repulsive night when the female president of the 7th largest economy in the world was the prey of choice fed to a lynch mob of hyenas in a drab, provincial Circus Maximus will forever live in... Read more
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International Business Times
Panama Papers: HSBC chief says only 5% offshore accounts still active was alleged to have been associated with, as per the Panama Papers leak, only 5
Panama Papers: HSBC chief says only 5% offshore accounts still active
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
was alleged to have been associated with, as per the Panama Papers leak, only 5% were still active, HSBC chairman Douglas Flint has said. Speaking at the bank's annual general meeting, he said the leaks indicated the need for banks to keep improving... Read more
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Swissinfo
Credit Suisse Said to Study Novel Bond Sale to Offload Bank Risk(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG, seeking to free up capital while immerse
Credit Suisse Said to Study Novel Bond Sale to Offload Bank Risk
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG, seeking to free up capital while immersed in a costly overhaul, is pitching a plan to farm out some of its risk from potential losses on events like rogue trading and cybercrime, people with knowledge of the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The good and bad at collapsed ArriumThe good and the bad businesses inside collapsed steelmaker Arrium were in the
The good and bad at collapsed Arrium
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
The good and the bad businesses inside collapsed steelmaker Arrium were in the spotlight on Friday in two states, as administrators KordaMentha race against the clock to come up with a package to entice future buyers and save thousands of jobs. Mark... Read more
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Swissinfo
From 1MDB Probe, Singapore Charges Former Banker With Laundering(Bloomberg) -- Singapore authorities have charged a former private banker with
From 1MDB Probe, Singapore Charges Former Banker With Laundering
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Singapore authorities have charged a former private banker with money laundering, following their probe into an embattled Malaysian state investment fund, according to people familiar with the case. Yeo Jiawei, a former wealth planner... Read more
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Business Wire
Aspen Reports Results for Quarter Ended March 31, 2016HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (“Aspen”)
Aspen Reports Results for Quarter Ended March 31, 2016
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (“Aspen”) (NYSE:AHL) reported today net income after tax of $114.4 million, or $1.68 per diluted share, and operating income after tax of $89.9 million, or $1.29 per diluted share,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Oakbay gets new auditorsJohannesburg - South Africa's Oakbay Resources on Thursday appointed a local au
Oakbay gets new auditors
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's Oakbay Resources on Thursday appointed a local auditing firm after the local unit of KPMG ditched the company over allegations that its owners, the Gupta family, are wielding undue political influence. This is according... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Shocking Reason For FATCA... And What Comes NextSubmitted by Nick Giambruno via InterntionalMan.com, If you’ve never heard of
The Shocking Reason For FATCA... And What Comes Next
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Submitted by Nick Giambruno via InterntionalMan.com, If you’ve never heard of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), you’re not alone. Few people have, and even fewer fully grasp the terrible things it foreshadows. FATCA is a U.S. law... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
5 myths about tax havensNews broke earlier in April of an unprecedented data leak: Some 11.5 million do
5 myths about tax havens
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
News broke earlier in April of an unprecedented data leak: Some 11.5 million documents containing detailed, confidential information about more than 200,000 offshore companies involved with Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm, had fallen into the... Read more
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The Star
Khairuddin, Chang's Sosma case transferred back to High CourtPUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has ordered the case of Datuk Seri Khairuddin Ab
Khairuddin, Chang's Sosma case transferred back to High Court
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has ordered the case of Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan and his lawyer Matthias Chang over the granting of bail for their detention under the Security Offences (Special Measures) 2012 Act (Sosma) to be transferred back... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hybrid war hyenas tearing Brazil apartBy 367 votes for and 137 against, the impeachment/coup/regime change-light driv
Hybrid war hyenas tearing Brazil apart
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
By 367 votes for and 137 against, the impeachment/coup/regime change-light drive against Dilma Rousseff cleared the Brazilian Congressional circus and will now go to the Senate, where a "special commission" will be set up. If approved, Rousseff will... Read more
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Business Standard India
Welcome to an upside-down economyIn the new reality of negative rates, borrowers get paid and savers penalisedIn
Welcome to an upside-down economy
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
In the new reality of negative rates, borrowers get paid and savers penalisedIn the new reality of negative rates, borrowers get paid and savers penalised Japanese families seem to have a sudden affinity for home... Read more
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Daily News
Swiss Institute of Hospitality targets 10,000 per annum intakeDr. Rohith G. Delilkhan the newly formed CEO Swiss Institute of Hospitality & B
Swiss Institute of Hospitality targets 10,000 per annum intake
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Dr. Rohith G. Delilkhan the newly formed CEO Swiss Institute of Hospitality & Banking said that though Sri Lankans are naturally charming and hospitable people, which is an asset in itself, they haven’t been trained in the same way people in many... Read more
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Zawya
Qatar's banks facing economic headwindsQatarQatar's banks facing economic headwinds "The expansion of operations of Qatar-
Qatar's banks facing economic headwindsQatar
Zawya / Posted 10 days ago
Qatar's banks facing economic headwinds "The expansion of operations of Qatar-based banks internationally is in itself an indication of the increasing strength and confidence of these banks to compete with other banks in the international arena." -... Read more
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Morningstar
The Ultimate Exit Strategy: Why a Brexit Could Sink the EUOne of the most vital aspects of the British economy is its financial services
The Ultimate Exit Strategy: Why a Brexit Could Sink the EU
Morningstar / Posted 10 days ago
One of the most vital aspects of the British economy is its financial services sector. Known as the City, London is an international hub for banking, investment services, capital markets etc. By staying in the E.U., the U.K. would retain access to... Read more
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Sarawak Report
As Malaysia Stands On An Economic Brink, Who To Believe? Believable? 1MDB CEO Arul Kanda declares 1MDB has been a financial success, a
As Malaysia Stands On An Economic Brink, Who To Believe?
Sarawak Report / Posted 10 days ago
Believable? 1MDB CEO Arul Kanda declares 1MDB has been a financial success, although he has belatedly admitted US$3.5 billion might have been defrauded! Finance Minister Najib Razak now has... Read more
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Investopedia
Brexit Would Make UK "Permanently Poorer"Specifically, those alternatives were: membership in the European Economic Area
Brexit Would Make UK "Permanently Poorer"
Investopedia / Posted 10 days ago
Specifically, those alternatives were: membership in the European Economic Area (EEA), such as Norway has; a bilateral trade agreement with the EU, such as those negotiated by Switzerland, Canada and Turkey; and World Trade Organization (WTO)... Read more
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Business Wire
Madison Advisors Research Outlines a Strategic Approach for Selecting a Customer Communications Management PlatformAPPENZELL, Switzerland & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--www.gmc.net: GMC Software (GM
Madison Advisors Research Outlines a Strategic Approach for Selecting a Customer Communications Management Platform
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
APPENZELL, Switzerland & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--www.gmc.net: GMC Software (GMC), a leader in customer communications management, announced today the release of a white paper it commissioned from analyst firm, Madison Advisors, evaluating best... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Saudi Statement ‘Clearing’ Malaysian PM a Red HerringAlthough Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir last week publicly stated that U
Saudi Statement ‘Clearing’ Malaysian PM a Red Herring
Asia Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Although Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir last week publicly stated that US$681 million transferred into the personal account of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in March of 2013 was a donation from the Saudi royal family, that statement... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman blacklisted by her own bank because of her nameBusinesswoman Isis Bihiry, who owns a travel agency, has banking with PostFinan
Woman blacklisted by her own bank because of her name
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Businesswoman Isis Bihiry, who owns a travel agency, has banking with PostFinance and is named after the Egyptian goddess. It appears the banking computer system has flagged up the name as a possible security issue. The Swiss-Egyptian, based in in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Malaysian Prime Minister's brother takes leave from bank chairman role amid funds inquiry The Malaysian Prime Minister's brother, Nazir Razak, has taken voluntary leav
Malaysian Prime Minister's brother takes leave from bank chairman role amid funds inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
The Malaysian Prime Minister's brother, Nazir Razak, has taken voluntary leave of absence from his role as chairman of a Malaysian banking company, amid an... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Panama Papers flag billion-dollar DRC mining rip-offsThe Panama Papers – the leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack F
Panama Papers flag billion-dollar DRC mining rip-offs
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
The Panama Papers – the leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca – have thrown invaluable new light on the externalisation of billions of dollars in value from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The practice took root in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Banker Unrest Threatens Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Turnarounds(Bloomberg) -- Investors, regulators and employees hailed John Cryan and Tidjan
Banker Unrest Threatens Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Turnarounds
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Investors, regulators and employees hailed John Cryan and Tidjane Thiam as leaders who could turn around Europe’s two biggest investment banks. Less than a year into their jobs, the joy is gone. The chief executive officers of... Read more
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