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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Funds for the party

Imran Khan’s ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf suffered a crucial setback on Wednesday as the Pakistani electoral commission found it had grossly underreported funds received from foreign nationals, businesses and banks . The PTI is said to have under-reported 312 million PKR (Pakistani rupees) over a four-year period, particularly between 2009-10 …

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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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Novo Nordisk Foundation DKK 200 million (€ 27 million) grant to create better future prospects for young Syrian refugees in Jordan

Copenhagen, Denmark, January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Welcoming more than 1.3 million Syrian refugees, Jordan is among the countries that have received the most refugees from the conflict-affected country. The lives of Syrian refugees are uncertain and many struggle with poverty and unemployment. A consortium led by PlanBørnefonden …

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Discover cross-country skiing in Sweden

One of the oldest winter sports in the world, cross-country skiing is a popular way for Swedes to train when temperatures drop. It’s gentler on your joints than running and exercises muscles all over the body. During this time, you breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy many breathtaking …

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LendingUSA ™ Introduces FastScreen ™, a New Loan Prequalification Tool for Funeral Home Dealers

LendingUSA, an award-winning point-of-need fintech company, announces FastScreen, a new feature that allows funeral directors to quickly and easily pre-qualify families before a loan application is completed. SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – LendingUSA, a leading finance company, is introducing a new tool to its robust merchant …

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Risk appetite continues to find favorable winds

Remarks / Observations – Risk appetite is improving following gains in equity markets in the United States and most of the region. – France Dec. CPI stable but remains high at the end of 202; The ratings that may have pushed the main number higher in the past six months …

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Scandinavian venture capital firm Sound Bioventures raises € 110 million for new biotherapeutic venture capital fund

Founding partner of Sound Bioventures, Johan Kördel | Image credit: Sound Bioventures Based in Scandinavia Sound bio-adventures, a venture capital fund investing in near-clinical or clinical-stage private companies in Europe and the United States developing therapies in specialized therapeutic areas, announced the first close of its first fund at 110 …

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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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Forgiveness will not solve the debt crisis

Joe Biden dropped a little Christmas present in the punch bowl at the end of December. He extended the “pause” on student loan payments by six months. It’s clear Biden remains under pressure to write off student loan debt, a Democratic white whale. Whatever happens next, it won’t be the …

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The era of digital currency

What is digital currency? Can we make money from simple information? Everyone is already using digital methods when it comes to managing money, from credit cards and online banking to recurring cost debit. As no one receives their salary in cash at the end of the month, the taxes and …

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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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new museum openings for 2022

Nasjonal Museum Oslo, Norway Opening on June 11, cost $ 670 million New from Norway Nasjonal Museum is gigantic in every way, from its size to its budget. The largest museum in the Nordic region brings together the collections of three major Norwegian institutions – the National Gallery, the Museum …

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No previous government launched health insurance Rs1m: PM

LAHOR: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that none of the governments in the past made the bold move to provide Rs 1million health insurance to the entire population as he kicked off the distribution National Sehat maps of Naya Pakistan for Punjab from Lahore. The cards will allow …

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UK report finds people with Omicron less likely to need hospitalization

Nicholas Davies, assistant professor of mathematical modeling at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, warned that the report mainly covered a mix of younger patients. “The Omicron wave starts with the youngest,” he said in an interview. “It is important to keep in mind that we do not …

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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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Aubameyang, CAN and what history tells us about Arsenal’s transfer window plans in January

Arsenal may have been the biggest spenders of the summer, and Josh Kroenke may have publicly pledged to dive further into the market in a recent meeting with supporters, but the January transfer window is one. completely different beast. Mikel Arteta, currently on secondment from the first team due to …

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Taxi Medallion Loan Shark accused of fooling investors

Photo: Don Emmert (Getty Images) It’s no secret at this point that Uber and Lyft’s The arrival on the VTC scene in the early 2010s dealt a blow to the traditional taxi industry, but the costs deposit this week by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) show how far one …

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Mercobank envisions NFTs and the future of banking in the metaverse

Stockholm, Sweden – (Newsfile Corp. – December 29, 2021) – Mercobank, one of the world’s leading digital banks, has announced the company’s plan to enter the non-fungible token (NFT) market, while stepping into the future to determine how the banking industry will embrace the metaverse. NFTs are tokens that can …

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Northvolt inaugurates Europe’s first battery mega-factory to compete with Tesla

Swedish battery group Northvolt announced on Wednesday that it had started construction of a “gigafactory” in Sweden, the first of its kind to be undertaken by a European company on the continent. Intended to compete with the American Tesla and Asian producers of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, the plant …

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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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The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has approved a

EVLI BANK PLC PUBLICATION ON DECEMBER 28, 2021 AT 3:00 PM EET NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR TO AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, CANADA OR SINGAPORE, NEW ZEALAND, THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION OR SUCH PUBLICATION OR …

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High Income Mortgages: New Home Loans Could Give Borrowers Another £ 200,000

E eligible homebuyers could get a mortgage worth seven times their salary for the first time in over a decade. Online mortgage lender Habito’s new product comes after the Bank of England separately announced plans to ease lending rules in December. To qualify for Habito’s higher loan, applicants must have …

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Money is a royal gift

For those of you who celebrate it, I hope you are having a most wonderful, holy and safe Christmas day. You’ve heard me say “money is king” forever in this column because studies show that people who use money for their discretionary spending spend less. This is because cash is …

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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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New variant, same old travel woes

The Covid-19 has taken its toll on the tourism industry in countries that depend on foreign visitors. As new waves of infections take hold and ever-changing rules to curb the spread of the disease are put in place, the overall effect is increased uncertainty, undoubtedly hurting global tourism. “I am …

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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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Osinbajo applauds Buhari regime’s social investment programs

On Monday, December 20, 2021, it was announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria has launched a new skills training program known as N-knowledge, a component of the Npower program. With the announcement of the launch, it was said that around 3,000 young Nigerians from the north-central geopolitical zone of …

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Nordic banks post highest loan-to-deposit ratios among European lenders in Q3

Nordic banks saw a year-over-year decline in their loan-to-deposit ratios in the third quarter, but remained the highest among major European lenders during the period, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence . Swedish company Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ) tops the table with a loan-to-deposit ratio – a key …

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Go here, not there: 9 spectacular international destinations to try

AWith over a year of border closures and intense travel restrictions, you might be ready to see something new and go abroad. Another consideration for traveling outside of the United States is the overcrowding seen in national parks and other common American tourist destinations. The world has so much to …

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Norway to provide NKr 3.3 billion in new record finance package for world’s poorest countries

Download logo “The World Bank’s International Development Association is the international community’s single largest channel for multilateral aid. Replenishing IDA20 is crucial to avoid a sudden drop in World Bank aid to the poorest countries when they need it most. During the pandemic, more than 100 million people fell into …

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The CFPB places orders with companies offering BNPL credit | Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

On December 16, the CFPB issued a series of orders to five companies offering “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) credits. The ordinances aim to collect information on the risks and rewards of these “fast growing” products versus concerns about “debt accumulation, regulatory arbitrage and data collection in a consumer credit …

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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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Top 5 Crypto Credit Cards You Should Consider In 2022

Those encrypted credit cards offer maximum security with interesting features As cryptocurrencies continue to become mainstream and the economy integrates crypto into day-to-day transactions and spending, more and more people are learning and inventing new ways to use crypto. Crypto credit cards are one such innovation that can provide users …

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A punch for the US economy | News

The outlook for the US economy is suddenly much bleaker. Investors around the world sold stocks and oil prices fell sharply on Monday as Omicron cases increased and governments imposed anti-virus measures that could hamper economic growth. But the United States faces a potential second blow after Senator Joe Manchin, …

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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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Everything you need to know about Danske Bank

Today I will present a bank that you have surely heard of: Danske Bank. The reason I chose this bank is because it is one of the most important in my country, and I have always been fascinated by its great ambitions. As I was fortunate enough to have a …

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2021 Future Technology Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms Market, Business Strategies, Growth Drivers, Analysis of Major Key Players Till 2027

Market Size of Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms 2021 Global Key Players, Sharing, Applications and Growth Opportunities – Analysis to 2027 This press release was originally issued by SBWire London, United Kingdom – (WIRE SB) – 12/17/2021 – Peer-to-peer lending platforms market 2021 Global peer-to-peer lending platforms deal with the practice of …

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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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Oil Market Set To Take Weekly Losses As Omicron Fears Lower Demand

Friday 17 December 2021 17:40 The two major oil benchmarks are on track for a weekly loss, as prices fell again on Friday with the surge in cases of the Omicron variant in developed economies raising fears of further restrictions and blows for fuel demand. Brent crude and WTI crude …

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Regulators open investigation into scorching ‘buy now, pay later’ industry – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) – Regulators in Washington could crack down on the industry behind “buy now, pay later”, the increasingly popular method for consumers to buy things online. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Thursday it was seeking to “collect information on the risks and rewards of these fast growing loans” from …

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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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Zonda: Eastern European Crypto Exchange Hires Jakob Lundqvist As CTO

Zonda is going through a period of rapid growth and international expansion, having rebranded BitBay last month. Cryptocurrency exchange Zonda appointed Jakob Lundqvist as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) a month after hiring a new CEO. Jakob Lundqvist joins Zonda after working at Bitcoin Suisse AG as an enterprise architect and …

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Bulgarian bank TBI to enter Greek market in Q1 2022

SOFIA (Bulgaria), Dec. 15 (SeeNews) – Bulgarian bank TBI said on Wednesday that it will start operating in the Greek market in the first quarter of next year after receiving approval from the Bank of Greece. “As a first step, the bank will offer the full line of Buy Now, …

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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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TBI Bank Expands EU Operations Entering Greece as Third Main Operating Market

TBI Bank, one of the fastest growing lenders in Eastern Europe, enters the Greek market after obtaining approval from the Bank of Greece. This makes Greece the bank’s third largest operating market, alongside Romania and Bulgaria. Over the past 20 years, the Bank has developed unique know-how in the field …

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Transform Tanzania’s largest economic sector through the development of market systems in its value chains

Interview with Charles Ogutu, Managing Director of the Agricultural Markets Development Trust (AMDT). Q: When was the Agricultural Markets Development Trust founded and for what purpose? A: Agricultural Markets Development Trust (AMDT) was founded in 2014 after a series of reflections on how best to bet to meet the challenges …

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British Columbia government donates over $ 1.1 million to Whistler events

Recovery awards a portion of more than $ 30 million awarded to 680 events across British Columbia Over a dozen events in Whistler are receiving a significant financial boost through one-time grants from the Government of British Columbia. Monday, December 13 Victoria announced over $ 30 million in one-time grants …

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Sweden: EIB supports Essity’s RDI for the comfort and sustainability of hygiene and health products

The EIB signs 300 million euros loan with a Swedish hygiene and health company Essity AB in support of research, development and innovation (RDI) of the latter’s products. This funding supports RDI activities focused on product innovation for the well-being as well as the sustainability of the company’s production processes. …

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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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Those pushing for monetary stimulus are misled by low price inflation in Japan – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Mihai Macovei * Until recently, the heavy monetary and fiscal easing triggered by governments to stimulate economic recovery at the onset of the global financial crisis did not have major inflationary repercussions, especially since the main benchmark has been the benign consumer price inflation, rather than the rapid growth …

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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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Reviews | The money is out. Crypto is in it. What happens to the money?

Consider what happened during the global financial crisis of 2008-2009. Asset-backed securities such as mortgage bonds had become a form of money, the Wall Street equivalent of cash. The big players have put them down as collateral for short-term loans on what is known as the “repo” market, short for …

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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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Fabric launches B2B commerce platform

The fabric of the headless commerce platform announced on Thursday, December 9, the launch of a business-to-business (B2B) platform for distributors, manufacturers and wholesalers selling to small, medium and large businesses. “With B2B e-commerce sales in the United States expected to total $ 1.8 trillion by 2023, B2B buyers and …

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Eurocommercial Properties N: Sale of the Chasse Sud retail park at book value

PRESS RELEASE Date: December 9, 2021 Press release: After the closing of Euronext EUROCOMMERCIALES SA PROPERTIES Sale of a retail park in France, general update and introduction of the trade interest rate swaps linked to sustainable development Sale of the Chasse Sud retail park at book value Eurocommercial Properties NV …

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A400M risk of expulsion from Turkey raised after withdrawal from global F-35 program

Abdullah Bozkurt / Stockholm A number of restrictive measures and sanctions imposed by NATO allies on Turkey and its quest to procure weapons and defense equipment due to growing divergences from the alliance’s goals have raised concerns as to the risk of expulsion from Turkey from the A400M program. The …

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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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Social dialogue, the key to conflict resolution

Social dialogues are to be launched in various industries to empower women and strengthen unions across the country, speakers said during a discussion yesterday. Social dialogues have proven to be essential in resolving many disputes in the industrial sector, as they help participants find amicable solutions. For all the latest …

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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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Real People Investment Holdings Limited

Real People Investment Holdings Limited up to SEK 260,000,000 and up to NOK 135,000,000 Senior unsecured callable bonds 2013/2028 ISIN: SE 000 5392560 and NO 001 0689342 (the “Bonds”) Johannesburg, December 6, 2021 Reference is made to the terms and conditions of the Bonds, initially dated September 16, 2013, as …

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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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Micro-loans are all the rage because Gen Z thinks ‘buy now, pay later’ is cool, Money News

For Marcus Khoo, perfumes and oil diffusers have never been at the top of his shopping list. They would have been inactive in his online shopping cart, had it not been for a hire purchase installment payment option that tipped the scales in his decision. Using a service called Rely, …

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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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Manufacturing, businesses tremble as virus resurgence threatens recovery

The emergence of a new variant of the coronavirus has cast a veil over Nepal’s manufacturing and trading sectors as it threatens to dampen Nepal’s slow economic recovery. Following the outbreak of the Omicron virus around the world, business and industry leaders fear another wave of infection could cause crippling …

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NREP to acquire the mortgage business of M3 Capital Partners

Nordic property manager NREP has agreed to acquire the mortgage business of a global investment and advisory firm M3 Capital Partners to relaunch its German activity, a spokesperson confirmed Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In the deal, NREP initially acquires a minority 49% stake in the …

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NREP acquires the mortgage activities of M3 Capital | New

Nordic real estate investor NREP entered the credit market with the acquisition of a company specializing in mortgage lending from M3 Capital Partners. Established in 2013, M3’s Flins Capital Partners focuses on the German real estate market with more than € 1 billion in assets under management. The credit business …

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Denmark’s central bank calls for stricter lending rules for homeowners

The Danish central bank, also known as the Danish Nationalbank, is seen in Copenhagen, January 22, 2015. REUTERS / Fabian Bimmer / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register COPENHAGEN, December 2 (Reuters) – Denmark’s central bank on Thursday renewed calls for tighter mortgage rules, …

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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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Turkey’s defense procurement agency continues to strike deals despite US sanctions

Abdullah Bozkurt / Stockholm Turkey’s leading defense procurement agency, sanctioned by the United States last year, continues to strike deals with third countries in a bid to defeat U.S. sanctions and show the world that the agency does not will not be condemned as an outcast, an investigation by Nordic …

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Lending eight bullets reveals it all

The latest Credit Union Financial Trends Report is out, and by all appearances it seems that lack of loan growth is a thing of the past and we can all find our happiness. If so, this will be my shortest column yet. The problem is that even though loan growth …

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ArK and Capchase hope to turn debt into new capital

Start-up founders are looking for different ways to raise funds beyond traditional venture capital funding, a trend that has driven demand for alternative funding methods like borrowing. From today, Scandinavian founders will have access to more of these products with the launch of two alternative lending startups: Swedish ArK Kapital …

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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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Daily markets: Stocks aim to rebound after Omicron sell off on Cyber ​​Monday

The big picture of today Friday’s Omicron-inspired massive sales sparked a first shot, then questioning sentiment that seems to have lingered today as Asian markets saw red again. Japan’s Nikkei led down 1.63%, Hong Kong and Korea traded 0.95% and 0.92% respectively. Taiwan’s TAIEX was down 0.24% and the Shanghai …

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How Iceland switched to green energy

Reykjavik, Iceland in winter- BENEDICT LOPEZ, 2012 COP 26, the 2021 United Nations climate change conference, recently ended in Glasgow with commitments made by many countries. World leaders and climate change officials from over 100 countries, which account for about 85% of the world’s forests, pledged to stop deforestation by …

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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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We must take back our lives from the permanent panics of Covid

So we’re back here. We are heading towards Christmas. Families plan to get together. The worst seems to be behind us. Then a new Covid variant appears. The government’s rhetoric is changing. The variant is “extremely worrying”, say the ministers, and “we must act with caution”. There is an immediate …

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The Danish Creative Alliance is part of Nordisk | New

Danish production company Creative Alliance is now part of Nordisk Film Production, creating a new division called Nordisk Film – Creative Alliance. Writer / directors Lone Scherfig and Ole Christian Madsen and producer Malene Blenkov formed Creative Alliance in 2013 and will all be part of the new division. The …

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Safe-haven cash flows dominate as concerns spread over virus variant

Remarks / Observations – The risk aversion theme is creeping in as a variant of the virus found in South Africa could spread worldwide and thwart the global recovery. – Bets on rate hikes in the United States fall due to concerns about the new variant of covid (postponed from …

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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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Angela Merkel’s replacement will pose a challenge for the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark | Politics | New

Brexit will have “consequences” for UK, says Olaf Scholz Mr Scholz will lead a tripartite coalition with broad plans for Germany’s transition to a green economy, in a deal that will end Merkel’s 16 years in power. It has been almost two months since his Social Democratic Party (SPD) won …

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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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The brilliant “Be My Eyes” app helps the visually impaired in their daily tasks

Technology has made almost anything and everything possible. Yes, some things are not so pleasant, but we have to appreciate all the great possibilities that this has created. This app, BeMyEyes.com, was launched in Denmark in 2012 by Hans Jørgen Wiberg – a Danish furniture craftsman – who is visually …

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Loomis AB issued SEK 1,200 million sustainability bonds

SOLNA, Sweden, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Bonds are issued for five years with a maturity November 30, 2026. The bonds have a 3-month Stibor variable interest rate plus 1.35 percentage points. The proceeds will be used for general business purposes and to refinance loans. The bonds will …

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Company Announcement 16/2021

November 24, 2021 NORDIC SHIPHOLDING A / SVSCompany announcement: 16/ 2021 Posted via NASDAQ OMX on 24 november, 2021 T3 Rresult 2021 SummaryThe comparison figures for the period ended 30 September 2020 are indicated in parentheses. The Group extended its loss in the first nine months of this year as …

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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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eKrona was voted a coin with “the highest potential for growth and profitability”

eKrona Setup Steps eKrona, the world’s first state-backed decentralized currency, was recently released and voted the asset with the highest growth potential by more than 10,000 traders worldwide. It is impossible to resist this investment opportunity. It is the first digital currency supported by a country. The country has a …

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Eurozone banks must do more to tackle climate change risks

European Central Bank urged banks to ‘urgently’ improve plans to protect their businesses from climate change risks after review found widespread gaps in lenders’ approach to environmental challenges . The ECB, which has directly supervised the euro area’s largest banks for seven years, has completed its first assessment of banks’ …

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Dysfunction is at the heart of the basic functioning of American society

Compared to most other advanced capitalist countries, the United States is a mess. Our archaic 18th century constitution guarantees legislative deadlock and allows small minorities to block democratic will. Our health care system leaves tens of thousands of people dying each year because they cannot afford treatment, while millions more …

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Rich countries’ plan to treat COVID vaccines as aid sparks backlash – EURACTIV.com

The question of how COVID vaccines donated by rich countries are classified and priced could artificially increase the European Union’s development aid figures by billions of euros, according to EURACTIV. Unequal access to COVID vaccines has been one of the most controversial topics in the last year of the pandemic, …

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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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STL CFO Says US & UK Expansion High, Large-Scale M&A Not On The Cards, Telecom News, ET Telecom

By Alekh Shah and Mannu Arora STL’s digital network integrator Chief Financial Officer Mihir Modi has laid eyes on business expansion in the United States and Europe. The CFO estimates that around 60% of revenue is generated by these geographies over the long term. Currently, 43% of revenue comes from …

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Telenor and CP Group discuss $ 7.5 billion Thai telecom merger, Telecom News, ET Telecom

By Terje SolsvikOSLO: Norwegian Telenor and Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) are considering a merger of their telecommunications units in Thailand, which could become the Norwegian company’s second multibillion-dollar merger in Southeast Asia this year . A deal, if reached, would merge the telecommunications operations of Telenor’s Total Access …

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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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The world is entering a new era of great government

20 November 2021 “KEXHAUST YOUR eye on one thing and only one: how much is the government spending, ”Milton Friedman once said. Today his eyes would burst. Governments spent $ 17 billion on the pandemic, including loans and guarantees, for a combined total of 16% of the global total GDP. …

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