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Banking

Banco Santander’s Q4 profit rose to 1.6 billion euros

For 2016, Spain’s biggest bank reported net profit of 6.2 billion euros IFM Correspondent January 27, 2017: Banco Santander SA said fourth quarter profit rose to 1.6 billion euros on lower provisions for bad loans and higher income from fees and from its business in Brazil. Spain’s biggest bank boasted a 4 percent rise in...
Banking

UK’s payment systems regulator to foster more competition

Right now, the sector mainly consists of bank controlled monopolies IFM Correspondent January 3, 2017: The UK’s Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has decided to foster a more competitive domestic playing field. PSR has three main objectives — promote competition, promote innovation and ensure that payment systems are developed and operated in the interests of users. According...
Wealth Management

Japan scores low in financial literacy

Aversion to risk poses challenge to reversing the prolonged deflation in the economy Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 22, 2016: Despite being among the most industrialised and developed nations in the world, Japan surprisingly scores very low on financial literacy. According to a survey by the Central Council of Financial Services Information, Japanese are averse to...