Thursday, Oct 29, 2020
International Finance

Tag : money

Banking

Deutsche Bank fined for laundering $10 billion for Russians

The German bank has been hit with a $629 million penalty in the US and UK IFM Correspondent February 1, 2017: Germany’s Deutsche Bank has been hit with a $629 million penalty in the US and UK over a $10 billion money laundering scheme that involved its branches in Moscow, New York and London. The...
Economy

India demonetises currency to move away from cash

But this is not the first time a country has opted for demonetisation IFM Correspondent November 11, 2016: In a move that came as a shock, the Indian government banned currency notes of 500 and 1000 denomination rendering them worthless at November 8 midnight. The measure was taken to control fake currency notes and unaccounted...
Economy

India withdraws high denomination currency overnight

Aims to counter corruption, counterfeiters and people who avoid taxes IFM Correspondent November 9, 2016: Most of India is confused and in a state of panic after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 8 that 500 and 1000 rupee notes will no longer be accepted as legal tender. They will be replaced by new...
Uncategorized

Blackburn tops money transfer league in UK

Xpress Money highlights the most popular money transfer corridors in and out of the UK June 14, 2016: Blackburn is the money transfer capital of the UK, according to data from global money transfer experts Xpress Money. The company analysed transactions from thousands of UK customers over one month in 2016. Over double the amount...
Fintech

‘Payments via mobile phones are predicted to grow to $58 billion by 2017’

IFM spoke to Andrew Schrage, co-founder of Moneycrashers.com, about the changes in payment systems April 23, 2015 Karan Belani How do the various payment systems — cash, cheque, credit cards, net banking, mobile payment — compare in terms of 1.       Cost incurred by the customer 2.       Safety issues There are virtually no costs incurred by...
Business Leaders

‘The debt problem in China is not hype’

American economist James Rickards says collapse of the debt and property bubble there could well be the catalyst for a global economic crisis Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 7, 2014: James Rickards, American lawyer, economist, investment banker and author of books of like Currency Wars and Death of Money, is one of the speakers at the...