Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020
International Finance

Category : Fintech

“Three Letter Agencies” Not Invited for DEF CON

An irreverent crowd of more than 15,000 hackers, researchers, corporate security persons, privacy advocates, artists and others are expected to attend the Las Vegas convention that begins on August 2nd . 15th July 2013 The annual DEF CON hacking convention has asked the federal government to abstain from this year’s meet for the first time...

Investing in smaller Hedge Funds

Larger hedge funds have been victims of their size and the volatile markets in general,Smaller funds are able to react quickly and so are better positioned. Post the Bernie Madoff Scandal, investors have shunned fledgling hedge funds. Instead, they are opting for larger funds with distinguished records. But smaller funds have their own advantages. The...

Abu Dhabi link-up with Malaysia on investing

Aabar Investments, the Abu Dhabi Government investment vehicle, has helped to raise US$3 billion (Dh11.01bn) in funds in partnership with a Malaysian company to invest jointly in projects such as energy and property. Aabar Investments, the Abu Dhabi Government investment vehicle, has helped to raise US$3 billion (Dh11.01bn) in funds in partnership with a Malaysian...

EU Backloading Bill Gets Nod of European Parliament

Members of the European parliament voted in favor by 344 to 311, with 46 abstentions, of delaying the auction of 900 million carbon dioxide emission permits, a process termed as backloading. 8th July 2013 Prices of carbon on the market rose by 12 % after the European Parliament voted yesterday in favor of EU emissions...

Singapore Faces “Stiff Opposition” over Regressive Internet Rules

The new regressive rules have been rebuked by Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) set up in 2011 by Google, Facebook, Yahoo and eBay to lobby for open access to the internet and promote e-commerce. 7th July 2013 Singapore’s move to tighten regulation of news web sites has attracted criticisms from unexpected quarters; large internet firms with...

Singapore Airlines orders ‘stretched’ Dream-liners

SIA has placed an order to secure the first of 30 of the next generation Boeing 787’s, the 787-10X. Singapore Airlines(SIA) has ordered the first stretched version of 787 Dreamliner, giving a ‘shot in the arm’ to Boeing’s plans to offer a 320 seat jet on crowded Asian routes. The stretched dreamliner was among the...

Hacking and Data Laws Widens the Scope of Cyber Liability Insurance in Europe

In the United States cyber cover has grown to be a market worth more than $ 1 billion in annual premiums, but Europe has not followed suit, even after a series of high profile, costly, hacking incidents. 24 June 2013 European insurers have received a shot in the arm to bolster their cover for companies...

Payment Behaviour: Small businesses lag behind large Businesses but press ahead of Individuals in their use of Technology

Understanding the payment behaviour of UK businesses in Domestic Market is vital. The Payments Council published the findings of its research, exploring the payments that UK businesses make and receive. The findings reveal that, small businesses are lagging some way behind larger businesses, but seem to be more savvy than individuals in terms of adoption...

Technological Advancements Driving Financial Service

Financial service organizations are seeking to become more innovative and entrepreneurial as they are adopting new technologies to increase their efficiency and provide satisfaction to their consumers. Financial services is a term used to refer the services provided by the financial market. This term is also used to describe organizations that deal with the management...

Top 10 Tips for Managing and Making Sense of Big Data

”Big Data” refers to the unmanageable amount of data being driven by a connected world. Posted by Richard Jenkins It is becoming a challenge that companies need to address – quickly – in order to not just stay competitive, but to remain as a valid option in their sector. However, with big data comes Big Infrastructure....