International Finance

Category : Fintech

Difference Between the Two Largest Stock Exchanges in the U.S.

The National Association of Security Dealers and Automated Quotations is the largest stock exchange in terms of daily traded volume with 3,200 listed securities, it is a self regulatory body that licenses brokers and oversees trading practices. 5th August 2013 NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) are two premium exchange centres of stock...

Relief For Apple as Obama Government Overturns Ban

Apple had been ordered to stop importing versions of the Chinese made iPhone 4 and iPad 2- 3G designed networks run by AT &T, T-Mobile U.S. Inc, and two regional carriers in Alaska and Texas. 5th August 2013 In a major blow to Samsung, The Whitehouse stepped into a patent war between Samsung Electronics Company...

World Bank Group Sets Direction for Energy Sector Investments

World Bank Group Sets Direction for Energy Sector Investments,The Energy Sector Directions Paper sets a principles-based course for the Bank Group’s work in the energy sector with a focus on expanding energy access and sustainable energy. 31st July,2013 Nearly one-fifth of today’s global population – 1.2 billion people – lives without access to electricity. Their...

India: Green Growth – overcoming India’s environment challenges to promote development

Although the past decade of rapid economic growth has brought many benefits to India, the environment has suffered, exposing the population serious air and water pollution. 31st July,2013 Background and Context Over the last decade, India’s strong growth has increased employment opportunities and allowed millions to emerge from poverty. India’s remarkable growth record, however, has been clouded...

What is Bulgaria’s Green Potential

With bold and coherent action, Bulgaria already benefit from climate action today. 31st July ,2013 Bulgaria has substantial green growth potential and it depends upon bold and systematic actions to tap into this potential in areas like agriculture, energy efficiency, and green manufacturing, according to Markus Repnik, World Bank Country Manager for Bulgaria, Czech Republic,...

Break Even Analysis for the best Pricing Structure

Calculating the break even point of a company is proved to be a simple and quantitative tool for the manager. 25th July 2013 Break even analysis (BEA) is used to determine when your business will be able to cover all its expenses and begin to make a profit. It is important to identify your start...

Faster Payments sets new record in end of Tax Year rush

29,600 payments processed every minute overnight on Tuesday 2nd April in The United Kingdom. Faster Payments has recorded its busiest period ever, following an end of tax year rush to move money and pay bills. In just six hours, from midnight on Tuesday 2nd April, 9.1 million standing orders were processed by the Scheme. The...

ASHRAE Compliance : An RF Code Checklist

Sensors must be installed in the front of the rack, with one tag at the top, one in the center, and the third in the bottom of the rack. 23 july 2013 ASHRAE’s latest thermal guidelines present data center operators with the opportunity to significantly reduce their power and cooling expenses.  By carefully monitoring the...

The DCIM Necessity : When Big Data Becomes Massive Data

DCIM promises: capacity planning, energy efficiency, airflow optimization, asset management, and thermal mapping. It offers to control and automate your data ecosystem, granting you governance and operational efficiency. 23rd july 2013 Data isn’t just big; it’s massive.  With each passing minute, a staggering 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube.  Google receives over 2,000,000...

Eye in the Sky: Earth Observation in Aid of Development

Space technology is providing vital information that helps address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific. Data gathered from the vantage point of space provide critical information to help understand how the Earth works, how its regions undergo complex changes, and what policy-makers can do to mitigate them. Earth observation satellites have been used for...