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International Finance

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Mario Ricciardi appointed as managing director for Creechurch Capital

Company looks to expand both locally as well as internationally July 4, 2016: Creechurch Capital, the discretionary fund management house, has appointed Mario Ricciardi as its managing director. With more than five years of significant growth since its inception in 2010, Creechurch Capital is entering the next phase of progress, bringing in Ricciardi to head...
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...

Republic of Panama to host Japanese delegation

To launch negotiations on bilateral agreement May 20, 2016: The Republic of Panama will host an official delegation from Japan visiting Panama City as both countries begin negotiations to establish a bilateral Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) on Friday, May 20, 2016. The announcement follows a visit last month to Japan by Panama’s President Juan...

TSYS enhances real-time fraud capabilities

Collaboration with Featurespace to provide next-generation detection May 20, 2016: TSYS announced an agreement with Featurespace, a global leader in adaptive behavioural analytics, that will reduce fraud for its clients with a revolutionary machine learning software platform — the ARIC engine — that monitors every individual — one customer at a time — to deliver...

Materialising the concept of ‘Insurance for Everyone’

The insurance penetration in Bangladesh is less than 1%, which shows the current scenario of the market February 15, 2016: The insurance industry in Bangladesh is considered to be an untapped sector. It has one of the lowest insurance penetrations in the world (around 1%). While some choose to be pessimistic about it, insurance experts...

Facebook announces change in research policy

This comes after they published a study that turned into a PR disaster IFM Correspondent October 3, 2014: After a study on people’s emotional behaviour carried earlier this year backfired, Facebook on Thursday announced that it has come up with a new review process for pre-approving research. The emotional contagion study published in June was...
Business Leaders

The Most Powerful Central Banker in the World

Yellen, 67, presently the vice-chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100 year old history. 10th October 2013 At a time where women are taking over coveted positions in corporates and other sectors, the banking sector is no exception....

Faster progress in education and health

Investments can improve education and health. It pays to put a whole nation not just the government to work on human development. Economic growth is front-page news everywhere. But experience tells us that the link between income and human development is far from assured. Worldwide, countries with similar per capita incomes have had quite different...