Thursday, Sep 16, 2021
International Finance

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Banking

The Note in your Wallet- Full Speech by Chris Salmon

Chris Salmon, Executive Director for Banking Services and Chief Cashier, Bank of England , At the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. June 19, 2013: I would like to thank Victoria Cleland, Mona Naqvi, Roy Whymark and Kevin Wills for their contributions and am grateful for helpful comments from other colleagues. I am grateful to you for...
Banking

Central Counter-Parties what are they, why do they matter and how does the Bank supervise them?’

Benefits of Central Counter-parties. June 19, 2016: Financial market infrastructures lie at the heart of the financial system. They settle transactions and, by stepping in between buyers and sellers, ensure that financial obligations are met. As such, they play a crucial role in helping the economy and financial markets to function. Central counterparties (CCPs) –...
Business Leaders

Countering deprivation and promoting success

International Finance Desk
Mosaic’s mentoring scheme reaches over 250 UK schools Jonathan Freeman September 29, 2015: The new school year in the UK is underway and with it comes the annual renewal of hopes and ambitions of pupils, parents and schools for academic success. However, recent research from educational charity The Sutton Trust suggests that the odds for...
Fintech

UK FinTech firm Hello Soda expands to USA

International Finance Desk
It seeks to revolutionise the financial services and fraud detection markets September 22, 2015: UK FinTech company, Hello Soda announced its expansion into the United States with the opening of a New York office and recruitment of two new heads of sales. The US office and hiring of experienced new recruits, Layton Brooks and Oliver Peckham, will...
Fintech

Data management getting attention at executive level

International Finance Desk
The economic benefits of a managed data service for asset managers September 21, 2015: As the investment environment has changed, drivers of data management have evolved accordingly. In the pre-2008 environment, data management within asset management firms comprised centralised operational teams, focusing on: Data timeliness for key business processes Data quality and accuracy Cost management...
Fintech

Lycamoney choses Saxo payments for its international money remittance business

International Finance Desk
Lycamoney to gain competitive edge with this partnership September 17, 2015: Saxo Payments, the global transactions services provider, has been chosen by Lycamoney Financial Services Ltd, for its new International Money Remittance business, LycaRemit.  As a member of the Saxo Payments Banking Marketplace, LycaRemit will benefit from low FX charges and real-time payments, giving it...
Fintech

Oman wants to increase success rate of SMEs

International Finance Desk
Over 50% fail within five years, which is a drag on efforts by the Gulf nation to diversify its oil & gas based economy IFM Correspondent September 15, 2015: The two-day Oman SME Summit in Muscat got off to a rousing start with a welcome speech and special address by His Highness Al Sayyid Dr. Adham...
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Oman wants to increase success rate of SMEs

International Finance Desk
Over 50% fail within five years, which is a drag on efforts by the Gulf nation to diversify its oil & gas based economy IFM Correspondent September 15, 2015: The two-day Oman SME Summit in Muscat got off to a rousing start with a welcome speech and special address by His Highness Al Sayyid Dr. Adham...
Business Leaders

Taking Omani tradition to the world

International Finance Desk
Al-Jabri sisters use their creativity to turn dates into a must-have item IFM Correspondent September 11, 2015: The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. This quote by Mahatma Gandhi is something that inspires Al-Jabri sisters Shatha and Wafa, founders of Meshan Dates and Sweets in Oman. Their...
Business Leaders

Motivated by failure

International Finance Desk
Ali Al Khalili, an entrepreneur, feels Oman should trim bureaucratic procedures for startups IFM Correspondent September 10, 2015: Try and try till you succeed. Ali Al Khalili swears by the saying and the journey of his life is testament to this. Having tried his hands in the import and export industry, construction and building industry,...