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International Finance

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Economy

China’s service sector expands at a rapid pace

Findings of survey by financial information service provider Markit IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: China’s services sector grew at the strongest pace in four months up to October as new business picked up, encouraging companies to hire more workers, a private survey showed. The Caixin China General Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) came in at...
Economy

Next US president may have to deal with recession

WSJ survey reveals odds of a recession within next 12 months is about 21% IFM Correspondent October 24, 2016: Only a few weeks is left before the US chooses its 45th president. Historically, every US president elected till date has faced a recession or a recession-like scenario. A Wall Street Journal survey in June of...
Finance Wealth Management

85% of remortgagors lowering their mortgage rates

Spurred on by record low rates, two thirds of remortagagors plan to remortgage again in the next four years October 24, 2016: In September, 85% of remortgagors were able to lower their mortgage rate, according to LMS, one of the UK’s leading conveyancing panel management specialists. The findings illustrate why it is such a good...
Banking Finance

UK millennials uneasy sharing personal info to open bank accounts

Nearly half of respondents expressed security concerns about entering and viewing banking information on a mobile device October 21, 2016: A new research report released found that while millennials depend on their digital devices, they are still uneasy sharing personal information to open bank accounts. The report, UK Millennial Study: Privacy vs. Customer Experience in...
Banking Finance

Bank consumers: Focus on service to keep me loyal

Majority of consumers feel providers don’t value them October 21, 2016: A report released by marketing technology company, Wiraya highlights that businesses need to overhaul the way they communicate with customers or risk losing them to rivals. An overwhelming 86% of customers who left their bank, energy, mobile or insurance provider in the last six...
Economy

Confidence among UK businesses improves post Brexit

However, not much excitement about the economy IFM Correspondent September 2, 2016: Things are not as bad as it was thought it would be post Brexit. A monthly business survey has found that more than half of the confidence lost in the aftermath of the referendum has been recovered. However, businesspersons remained largely pessimistic about...
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...
Fintech

Money2020 Europe: Saxo Payments launches industry white paper

63% of payments-related businesses dissatisfied with speed of cross border payments April 5, 2016: Saxo Payments, the global transactions services provider launched a white paper revealing the results of exclusive research into the cross border payments industry. Those surveyed included issuers, acquirers and PSPs as well as merchants, for a rounded view of the market,...
Economy

UK manufacturing orders and employment on positive note: CBI survey

Domestic orders power manufacturing recovery July 23, 2014: The recovery in British manufacturing continued apace in the last quarter, with faster growth in domestic orders and output, according to the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) quarterly Industrial Trends Survey. The survey of 481 firms reported robust growth in orders in the three months to...