Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020
International Finance

Tag : political

Fintech

Tech companies beat banks in political lobbying in the US

Silicon Valley spend is double that of banks IFM Correspondent October 27, 2016: That banks in the US cozy up to politicians is known to all. However, a study by Bloomberg shows that it is no longer just Wall Street, but also Silicon Valley which is getting into political lobbying. Bloomberg has stated that the...
Banking

Swiss bank loses Singapore banking licence

But Falcon Private Bank welcomes end of 1MDB investigation that caused a political scandal in Malaysia October 11, 2016: Falcon Private Bank, a Swiss private banking boutique with 50 years of expertise in wealth management, has lost its banking licence in Singapore as a fall-out of the 1MDB case. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority...
Banking

‘Banks in Ukraine have experienced increase in volume’

Olexandr Dubilet, Chairman of the board of PrivatBank, on how the bank is coping with the turmoil in the region Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 17, 2016 How is the financial sector doing in the context of the current political and economic instability in Ukraine? The economic situation in Ukraine is determined by several factors. First,...
Economy

‘Political agenda is influencing financial markets’

Pioneer Investment’s Head of Global Asset Allocation Research Monica Defend on the economic outlook post Brexit What are, in your view, the implications of Brexit on the global economy? We believe that the Brexit outcome is a global shock, with implications for the global and regional economic outlook that will be channelled mainly through four...
Business Leaders

Why everyone is talking about Africa

Over the past two decades, Africa has grown from a region dominated by problems, risks, and hazards to one of opportunity and possibility Miriam Mannak February 13, 2015: Up until recently, Africa was a place best avoided. Apart from its natural resources, the continent was deemed pretty much insignificant. This notion has changed fundamentally over...