Nordic Banks

Lunar, the Nordic neo-bank, raises $77M at a $2B valuation and launches crypto trading platform and B2B payments – TechCrunch

Challenger banks have become, collectively, a force to be reckoned with in the world of financial services for consumers, and today one of the big players out of the Nordics — Lunar — is announcing growth funding along with two new services to continue filling out its ambition of providing …

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Russian Banks Could Tap UnionPay to Reconnect Payments Ecosystem

Get the Insider App A personalized feed, summary mode, and ad-free experience. Download the app Close icon Two crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. Sberbank and others are looking to China’s state-backed UnionPay to combat Visa and Mastercard’s …

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Ukraine war news from March 6: US in talks to ban Russian oil, Netflix suspends Russian service; Ukrainian nuclear power plant under Russian command

The management of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant has come under orders from the commander of the Russian forces that took control of the site last week, Ukraine informed the UN’s atomic watchdog. Russian forces at the site have also switched off some communication networks, including mobile and the internet, …

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Circular economy startup Loopfront sees 300% increase in users

Ahead of our NextGen Nordics conference on 27 April 2022, we will be putting together a weekly briefing of all the top stories that are emerging out of the region and setting the blueprint for payments innovation across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. NextGen Nordics will bring together …

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Russian telcos left with Huawei as Ericsson and Nokia down tools

Russian telecom may have to be made in China from now on. Both Ericsson and Nokia today confirmed they would cease product deliveries to Russian customers while they assess the impact of Western government sanctions, imposed after the invasion of neighboring Ukraine ordered last week by Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. …

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russia: Recognise security concerns: China sole ‘backer’ of Russia

UN Secretary Antonio Guterres berated Russia for its actions, calling its decision to put its nuclear arsenal on higher alert a “chilling development”. “This escalation of violence, which leads to civilian deaths, including children, is completely unacceptable. Enough is enough!. . . the fighting in Ukraine must stop,” Guterres said …

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Ukraine war latest: UK pushes G7 to limit use of Russian oil and gas

The US should make clear that it would protect Taiwan in the event of an invasion by China, Japan’s former prime minister has warned. Abe’s remarks came as political leaders expressed concern that the Russian invasion of Ukraine could disrupt global order, including in Asia. “The US takes a strategy …

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Sweden completes Phase 2 CBDC trials

Ahead of our NextGen Nordics conference on 27 April 2022, we will be putting together a weekly briefing of all the top stories that are emerging out of the region and setting the blueprint for payments innovation across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. NextGen Nordics will bring together …

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Danske Bank A/S : Nomination of new members to Danske Bank’s Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Danske Bank A/S nominates Allan Polack, Jacob Dahl and Helle Valentin for new election to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is elected at the general meeting, after which the Board of Directors will constitute itself. Allan Polack has extensive experience from the …

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Under-The-Radar Destination In The Rockies

Main Street in Frisco, Colorado getty Frisco, Colorado may not be as well-known as some of the other towns in the state, but this under-the-radar destination is considered a gem by many family travelers. It’s located less than two hours from Denver and has a variety of activities, lots of …

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Thursday’s prep sports results – StarTribune.com

THURSDAY ADAPTED floor hockey CI DIVISION • Minnetonka/W 21, Buffalo/M/STMA 3 BASKETBALL • BOYS EASTERN MINNESOTA ATHLETIC • Liberty Classical 74, Groves Academy 16 • Math & Science 69, Comm. of Peace 45 INDEPENDENT METRO ATHLETIC • St. Paul Academy 72, Mounds Park 58 METRO WEST • Orono 75, Cooper …

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Vaar Energi shares fall after $7.9 bln Eni spin-off

The logo of Italian energy company Eni is seen at a gas station in Rome, Italy September 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Shares of Vaar Energi , the largest pure-play oil exploration and production (E&P) company to …

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Nasdaq Europe to Launch New Equity Derivatives Platform

Nasdaq Europe will be going live with a new equity derivatives platform in the first quarter of this year after achieving records in its listings and trading businesses across the Nordic and Baltic regions in 2021. Bjørn Sibbern, Nasdaq Bjørn Sibbern, president of European markets at Nasdaq, told Markets Media: “We …

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A taste of Galway, from oyster ice cream to peaty poitín

Meet the pioneer: Jp McMahon at Aniar The late-summer sun is sinking over Galway’s Westend and spirits are high among those swelling the bars on the banks of the River Corrib. I’m equally excited to be en route to Aniar, a restaurant that’s helped redefine the city’s food scene since …

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80% of Nordic payments now contactless

Ahead of our Next Gen Nordics conference on 27 April 2022, we will be putting together a weekly briefing of all the top stories that are emerging out of the region and setting the blueprint for payments innovation across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. NextGen Nordics will bring …

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Precise Biometrics Names New CEO as Persson Accelerates Departure

Precise Biometrics has found its new CEO: Patrick Höijer will take the helm no later than June 1, the company has announced. Höijer will bring a varied mix of education and business experience to the role. Having studied business and law at institutions including Queen Mary University of London and …

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Thiel Leaving Meta Board to Focus on Politics

Peter Thiel will step down from his position at Meta’s board to focus instead on helping political candidates, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Monday (Feb. 7). Thiel was one of Facebook’s earliest investors and has been the longest-serving board member. Per the report, he was also the first outside …

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Wind powers change in England’s industrial heartland

Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – On the banks of the River Humber in northern England, the winds of change are blowing through Hull, where factory workers busily craft turbine blades in a green revolution. Hull, known for a once-thriving fishing industry, the poet Philip Larkin, rugby league, and …

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ECB Very Likely to Join the Hiking Club Later This Year

Market movers today The most important release today will be the jobs report from the US. Based on the ADP jobs report and comments from the White House, non-farm payrolls probably declined due to sick days (omicron). As labour demand remains sky high, a weak print should be disregarded. Focus …

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Community Calendar Thursday, February3–Wednesday, February 9 – The Crested Butte News

Gunnison Arts Center:• ArtWalk at the GAC: February 4• Main Gallery: “Dragonhearts” – Gunnison Middle School• Nancy Treadway Gallery: “Namibia: Life in the Desert” by Marv Weidner.CB Center for the Arts:• Kinder Padon Gallery: Adventure-landscape photography by Connor Scalbom.• New box office and gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. THURSDAY …

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Deutsche Bank Hires Credit Suisse’s Trio to Woo Saudi Ultra-Rich

(Bloomberg) — Deutsche Bank AG has poached three wealth managers from Credit Suisse Group AG in pursuit of ultra-rich clients in Saudi Arabia as the German lender strengthens its global private banking franchise. Most Read from Bloomberg A Geneva-based team from its Swiss rival will join Deutsche Bank’s offshore team …

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On the eve of Beijing 2022 – a look back at the first Winter Olympics in 1924

You have viewed over 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for as little as £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of reporting fearlessly on what happens in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be …

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US Trustee Wants Nordic Aviation To Move Overseas Cash

By Rick Archer (January 28, 2022, 6:37 PM EST) — The U.S. Trustee is asking a Virginia bankruptcy judge to reject a request by aircraft leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital for an exemption from a legal requirement that it keep its cash in banks certified by the trustee’s office or …

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PRC Newsletter – Personal Data Compliance Issues From The Perspective Of Nordic/Baltic Web Shops With Business Into China – Privacy

To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. China recently introduced a new data protection legislation that has significant impact for foreign businesses with operations in or sales to China, such as web shop businesses domiciled in the Nordics or Baltics selling …

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Fight Club Just Got a New (Very Different) Ending in China

A new version of Fight Club is now available online in China, and it has a very different ending. The new version, made available on the Tencent Video streaming platform over the weekend, alters the anarchist message of David Fincher’s cult classic, with the authorities foiling the plot at the …

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Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste

TORONTO — When Gillian Pulfer picked up roasted sweet potato soup, flank steak and chicken salad from a Toronto Pusateri’s Fine Foods for $10 last weekend, the deal was too good not to brag about. “It’s a more high-end, luxury grocery store…so most people don’t necessarily have the budget to …

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Rail-bike company makes another bid for Tahawus line

A section of the Tahawus rail line. Adirondack Explorer file photo by Phil Brown Future of unused rail corridor still undetermined By Tim Rowland  A recreational rail-bike company in North Creek hopes to purchase the long-dormant Tahawus railroad line to Newcomb and keep it open to freight services, according to …

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Aktia issued a EUR 500 million covered bond

Aktia Bank PlcPress release20 January 2022 at 4.30 p.m. Aktia issued a EUR 500 million covered bond On Tuesday 18 January 2022, Aktia Bank Plc issued a new EUR 500 million covered bond, due in October 2028. The bond was priced at a negative margin compared to swap rates (MS …

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Josh Hartnett’s ‘The Fear Index,’ ‘False Flag’ S3: Berlinale Series

“The Fear Index,” starring Josh Hartnett, and the third season of iconic Israeli series “False Flag” will both screen at the Berlinale Series Market Selects, whose lineup was unveiled Tuesday. The latest from “The Crown” producers Left Bank Pictures, Sky Original “The Fear Index” is billed as a fast-paced, gripping …

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Rahul Varshney, Statkraft, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: ETEnergyWorld spoke to Rahul Varshney, country manager India, Statkraft, a Norway-based hydropower firm, fully-owned by the Norwegian state, to understand his views on India’s soon to be announced hydrogen policy, the company’s clean energy plans, and much more. Edited excerpts: India has announced the National Hydrogen Mission and …

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PE managers carry cautious optimism into 2022; deals surged in 2021

S&P Global Market Intelligence offers our top picks of global private equity news stories and more published throughout the week. Private equity managers shared generally optimistic outlooks on the industry’s year ahead, though they are keeping close watch on inflation and sky-high valuations, according to industry sources. With global unspent …

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Prices Keep Rising Due to Supply Chain

This year, the average annual market price for shrimp is forecast to soar by 7% y-o-y to $15 per kg. High freight rates, the rising cost of marine fuels and boosting global demand for crustaceans remain the key reasons for the price increases. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

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Nasdaq’s (NDAQ) Q4 Volumes Solid, December Volumes Mixed

Nasdaq NDAQ reported solid volumes for fourth-quarter 2021. U.S. equity options volume increased 9.4% year over year to 811 million contracts. European options and futures volume increased 5.2% year over year to 18.3 million contracts. Though revenues per contract for U.S. equity options remained flat year over year at 11 …

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First-Timer’s Guide: Frisco, Colorado – 5280

Rainbow Lake Trail in Frisco, Colorado. Photo by Todd Powell Adventure Planning a trip to Summit County? Don’t forget Frisco, a hidden gem with year-round activities, a burgeoning art scene, and plenty of tasty eats to fuel the fun. By Courtney Holden January 7, 2022 Frisco has traditionally been considered …

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Erdoğan gov’t updates conditions for granting Turkish citizenship to remedy foreign exchange deficit

Levent Kenez/Stockholm   The Turkish government has made significant changes to a regulation that grants Turkish citizenship in return for investment, the acquisition of property or a deposit of money in Turkish banks, which it has been implementing for a while to meet its foreign exchange needs. According to an announcement by President …

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Paytech Rêv launches X World Wallet “super-app” in US

Paytech Rêv has launched its X World Wallet app to US customers nationwide. The X cards are powered by Visa and issued by Texas First Bank Through its subsidiary Rêv USA, the X World Wallet will be marketed directly to US consumers and through strategic partnerships with community banks and …

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He looks like a keeper

Oh, it was a long walk to the car in the wee hours and the engine didn’t warm up fast enough for me, but my wife and son braved the elements for four quarters so I’m in no position to complain. Mike from Cottage Grove, MN Peaking too soon or …

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HISTORY CORNER: Swedes come to America

We know a lot about the geologic history of Sweden — and the broader context of Scandinavia — but little about the early Swedish people. Sweden didn’t become an independent nation until modern times. Only a few ancient historic accounts have been found, carved on stones in the runic alphabet …

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Writing Nordic ski history book inspires author’s move to Duluth

But it wasn’t until he began research for his recently released book, “Winter’s Children: A Celebration of Nordic Skiing,” published by the University of Minnesota Press, that he, his wife and their two daughters moved from Osceola, Wisconsin, to Lakewood Township, just outside Duluth. The University of Minnesota Press recently …

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Omicron: WHO warns of ‘very high’ Omicron risk as Covid surges worldwide

Omicron still poses “very high” risk and could overwhelm healthcare systems, the WHO warned on Wednesday, as the highly transmissible coronavirus variant fuelled record outbreaks in many countries. Case numbers have shot up 11 percent globally in the last week, forcing governments from China to Germany and France to find …

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Ecotourism in Ancient Boreal forests – Williams Lake Tribune

With all the restrictions on travelling and impacts of climate change maybe it is time to think about visiting some unique areas in our own backyard. We usually think of our giant trees on the coast when talking of ancient forests not the old short stunted boreal forests but that …

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Top hotels, resorts in Lagos and Abuja fully booked for Christmas and New Year

The Christmas and New Year holidays are usually regarded as the best season by Christians and even most non-faithful and as such people look forward to it because people get time to travel to be with loved ones, spending time with family, exchanging gifts, visiting hotels and relaxation spots and …

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Karo Pharma enters into an agreement for the potential acquisition of the E45® brand from Reckitt

HUDDINGE, Sweden, Dec. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Karo Pharma Aktiebolag (“Karo”) has today entered into a put option agreement pursuant to which it may acquire the dermatology brand E45® from Reckitt for total consideration of GBP 200m (the “Transaction”). Subject to the execution of the put option by Reckitt, the acquisition …

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The Most Iconic Dessert in Every State – 24/7 Wall St.

Special Report December 21, 2021 4:00 pm In good times and bad, people have always made desserts. Sweets are a treat that many of us look forward to, and throughout history, home cooks have created cakes, pastries, pies, and other decadent fare for their families and loved ones utilizing whatever …

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TietoEVRY Oyj : and OP Financial Group renewed their cooperation

The largest financial-services company in Finland, OP Financial Group, and TietoEVRY, a leading Nordic digital-services provider, have renewed their partnership agreement. The agreement modernizes the partners’ long-term cooperation model and accommodates OP’s new ICT operating framework. The aim of the partnership is to increase productivity and cost efficiency, introducing an …

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Winter Weekend Adventures and Getaways from Seattle

Foodie Travel Whidbey Island The 114-year-old Captain Whidbey Inn enters its newest era as a cozy destination; the hotel’s wood-beam construction has kept it as hardy as an old deckhand for a century. The lodge itself had settled into the damp Whidbey Island soil outside Coupeville like …

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Fresh Prince Reboot Will Premiere On Super Bowl Sunday

Peacock’s Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot will premiere on February 13, 2022, AKA Super Bowl Sunday. NBCUniversal didn’t specify an exact time of the day, though. From one prince ? to the next ?? #BelAirPeacock streaming in 2022. pic.twitter.com/nr8MIpWux9 — Peacock (@peacockTV) November 23, 2021 Simply titled “Bel-Air,” the Fresh …

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Will Fed Eattle The Markets?

Market movers today The main event of today is the Fed decision tonight. We expect the Fed to increase the tapering pace to USD25bn per month starting from January, which would imply an end to QE bond buying from April. It seems, however, that since our updated Fed call consensus …

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Rising Tensions Between Russia And The West

Market movers today The week is starting out quietly with regard to economic releases. Overnight we get Chinese industrial production and retail sales, which are expected to show a modest moderation in the growth rate relative to November last year. This week central banks will be in focus with the …

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How Bank Regulators Are Trying to Oust a Trump Holdover

Then came the fireworks. The FDIC’s public affairs office, which Ms. McWilliams controls, released a statement: “Earlier today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) posted on its website a document, purportedly approved by the FDIC, requesting comment on bank mergers,” the statement, which was not attributed to any person, said. …

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The best photos from around the world this week

Gallery: The best photos from around the world this week Gallery: The best photos from around the world this week We’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 20 Images From Santa hitting the slopes in Maine to …

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Fortum, Plug Mobility in JV to set up charging infra in India

NEW DELHI : India’s first electric vehicle mobility as a service brand Plug Mobility from Carzonrent India has partnered with Fortum Charge & Drive India Pvt. Ltd (Fortum C&D), a Nordic EV charging service provider, to build charging infrastructure for Carzonrent’s fleet of 19,000 cars.  Fortum C&D will set up …

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European finance firms increase open banking spend

Investment in open banking technologies by European finance firms has recovered this year after they held back spending during 2020. In total, 47% of the 300 organisations surveyed by open banking fintech firm Tink said open banking budgets had increased in 2021. The recovery comes after a challenging 2020, …

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Family travel 5: Winter bucket list ideas | Leisure

As temperatures drop, it’s time to craft your winter bucket list. Here are five ideas to consider. Lone Mountain Ranch, Big Sky, MonT. Just a stone’s throw from Yellowstone National Park’s northwest border, in the shadow of Lone Peak, you’ll find a cluster of hand-built cabins. Authentic and luxurious, the …

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Economics and Politics of Inflation

Inflation in the U.S. is creating financial hardships for nearly half of Americans. What is driving up the cost of goods and services right now — and how much is it related to supply and demand? Dr. Jonathan Rothwell, Gallup’s principal economist, joins the podcast to untangle these questions and …

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What the Editors Bought in November 2021

36 items in this article 9 items on sale! Photo-Illustration: The Strategist; Photos: Retailers If you follow our monthly feature “Your Shopping Cart,” you know we have some eerily good intel on what you all are buying, which led us to think that, as Strategist editors, we could turn the …

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Why trade unions have a problem with the minimum wage and what can be done about it

Swedish and Danish trade unions have been up in arms about a minimum wage proposal making its way through the corridors of Brussels and Strasbourg for a while. They have now enlisted the help of closely allied social democratic MEPs and have managed to force a debate and vote in …

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Virus Variant, Stephen Sondheim, Leftovers: Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this newsletter in your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest at the end of Friday. 1. The U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries to contain the new variant of the coronavirus. The W.H.O. said the new variant reported …

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Ampel does not plan to ban commissions – the economy – UK Parents Lounge

If the financial lobbyists are to be believed, then the world generally collapses if their demands are not heeded; SMEs no longer get credit, savers get nothing in terms of investment advice. When it was recently learned that a request from the Greens to organize investment advice differently and to …

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White Friday: The best deals on smartphones for all budgets

With discounts on dozens of phones, take advantage of Amazon’s White Friday Sale to upgrade your device. Image Credit: Unsplash/Daniel Romero Phones have a come a long way over the years. Today’s phones not only let you call or message your friends and family but also track your fitness, play …

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Groups seek booster shots for employees

BUSINESS groups and organizations are urging the government to allow the private sector to use its Covid-19 vaccines stocks for booster shots to protect their employees and their families. In a joint statement on Tuesday, the groups said that according to studies, Covid-19 vaccine efficacy wanes beyond six months and …

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Banks retooling for 4IR – The Zimbabwe Independent

THE Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe (IOBZ) last week held its annual summer school in Victoria Falls where the issue of the opportunities and threats of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) came under focus. Deputy business editor Kudzai Kuwaza (KK) caught with the IOBZ chairperson and People’s Own Savings Bank …

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Regnology Wins “Supervisory Technology” Category Award in the Chartis RiskTech100®

Get inside Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. With its SupTech and RegTech solutions, Regnology climbs six places in the prestigious ranking FRANKFURT, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Regnology, a leading international provider of innovative regulatory, risk, and supervisory technology solutions (RegTech, RiskTech, and SupTech), has won the …

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All that is dubious about crypto currencies

It is quite timely that the government and regulators are looking closely at cryptocurrency. The interesting part is that it does not come under SCRA and hence SEBI is not involved. It does not involve financial institutions and hence RBI is out. It has not been declared illegal by the …

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Google Cloud, Snap, Spotify back up after brief outage, IT News, ET CIO

Multiple social media apps such as Snapchat, Spotify and Alphabet’s Google Cloud appeared to be coming back online after a brief global outage on Tuesday. Google said issues with its Cloud Networking, which counts Etsy, Spotify and Snap Inc as clients, were partially resolved shortly after thousands of users flagged …

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Banking-As-A-Service Market Swot Analysis By Key Players | Invoicera, Finexra, Dwolla

Worldwide Banking-As-A-Service Market In-depth Research Report 2021, Forecast to 2026 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market risk side analysis, highlighting opportunities and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The report provides information on market trends and development, growth drivers, technologies, and the changing investment structure …

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Fiverr Delivers Better-Than-Expected Earnings | PYMNTS.com

Israeli freelance platform Fiverr delivered third-quarter earnings that topped forecasts, with 42% year-over-year revenue growth reaching $74.3 million and net earnings per share of $0.19. Analysts had forecast earnings of $71 million, and Fiverr’s own guidance estimated earnings in the range of $68-$72 million. See also: Fiverr Launches New Solutions for …

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Santander to Axe Some Overdraft Fees

Santander Bank has launched a new program that it says will eliminate overdraft fees for nearly a third of its customers who have recently overdrawn. Announced on Monday (Nov. 8), the Santander Safety Net raises the no-fee overdraft threshold to $100, which it says is the highest of any traditional …

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P27 names SEB’s Paula da Silva CEO

P27, the cross-border payments platform being developed by a group of Nordic banks, has appointed SEB’s Paula da Silva as CEO, replacing Lars Sjögren. Backed by Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea, OP Financial Group, SEB and Swedbank, P27’s lofty ambition is to create one common state of the art payment …

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Customer activity and strong capital markets performance

Company announcement no. 9 2021   Holmens Kanal 2 – 12DK-1092 København KTel. +45 45 14 14 00 29 October 2021 Customer activity and strong capital markets performance drive progress together with cost focus and strong credit quality Progress towards full profitability potential. Return on equity expected to be 8.5-9% …

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ECB Meets Amid Hawkish Shifts From Other Central Banks

Market movers today Today, we expect ECB will attempt to make their policy meeting as uneventful as possible. The meeting is largely a prelude to the December meeting, where new staff projections will base the foundation for the exact calibration of ECB’s instruments. We expect ECB to flag risks to …

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Crowdcube Reports £3 Million in Revenue for Q3, Works on European Expansion in Advance of New EU Crowdfunding Rules

Crowdcube, a leading investment crowdfunding platform operating in the UK and continental Europe, has posted an update on platform performance. According to CEO and founder Darren Westlake, Crowdcube generated £3 million in top-line revenue during Q3 – down slightly from the £3.2 million generated in Q2. Westlake said this number …

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Volvo Cars confirms Sweden IPO

Volvo will begin trading at the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange on 28 October. Photo: Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA Volvo Cars, owned by Chinese company Geely, intends to once again float on the stock exchange after 20 years with a listing in Sweden later this month. Its shares will begin trading at …

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Nordic optical IPO’s fortune is tied to EssiLux

Reuters Reuters (The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are their own.) MILAN (Reuters Breakingviews) – Glasses and lenses retailer Synsam is being suitably modest. The Scandinavian optician, which runs 490 stores, is listing its shares https://www.synsamgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Synsam-AB-publ-Prospectus.pdf at between 46 and 56 Swedish crowns each. The top of that range gives …

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Global Digital Lending Market (2021 to 2026)

Dublin, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Digital Lending Market by Offering (Solutions (Digital Lending Platforms and Point Solutions) and Services), Deployment Mode (Cloud and On-Premises), End User (Banks, Credit Unions, and NBFCs), and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global …

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B2B2C Insurance Market Becoming ‘Red Hot’, Explore Giants Move

The latest independent research document on Global B2B2C Insurance examine investment in Market. It describes how companies deploying these technologies across various industry verticals aim to explore its potential to become a major business disrupter. The B2B2C Insurance study eludes very useful reviews & strategic assessment including the generic market trends, …

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Pandemic takes its toll on custody scores

A global survey of over 800 custody clients shows that over the past year appreciation levels of the job sub-custodians are doing have dropped. That said, in the vast bulk of markets, service expectations appear to have been met, though what people are paying for them is a different story. The accompanying table shows global average scores for various categories of …

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Danske Bank Staying Bullish with 1.20 Target

Image © Adobe Images GBP/EUR reference rates at publication: Spot: 1.1790 Bank transfers (indicative guide): 1.1480-1.1562 Money transfer specialist rates (indicative): 1.1686-1.17333 Get a specialist rate here Set up an exchange rate alert, here Nordic lender and investment bank Danske says they hold a bullish Pound to Euro exchange rate …

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The 25 year-old gamers earning more than top bankers

As anyone with adolescent male children will be aware, it is possible to get paid millions of dollars a year to play video games.  A data leak from Twitch, the streaming site, has now made parental efforts to persuade teenagers to become bankers or lawyers instead of professional gamers that …

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Will Smith Hates Wild Wild West Too

Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1999 comedy-action film Wild Wild West has certainly seen its fair share of negativity over the years. Panned by critics and a flop at the box office, the film has an approval rating of just 17% on Rotten Tomatoes. To add to that list of woes, Will Smith …

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Singapore microgrid tech secures investment – reNews

SUSI Partners, through its Asia Energy Transition Fund (SAETF), has joined forces with Singapore-based microgrid technology provider Canopy Power to bring clean power solutions to off-grid locations across Southeast Asia. It is SUSI’s second investment in Southeast Asia following the creation of a joint venture with Malaysian company InvestEnergy which …

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Goodbye to crisis

New risks emerge as recovery is nearing end The Nordic economies are more or less free of the COVID-19 crisis measured on economic aggregates. The latest data for GDP and employment match or exceed pre-crisis levels. Restrictions have been lifted as vaccine programmes have neared completion, and as restrictions have …

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Enfuce launches My Carbon Action in AWS Marketplace

Enfuce launches My Carbon Action in AWS Marketplace By Joy Dumasia Today AWS AWS Marketplace carbon footprint Enfuce, a Nordic payment service provider, launched its transaction-based carbon footprint calculator, My Carbon Action, in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalogue with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that make it easy …

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Daily Update: October 1, 2021

Start every business day with our analyses of the most pressing developments affecting markets today, alongside a curated selection of our latest and most important insights on the global economy. Despite the hope that the worst effects of the coronavirus crisis  are in the global economy’s rearview mirror, the road to …

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PAPSS to Help Africa Save $5bn Yearly in Payment Transaction Costs

By Adedapo Adesanya African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat have announced the commencement of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) to facilitate trade across the continent. A brainchild of the African Union (AU), the PAPSS is a financial market infrastructure to enable …

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