International Finance

Tag : retail


Anti-money laundering requirements: are the stakes increasing?

Sophisticated techniques for detection of suspicious activity require someone with a level of knowledge and understanding — more than just ‘an analytics person’ Colin Bristow March 17, 2017: Part 504 of the US Department of Financial Services Superintendent’s Regulations seems to be significantly upping the requirements for firms to put in place an ongoing review...
Finance Wealth Management

Savills Investment Management launches EUR300 million fund

Fund to be managed on behalf of CONAD, the largest consortium of independent retailers in Italy August 9, 2016: Savills Investment Management, the international real estate investment manager, launched the Mercury Fund (the ‘Fund’) which it will manage on behalf of CONAD, the largest consortium of independent retailers in Italy, and Gruppo Cattolica Assicurazioni, a...

India eases FDI norms to boost employment generation

Decision helps government regain investor confidence IFM Correspondent  June 22, 2016: The Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi made sweeping changes to foreign direct investment (FDI) norms announcing easier terms and conditions for investors in sectors ranging from civil aviation to pharmaceuticals. The government has increased sectoral caps, raised limits under the automatic...
Business Leaders

Zapper strengthens leadership team

Jon Birt and Jason Cooling join Zapper, both have over 25 years of experience June 2, 2016: Zapper, a global data insights and mobile payment platform, appointed Jon Birt as its retail sales director. Birt has over 25 years of retail account management experience. He specialises in managing the convenience and symbol group sectors, which...

Fidelity taps Alpha Factor Library

The S&P Global Market Intelligence product helps investors identify and analyse investment opportunities April 22, 2016: S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), has announced that Fidelity Investments has selected the US Value Model from its unique Alpha Factor Library to help customers identify or validate attractively priced stocks with...

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...