International Finance

Tag : America

Business Magazine November - December 2018

Will Trump winery carry on the legacy of wine culture in America?

International Finance
After Napa Valley’s formative history, other quintessential vineyards are rapidly changing as a result of the rich in modern-day USA...
Fintech

WhoTrades turnover in Latin America touches $10 billion in 6 months

The client base stands at 8,500 people and is doubling each month May 26, 2015: International Finance Magazine has recognized licensed US brokerage WhoTrades as the fastest growing brokerage in Latin America in 2015. After six months of working in the region, the company’s turnover reached USD 10 bn, while its client base, which currently...
Economy

Russia seeks a bite of Latin America

Renewing and strengthening ties in a bid to alleviate food shortages back home Kamilia Lahrichi April 2, 2015: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov courted Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia and Guatemala during a four-day visit to South America in March 2015 to boost bilateral trade, as food shortage is hitting his country hard. Last year, Moscow banned...
Fintech

Americans being served cards with chips

Following several breaches, US companies are forced to offer credit cards with greater security features Tom Groenfeldt November 4, 2014: The US is the last country with paved roads to adopt EMV, said Thad Peterson, senior analyst at the Aité Group, passing along a quip he had heard. That’s changing — almost all the new...
Business Leaders

Uruguay’s presidential election goes to run-off

abare Vazquez of the leftish Broad Front and Lacalle Pou from the conservative National Party won the first round Kamilia Lahrichi Oct 27,2014: The two contenders who won Uruguay’s first round of the presidential election on October 26 will not bring about any radical economic change for this small country wedged between two regional heavyweights –...
Business Leaders

Bolivia’s Evo Morales wins a third consecutive term

Left-leaning president, an Aymara Indian and a former coca farmer, becomes the longest serving leader and incumbent head of state in the Andean country Kamilia Lahrichi October 17,2014:Since his first election in 2005, Evo Morales has propelled economic growth in what was once one of the worst performing economies in Latin America, and enacted redistributive...
Business Leaders

Islamic State: America’s new nemesis

International Finance Desk
The recent turn of events in the Middle-East has raised several pressing questions such as the reason for the US authorising air strikes in Iraq this August Sharan Lal September 30, 2014: The gruesome beheading of two American journalists and a British aid worker in the months of August 2014 and September 2014 have once...
Fintech

There is no escaping the cyber threat

China is notorious for its cyber attacks on companies for commercial gain. But is China the only culprit, which sectors are being targeted and how can companies protect themselves from powerful nation-states? Tim Ring Aug 4, 2014: The fear of economic cyber espionage is now so great that companies rate cyber security as one of...