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World Bank and Islamic Development Bank Join Forces to Improve Quality and Relevance of Education
10/13/2014 10:16:17 AM
The World Bank Group and the Islamic Development Bank announced an agreement today to coordinate efforts on education as one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality and for laying the foundation for sustained economic growth. The initiative is aimed at developing joint strategies for improving education and training systems in member countries of …
World Bank Group and WTO Join Forces to Provide Trade Facilitation Support
10/10/2014 11:54:19 AM
The World Bank Group and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have agreed to enhance their co-operation in assisting developing and least-developed countries to better utilize trade facilitation programs which can help countries reduce trade costs and more fully engage in the global economy. Trade facilitation aims to reduce barriers developing countries now face moving goods …
Deutsche Bank hosts 20th Annual Women on Wall Street conference
10/10/2014 8:24:21 AM
Deutsche Bank hosted the 20th Annual Women on Wall Street® (WOWS) conference on Wednesday October 8, 2014 in New York. The theme of this year’s conference was Collective Wisdom. This year’s anniversary conference opened with a Keynote Address by Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor at Fox Business Network. Jill Schlesinger, Business Analyst for CBS News, then …
First Capital Cashflow and Boldfield launch landmark Direct Debit solution
First Capital Cashflow and Boldfield launch landmark Direct Debit solution
10/9/2014 9:22:29 AM
Are you tired of having to spend hours manually creating and allocating receipts to invoices within your Sage accounting system? The UK’s leading Payment Bureau, First Capital Cashflow, has partnered with leading IT service provider Boldfield to create a first-to-market Direct Debit solution, which will automate the entire reconciliation process between an organisation’s …
New Study on Indian Government Health Insurance Scheme Shows Significant Reduction in Mortality among the Poor
10/9/2014 9:04:06 AM
A government program to provide health insurance for catastrophic illness to households below the poverty line in Karnataka, lowered both mortality rates and out-of-pocket expenses for the residents, according to a recent evaluation published in the leading global health journal The BMJ. The program is implemented by the Karnataka government with support from the World Bank …
IDB forges alliances with artistic and cultural institutions through its Cultural Development Grants Program
10/8/2014 2:43:31 PM
Over the past two decades, through the Cultural Development Grants Program of the External Relations Office, the Inter-American Development Bank has partnered with more than 650 institutions working in the world of art and culture . The goal of these grants is to encourage the preservation and recovery of traditions and cultural heritage projects that contribute to the …
Digital Loeb Classical Library Debuts
10/8/2014 11:27:54 AM
BOSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 -- Safari has announced the successful launch of the digital Loeb Classical Library , which it developed with the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library and Harvard University Press. Using Safari’s award-winning PubFactory publishing platform and innovative team, the digital Loeb Classical Library captures the rich heritage and 520 volumes of Greek …
TRUSTID Honored by Global Telecommunications Companies with “SPIFFY” Award
TRUSTID Honored by Global Telecommunications Companies with “SPIFFY” Award
10/8/2014 10:00:00 AM
The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley awarded TRUSTID, Inc. of Lake Oswego, Oregon the “Core Award for Best Fixed Telecom Opportunity 2014.”  The award was issued in the presence of 400 industry executives at the Telecom Council’s annual SPIFFY Award ceremony. Nearly 200 companies were considered for their innovation, execution, management, and technology superiority.  …
Choppy outlook for European IPO market
10/8/2014 8:52:26 AM
• European markets were quieter than expected with the vast majority of the €6.6 billion proceeds being raised in July alone – but Q3 2014 proceeds were more than double those of Q3 2013 • In London, 23 companies raised €1.9 billion in the quarter, in line with the same period in 2013 • A number of large deals raised over €4.3 billion in the first few days of October, …
Essex Capital Arranges $6.75 Million Recapitalization
Essex Capital Arranges $6.75 Million Recapitalization
10/7/2014 2:28:48 PM
Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced the closing of a $6,750,000 debt recapitalization for Century Everglades, LLC, (“CE” or the “Company”), a privately-held building products manufacturer and distributor based in Homestead, Florida. As a part of the restructuring, Essex was successful in putting together a comprehensive debt solution that involved two specialty …
Thomson Reuters to Host the Fifth Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong
10/7/2014 12:41:56 PM
Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that the 5th Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit will take place in Hong Kong on 29 - 30 October, 2014. The Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit provides a forum for regional and global regulatory bodies and policy makers within the financial services industry across the …
IFC Provides $125 million in Loans and Guarantees to BBM to Support Agribusiness in Brazil
10/7/2014 12:00:13 PM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced it will provide US$ 125 million to Banco BBM S.A. in loans and guarantees to expand access to finance for medium-sized corporations in Brazil’s agribusiness sector. IFC’s loan totals US$ 100 million and consists of a 5-year US$ 50 million loan, a 3-year US$ 25 million syndicated loan, and a 5-year US$ 25 million loan through …
FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Spanish-Language Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation
10/7/2014 11:58:14 AM
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today launched a Spanish-language version of Money Smart for Older Adults. This free financial resource tool is designed to help aid older adults (age 62 and older) and their caregivers prevent, identify and respond to elder financial exploitation, which affects millions of senior …
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Names Dalila Wilson-Scott Head of Global Philanthropy
10/7/2014 10:57:15 AM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. today named Dalila Wilson-Scott Head of Global Philanthropy. Wilson-Scott will continue to serve as the President of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. "Dalila’s leadership has been critical to the development of JPMorgan Chase’s most significant corporate responsibility initiatives," said Peter Scher, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate …
Golden Rule Philosophy Inspires Ohio Vallmar Company to Provide Custom Branding and Promotional Solutions for Businesses
Golden Rule Philosophy Inspires Ohio Vallmar Company to Provide Custom Branding and Promotional Solutions for Businesses
10/7/2014 7:11:33 AM
Vallmar Company recently provided Valmark Securities with a custom solution to their corporate gift need: the high-quality Golden Rule Marble™ . ValMark Securities is a national independent broker dealer specializing in equity, investment advisory and risk management products and support services for the nation’s top echelon of wealth transfer and corporate insurance …
Mauro Dognini appointed General Manager of Monte Titoli
10/6/2014 11:44:14 AM
Monte Titoli, part of London Stock Exchange Group, today announces that it has appointed Mauro Dognini as General Manger. Mauro joins Monte Titoli from RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) Investors Services where he was Italian General Manger from 2011 to 2014. Previously, he was Vice General Manager of Italy & Global Head of Asset Managers and Asset Owners Solutions for BNP …
New research shows huge export value of ‘Brand Britain’ to British business
10/6/2014 11:41:00 AM
Overseas consumers will pay a premium for British branded goods above English, Scottish or Welsh British exporters could unlock a premium of up to £2.1bn by branding their products as Made in Britain across the eight countries in the study Half of UK goods are currently exported to the EU where British goods command a lower premium but the appetite for British branded …
Cambodia - World Bank Expects Slower Growth in Developing East Asia Pacific in 2014
10/6/2014 9:03:40 AM
Developing countries in East Asia Pacific will see slightly slower economic growth this year, but the pace of growth in the region, excluding China, will pick up next year, as the gradual recovery in high-income economies boosts demand for exports from the region, according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update released today by the World Bank. Still, developing East Asia …
Wells Fargo Awards Second $250,000 “What Makes a Home” Contest Winner
10/3/2014 10:00:36 AM
Lisa Stenzel of Timnath, Colorado knew that home was the best place for her special-needs son Ty to heal and grow. His tough journey to become a happy, healthy toddler inspired the video she entered to win the Wells Fargo “ What Makes a Home ” contest. The win will help the family reach a number of their financial goals that include purchasing their current home and …
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 to Address The New Global Context
10/3/2014 9:33:13 AM
2,500 leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society, academia, media and the arts will convene in Davos-Klosters in January for the World Economic Forum’s 45th Annual Meeting The theme, The New Global Context, reflects the current period of profound political, economic, social and technological change Meeting will advance over 50 Forum-led …