International Finance

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Business Leaders

What are smart cities?

It is pertinent to look at this question as India embarks on a mission to create a hundred smart cities Anil Bhaskaran June 11, 2015: India, it is claimed, is on the threshold of creating a hundred ‘smart cities’. It is pertinent, therefore, at this point of time, to take look at the question –...
Economy

Argentina sues and suspends Citibank

The reason is the bank’s exit from its bond custody business Kamilia Lahrichi April 14, 2015: The Argentine left-wing government is suing in local courts Citibank Argentina, the country’s 12th largest bank by deposits and a subsidiary of Citigroup, for exiting its bond custody business, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said on April 8, 2015, in...
Banking

SMEs: The double-edged sword of disintermediation

Fragmentation of SME credit markets requires business owners to be more knowledgeable Charles Thorburn February 3, 2015: Financial markets have gone through a roller coaster in the past eight years, and whether it’s been bank bailouts, sovereign debt crises or LIBOR fixing scandals, the world of finance has been a large part of the news...
Banking

Most investment bankers are still male

With a 2% drop in number of women entering the financial sector in the US, gender diversity is a long way off Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya   October 7, 2014: While the technology sector is struggling to shrug off the gender-bias tag from its name, there is another industry — the financial services sector — which...
Economy

UK’s growth to slow down in second half: The Conference Board

But some surveys point to orders expanding in manufacturing, construction and services leading to fresh recruitment, reports Team IFM London, July 18, 2104: Britain is set for a slower growth trajectory in the second half of the year, according to a widely-followed index gauging perceptions on future economic conditions, even as a slew of surveys...