21Shares Launches USDY, the World’s First USD Yield ETP

21Shares Launches USDY, the first in the world USD return ETP The 21Shares USD Yield ETP offers investors a guaranteed dollar-denominated return at the rate of 5%. Zürich– May 25, 2022 – 21Shares AG (“21Shares”), the world’s largest issuer of cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETPs), today announces the listing of the …

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EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING – Shares Tumble as Snap Warning Sinks U.S. Tech

MARKET WRAPS Stocks: European stocks fell sharply Tuesday after a profit and revenue warning from social media company Snap sent futures of U.S. technology shares and the broader market tumbling. The warning from Snap “stopped all the ‘worst is over’ pundits in their tracks,” said Jeffrey Halley, a senior market …

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Business photos, Business photos, Archival photos, News photos

May 24, 2022 07:38 IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia attended the second in-person meeting of Quad leaders in Tokyo on Tuesday. May 24, 2022 6:40 a.m. IST Stocks to watch: Find out which companies are making headlines before the opening bell. …

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Live news: Former Austrian foreign minister joins exodus from Rosneft

World leaders, business leaders and celebrities will finally gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum this week, after Covid-19 delayed the in-person summit for more than two years. The conference usually takes place in January but was pushed back to May after a rise …

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Azerbaijani AZAL secured $164 million in aid in 2020, $50 million in 2021

AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines (J2, Baku) has officially released its Deloitte audited financial report for 2020, according to which its net loss for the year amounts to 76.42 million AZN manats (44.98 million USD), approximately 3% less than his loss for 2019. But he received millions in state grants to compensate. …

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Ukraine war: Western sanctions have ‘practically broken’ Russia’s logistics, trade minister admits

A top Kremlin official has admitted that Western sanctions are taking their toll on Russia, after they were imposed over Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Minister of Transport Vitaly Savelyev conceded that crushing measures had ‘practically broken’ Russia’s logistics, according to the Interfax news agency. He said Western sanctions are …

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Experts explain: how to prepare your business for the future

SMEs are key drivers of the global economy and of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Future Ready SME Forum report focuses on an overall assessment of future readiness and identifies key success factors. Members of the Forum’s Emerging Champions community have taken a wide range of approaches to building future-ready …

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Convicted banker revealed the inconsistency of the Turkish government in the Halkbank case

Levent Kenez/Stockholm Following a meeting with his counterpart, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, on Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that he had conveyed Turkey’s expectations regarding the case of state-owned Halkbank, which is accused of evading US sanctions on Iran. Describing the case as political, Çavuşoğlu argued …

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Global Loan Market Report 2022

New York, May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the “Lending Global Market Report 2022” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06277924/?utm_source=GNW The global loan market is expected to grow from $7,070.08 billion in 2021 to $7,833.88 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.8%. The market …

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Schibsted: Lendo Group acquires Danish banking platform Mybanker

Mybanker has over twenty years of experience helping Danes compare bank and mortgage offers through a simple online service. With new ownership, Mybanker will be able to further leverage its strong brand to help even more people make informed financial decisions. Lendo, owned by Schibsted, is a Nordic leader in …

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European markets open at close to end choppy week

LONDON — European markets were higher on Friday, trailing global gains as another week of volatile trading draws to a close. The pan-European Stoxx 600 added 1.2% in early trade, with core resources climbing 2.4% to lead the gains as most sectors and major exchanges moved into positive territory. Household …

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Big Data in Financial Services Market Will See Huge Growth by 2027: Microsoft, Google, Datameer

This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, USA – (SBWIRE) – 05/18/2022 – Latest published study on Global Big Data in Financial Services Market by AMA Research assesses market size, trend and forecast to 2027 The Big Data in Financial Services Market research covers important research data …

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FirstFT: US stocks suffer worst day since early months of pandemic

Good morning. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Yesterday, US stocks suffered their sharpest fall since the early months of the coronavirus pandemic as weak results …

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Live news: India’s LIC shares drop more than 8% on IPO debut

Relatives of Ukrainian fighters sheltering in the Azovstal mill appealed for help to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan © Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters Moscow said an agreement had been reached to evacuate wounded Ukrainian fighters from the Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol, the besieged Ukrainian port town. “On May 16, as a …

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Funding giant Santander now has 80% of its computing in the cloud • The Register

Spanish financial giant Santander has migrated 80% of its core banking IT infrastructure to the cloud as part of its $20.8 billion (€20 billion) modernization program, using in-house software created by resident developers. Readers hoping for a tale of disaster and doom might be deeply disappointed, as the bank appears …

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Ukraine Latest: NATO Says Turkey Doesn’t Plan to Block Nordics

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Bloomberg News Bloomberg News Article content Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Finland announced it will apply to join NATO, and Sweden is likely to follow. Turkey doesn’t plan to block the Nordic countries’ membership bids, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said after meetings …

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China In-Focus — Bank Lending at Four-Year Low; Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shuttered by COVID

McDonald’s said on Monday it began the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants employing 62,000 people, making it the last major Western company to leave Russia since it invaded Ukraine in February. The fast-food giant highlighted the humanitarian crisis caused by the war, saying retaining its …

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Contrast Shore Bancshares (NASDAQ:SHBI) and Danske Bank A/S (OTCMKTS:DNKEY)

Shore Bancshares (NASDAQ:SHBI – Get Rating) and Danske Bank A/S (OTCMKTS:DNKEY – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk. Dividends Shore Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.48 …

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AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT | National

Russia takes losses in failed river crossing, officials say KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces suffered heavy losses in a Ukrainian attack that destroyed a pontoon bridge they were using to try to cross a river in the east, Ukrainian and British officials said in another sign of Moscow’s struggle …

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Chewing on denim jackets is better than taking mortgages in Uganda

I don’t know if some of you have seen the recently renovated Constitutional Square Gardens, but if you haven’t and you finally see them, right in the middle of them, where the green grass is turns into a concrete driveway, there’s where I’d chew on a denim jacket before taking …

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Bank Norwegian ASA, subsidiary of Nordax Bank Group, publishes its interim report for January-March 2022

Norwegian Bank ASA publishes today its interim report covering the period January-March 2022. To access the full report, please visit https://www.banknorwegian.se/omoss/investorrelations/. Nordax Bank AB (publ) will publish its interim report for the corresponding period on May 25, 2022. For more information, please contact: Patrick McArthurCFO, Nordax Tel: +46 760 32 …

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VersaBank (NASDAQ:VBNK) and Nordea Bank Abp (OTCMKTS:NRDBY) Critical Survey

VersaBank (NASDAQ: VBNK – Get Rating) and Nordea Bank Abp (OTCMKTS: NRDBY – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and return. Benefits and evaluation This table compares the …

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FREYR Battery (FREY) CEO Tom Einar Jensen on Q1 2022 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

FREYR Battery (NYSE:FREY) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call May 11, 2022 7:30 AM ET Company Participants Jeff Spittel – Investor Relations Tom Einar Jensen – Chief Executive Officer Jan Arve Haugan – Chief Operating Officer Oscar Brown – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Jose Asumendi – JP Morgan Maheep …

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Funding for sustainable development is overcrowded

The spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank are an opportunity to draw attention to financing for sustainable development. This year, it is clear that the main canals are blocked. To understand why, it helps to start by understanding the fundamentals of financing for sustainable development. There are …

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Stocks, commodities pare losses but growth worries cloud outlook

By Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian equities slipped to the lowest in nearly two years on Tuesday, before trimming losses, as investors fretted about the toxic cocktail of rising interest rates and weaker economic growth. Sentiment was supported by gains in U.S. stock futures, which turned positive after declining …

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Outsource Debt Collection Services Market to See Huge Growth by 2027: Alorica, Hoist Finance, Lowell

This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, USA – (SBWIRE) – 05/09/2022 – Latest published study on Global Outsourced Debt Collection Services Market by AMA Research assesses market size, trend and forecast to 2027 The Outsourced Debt Collection Services Market research covers significant research data and evidence …

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Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (ISNPY) CEO Carlo Messina on Q1 2022 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (OTCPK:ISNPY) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call May 6, 2022 9:00 AM ET Company Participants Carlo Messina – Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Antonio Reale – Morgan Stanley Andrea Filtri – Mediobanca Britta Schmidt – Autonomous Research Delphine Lee – JPMorgan Andrea Vercellone – …

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I was taught not to join the Indian army because we have to fight ‘our own men’: 24-year-old Islamic scholar

Photo: Times Now HIGHLIGHTS Askar Ali, 24, renounces his religion Askar Ali was kidnapped and beaten by members of his community On April 30, a local magistrate’s court allowed him to live as he wished. Kolam: In a shocking incident of blatant intolerance, a 24-year-old Islamic scholar named Askar Ali …

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This Week in European Tech: mucho funding for Alan, Kevin, Polarium and Jobandtalent; ProGlove acquired, SoundCloud buys; EU slaps Apple and more

This week, the Tech.eu research team tracked more than 65 tech funding deals worth over €1.1 billion, and over 10 exits, M&A transactions, and rumours, and related news stories across Europe. As always, we are putting all of them together for you in a list sent in our round-up newsletter …

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Credit Risk Management Software Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2027: IBM, Misys, Kyriba

This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, United States – (SBWIRE) – 05/05/2022 – Latest published study on Global Credit Risk Management Software Market by AMA Research assesses market size, trend and forecast till 2027. The Credit Risk Management Software Market study covers research data and evidence …

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Bayport Issues $250 Million Senior Social Bonds and $50 Million Subordinated Social Bonds, Repurchases a Portion of its Outstanding Bonds and Provides Conditional Notice of Early Bond Redemption with ISIN NO0010856180

Bayport Issues $250 Million Senior Social Bonds and $50 Million Subordinated Social Bonds, Repurchases a Portion of its Outstanding Bonds and Provides Conditional Notice of Early Bond Redemption with ISIN NO0010856180 Mauritius, 5th May 2022. Bayport Management Ltd (“Bayport”) announces today that the group has successfully issued USD 250 million …

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AeroCRS and WorldTicket join 777 Partners travel portfolio following strategic acquisitions

Joshua WanderFounder and Managing Partner of 777 Partners, said: “The changes within the travel industry have created an unprecedented opportunity for a new wave of highly disruptive companies focused on the latest retail technologies to partner with the wider travel community. We are delighted to welcome the talented teams from …

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Headlines at 10:30 a.m. on May 5, 2022

You are listening to the Expresso News update. Here is the latest news from The Indian Express.“Let’s start with the main news of the day: ending the low interest rate regime, the Reserve Bank of India raised the Repo rate, the main policy rate, by 40 basis points to 4.40% …

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Modi’s Euro Tour Reaffirms Success of India’s Meticulous Manoeuvring Between Russia and the West

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Europe tour started with a raging success as apart from the love and support he received from the enthusiastic Indian diaspora in Berlin, his first-ever meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz cleared all doubts about the possibility that relations would have soured after India refused to …

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Barclays awards $255,000 to small businesses as part of ‘Small Business Big Wins’ promotion

Through essays and photos, more than 4,750 small businesses from across the country shared their compelling stories of resilience in a landscape forever changed by COVID-19 and how they met the unique demands of 2021 through promotion.” Small Business Big Wins” presented by Barclays. The top 10 were selected and …

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How Australia’s first interest rate hike in over a decade could impact the election | Economic news

Central banks around the world are raising their interest rates. The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise U.S. rates by 0.5% tomorrow, and on Thursday the United States Monetary Policy Committee bank of england is expected to raise its key policy rate for the fourth consecutive meeting. Others have …

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US stocks higher on tech-rally, bond yields spike, gold tumbles, oil gains

Asian equity markets are set to open lower despite a positive close in US stocks overnight. Wall Street swung off session lows and finished higher as tech shares rebounded despite further spikes in US bond yields. The 10-year US treasury yield briefly topped 3%, the highest since 2018. The rebound …

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-country trip begins in Germany

1/2 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pictured at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, on November 1, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. File photo by Kiara Worth/COP26/UPI | License picture May 2 (UPI) — On his first trip abroad in 2022, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

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Trader’s diary: everything you need to prepare for the week ahead

Markets had another anguished week, the ASX more than held up globally Chinese lockdown is timid and central banks take center stage Six new names set to debut at ASX this week Major Economic Headlines Last Week Markets faced more music last week, an old tune with a rate-hike beat …

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Madison Cawthorn twitter video, leaked video and Venmo payments

On Wednesday, the chairman of a political action committee campaigning for North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorne to step down filed an ethics complaint against the congressman. The complaint alleges that Cawthorn “failed to submit proper financial information to the House of Representatives regarding gifts and loans to Congressman Stephen L. …

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Danske Bank A/S (DNSKF) CEO Carsten Egeriis on Q1 2022 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Danske Bank A/S (OTCPK:DNSKF) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call April 29, 2022 2:30 AM ET Company Participants Claus Ingar Jensen – Head of Investor Relations Carsten Egeriis – Chief Executive Officer Stephan Engels – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Jakob Brink – Nordea Mats Torstendahl – SEB Maria Semikhatova …

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Once a Money-Laundering Risk, Latvia Looks to Rebuild Reputation in Face of Russia Sanctions

Latvia’s banking sector was once viewed by some as a hub for dirty money flowing out of Russia. Now, with the U.S. and Europe imposing an array of economic sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, the former Soviet republic faces a new challenge: proving it can enforce the …

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Company announcement for the first quarter of 2022

Company announcement for the first quarter 2022 Kamilla Hammerich Skytte, CEO, comments on the financial results: “We saw a positive expansion of the loan portfolio from DKK 793 billion in the first quarter of 2021 to DKK 809 billion in the first quarter of 2022. We also saw strong activity …

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Online Loan Market Will See Huge Growth By 2027: Zopa, Daric, Pave

This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, USA – (SBWIRE) – 04/28/2022 – The latest published study of the Global Online Lending Market by AMA Research assesses the market size, trend and forecast to 2027. Online Loans Market research covers important research data and evidence to be …

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UK government fund invests in cannabis oil company and London microbrewery | Contractors

The British government has become a shareholder in a cannabis oil company, a yoghurt bar company, a London-based craft brewery and a manufacturer of land, submarine and air drones which “s ‘inspire tricks animals use to get around’. The British Business Bank’s taxpayer-backed Future Fund, set up by the government …

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Digitizing rural banking key to ensuring financial inclusion

(Source – Shutterstock) Banking in rural areas is still a big problem in most parts of the world. With the population of the unbanked remains high, rural banking is key to ensuring financial inclusion, especially with societies becoming more digitalized today. These banks help promote and expand the rural economy …

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Russia accused of blackmail, Trevor Reed freed in prisoner swap

Latvia’s parliament could approve NATO membership for Finland and Sweden within hours if the two Nordic countries apply to join the alliance, the Latvian prime minister said on Wednesday. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Krišjānis Kariņš said that if Finland and Sweden decided to join the North …

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India In-Focus – LIC to move forward with IPO; ONGC struggles to transport Russian oil

Crypto Moves – Bitcoin, Ether Down; Robinhood is downsizing; Revult eyes expansion into crypto wallets RIYADH: Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency internationally, was trading lower on Wednesday, down 4.42% to $38,816 as of 10:45 a.m. Riyadh time. Ether, the second most traded cryptocurrency, was priced at $2,879, down 4.26%, according to …

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April 26 Stock Analyst Downgrades (BVNRY, BYPLF, CAIXY, CCAP, CDAK, CDXC, COLL, CRSR, CSTR, CTTAY)

Stock analyst downgrades for Tuesday, April 26: Bavarian Nordic A/S (OTCMKTS: BVNRY) was downgraded by analysts from Zacks Investment Research from a hold price to a sell price. According to Zacks, “Bavarian Nordic A/S is a biotechnology company. It focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of cancer immunotherapies and …

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Signicat Acquires UK-based Anti-Fraud and Identity Technology Company Sphonic

The combination with Sphonic will make the pan-European digital identity specialist better able to protect banks and other customers against fraud, financial crime, and money laundering. The acquisition creates one of the strongest identity ecosystems globally. Trondheim, Norway and London April 26, 2022 – Signicat, one of Europe’s leading providers …

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Updated EPS estimates from equity research analysts for April 25 (AHCHY, AMNB, ANIOY, AQMS, ASAZY, BBVA, BCKIY, BDN, BKCC, BMXMF)

Updated EPS estimates from equity research analysts for Monday, April 25: Anhui Conch Cement (OTCMKTS: AHCHY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells bottom ash and …

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Sydbank A/S reports Q1 2022 earnings and revises

Company Announcement No. 16/2022 Peberlik 46200 ÅbenraaDenmark Tel +45 70 10 78 79Fax +45 74 37 35 36 Sydbank A/SCVR No DK 12626509, Aabenraasydbank.dk April 25, 2022 Dear sirs Statement from Sydbank A/Ss its Q1 2022 results and revises up her waitings for the benefit of the year 2022 Due …

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Iceland Foreign Minister: ‘Thank God We’re Part of NATO’

Icelandic Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel ICGV Þór (UT 512L) steams through Whale Bay in Miðsandur, Iceland during exercise Northern Viking 22, April 11, 2022. US Navy Photo In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Iceland’s foreign minister this week expressed relief that her country is part of the …

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Female artists dominate the Venice Biennale for the first time

For the first time in the 127-year history of the Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest and largest contemporary art fair features a majority of female and gender-nonconforming artists, under the curatorial direction of Cecilia Alemani. The result is a Biennale that spotlights artists long overlooked despite prolific careers, while exploring …

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Circle the globe; Anchor vs. Nespray competition – The Island

Sumi Moonesinghe linked to Savithri Rodrigo When I first started making it onto my post-retirement travel list, one of my most memorable trips was the European vacation I had with some girls in 2000. Aushi had just graduated and Anarkali decided to take her annual leave. We chose the small …

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Research analyst updates for April 23 (ASX, BGFV, LIQT, LVTX, LYSDY, NGL, NWN, OLCLY, PSNL, RC)

Research analyst updates for Saturday, April 23: ASE Technology (NYSE:ASX) was upgraded by StockNews.com analysts from a hold rating to a buy rating. Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ: BGFV) was upgraded by StockNews.com analysts from a hold rating to a buy rating. LiqTech International (NASDAQ: LIQT) was upgraded by analysts …

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NextGen Nordics: Juni launches USD accounts

Ahead of our NextGen Nordics conference on 27th April 2022, we will be putting together a weekly briefing of selected 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 multiple …

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Global Digital Lending Platform Market (2022 to 2027) – With Black Knight, CU Direct and Fiserv, among others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The report “Global Digital Lending Platform Market (2022-2027) by Offerings, Service Point, Deployment Mode, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Covid-19 Impact with Ansoff Analysis” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Digital Lending Platforms Market is estimated to be worth USD 16.23 Billion in 2022 and is projected to …

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US’s Yellen leads G20 walkout on Russian officials; P…

Ukrainian defenders are still holed up at a sprawling steel plant on the outskirts of the port city of Mariupol, warning they are in the final stages of their defence. Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated his “military operation” would continue, saying the goal was to protect the population of Donbas …

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List of 10 mega loans Uhuru plans to take before retiring in August

The National Treasury has detailed the loans and grants it intends to take to fund various projects in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s final budget. In the 2022/2023 budget forecasts of development expenditure as seen by Kenyans.co.keJapan has been revealed to be Kenya’s biggest lender in the fiscal year which starts July …

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What current research shows about student mental health and why there is still more to be done – FE News

University Mental Health Day was an opportunity to reflect on a turbulent few years for college students. As workplace changes such as furloughs and remote working passed quickly through the government, students wondered how their college years would be permanently altered and whether educational and social changes would impact their …

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More Turks have faced the long arm of US justice in criminal prosecutions in recent years

Abdullah Bozkurt/Stockholm   More Turks have been targeted by US federal prosecutors in money laundering and fraud schemes in recent years as US government agencies uncovered illegal networks that extended to Turkey, with some cases apparently linked to the highest echelon of Turkish leadership. In the latest example a 50-year-old …

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Review of Swedbank AB (publ) (OTCMKTS: SWDBY) and Credicorp (NYSE: BAP)

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP – Get Rating) and Swedbank AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:SWDBY – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, and risk. Benefits and evaluation This table compares the gross …

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Key Russian Ship Sinks In Black Sea, Russia Says As Battle Around Mariupol Continues

Russia’s Defense Ministry warned on April 15 that it will intensify attacks on the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, after accusing Ukraine of targeting Russian border towns. The statement came a day after Russia suffered a symbolic defeat with the loss of its Black Sea fleet flagship, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy …

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Russia may be in default, says Moody’s – Metro US

LONDON (Reuters) – Moody’s said Russia could be in default because it tried to repay its dollar obligations in rubles, which would be one of the most serious consequences of Moscow’s exclusion to date. of the Western financial system since President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. If Moscow is declared …

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European stocks end on a strong note ahead of the long weekend

(RTTNews) – Despite a slow start and concerns over the ongoing war in Ukraine, European stocks closed on a strong note on Thursday as investors reacted positively to the monetary policy announcement from the European Central Bank. Markets also benefited from lower US Treasury yields amid bets that US inflation …

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Online Financial Debt Collection Solutions Market Size Analysis, Current Status and Forecast 2021-2027

The latest published market research on the Online Financial Debt Collection Solutions Market provides insight into the current market dynamics in the Online Financial Debt Collection Solutions space, as well as what our respondents at the survey – all outsourcing decision makers – predict the market will look like in …

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Brighter : Annual report 2021 (EN) (0 downloads)

Annual Report 2021 Content. The year in summary. 3 Financial overview. 4 CEO comment. 5 About Brighter. 7 Revenue models. 8 Market overview. 9 Products and services. 12 Geographical focus. 16 Current commercial position. 17 Brighter share. 18 Corporate governance. 19 Corporate Management. 22 Description of risks and risk management. …

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LATEST: Italy reduces dependence on Russian gas

The latest news on Russia’s war against Ukraine. ____ MILAN — Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi struck a deal on Monday to import more natural gas via a pipeline across the Mediterranean from Algeria, the latest attempt by a European Union country to reduce its dependence on oil. Russian energy …

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Pro-Russian supporters gather in Germany and clash with counter-protesters

KYIV – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has arrived in Kyiv on a surprise visit to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in what Downing Street called a “show of solidarity” as fears grow over possible new Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine. Standing next to Zelenskiy at a joint press conference …

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US to send Patriot air defense system to Slovakia after donating S-300 to Ukraine

KYIV – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has arrived in Kyiv on a surprise visit to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in what Downing Street called a “show of solidarity” as fears grow over possible new Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine. Standing next to Zelenskiy at a joint press conference …

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Vladimir Putin is taking global markets back to the noughties

Around the turn of the century, currency traders, hedge funds and heavy-hitting economists obsessed over central banks’ foreign exchange reserves. The euro was a baby, and backers faced a daunting task raising it as a currency with global impact, enmeshed in international trade and investment. Any data suggesting it was …

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Jack Lemmon’s 20 Greatest Roles, Ranked

Kenneth Branagh directs this stylized adaptation of William Shakespeare’s 16th century play. “Hamlet” is, of course, a cinematic retelling of the story of the titular prince of Denmark, who returns home to find his father murdered and war threatening to destroy his country. Worse still, her mother is about to …

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Attention crooks: Here’s how money laundering is getting harder

Hiding proceeds of crime can be a messy business. Your typical wealthy warlord or shady businessperson is likely to rely on an intricate network of shell companies and offshore jurisdictions to manage their cash. But it’s big business. As much as 5% of the global GDP is estimated to be …

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Banks should be able to integrate e-krona into existing systems, says Swedish regulator

Sweden’s central bank has said banks and payments providers should be able to integrate its digital currency into their existing IT systems. The Riksbank announced this in its latest report on the e-krona, which followed a round of tests. The finance regulator is well into its second year of …

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Alchemy platform automates commercial lending

Alchemy will launch software to help lenders offer ‘must-have’ financing products to millions of small businesses, press release says The release notes that emerging markets like Latin America have explored credit information infrastructure, where lenders and finance companies can secure small businesses by accessing credit history and booking transactions. . …

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Peer-to-peer lending market expected to experience significant growth rate

Global Peer-to-Peer Lending Market Research Report with Opportunities and Strategies to Drive Growth – Impact and Recovery of COVID-19, Impact of Covid 19 Outbreak The research report added by Report Ocean is an in-depth analysis of the characteristics, market size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market …

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Orban’s Hungary risks cutting EU funding over corruption fears – Expat Guide to France

The EU executive launched a never-before-used procedure against Hungary on Tuesday that could see the Hungarian government stripped of EU funding for failing to fight corruption and flouting democratic standards. The move comes two days after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was re-elected by an overwhelming majority, claiming his victory …

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European IPO activity proved strong, led by e-commerce and tech listings | White & Case LLP

While IPO activity was robust throughout Europe, the Nordic region stood out It was a blockbuster year for IPOs of European firms, following the global trend. In total, 476 European firms listed last year, excluding SPACs. Collectively, they raised US$90 billion. That represented increases of 156 percent and 253 percent, …

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The upward trend continues in the first quarter of 2022

DGAP-News: GRENKE AG / Keyword(s): Miscellaneous05.04.2022 / 07:02 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GRENKE: The upward trend continues in the first quarter of 2022 – New leasing business in Q1 2022 dynamically increases by 36.5% to EUR 499.2 million (Q1 2021: EUR 365.8 million) …

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Venture into a new payment frontier

Contrast that with the myriad ways to pay consumers – digital wallets, peer-to-peer instant payments, and even cryptocurrencies. This rapid evolution requires providers not only to keep pace, but also to anticipate future consumer needs and provide the necessary technology. “We want to enable merchants to allow customers to use …

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Could the Arctic Be a Wedge Between Russia and China?

The Arctic Council proved to be an early casualty of the war in Ukraine. All of the Arctic states except for Russia released a joint statement on March 3, announcing their intention to temporarily suspend participation in all meetings of the Arctic Council and its subsidiary bodies. The premier forum …

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Mathieu van der Poel wins Tour of Flanders as Tadej Pogacar finishes fourth in two-horse race

An exceptional 106th edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen saw Mathieu van der Poel stick to debutant Tadej Pogacar like glue on the two climbs of Oude Kwaremont and Paterberg as the race’s two big hitters started clear until arrival. But a slack in the last kilometer opened the door …

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Evli Bank’s demerger and the remaining company’s merger with Fellow Finance have been registered; Evli Plc’s listing application has been approved and trading in shares will commence on April 4, 2022

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A Mid-Century Modern Los Angeles Home Goes Back To Its Roots

But the owners did not undertake the renovation and reinvention of their 2,418 square foot home alone. One of Lacey’s best friends, fellow business manager and designer Claire Thomas, spearheaded the interior design project, with Rendell lending a hand in a personal hobby, carpentry. “It’s incredibly surprising that I fell …

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Signicat finds that 68% of consumers abandon onboarding

Ahead of our NextGen Nordics conference on April 27, 2022, we will host a weekly briefing of selected top stories emerging from the region and defining the payments innovation model in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. NextGen Nordics will bring together multiple stakeholders – the banking community, central banks, …

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SUSI Partners to build rooftop solar PV portfolio in Southeast Asia – pv magazine Australia

Swiss investment firm SUSI Partners has teamed with Singapore-based developer Entoria Energy to build a portfolio of rooftop solar PV assets in select Southeast Asian markets. March 31, 2022 SUSI Partners SUSI Partners, through its Asia Energy Transition Fund (SAETF), has set up a joint venture for the buildout of …

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Tui to refund state Covid aid as bookings near pre-pandemic levels

Tui, the Anglo-German holiday company, will start paying back the more than €4 billion in state aid it received during the pandemic as summer bookings are on track to return to pre-pandemic levels. The travel group said on Wednesday that on April 1 it would repay around 700 million euros …

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PYMNTS Metaverse Series: The Scammers Are Coming

On the web, you should watch out for phishing emails claiming to be from your boss, asking you to verify information on a link and report back. “In the metaverse, fraud and phishing attacks targeting your identity can come from a familiar face – literally – like an avatar impersonating …

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​Russian losses for Nordic pension funds unclear, but allocations small | News

Pension fund associations in the Nordic region say the sector had low levels of Russian investments before the Ukraine crisis, but details of actual losses suffered by the funds through the rapid depreciation of such assets are unclear. According to Insurance & Pension Denmark (IPD), Danish pension companies had DKK9.2bn …

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Ministry of Finance negotiates support of up to 6 billion euros with international partners – minister

The Ministry of Finance is negotiating with international partners for support in the form of loans and grants in the amount of up to 6 billion euros, said Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko. “Now it is a top priority for the President, the Government and the Ministry of Finance. Today we …

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Bond Market Unsettled by Inflation Worries

At one point this month, for instance, the S&P 500 had fallen more than 10 percent, into the range known in market jargon as a correction, and the Nasdaq composite index was down more than 20 percent, into what Wall Street labels bear market territory, though both have since rallied. …

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Danske Bank Announces Trade AI App

Ahead of our NextGen Nordics conference on April 27, 2022, we will host a weekly briefing of selected top stories emerging from the region and defining the payments innovation model in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. . NextGen Nordics will bring together multiple stakeholders – the banking community, central …

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Quant initiates written proceedings regarding amendments to its Senior Notes

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Don’t try money laundering here – POLITICO

FRANKFURT — If Russian oligarchs try to launder their money to circumvent sanctions, they won’t have any luck in Estonia, according to the country’s central bank chief. Both Estonia’s banks and authorities have pulled out all stops to weed out illicit money after the country’s reputation was tainted by scandal, …

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Trump ‘guilty of numerous criminal offences’

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor who led a criminal investigation into Donald Trump before he resigned last month said in his resignation letter that he believes the former president was “guilty of numerous criminal violations” and that he disagreed with the Manhattan District Attorney’s decision. not to seek indictment. …

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“Regulate BNPL products in the same way as other forms of credit”

Consumer New Zealand has joined consumer groups in eight other countries seeking to regulate buy-it-now-pay-later (BNPL) services to protect vulnerable borrowers. Gemma Rasmussen, Consumer NZ’s head of campaigns and communications, says the group is looking for sensible regulation to apply to BNPL so that vulnerable consumers are protected from irresponsible …

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Current & Future Global Personal Loans Market Plans, Future Regional Trend, Size, Status & Forecast 2022-2027 – Instant Interview

Over the past 10 years, investors have injected billions of dollars into the personal loan market. These investments have taken the form of venture capital, various bond structures and even direct loan investments. Fueled by this influx of capital (and a few innovative technologists), the once stagnant personal loan industry …

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Acushnet Firm Awarded $27.9 Million Contract for Port Project

NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Port Authority has awarded a $27.9 million construction contract to an Acushnet company for its North Terminal expansion project. The government body announced Tuesday that D.W. White Construction will be undertaking the $27,943,800 project, which aims to expand the city’s working waterfront along the harbor …

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Today in B2B: CFOs Measure Success Using AR Revenue

Today in B2B payments, 82% of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) measure Accounts Receivable (AR) revenue to gauge success, while GRO Capital closes GRO Fund III. Additionally, Indonesian B2B market Ralali is valued at over $168m after a Series D funding effort, and Powered By People is raising $5m in seed …

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