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International Finance

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Wealth Management

US home sales finish strong in 2016

RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 53 Metro Areas January 19, 2017: Capped off by a strong December, 2016 was the best year for US home sales since the recession, according to the January 2017 RE/MAX National Housing Report. Home sales in 2016 were the highest in the housing report’s eight-year history, topping the sales...
Uncategorized

Africa’s youth bulge

Many analysts expect significant growth opportunities in the continent, which has the largest youth population in the world Benita James December 21, 2016: Africa’s demography is showing a visible shift and many analysts have reason to believe that the continent has the largest youth population in the world. A young population is generally considered as...
Economy

Post-Brexit, small businesses in UK are bullish

But the challenge to growth is finding skilled staff October 12, 2016: Nearly three-quarters (73%) of small businesses with over five employees plan to grow dramatically or moderately over the next two years, according to a new report by Albion Ventures, one of the largest independent venture capital investors in the UK. Only 5% think...
Fintech

Corporate and municipal debt hold steady

Pre-trade municipal bond activity edges higher in June July 19, 2016: CUSIP Global Services (CGS) announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for June 2016.  The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a steady issuance of new corporate and...
Economy

50% of oil & gas companies in UK cut jobs

One-third of companies plan further lay-offs this year, says a report IFM Correspondent June 7, 2016: About 50% of all oil and gas companies in the UK were forced to cut jobs in the past 12 months, says a recent report. The Bank of Scotland/Lloyds Banking Group surveyed 141 companies in the sector. The report...
Economy

There’s more to Mauritius than sea and beaches

The Indian Ocean island is consistently ranked as the best place to do business in Africa Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya June 22, 2015: Mauritius brings to mind vision of long sandy beaches with blue ocean waves caressing the shore and outstretched leaves of tall palm trees swingingin the cool breeze. Tourism has always been one of...
Business Leaders

Princeton is best, but Babson is costlier

International Finance Desk
A look at the US News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges ranking Visy Valsan September 17, 2014: The US News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges ranking released earlier this September is a handy guide for those seeking a degree in US’ elitist universities. The rankings carry data on nearly 1,800 schools and draw...