International Finance

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Fintech

Atkins to help clients manage uncertainty in infrastructure delivery

Launches new advisory consulting business June 15, 2016: Atkins announced the launch of a new end-to-end advisory consulting business – Atkins Acuity – that will combine the company’s extensive engineering and master planning capability with new structuring, financing and project preparation expertise. This combination will support international finance institutions, governments, and large corporations through the...
Economy

Ministry of Economy heads UAE team at Astana Economic Forum

Representatives from private sector also participate June 6, 2016: A high-level delegation from the UAE, which was headed by the Ministry of Economy, has revealed their successful participation at the 9th Session of the annual Astana Economic Forum, a leading platform for international dialogue that enables constructive discussion of economic development issues concerning both Central...
Business Leaders

Zapper strengthens leadership team

Jon Birt and Jason Cooling join Zapper, both have over 25 years of experience June 2, 2016: Zapper, a global data insights and mobile payment platform, appointed Jon Birt as its retail sales director. Birt has over 25 years of retail account management experience. He specialises in managing the convenience and symbol group sectors, which...
Business Leaders

Cifas appoints a new chairman

Lady Barbara Judge will take up the role in September May 31, 2016: Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, announced the appointment of Lady Barbara Judge as the organisation’s new chairman.  Lady Barbara will officially take up the role in September 2016, when she succeeds the outgoing chairman, Ken Cherrett, who is standing down after...
Finance Islamic Banking

DP world launches Sukuk in LSE

Becomes the fourth Sukuk bond to have launched this year May 31, 2016: DP World on 27th May launched $1.2 billion Sukuk bond in London Stock Exchange (LSE). It now becomes the fourth Sukuk to be launched this year in LSE. This follows the first ever Sukuk from Islamic Corporation for the Development of the...
Business Leaders

ebizmarts appoints MD for UK, Europe

John Fitchett to grow the adoption of ebizmarts’ omnichannel cross-border payment interfaces May 30, 2016: ebizmarts, a leading point of sale (POS) provider for the Magento retail ecosystem, announced the appointment of John Fitchett as managing director of UK and Europe. Fitchett brings a deep understanding of payment gateway infrastructures and technologies to the fast-moving...
Fintech

Zapper comes up with smart payment solution

Enables stores to instantly understand and reward shoppers May 27, 2016: Zapper the fast growing, global data insights and mobile payment platform, has adapted its Pay-at-Counter solution, currently very successful in pre-pay hospitality environments, for convenience retail outlets in the UK. This smart system allows customers a fast alternative to pay for their items and...
Economy

Who will win over the Iranians?

The battle for investment opportunities has just begun as the Middle East superpower opens itself to the world Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 25, 2016: From the time sanctions have been lifted on Iran, it has become a hot destination for investments globally. And there are ample reasons for this interest. First, one must understand the...
Business Leaders

Debris of EgyptAir flight found

However, it is still unclear why the accident took place May 23, 2016: The first images of wreckage and debris of the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last week have been released. The Airbus A320, which was carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew members, had just crossed from Greek airspace into Egyptian...