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IMF
Future of Asia's Finance: Financing for Development 2015Wednesday, September 2, 20158:30–9:00 Registration (and light breakfast)MC: Ul
Future of Asia's Finance: Financing for Development 2015
IMF / Posted 10 hours ago
Wednesday, September 2, 20158:30–9:00 Registration (and light breakfast)MC: Ulric Erickson von Allmen, Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF9:00–9:15 Agus D.W. Martowardojo took office as the Governor of Bank Indonesia on May... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Economy crawls to 5.6% growth in Q2MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine economy crawled to a 5.6 percent growth in
Economy crawls to 5.6% growth in Q2
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine economy crawled to a 5.6 percent growth in the second quarter, falling below the government’s target, but remains on track to sustain a high growth trajectory in the next quarters, the country’s chief economic... Read more
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Business Wire
Pacific & Western Bank of Canada Announces Third Quarter Report July 31, 2015THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS (1) (compared to the same periods in the prior year u
Pacific & Western Bank of Canada Announces Third Quarter Report July 31, 2015
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS (1) (compared to the same periods in the prior year unless otherwise noted) Income before income taxes for the current quarter for Pacific & Western Bank of Canada “the Bank” increased 68% to $2.4 million from $1.4 million... Read more
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Business Wire
PWC Capital Inc. Announces Results for Its Third Quarter Ended July 31, 2015THIRD QUARTER SUMMARY (1)(compared to the same periods in the prior year unless
PWC Capital Inc. Announces Results for Its Third Quarter Ended July 31, 2015
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
THIRD QUARTER SUMMARY (1)(compared to the same periods in the prior year unless otherwise noted) PWC Capital Inc. Net income (loss) of PWC Capital Inc. (the “Corporation”) for the three months ended July 31, 2015, was $1.2 million or $0.01 per... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart Cuts Credit to BusinessesStandard Chartered Bank is cutting down credit extended to businesses for this
Stanchart Cuts Credit to Businesses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Standard Chartered Bank is cutting down credit extended to businesses for this year. The move has been influenced by the challenging economic environment which has made it difficult for funds borrowed to be paid on time. Managing Director of the... Read more
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sportsmole
Liverpool Ladies launch #ThisGirlsGoal campaignLiverpool Ladies have joined up with club sponsors Standard Chartered Bank to l
Liverpool Ladies launch #ThisGirlsGoal campaign
sportsmole / Posted 3 days ago
Liverpool Ladies have joined up with club sponsors Standard Chartered Bank to launch #ThisGirlsGoal campaign. The initiative aims to encourage young girls to speak about the challenges of adolescence, as well as create empowering and inspirational... Read more
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IMF
Future of Asia's Finance: Finance for Development 2015Tuesday, September 1, 201518:30 Evening Reception and Dinner—Informal Welcomin
Future of Asia's Finance: Finance for Development 2015
IMF / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday, September 1, 201518:30 Evening Reception and Dinner—Informal Welcoming Remarks by Agus D.W. Martowardojo, Governor, Bank Indonesia Venue: Bank Indonesia MuseumWednesday, September 2, 20158:30–9:00 Registration (and light breakfast)MC:... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH June imports bounce backAugust 25, 2015 11:01 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, REPORTER Growth of 22.6% h
PH June imports bounce back
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
August 25, 2015 11:01 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, REPORTER Growth of 22.6% highest in 17 months PHILIPPINE merchandise imports rebounded after three consecutive months of declines, rising 22.6 percent in June to record... Read more
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Asian Venture Capital Journal
Standard Chartered PE backs exceptional DianrongRegulators are catching up with China’s booming online peer-to-peer (P2P) lendi
Standard Chartered PE backs exceptional Dianrong
Asian Venture Capital Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Regulators are catching up with China’s booming online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry. Last month the People Bank of China (PBoC), in conjunction with nine other government agencies, issued the first guidelines for policing internet finance. P2P... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart Rapped Over TransactionsAnalysts say Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe's plans to stop US dollar cross b
Stanchart Rapped Over Transactions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Analysts say Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe's plans to stop US dollar cross border transactions for selected account holders with effect from next month is a calculated move to avoid penalties associated with dealing with corporates and individuals... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart Lawyer Conned U.S.$10 500Standard Chartered Bank legal advisor Ms Martha Bhunu lost $10 500 to estate ag
Stanchart Lawyer Conned U.S.$10 500
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Standard Chartered Bank legal advisor Ms Martha Bhunu lost $10 500 to estate agents in a botched residential stand deal in Harare's Pomona suburb. The estate agent, Grace Penemene (27), a director of Penrace Investments (Pvt) Ltd, appeared in court... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Imports jump 22.6% to $5.9 billion in JuneTHE value of goods that came in from overseas jumped by 22.6 percent year-on-ye
Imports jump 22.6% to $5.9 billion in June
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
THE value of goods that came in from overseas jumped by 22.6 percent year-on-year to $5.9 billion last June, bringing to a halt the declines posted during the preceding three months, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported on Tuesday. In a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sh22 Billion Pipeline Plan to Cut Oil Transit Costs By HalfKenya Pipeline Company plans to roll out a multibillion project to expand its c
Sh22 Billion Pipeline Plan to Cut Oil Transit Costs By Half
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kenya Pipeline Company plans to roll out a multibillion project to expand its capacity, take fuel to the counties and cut transit costs by close to 50 per cent. The State agency's Sh22 billion plan is set to take fuel to seven counties. The... Read more
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The Standard
Hui fined for failing to file statement of assetsTuesday, August 25, 2015ADVERTISEMENTJailed former chief secretary Rafael Hui S
Hui fined for failing to file statement of assets
The Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, August 25, 2015ADVERTISEMENTJailed former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan was yesterday fined HK$2,000 for failing to submit a statement of earnings and details of properties he acquired in the past financial year to the trustee of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Signs U.S.$237 Million World Bank Electricity DealAbuja — TO underscore commitment to the on going reform in the power sector, th
Govt Signs U.S.$237 Million World Bank Electricity Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Abuja — TO underscore commitment to the on going reform in the power sector, the Federal Government yesterday announced that it has completed the signing of the World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees (PRGs) in support of the 450 megawatts Azura-Edo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Non-Performing Loans Rise, Eat Into ProfitsGrowing provisions of non-performing loans ate into the profit of some banks in
Non-Performing Loans Rise, Eat Into Profits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Growing provisions of non-performing loans ate into the profit of some banks in East Africa as the lenders struggled to remain afloat in a difficult operating environment. Weakening regional currencies, rising inflation, high interest rates,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart in Sanctions Trap . . . Moves to Stop U.S Dollar Cross Border TransactionsBy Happiness Zengeni and Tinashe Makichi Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe will
Stanchart in Sanctions Trap . . . Moves to Stop U.S Dollar Cross Border Transactions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Happiness Zengeni and Tinashe Makichi Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe will with effect from August 31 2015 cease to process all United States Dollar cross border transactions after the bank's vendor in New York, US, changed its service terms in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Fowler Replicate Lagos in Abuja On FIRS' Top Job?Fowlers' skills in generating revenue for Lagos State that is said to rely more
Can Fowler Replicate Lagos in Abuja On FIRS' Top Job?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Fowlers' skills in generating revenue for Lagos State that is said to rely more on internally generated revenue than on federal allocation would be very relevant. This is more so with the dwindling oil price that has seen the nation struggling with... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bangkok bombing: Tragic loss of lifeWaraporn Changtam died instantly as she was crossing the street with her boyfri
Bangkok bombing: Tragic loss of life
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Waraporn Changtam died instantly as she was crossing the street with her boyfriend. Bank workers & friends Pranee & Suchada had felt they needed to pray on the way home. Waraporn Changtam was crossing the street with her boyfriends when the bomb... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Lives stolen by act of savageryThe family of bank worker Pranee Srisuwa was told on Monday night that she had
Lives stolen by act of savagery
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
The family of bank worker Pranee Srisuwa was told on Monday night that she had died in the bomb blast. But it wasn’t until Tuesday — after a cruel case of misidentification — that her death was confirmed. Her sister Kanya Mayoon, 35, said after the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Ringgit likely to remain under pressure next week Published: 22 August 2015 10:26 AM Commercial banks say ringgit may hit the
Ringgit likely to remain under pressure next week
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 10:26 AM Commercial banks say ringgit may hit the 4.20 mark against the greenback next week. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, August 22, 2015.The ringgit is likely to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After AGOA, Ges Shouldn't Be Another Missed OpportunityObama, the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya, and Uganda's fate in Am
After AGOA, Ges Shouldn't Be Another Missed Opportunity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Obama, the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya, and Uganda's fate in America's Africa Economic Transformation Initiatives On July 24 over 280 world-class investors looking for opportunities descend on the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, for the 6th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fowler Appointed New FIRS ChairBy Isiaka Wakili & Hamisu Muhammad President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr
Fowler Appointed New FIRS Chair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Isiaka Wakili & Hamisu Muhammad President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. William Babatunde Fowler as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Government Wary of ICT Dangers'Kampala — Despite the abundant opportunities the Information and Communications
'Government Wary of ICT Dangers'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Kampala — Despite the abundant opportunities the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector presents, it poses serious challenges, especially in the way people relate to each other, Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has said. Although she... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Rescinds Jonathan's Appointment, Makes Tunde Fowler FIRS BossPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, rescinded former President Goodluck Jon
Buhari Rescinds Jonathan's Appointment, Makes Tunde Fowler FIRS Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, rescinded former President Goodluck Jonathan's last-minute appointment of Samuel Ogungbesan as Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Ogungbesan was replaced with the ex-Chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Wary of ICT DangersDespite the abundant opportunities the ICT sector presents, it also poses serio
Government Wary of ICT Dangers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Despite the abundant opportunities the ICT sector presents, it also poses serious challenges, especially in the way people relate to each other, the trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has noted. Although she did not particularly suggest the way... Read more
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Business Insider
The rug has been pulled out from under Latin AmericaThe world’s second largest economy is suddenly looking unstable, with economic
The rug has been pulled out from under Latin America
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
The world’s second largest economy is suddenly looking unstable, with economic growth slowing, the stock markets gyrating, and a surprise currency devaluation having taken worldwide markets by surprise. That could be bad news not just for China, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bad Debts See Stanchart Profit Dip 35 PercentStandard Chartered Bank has suffered a 35 per cent decline in net profit in the
Bad Debts See Stanchart Profit Dip 35 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Standard Chartered Bank has suffered a 35 per cent decline in net profit in the first half of this year as it remained under the weight of bad debts brought forward from 2014. Profit after tax stood at Sh3.9 billion in the first six months of 2015,... Read more
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Finance Asia
Loans week August 14-20The second largest facility signed in China finance sector in 2015 YTD Beijing
Loans week August 14-20
Finance Asia / Posted 9 days ago
The second largest facility signed in China finance sector in 2015 YTD Beijing Hyundai Auto Finance has obtained a Rmb2.5 billion three-year financing through joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers ANZ, BNP Paribas, CACIB, HSBC, Standard... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SG50 commemorative notes: Queues form hours before launchSINGAPORE: Hours before banks opened for business, lines formed outside bank br
SG50 commemorative notes: Queues form hours before launch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: Hours before banks opened for business, lines formed outside bank branches for the launch of the SG50 commemorative notes on Thursday morning (Aug 20). Queue for SG50 notes at POSB's Tampines branch. (Photo: Calvin Oh) As of 8am, about... Read more
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Technode
China’s P2P Lending Site Dianrong Lands Massive $207M USD Series C Backed By Traditional Banks Dianrong, a leading Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform, announced today th
China’s P2P Lending Site Dianrong Lands Massive $207M USD Series C Backed By Traditional Banks
Technode / Posted 9 days ago
Dianrong, a leading Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform, announced today the closure of a massive $207 million USD of Series C financing, marking the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Standard Chartered PE arm invests in China's online lender Dianrong.comA woman walks past a Standard Chartered bank in London October 13, 2010. SHANG
Standard Chartered PE arm invests in China's online lender Dianrong.com
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 days ago
A woman walks past a Standard Chartered bank in London October 13, 2010. SHANGHAI A consortium partly led by the private equity arm of Standard Chartered PLC has invested $207 million in China's Dianrong.com, the peer-to-peer online lender said on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Michael Soi's 'Faces' Art Exhibition LaunchMichael Soi is one of the most recognisable names in contemporary art in Kenya
Michael Soi's 'Faces' Art Exhibition Launch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Michael Soi is one of the most recognisable names in contemporary art in Kenya with his signature bold visual images. He is also known for his tote bags that recently became internationally known as they were modelled by Oscar winning actress Lupita... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SG50 notes: Queues form hours before launchSINGAPORE: Hours before banks opened for business, lines formed outside bank br
SG50 notes: Queues form hours before launch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: Hours before banks opened for business, lines formed outside bank branches for the launch of the SG50 commemorative notes on Thursday morning (Aug 20). Outside the POSB and DBS branches in Tampines, queues started forming at about 6am. As... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY state regulator, consultant reach settlementALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's financial regulator and Promontory Financi
NY state regulator, consultant reach settlement
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's financial regulator and Promontory Financial Group say they've reached a settlement agreement over the bank consultant's reports four years ago for Standard Chartered Bank. The Department of Financial Services... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks, Telecoms Remain Top Cybercrime TargetsMobile kiosks can be found almost anywhere. They face risks of cyber attack Of
Banks, Telecoms Remain Top Cybercrime Targets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Mobile kiosks can be found almost anywhere. They face risks of cyber attack Of recent, many financial institutions have partnered some telecom companies to have applications that enable their clients have a 24-hour convenience to withdrawing money,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
ICTSI’s offshore unit raises $450M International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), through its offshore
ICTSI’s offshore unit raises $450M
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), through its offshore unit Royal Capital B.V., has raised US$450 million after successfully pricing its senior perpetual capital securities. The proceeds will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
ICTSI raises $450M from perpetual bond issuePORT terminal operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. has raise
ICTSI raises $450M from perpetual bond issue
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
PORT terminal operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. has raised $450 million from an issuance of perpetual bonds at the lowest coupon rate ever achieved for a perpetual securities issuance out of the Philippines. ICTSI’s perpetual... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
ICTSI to raise $450 mln via bondsMANILA, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Philippines port operator International Container Te
ICTSI to raise $450 mln via bonds
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Philippines port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) said on Wednesday it is raising $450 million through a bond issue. In a disclosure to the local stock exchange, ICTSI said its board of... Read more
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The Star
Bangkok blast: Relatives of victims tell of agony and lossBANGKOK: Shedding tears for loved ones killed as a result of the bomb blast at
Bangkok blast: Relatives of victims tell of agony and loss
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
BANGKOK: Shedding tears for loved ones killed as a result of the bomb blast at Bangkok's Ratchaprasong Intersection on Monday evening, three relatives of the victims have told their stories of agony and loss. With the smoke from the huge explosion... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
ICTSI to raise $450-M via bondsMANILA - Philippines port operator International Container Terminal Services In
ICTSI to raise $450-M via bonds
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA - Philippines port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) said on Wednesday it is raising $450 million through a bond issue. In a disclosure to the local stock exchange, ICTSI said its board of directors approved on... Read more
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Business Wire
Boyden’s Leadership Series Features Standard Chartered’s Mark DevadasonIn the interview, Mr. Devadason discusses the bank’s approach to sustainability
Boyden’s Leadership Series Features Standard Chartered’s Mark Devadason
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
In the interview, Mr. Devadason discusses the bank’s approach to sustainability, policies on child and human rights, the loneliness of CEOs, hiring in Asia and globetrotting careers. “Mark offers a wealth of insight from his rare perspective of... Read more
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Market Watch
New York regulator fines Promontory Financial Group $15 millionPromontory Financial Group, a major advisor to U.S. banks, was ordered by the N
New York regulator fines Promontory Financial Group $15 million
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Promontory Financial Group, a major advisor to U.S. banks, was ordered by the New York Department of Financial Services to pay fine of $15 million over allegations it had put its own business interests before its obligations to regulators during its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
For SG50, a new range of S$50 and S$10 notes - with an eye both on past and futureSINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong unveiled a set of commemorative curre
For SG50, a new range of S$50 and S$10 notes - with an eye both on past and future
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong unveiled a set of commemorative currency notes to celebrate SG50 on Tuesday (Aug 18). The notes comprise a S$50 polymer note and five S$10 polymer notes. The notes’ designs drew inspiration from significant... Read more
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Business Standard India
Can foreign brokerages crack the retail code?The recent deal between French bank BNP Paribas and Sharekhan has once again pu
Can foreign brokerages crack the retail code?
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
The recent deal between French bank BNP Paribas and Sharekhan has once again put the spotlight on foreign brokerages in India. Until now, these players have largely focussed on the high-margin institutional broking space and have avoided retail... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prasarn: Let market forces drive bahtMr Prasarn does not believe the devaluation of the yuan would spark currency wa
Prasarn: Let market forces drive baht
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Mr Prasarn does not believe the devaluation of the yuan would spark currency war as central banks are conscious of the adverse effects it would have on the global financial markets. Apichit Jinakul The Bank of Thailand would let market mechanisms... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Auto Club Group CEO Charles Podowski to retire; Joseph Richardson to replace himThe Auto Club Group CEO Charles Podowski, left, will retire in March, and Josep
Auto Club Group CEO Charles Podowski to retire; Joseph Richardson to replace him
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 15 days ago
The Auto Club Group CEO Charles Podowski, left, will retire in March, and Joseph Richardson Jr. will take over in the role. CEO Charles Podowski of Dearborn-based The Auto Club Group, which includes AAA of Michigan, will retire, effective March... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Business Leaders to be Honoured on the Eve of the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York – Ai Shortlist AnnouncedAfrica investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications gro
African Business Leaders to be Honoured on the Eve of the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York – Ai Shortlist Announced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the shortlist for its prestigious international Ai Investment and Business Leader Awards, established in 2005, to shed light on Africa’s many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa investor Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards 2015 Shortlist AnnouncedAfrica investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications gro
Africa investor Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards 2015 Shortlist Announced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the shortlist for its prestigious Ai Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards 2015, to be held on the 25th of September 2015 at the Thomson... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Malaysia’s GDP growth better than expected despite weakening ringgit Published: 13 August 2015 9:29 PM Malaysia's economy expanded moderately by
Malaysia’s GDP growth better than expected despite weakening ringgit
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 16 days ago
Published: 13 August 2015 9:29 PM Malaysia's economy expanded moderately by 4.9% in Q2 2015 as compared with 5.6% in Q1 2015. – The Malaysian Insider pic, August 13, 2015.The 4.9%... Read more
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