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  • U.S. bond funds, tech stocks attract huge inflows: Lipper NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S.-based taxable-bond funds took in $7 billion during the latest week, the largest weekly intake since July, adding to an already strong year for debt against the backdrop of a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • U.S. muni bond funds post $574 million in inflows: Lipper (Reuters) – U.S. municipal bond funds reported $574 million of net inflows in the week ended Sept. 20, compared with $241.4 million in inflows in the previous week, according to data released by… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. taxable bond funds attract $7 billion in a week: Lipper NEW YORK (Reuters) – Taxable-bond funds based in the United States inhaled $7 billion during the latest week, adding to an already strong year for debt, Lipper data for U.S.-based funds showed on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Activehours raises $39 million for its new take on cash advances  Nine months after raising $22 million for its unique take on the cash-advance business, Activehours has gone back to the venture capital well and pulled out another $39 million in financing. Led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from the company’s early-stage investors Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital, and March Capital Partners, Activehours has managed to now raise ...
  • UK debt crisis and the onward march of neoliberalism | Letters Quantitative easing allowed the wealthy to get out of cash and into assets, writes Martin London; the provisionally passed Ceta deal is TTIP by the back door, says John Airs. Plus letters by David Dodd and Paul NicolsonThe debt crisis Larry Elliott pre… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Magritte exhibit opens in Brussels 50 years after his death BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An exhibition opened at Brussels’ Atomium building on Thursday to honor twin anniversaries of two Belgian icons — the Atomium itself, which turns 60 next year, and Surrealist… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • WT2 real-time translation earpieces look to crowdfund first run  This summer the TC team took a brief trip to Shenzhen, where I met Wells Tu, whose company TimeKettle has made an earpiece that translates spoken Chinese to English and vice versa in near real time. Having created a functioning prototype (it isn’t vaporware; we tried it, as you can see above) he and the ...
  • Watch Nest unveil its next big thing right here  Starting at 12:00 pm Eastern, Nest is set to unveil… something. There have been rumors and whispers and murmurs about what Nest could unveil but all will be revealed shortly. And then shortly after, Nest Co-founder and VP of Engineering Matt Rogers will speak at Disrupt SF about the new products. The company needs a ...
  • Mutual fund giant Vanguard says hack at SEC won’t hurt clients BOSTON (Reuters) – Vanguard Group, the largest U.S. mutual fund company, said on Thursday that the hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission’s electronic filings database will not hurt clients. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Bose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones  Bose’s rumored QC 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are rumored no more: Bose made them official today, revealing the update to the company’s popular QC 35 premium noise-cancelling cans. Google worked with Bose to create the new headphones, the company explained in a new blog post, helping to “optimize” the audio accessory for Assistant, Google’s virtual helper… ...
  • Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Exclusive: Macquarie leapfrogs Goldman to join top tier of commodity banks LONDON (Reuters) – Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd has overtaken Goldman Sachs to break into the top three banks for commodities business, having significantly expanded its U.S. energy operations in… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. household net worth rises again in second quarter 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The wealth of U.S. households rose to $96.2 trillion in the second quarter of this year as U.S. stock prices hit record highs and home values continued to climb, a report by… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Polish climbers hope to make historic winter conquest of K2 RZEDKOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Polish climbers hope to pull off one of the last big feats of mountaineering in coming months by scaling K2, the world’s second highest peak and the only of the 14… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Three tips for smart dividend ETF plays NEW YORK(Reuters) – Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Five? 10? 20? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate banking panel on October 3 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Oct. 3, sources familiar with the scheduled meeting said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • With new funding, Tuition.io moves from student loan management to student loan repayments  Back in 2014, Tuition.io was pitching itself as a management platform for student loan repayments. Now, three years later the company has raised $7 million in new financing as it moves from loan management services to actual repayment of student loans. It’s a business model that’s already shown promise, with companies like FutureFuel.io also looking to ...
  • Latest Republican assault on healthcare would punish older Americans CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Republicans’ battle to repeal Obamacare is starting to look less like warfare and more like a game of whack-a-mole. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Wall Street dings Apple after some reported LTE connectivity issues on the new Watch  There are a lot of reports hitting the ‘net this morning in reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3, which indicate that there are some LTE connectivity issues — causing Apple to take a small dip this morning and a speed bump in its march to $1 trillion. Shares of Apple fell around 2.5% this ...
  • Google brings the $399 Android One Moto X4 to Project Fi (and the U.S.)  Google today announced that the Android One Moto X4 is now available for pre-order on its Project Fi page. Like other Android One phones, the mid-range Moto X4, comes with a pure version of Android without any bloatware. This marks the first time an Android One phone is available on Project Fi, Google’s own virtual ...
  • ECB to wind down stimulus starting early 2018: BlackRock’s Rieder NEW YORK (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Rick Rieder said on Wednesday that investors should look for the European Central Bank to withdraw some of its stimulus beginning early next year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Ackman targets retail investors in ADP proxy contest BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose firm owns an 8.3 percent stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc , is turning up the heat in his proxy war for the human… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BlackRock’s Rieder: Investors should expect ECB taper ‘early next year’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Rick Rieder said on Wednesday on Twitter that investors should “look for tapering” from the European Central Bank following an announcement by the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • U.S. expects Madoff $4 billion fund payout to start this year NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government expects this year to begin payouts from a $4 billion fund for Bernard Madoff’s victims, ending their nearly nine-year wait to begin recouping losses from his… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Cash flows accelerate into U.S.-based bond funds: ICI NEW YORK (Reuters) – A tide of cash swept into U.S.-based taxable-bond funds for a 41st straight week, with inflows for the funds swelling to $8.7 billion, from $5.9 billion the week prior,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Nigerian fashion magazine stirs debate about men in skirts LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerians who say a new online fashion magazine promotes homosexuality by featuring men wearing makeup or clad only in miniskirts have misunderstood its agenda, according to its… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Ackman asks ADP’s retail investors to back him in new video BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman on Wednesday spoke to Main Street stockholders, asking this less affluent but hugely influential group to help him win a proxy contest… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Yoko Ono won’t let it be, forces “John Lemon” drink to re-brand LONDON (Reuters) – It wasn’t exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage company’s new drink called “John Lemon”. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Getting your kid to bank summer earnings NEW YORK (Reuters) – Linda Rogers’ father set her up for retirement when she was just a teenager. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • College savings in 529 plans may be worth less than hoped CHICAGO (Reuters) – Parents who are counting on savings in 529 plans to pay for college this year or next could be in for an unpleasant surprise. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Apple’s Lisa Jackson says the EPA hasn’t changed, leadership has changed  Apple’s Vice President Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson has a lot to say about the Environmental Protection Agency. She served as the administrator of the EPA during Obama’s first term, and she now thinks Donald Trump’s administration is causing a great threat to the agency. “The Environmental Protection Agency is, to me, an extension ...
  • This could be the Google Home Mini  There have been rumors for weeks about Google nearing the release of a smaller version of the Google Home. DroidLife just posted what it claims is the upcoming Google Home Mini. If true, the design speaks the same language of the Google Home. The… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Google’s Pixel 2 XL leaks in two colorways, reportedly priced at $849  Google’s big Pixel 2 event is coming up very soon – it’s set for October 4. The Pixel 2 XL has leaked, however, with pictures of both a black and a white color option, and the Pixel 2 XL name is apparently going to be the official one, too, according to a new report from ...
  • Does Siri sound different today? Here’s why  Did you notice that Siri sounds a little more sprightly today? Apple’s ubiquitous virtual assistant has had a little virtual work done on her virtual vocal cords, and her newly dulcet-ized tones went live today as part of iOS 11. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Wells Fargo’s lone outsider aims to clean up bank’s reputation NEW YORK (Reuters) – Before a sales scandal upended its reputation, Wells Fargo & Co was something of a proud outsider in Washington and on Wall Street compared to its big bank peers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Crunch Report | iOS 11 Now Available to Download iOS 11 is now available to download, First Miso Robotics flipping burger installed in a restaurant and Stack Overflow’s salary calculator. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Allstate CEO calls for revamping U.S. flood insurance system NEW YORK (Reuters) – Allstate Corp’s Chief Executive Officer Tom Wilson on Tuesday called on U.S. lawmakers to overhaul a government subsidized flood insurance program, calling for a more streamlined… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • White House weighs abandoning estate tax repeal in Republican tax push WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration may abandon its promise to repeal the U.S. estate tax on inherited assets in an effort to make a still-evolving Republican tax cut framework more… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Tommy Hilfiger closes out London Fashion Week with ‘rock circus’ show LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. designer Tommy Hilfiger closed out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • B.C. Liberals Asked Oil And Gas Industry To Tweak Climate Plan, Docs Show VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s former Liberal government asked oil and gas corporations to “refine” the language of recommendations made by an advisory panel before it finalized its Climate Leadership Plan, documents show.Meeting agendas and pres… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • This Is What A NAFTA-Fuelled Race To The Bottom Looks Like If you want to see what a NAFTA-caused race to the bottom looks like, go to Ingersoll, Ont.In that picturesque town west of Toronto, workers at the CAMI automotive plant are on strike over a reasonable proposal that their employer, General Motors of Ca… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hedge fund manager shuts firm to explore run for Connecticut governor NEW YORK (Reuters) – David Stemerman is winding down his hedge fund firm to explore a run for governor of Connecticut, according to a letter sent to clients of Conatus Capital Management LP on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Vanguard asks passive investors to pay attention for proxy vote BOSTON (Reuters) – Vanguard Group needs its hands-off investor base to pay attention. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Harvard endowment posts gains, new investment chief not satisfied BOSTON (Reuters) – Harvard University, which has been retooling the way it invests its $37.1 billion endowment, reported an investment gain on Tuesday but its investment chief called it… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • How Chris Hammell Of Toronto’s Town Barber Succeeded With A No-Bullsh*t Approach To Business Chris Hammell, owner of Toronto’s Town Barber, has a no-frills attitude when it comes to running his barber shop. “Everybody is trying to find that next thing,” he says in the video above. “It’s like having a cocktail bar as your focus and this mystiqu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. watchdog settled for small fine over Wells Fargo phony accounts: report WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Jefferies’ profit rises on healthy M&A, debt and equity deals (Reuters) – U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC’s third-quarter profit more than doubled as it earned more from advising on debt and equity offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Stockpicking mutual fund managers try new bet: themselves NEW YORK (Reuters) – Active mutual fund managers are decreasing the use of passive exchange-traded funds in their portfolios, a shift that leaves more of their performance numbers up to their own… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • The technology, benefits, risks, and regulatory measures that you need to know about ICOs now  Organizations have raised over $1.8 billion through initial coin offerings (ICO) since January 2017. For the first time this June, Blockchain entrepreneurs raised more money through ICO than traditional venture capital investment. If you haven’t heard of ICOs, it’s the new fundraising phenomenon that has caught almost every investor’s attention. An ICO, also called a ...
  • James Cameron Invests In Sask. Pea Plant, Says Others Should Eat Less Meat VANSCOY, Sask. — Oscar-winning Hollywood director James Cameron was in the heart of the Prairies Monday, pushing protein from plants and suggesting people eat less meat or dairy.Cameron and his wife, former actor Suzy Amis Cameron, are investing … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Bitcoin Has Become About The Payday, Not Its Potential In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth.It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency operating outside the traditional banking and governmental … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Fashion doesn’t need to kill animals: British designer MacDonald LONDON (Reuters) – British fashion designer Julien MacDonald has apologized for using fur in his past collections – raising a hot topic that returned to rock London Fashion Week. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Shehan De Silva Had No Brewing Experience. Now His Beer Is An Award Winner Shehan De Silva, founder of Lost Craft beer, says the secret to entrepreneurial success lies in boxing.”When you get knocked down, you get back up and keep fighting,” he says of the sport. He’s also applied the same ethos to his business.What began as … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • NAFTA Negotiations: U.S. Wants So-Called Sunset Clause In Agreement WASHINGTON — The United States is seeking to insert a so-called sunset clause into a new NAFTA, a controversial proposal that would automatically terminate the agreement after five years unless all three member countries agree to extend it. That idea has been quietly floated for months by U.S. officials who finally made it public Thursday. It prompted ...
  • Amazon Wants A 2nd Headquarters. Toronto Has What It Takes Amazon has sparked a flurry of activity when it announced last week its plans to search for a second headquarters, a move that would reportedly bring 50,000 jobs to the host city. Toronto has what it takes to win this bid. The Six is the most vibrant, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...
  • A More Inclusive NAFTA Is Just Smart Economics When Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announcedthat the modernization of NAFTA would include a concerted effort to create dedicated chapters on gender and Indigenous exclusion as well as the environment, some scoffed that these were irrelevan… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Doctors Who Support Tax Changes Want Their Voices To Be Heard TORONTO — Doctors across Canada who support Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposed tax reforms say they want their voices to be heard above the din of criticism from colleagues and medical societies.To make their point, they have been putting s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Watch industrial robots play traditional instruments  Robots are stealing jobs, the narrative says, and, according to this video, robots are stealing the arts too. The video shows several industrial robotic arms playing the piano, guitar, drums and a keyboard. Through some stellar music production, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • The Nuada smart glove gives your hand bionic powers  In the future, said Andy Warhol, everyone will be bionic for fifteen minutes. I’m paraphrasing, but it looks like a Portuguese company called Nuada is about to give us that opportunity. Created by Filipe Quinaz and Vitor Crespo, the seed-funded company pitched on our Disrupt stage and showed us one of the coolest pieces of ...
  • Sale of ex-Trump aide Scaramucci’s SkyBridge on track: executive BOSTON (Reuters) – The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Top U.S. funds took slightly tougher stand on pay, review finds BOSTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. asset managers took a slightly tougher line on executive pay in the advisory votes they cast at S&P 500 companies this year, a research firm said on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Fewer hedge fund managers call it quits in 1st-half 2017 BOSTON (Reuters) – The number of hedge funds closing their doors this year is slowing as investors add new money and performance improves. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Fall in migration after Brexit could push up inflation, says Carney Bank of England governor says labour shortages could also raise wages in short term, but Brexit would have only modest impact on prices A sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term, according to the governor of ...
  • U.S. Justice Department investigating Equifax execs who dumped shares before announcing breach  The U.S. Justice Department is said to be investigating the questionable sale of stock by Equifax executives in advance of the company’s public announcement of its massive data breach. The investigation is said to include U.S. prosecutors in Atlanta, the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a report this morning from Bloomberg. Three ...
  • Fintech firm Calastone names new operating chief (Reuters) – Financial technology firm Calastone Ltd, which operates a fund transaction network, named Stephen Mohan as chief operating officer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • RPMI Railpen hires new senior investment manager (Reuters) – RPMI Railpen, the British investment manager for the Railways Pension Scheme, named Jocelyn Brown senior investment manager of the company’s sustainable ownership team. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • GAM Holding names Adrian Gosden as investment director (Reuters) – Swiss money manager GAM Holding AG named Adrian Gosden investment director. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Macquarie strengthens European research team (Reuters) – Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd hired analysts Grant Sporre, Serafino Capoferri, Domenico Santoro and Robert Sage to strengthen its European research team. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • MSCI names Jeremy Baskin as head of Americas client coverage (Reuters) – U.S. index provider MSCI Inc on Monday named Jeremy Baskin as head of client coverage in the Americas, replacing Jay McNamara. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Credit Suisse looks to make an impact with new investment wing ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse has set up a new department to nurture socially conscious investing, the latest effort by a major bank to cater for growing demand for so-called impact investing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Institutional portion of ZhongAn’s HK IPO oversubscribed: sources HONG KONG (Reuters) – ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co, China’s first internet-only insurer, has covered the institutional tranche of its up to $1.5 billion initial public offering… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Citi names co-heads for EMEA trade business (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc named Peadar MacCanna and Murat Demirel as trade co-heads for its treasury and trade solutions (TTS) business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Goldman Sachs names new investment banking co-heads for Southeast Asia (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs named Udhay Furtado and Harry Naysmith co-heads of its investment banking unit in Southeast Asia, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America  Venture investing in Latin America continues to pick up the pace, with new deals in financial technology services leading the way. One example of investors’ renewed interest in regional financial services companies is the $14 million in financing that ComparaOnline just wrapped up. The company, now backed by private equity firm Bamboo Capital Partners and ...
  • Diverse shapes, sizes, colors dominate Emmys red carpet (Reuters) – The Emmy awards red carpet challenged the traditional ideals of Hollywood beauty on Sunday with diversity in race, body shape and sexual identity reinventing television’s biggest runway. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...