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What could have been Nigeria was expected to be the fastest growing hospitality market with an expected compound annual increase of 12% from 2019 to 2023 according to a PwC projection. At the start of 2020 however, the COVID-19 pandemic spread globally and the tourism industry was one of the hardest hit. Globally, the tourism […]

Green Dot announces share buyback progra...

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program with authority to purchase up to $100 million of common stock. The authorization is for an indefinite period. “We are pleased to announce that our Board of Directors has authorized a $100 million share buyback […]

Banking, a sector that is quick to emerg...

Profits hit a record high just a year after the Covid-19 pandemic brought economic activities to a halt. [iStockphoto] Winston Churchill made a famous observation during the darkest days of World War II: Never let a good crisis go to waste. For Kenyan banks, this rings true. It has become an industry that recognizes a […]

Expanding Online Small Business Loans He...

Small business lending continues to improve steadily, but at a slow pace. While the rebound in percentage approval rates for small business loan applications pales in comparison to the pre-pandemic highs recorded in February 2020, the direction has been generally positive for about a year at this point. For example, small business loan approval percentages […]

Mobile banking adoption increases to 58%

Currencies Mobile banking adoption increases to 58% Friday, February 18, 2022 Signage shows branch banking and mobile money services in a Nyeri store. PICTURES | JOSEPH KANYI | NMG By Edna MwendaMore from this author Summary A customer satisfaction survey conducted by the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) revealed that mobile banking was the most preferred […]

The evolution of private debt

Discover opportunitiesThe Twin Brook team invests in a wide range of industries, but focuses on private equity-backed borrowers that typically have an EBITDA between $3 million and $50 million, with an emphasis on companies with a EBITDA of $25 million and below – or those in the lower middle market. Looking at the market today […]

The Fed can’t get a head start

New rules the Federal Reserve released in October to crack down on stock trading by board governors, regional presidents and senior executives seemed like a neat little bow to address a then-burgeoning scandal that, less than a month earlier had played a role in the resignation. leaders of the central bank’s Boston and Dallas satellites. […]

Financial ETFs could bet on bread and bu...

Banks could delay increasing deposit interest payments if the Federal Reserve raises rates, which could further bolster their livelihoods business and support the outlook for financial sector-linked exchange-traded funds. The Fed signaled it would raise rates in March, the first of several potential hikes in 2022. With higher interest rates, customers would typically see higher […]

V-Belt Market Share 2021 Growth Developm...

Global V-Belt Market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts undertaken to study the correct and valuable information. The data that has been reviewed takes into account both existing top players and upcoming competitors. The business strategies of key players and new industries entering the market are studied in detail. A well-explained SWOT analysis, […]

Bank earnings retain bright colors | Bu...

Credit grew nearly 14% Currently, few commercial banks are still publishing their business results in 2021, but the figures that a few banks have just announced show that they have good business results. In addition to the core business of credit, the diversification of income from services and digital transformation have also contributed to the […]

Experts suggest more funds for education...

The 2022 Union budget session will start on January 31. An expert highlighted the difficulties faced by students and the impact of Covid-19 on the Indian economy. Financial budget 2022: Indian economy experts NEW DELHI: Two years of the Covid-19 pandemic have weakened the Indian economy. Ahead of the next budget session, experts are calling […]

Lanka invites Indian investment in infra...

On Saturday, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar held a virtual meeting with Sri Lankan Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa. This interaction follows Rajapaksa’s visit to India last month. The two ministers noted positively the $400 million extension to Sri Lanka under the SAARC Currency Swap Agreement and the postponement of the $515.2 million ACU settlement from […]

How Some Americans End Up With No Credit...

Is the amount of money someone earns preventing them from getting a desirable credit score? Or their race and ethnicity? The answers: No, absolutely not. Some consumers think the exact opposite, but your income, race, or ethnicity is not used to calculate your personal credit score and does not increase or alter your score. Still, […]

Market Perspectives: How Can RCEP Benefi...

As part of renewed efforts to establish regional trade relations, the world’s largest free trade pact, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), entered into force on the first day of 2022 between 15 Asian countries. Member States include China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

Deadline for filing the life certificate...

Retiree Life Certificate Submission Deadline Extended to February 28 | Photo credit: BCCL New Delhi: The government has extended the period for submitting the life certificate for central government retirees until February 28, 2022, following the Covid-19 pandemic. “In view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in various states and given the vulnerability of the elderly […]

Investment banking trends: the year 2022...

The year 2021 has turned out to be a rich year for investment bankers with unprecedented opportunities emerging across various verticals in finance and investment. By Jyoti Prakash Gadia The year 2021 has turned out to be a rich year for investment bankers with unprecedented opportunities emerging across various verticals in finance and investment. Despite […]

Qatar’s banking sector shows resilience,

Qatar’s banking sector has shown resilience and recorded impressive business growth in 2021, driven by the need to continue supporting the country’s future ambitions.The measures taken by the Central Bank of Qatar (QCB) have allowed the quality of the banking sector’s assets to be monitored this year.Total assets of Qatari banks grew 0.2% month-on-month (MoM), […]

UMB Bank selected as custodian of the CO...

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – UMB Bank, na, subsidiary of UMB Financial Company (Nasdaq: UMBF), announces today that it has been selected to serve as custodian for the Colorado Local Government Liquid Asset Trust (COLOTRUST), a local government investment pool established in 1985 and accessible to all counties, Colorado towns, cities and school […]

Booming foreign investment | The star

CLICK TO ENLARGE PETALING JAYA: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia is expected to increase by next year, with investment in technology and green technologies being the potential new areas of growth for foreign entry. The spread of the Omicron variant, on the other hand, should not dampen FDI inflows. Malaysian Institute of Economic Research […]

2021 AEC / Sovereign wealth funds grow s...

Sovereign wealth funds are gaining ground in Africa, although urgent financial reforms are needed to stimulate foreign investment following the Covid-19 pandemic. This is what economic experts say speaking on the second day of the 2021 African Economic Conference in Cabo Verde. Studies presented at one of Friday’s sessions highlighted the progress made in some […]

Neo-bank on innovation – The Bull & Bear

The COVID-19 pandemic has catalyzed technology adoption and accelerated innovation even in the most static industries. Long-standing financial institutions in the Western world have not been immune to the changing tides. With home orders limiting mobility in society, people needed online bank accounts to meet their personal banking needs and turned to a growing cohort […]

Sovereign wealth funds are slowly gainin...

Share it with more people! Sovereign wealth funds are gaining ground in Africa, although urgent financial reforms are needed to boost foreign investment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic experts said on day two of the 2021 African Economic Conference . Studies presented at one of the sessions on Friday, December 3 highlighted […]

Bharti AXA Life new business premium up ...

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, a private life insurer, said on Monday that the company’s weighted new business premium increased 33% in the first half of this fiscal year to 285 crore (214 crore). The company saw an 8% growth in its renewal premium to 645 crore (₹ 594 crore). Total premium income increased moderately to […]

Gordon to Use $ 27 Million in Relief Fun...

A portion of that $ 27 million will be used to sponsor the first year of the Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP), the office said in a statement. The initiative, unveiled in January, is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and community colleges in the state. The money comes from funds given to Wyoming through […]

New Jersey bank to acquire Bank of Delma...

OceanFirst Financial Corp CEO Chris Maher said the acquisition of Partners Corp. matches the financial institution’s plan to expand into Maryland and Delaware. | PHOTO COURTESY OF OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP. SEAFORD – OceanFirst Financial Corp., a growing bank in New Jersey, has announced plans to purchase Bancorp Partners, the parent company of Seaford-based Bank of […]

Subsidiary disbursed 84,000 loans withou...

A subsidiary of Indusind Bank disbursed nearly 84,000 loans without the client’s consent in May 2021 due to a technical glitch, the private lender said on Saturday, which denied the rollover allegations. An independent review will correct the process failure or accounting failure of Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd (BFIL), the bank’s microfinance arm. Client consent […]

COVID-19 brings Nigeria’s mobile banking

Posted November 4, 2021 The value of mobile money transactions increased to 9.72% of Nigeria’s gross domestic product in 2020, as lockdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic pushed more people into internal banking and banking. other digital transactions. However, the number of registered mobile money agent outlets per 1,000 km2 has been reduced to 141.81, according […]

Wall Street Banks Intensify Preparations...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street banks are stepping up preparations for the Federal Reserve’s withdrawal of pandemic stimulus measures to ensure they are able to handle spikes in market volatility, help clients manage risk – and make a profit. While the Fed is expected to officially announce on Wednesday that it will begin cutting […]

How your business can weather the Covid ...

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen New Zealand small businesses take one after the other and the crisis shows no signs of ending anytime soon. However, the strength of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has always been their adaptability. In this climate of uncertainty, business owners are digging deep and finding ways to weather the storm. […]

Vulnerable countries need urgent funds t...

One such redistribution is climate justice – and “we will not succeed in reducing our carbon emissions if the world’s poorest and most affected by climate change are not shielded from the costs of the energy transition,” according to an article by opinion co-authored by Hasina in Newsweek. with Patrick Verkooijen, CEO of the Global […]

Osinbajo and Emefiele Seek Investments i...

Yesterday Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele and Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pleaded for increased investment in the health sector to reduce the 6 billion naira spent. on medical tourism every year. The trio made the call in Lagos at the inauguration of Duchess International Hospital, a multi-million […]

Intuit launches Money by QuickBooks, a m...

Money by QuickBooks is the latest addition to QuickBooks’ comprehensive suite of solutions that help small businesses get paid and manage their cash flow. The Money by QuickBooks mobile app is now available for free on iOS and Android, designed to give entrepreneurs, freelancers and sole proprietorship start-ups full control over their money with the […]

AUB ready for competition in digital ban...

Lawrence Agcaoili – The Filipino Star October 21, 2021 | 00h00 MANILA, Philippines – Rebisco Group’s banking arm, Asia United Bank (AUB), strengthens its digital platform as it continues to prepare for intense competition from new entrants, especially in the digital bank. The banking arm of the Rebisco group, Asia United Bank (AUB), is strengthening […]

How gender-focused investments can stren...

The Covid-19 crisis has shone the spotlight on the challenges facing women in Africa, who already carried a heavy burden of care. The funding gap for women-owned businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and for women-led fund managers is currently estimated at $ 42 billion, in often neglected sectors and in industries where women are economically active. […]

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers | Bus

Laura Rosendo joined the Pikes Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation in Colorado Springs as Executive Director. She was Director of Development and Head of Major Gifts at Colorado College, Head of Business Development at Regis University, and Head of the Communications and Outreach Program at the US Anti-Doping Agency. Luis Rosales and Luc Smith joined Academy […]

Bank of the Regions: Small business owne...

According to the Regions Next Step omnibus survey Bank of regions, an overwhelming majority of business owners and senior executives are focused on investing the business to drive growth over the coming year. The survey, which was conducted by Regions Next step, the bank’s free financial education program, found that about nine in ten companies […]

Ghanaian banking sector total assets of ...

Share it with more people! At the end of December 2020, the total assets of the banking sector stood at GH ¢ 149.3 billion, an increase of 15.7% compared to 22.8% at the end of December 2019. This compared to GH ¢ 128.98 billion recorded at the end of December 2019 with weaker asset growth […]

Total banking sector assets were GH ¢ 14

At the end of December 2020, the total assets of the banking sector stood at GH ¢ 149.3 billion, an increase of 15.7% compared to 22.8% at the end of December 2019. This compared to GH ¢ 128.98 billion recorded at the end of December 2019 with slower asset growth in 2020 reflecting the adverse […]

A bridge to Trinity: Missoula’s investme

Residents of Missoula gather outside the courthouse on “the longest night” to remember the homeless residents who have died in the past year. The city and county are investing heavily in homelessness with one-time federal funding, hoping it will serve as a gateway to better options. (Martin Kidston / Courant Missoula) With federal funding in […]

Baku and Prague must step up mutual trad...

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 30 By Sadraddin Aghjayev – Trend: Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic must step up their trade and mutual investment, said Czech Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhanek, visiting Azerbaijan, at the joint press conference with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, Trend reports on September 30. “We greatly appreciate our strategic […]

Support for small businesses offered by ...

Anna Bligh, Managing Director of the Australian Banking Association. Source: AAP Image / Mick Tsikas. More and more small businesses are receiving financial assistance from their banks amid ongoing lockdowns in the country’s two most populous states. New statistics released by the Australian Banking Association show that hardship aid, including postponing credit card payments and […]

NCUA plan would exempt public funds from...

Billions of funds earmarked for credit unions under the Treasury’s emergency capital investment program could be exempt from the National Credit Union Administration’s pending subordinated debt rule. Credit unions would prefer the option of using the ECIP money to meet their risk-based capital requirements, but this would not be possible under the current rule, which […]

New Statement of Expectations for the Au...

The Morrison government today released a new statement of expectations for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), outlining government priorities and ASIC’s expectations. Statements of expectations are issued by ministers to regulatory bodies within their ministerial portfolios to provide greater clarity on relevant government policies and objectives. The publication of a new Statement of […]

Good show from private banks, best from ...

Whether it’s net profits, commissions or bad debt, public sector banks outperformed their private sector counterparts in the June quarter. The subjectsPrivate banks | PSB | APM In March 2021, gross non-performing assets (GNPA) of the Indian banking system represented 7.5% of advances. After setting money aside for provisions, the net NPA (NNPA) was 2.4 […]

Business Monday ETC. : edition of Augus...

Agawam company obtains a labor subsidy Belt technologies, a manufacturer of metal belt conveyor solutions and custom conveyor systems for more than five decades, received a grant of $ 45,600 to help train 24 workers and create at least two new jobs before 2023. The State Executive Office for Work and Workforce Development Workforce Training […]