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Santander and American Express Announce Partnership to Issue Credit Cards in Mexico
9/12/2014 12:26:16 PM
Santander and American Express today announced a partnership to launch the Santander American Express® Credit Card in Mexico. This card offers an innovative way for Card Members to quickly earn rewards on their daily purchases. The new Santander American Express Credit Card, issued by Santander, focuses on rewarding Card Members for their daily spending in department stores …
Canada’s economy set to improve on the back of increased external demand: RBC Economics
9/11/2014 1:27:03 PM
Stronger external demand and the benefits of a more competitive Canadian dollar lifted Canada’s exports in the second quarter of 2014, lifting overall economic growth from weather-related weakness early in the year. This trend is expected to continue to lift GDP growth, according to the latest Economic and Financial Market Outlook issued today by RBC Economics. RBC projects …
Telenor opens Serbia’s most available bank
9/10/2014 3:50:46 PM
Today’s opening of Telenor Group’s first wholly-owned financial institution Telenor banka in Serbia provides customers with innovative mobile banking services and represents a milestone in the company’s development of online financial services and mobile banking in Europe. The digitalization of cash payments and the convenience of online and mobile banking are expected to …
Intercontinental Exchange to Acquire Majority Stake in Holland Clearing House
9/10/2014 10:17:59 AM
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced that it has agreed to make a strategic investment in the Holland Clearing House, a continental European clearing house, to support its comprehensive clearing strategy for financial products. ABN Amro Clearing will retain a minority interest in the …
Small Business Accountancy and Planning firm, Pryde Consulting, Adds PE Backed Vanguard Renewables LLC to Their List of Clients
9/10/2014 7:00:00 AM
Pryde Consulting is delighted to announce the addition of a new client for their full suite of CFO services. Wellesley, MA based Vanguard Renewables LLC (Vanguard) has enlisted Pryde Consulting to meet all their financial and accounting needs.  Vanguard was recently established by a strong and experienced team. Vanguard aims to achieve the highest level of resource and …
Modevity Announces ARALOC™ Support For New Apple Watch
Modevity Announces ARALOC™ Support For New Apple Watch
9/9/2014 5:25:11 PM
Modevity, LLC, a leader in mobile content protection and distribution solutions has announced that the ARALOC™ Platform will support the new Apple Watch. ARALOC™ is based on Modevity‘ s industry leading secure content distribution & DRM technology that is used global leaders in market segments including Publishing, Banking, Healthcare, Finance, Manufacturing and Life …
Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative
Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative
9/9/2014 4:49:03 PM
Small business owners have suffered a great deal in this economy. One industry that has been hit the hardest is construction. Money has always been tight, but since the collapse of the economy in 2008, construction companies have been unable to obtain working capital. Even as the economy starts to slowly recover, construction companies continue to have difficulty getting …
Swiss Economy 2015: Super-Cycle Coming to an End
9/9/2014 11:36:42 AM
Credit Suisse economists have cut their gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecasts for Switzerland to 1.4% for 2014 and 1.6% for 2015 (previously 2.0% and 1.8%). The "super-cycle" – consisting of low interest rates, a real estate price boom and high immigration rates – is coming to an end and the domestic economy is slowing down. The recovery in Switzerland’s export sector …
Imagine Software Sponsors the 2014 AsiaHedge China Forum in Shanghai
9/9/2014 11:18:34 AM
Imagine Software, a leading global provider of financial risk and portfolio management solutions, will showcase its real-time technology as a sponsor of the AsiaHedge China Forum in Shanghai on September 10, 2014. Focused on the development of China’s growing onshore hedge fund industry, the AsiaHedge China Forum brings together key regulators, managers and investors to …
World Bank Country Director Visits Mauritius to Discuss Development Challenges and Opportunities, and Reinforce Ties
9/9/2014 9:50:06 AM
The World Bank Country Director for Mauritius , Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles, and Comoros, Mr. Mark Lundell, will visit Mauritius from September 10-15; his first official visit to Mauritius in his capacity. This visit will serve to review the current stage of cooperation between Mauritius and the World Bank Group in view of its strengthening.      During his stay, Mr. …
Gemalto Unveils the Most Comprehensive Hub Service to Accelerate the Roll-out of Mobile Payment and other Secure Services on Mobile
9/8/2014 4:55:51 PM
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today introduces its Allynis Trusted Services Hub , a turnkey business service that enables financial institutions, enterprises, transport operators and more generally all digital service providers to benefit from a single connection in order to securely deploy their value-added and mobile payment …
Allstate Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report, "Force for Good"
9/8/2014 3:49:47 PM
Today Allstate released its annual Corporate Responsibility report, titled Force for Good . The report focuses on Allstate’s efforts to bring out the good in people’s lives by delivering solutions to challenging societal issues, strengthening communities and elevating its sustainable business practices. This is Allstate’s twelfth corporate responsibility report. "Force for …
Barclays first in UK to launch new Biometric Reader for customers
Barclays first in UK to launch new Biometric Reader for customers
9/5/2014 7:49:48 PM
Barclays, in partnership with Hitachi Europe Ltd. is ramping up the fight against fraud with the launch of the Barclays Biometric Reader, developed with Hitachi’s Finger Vein Authentication Technology (VeinID*) - a new, ground-breaking method for customer authentication in UK banking. By simply scanning their finger, customers will be able to easily access their online bank …
Georgia Educator Named First $250,000 Winner of Wells Fargo’s “What Makes a Home” Contest
9/5/2014 1:13:34 PM
David Meeks of Forsyth, Georgia submitted a photo capturing the excitement of his little boy’s reaction to seeing his own room for the first time in the family’s new home.  The photo and accompanying story resulted in him becoming the first $250,000 winner in the Wells Fargo “What Makes a Home” contest. David and Melissa Meeks said the contest win will enable them to pay off …
China: GEF supports demonstration of climate smart crop production
9/5/2014 9:38:42 AM
Recently the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a grant of US$5.1 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the People’s Republic of China in support of the Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project. China’s intensive crop production relies on high consumption and inefficient use of fertilizers, pesticides and irrigation water inputs. The …
Forum Highlights Importance of Global Standards to Advance Responsible Digital Finance
9/4/2014 2:45:58 PM
The fifth annual Responsible Finance Forum took place on August 28-29, 2014 in Perth, Australia, convening over 100 industry, government and private sector leaders to discuss how digital financial services can be delivered in a transparent, fair and safe manner. Focusing exclusively on the use of technology to provide financial services and products for the poor, the Forum …
The Carlyle Group Releases Latest in ValuCast Podcast Series
9/4/2014 12:00:38 PM
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) today released the latest in its ValuCast audio podcast series, “Global Energy: What’s Hot & What’s Not -- Parts I & II” featuring a conversation with Kenneth Hersh, Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of NGP Energy Capital Management; Robert Mancini, Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle Power …
MiiPharos is Taking Your Security Seriously
MiiPharos is Taking Your Security Seriously
9/4/2014 11:47:09 AM
The masters of disruption technology MiiPharos are getting seriously inside the heart of the market day-by-day with the complete set of product, devices, cloud services, and Apps.   MiiPharos is using the latest ibeacon, bluetooth 4 technology to analyze consumer’s behavior and make ecoupon redemption easier. All of this while promoting everything the eco-friendly way …
Aviva takes preliminary step in proposed initial public offering of its turkish life and pensions joint venture
9/4/2014 11:22:19 AM
Aviva plc (“Aviva”) and Hacı Ömer Sabancı Holding A.S. (“Sabanci”) are assessing a potential initial public offering of a minority stake (up to 20%) in their life and pensions business AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat A.S. (“AvivaSA”). As part of the process, AvivaSA has today submitted a Turkish-language prospectus ( “ Izahname ” ) to the Turkish Capital …
News Release Financial Advisor Joins Janney Montgomery Scott in NYC Branch Office
9/4/2014 10:50:00 AM
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leadingfull-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, announced that Michael Coraggio has joined Janney’s New York City Whitehall branch office as Executive Vice President/Investments. Michael joins Janney from BB&T Scott & String fellow, where he had been a …