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Danone opens trading on Euronext markets, celebrating successful €1.3 billion bond issue
Danone opens trading on Euronext markets, celebrating successful €1.3 billion bond issue
1/23/2015 2:49:30 PM
Euronext, the leading exchange in the Eurozone, today congratulated Danone on the success of its dual-tranche €1.3 billion bond issue. Aimed at financing the group’s business and growth by extending the maturity of its debt, the bonds were admitted to trading on 14 January. Danone’s bonds were listed on Euronext Paris as part of a dual-tranche €1.3 billion bond issue …
World Bank: Bulgaria Can Achieve Faster, More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
World Bank: Bulgaria Can Achieve Faster, More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
1/23/2015 9:55:06 AM
World Bank Regional Director for Central Europe and the Baltic Countries, Mamta Murthi, visited Bulgaria this week to discuss with the government, parliament and other stakeholders how can Bulgaria turn the tide and promote growth and shared prosperity in the context of the preparation of the Bulgaria Systematic Country Diagnostic report. According to World Bank Group’s …
Most Commodity Prices Expected to Continue Declining in 2015, in Rare Occurrence, Says WB Report
1/22/2015 4:55:25 PM
This year may well see a rare occurrence for world commodity markets – a decline in all nine key commodity price indices, says the World Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook , released today. While oil prices have seen the most dramatic decline, the third largest since World War II, other commodities have also been gradually weakening in recent months. And this broad-based …
GE Capital’s Telecom, Media and Technology Business Closes Strong
1/22/2015 10:28:21 AM
GE Capital’s Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) financing business today announced it completed more than 50 transactions totaling $5 billion during 2014, including $1.3 billion across 17 technology sector transactions. The TMT business addressed the financial needs of customers in key growth sectors including the cable, data center, metro fiber, radio, TV, digital media and …
London Stock Exchange Group and City Gateway launch new financial apprenticeship scheme
1/20/2015 3:58:11 PM
London Stock Exchange Group has partnered with London based charity, City Gateway, to launch a new scheme to help young people, aged 16-24 years old, take part in apprenticeships in the financial services industry. The ‘Gateway to the City’ initiative will pioneer a new pathway into the sector, by providing participants with year long apprenticeships and training at both …
Sarasota Flood Maps
Sarasota Flood Maps
1/20/2015 2:22:24 PM
Preliminary flood maps are now available in Sarasota County, Florida. Some property owners may have to start paying for flood insurance, while others may see their premiums increase. Sarasota County’s proposed new flood maps already are having a chilling effect on real estate transactions, and some real estate agents say the problem is being made worse by an absence of good …
With SAS®, Brazil’s largest credit union bolsters security and growth of loan portfolio
1/20/2015 12:24:38 PM
Looking to bolster portfolio performance through better credit risk management, Sicredi, Brazil’s largest credit union and a SAS customer since 2010, turned once again to SAS for expanded quantitative analysis. With SAS Real-Time Decision Manager and SAS Visual Analytics , Sicredi expects to make faster credit decisions and decrease potential credit risk losses. “These …
Xerox Helps Financial Institutions Fight Duplicate-Check Fraud
1/20/2015 12:23:13 PM
Xerox is working with financial institutions to reduce the estimated $1.1 billion in U.S. check fraud [1] through a new service that detects duplicate checks prior to processing payment. Duplicate payment processing occurs when a check is deposited to an account more than once – for example, via an electronic check-imaging deposit and then at a bank branch – causing the …
Yale Undergraduate picks Wall Street Survivor as Investment Education Platform
Yale Undergraduate picks Wall Street Survivor as Investment Education Platform
1/20/2015 12:17:46 PM
YUDI will use Wall Street Survivor’s newly launched finance and investing courses, engage with Wall Street Survivor’s leadership team, and partake in Wall Street Survivor’s proprietary stock games , to help the Yale student body gain a stronger foothold on how to invest in stocks and learn about the importance and fundamentals of personal finance. “We are delighted to …
“Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery” An Amazon Best-Selling Book, Will Be Free One More Day
“Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery” An Amazon Best-Selling Book, Will Be Free One More Day
1/20/2015 6:00:00 AM
Tamara Rasheed is proud to present her Best-Selling book, “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery.” Tamara wrote Better Than Credit Repair for people who want to develop their credit toward a specific purpose, like getting their dream car, dream home, seeking money to finance a business, or creating multiple streams of income. Better Than Credit Repair …
Give Your Credit Purpose Beyond The Credit Score – “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery” Free For 5 Days
Give Your Credit Purpose Beyond The Credit Score – “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery” Free For 5 Days
1/17/2015 6:00:00 AM
Tamara Rasheed is proud to present her book, “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery.” Tamara wrote Better Than Credit Repair for people who want to develop their credit toward a specific purpose, like getting their dream car, dream home, seeking money to finance a business, or creating multiple streams of income. Better Than Credit Repair also helps …
Invesco PowerShares Licenses Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index for New ETF
1/16/2015 11:46:30 AM
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (“Invesco PowerShares”) has recently selected the Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index as the basis for a new exchange traded fund (ETF).* The Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index offers a unique and practical alternative to conventional weighted indexes. Rather than assigning an equal weight to each index constituent, Russell’s sector …
UBS Chief Investment Office WM publishes UBS Real Estate Focus 2015
1/16/2015 11:34:14 AM
The current high price level, increased building activity and stricter regulation have cooled the Swiss homeownership market further in 2014. The 2.5% price increase for condominiums and 1.5% increase for single-family houses were well below the average growth rate over the past 15 years. Given robust economic conditions and the gradual slowdown in the rise in real estate …
Peru/World Bank: Improvements in Water and Sewage Systems to Reach More than 200 Thousand Residents in Northern Lima
1/16/2015 11:08:46 AM
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved US$55 million in new financing today for a project that will extend the benefits of rehabilitating water and sewage networks to more than 239,000 low income residents in Northern Lima. “This new financing builds on the results of the first stage of the project carried out in Northern Lima,” said Marco Vargas Medina, …
First Tennessee names new Commercial Banking Leader
1/16/2015 10:07:22 AM
Renee Drake, a veteran banker with more than 30 years of experience, is the new executive vice president for commercial banking at First Tennessee Bank in Nashville. She will succeed Tony Thompson, who is now the president of First Tennessee’s newest community banking market of Columbia, Tenn. “First Tennessee is on the path to become Nashville’s bank, just as we’re …
Aviva adds expat growth destinations to international PMI
1/16/2015 9:06:58 AM
The increasingly popular expat destinations of Bahrain and Jordan have been added to Aviva’s Gulf Solutions private medical insurance cover, providing the international market with a single compliant approach to medical insurance in the Gulf region using leading local insurers and providers. In addition, Aviva has collaborated with Dutch insurer OZF Achmea to offer a …
It’s Time! “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery” Will Be Free To Download Tomorrow 01/17/15
It’s Time! “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery” Will Be Free To Download Tomorrow 01/17/15
1/16/2015 6:00:00 AM
Tamara Rasheed is proud to present her book, “Better Than Credit Repair: The Handbook of Credit Mastery.” Tamara wrote Better Than Credit Repair for people who want to develop their credit toward a specific purpose, like getting their dream car, dream home, seeking money to finance a business, or creating multiple streams of income. Better Than Credit Repair also helps …
SME Export Indicator Q1 2015: Optimism and new markets
1/15/2015 11:51:56 AM
Swiss SMEs are starting off the new year with confidence. A survey of 217 Swiss companies conducted by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) reveals that almost a third of them want to expand into distant markets, while Europe remains very important for their exporting activity. Germany, the USA and France are the most significant export markets for Swiss SMEs, according to …
appStrategy Releases Configurable Business Rules Engine for CRM, ERP, Big Data and Legacy Platforms
appStrategy Releases Configurable Business Rules Engine for CRM, ERP, Big Data and Legacy Platforms
1/15/2015 11:30:41 AM
appStrategy, Inc. a global source for surround data integration, automation and governance software solutions, today announced the availability of appRules 2.0.   The new product suite is a powerful and highly configurable business rules engine that is based on Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation. appRules 2.0 includes out-of-the-box action and condition categories for …
IDB supports Uruguay’s international strategic positioning
1/15/2015 11:02:57 AM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $247 million credit to finance the third and last stage of a program that will help to consolidate Uruguay’s international positioning by attracting investments in high value-added sectors, improving the promotion and ease of trade and developing local innovation and technological absorptive capacities.  The first stage …