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#China: Xi’s visits boost confidence in socialist path

#China: Xi’s visits boost confidence in socialist path

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

After attending the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, Chinese President Xi Jinping paid state visits to Vietnam and Laos, writes Pan Jin’e of People’s Daily and Global Times. The trip to Vietnam is Xi’s first state visit after he was re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central […]

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#PEPP: Pan-European Personal Pension proposal – ‘With PEPP, Europe grows further together’

#PEPP: Pan-European Personal Pension proposal – ‘With PEPP, Europe grows further together’

The European Commission’s proposal of 29 June for a regulation that sets out common principles for a Pan-European Personal Pension (PEPP) product has been welcomed by #FinanceWatch and other commentators. The global pensions gap is currently estimated at $70 trillion and forecasted to mushroom to $400 trillion by 2050: this is by far the biggest financial […]

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New #EIB Investment Survey highlights investment gaps and obstacles amid recovery

New #EIB Investment Survey highlights investment gaps and obstacles amid recovery

First EIB Group Survey of 12,500 firms across Europe shows investment recovery is underway and set to strengthen further – but firms need to speed up adoption of new technologies, while uncertainty and lack of skills are still holding many firms back The investment recovery is strengthening in Europe. 84% of European firms reported having […]

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Insurer Lloyd’s of London confirms new #Brussels subsidiary

Insurer Lloyd’s of London confirms new #Brussels subsidiary

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lloyd’s of London says it will establish a new European subsidiary in Brussels to avoid losing business when the UK leaves the EU. The 329-year-old insurance market confirmed the plan as it released its latest annual results. “A subsidiary office will be opened in Brussels with the intention that it will be operational for the […]

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China’s tougher #refinancing policies to divert funds toward real economy 

China’s tougher #refinancing policies to divert funds toward real economy 

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

China’s top securities regulator has amended rules to crack down on excessive and frequent financing and arbitrage through private placement by listed companies. Analysts noted that the new policies will help divert funds from financial investments toward real economy sectors, writes Li Ning. According to the new rules, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) capped […]

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Upstart analysts show #banks the way in new era for research

Upstart analysts show #banks the way in new era for research

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

From a non-descript office in south London, Mark Hiley may be showing the way for Wall Street giants such as JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch to adapt to new European rules requiring them to charge an explicit fee for investment research, writes Alasdair Pal. Unlike the big banks, boutique firms like Hiley’s The Analyst do not […]

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How has the #Cloud streamlined business processes? 

How has the #Cloud streamlined business processes? 

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most people would agree that technology has completely revolutionized the field of business. As businesses have become more efficient at making use of advanced technology, one of the most significant developments overall has been the application of cloud based technology.  For those who are unaware, the cloud is a virtual space where businesses can store […]

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