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Deutsche Bank reports fourth quarter 2014 net income of EUR 441 million
1/29/2015 9:59:17 AM
Group results Fourth quarter 2014 results Income before income taxes (IBIT) of EUR 253 million Core Bank IBIT, which excludes the Non-Core Operations Unit (NCOU), of EUR 943 million, up EUR 1.4 billion from the prior year period Net revenues of EUR 7.8 billion, up 19% year over year largely reflecting higher revenues in Corporate Banking & Securities …
NXP Semiconductors awarded D-PAS Certification
1/29/2015 8:53:04 AM
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that its Integrated Circuit (IC) for secure card payments has been granted D-PAS certification by Discover Financial Services. The certification applies to implementation of EMV across Discover Network. NXP’s technology now supports all major payment network brands for the U.S. EMV migration and further strengthens its …
Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Busan, Republic of Korea
1/29/2015 8:27:48 AM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold its Annual Meeting in Busan, Republic of Korea, March 26-29, bringing finance officials and business leaders from its 48 member countries to discuss the economic outlook and development challenges of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as investment opportunities and the exchange of best practices between the region …
Stratus Technologies Partners with Mobile Security Company Omlis
1/28/2015 1:11:40 PM
Stratus Technologies, Inc. , the leading provider of availability solutions and secure mobile payments provider, Omlis , today announced a global partnership. Through this partnership Omlis and Stratus will jointly deliver infrastructure and mobile payments security solutions that are “Always On and Always Secure” across the global payments ecosystem. This signifies a step …
Oil Revenues, Economic Growth and Decreased Violence had Little Impact on Iraq’s Poor
1/28/2015 9:55:25 AM
In 2012, one-fifth of Iraq’s population lived below the poverty line, and a significant share of the Iraqi people was vulnerable to falling into poverty, according to a new World Bank Group report. Although the country experienced high economic growth, averaging seven percent annually between 2008 and 2012, poverty fell by only 4 percentage points during this time, and the …
How to Retire Comfortably – Financial Services Company Reveals Secrets
1/27/2015 7:12:28 PM
VICTORIA, Australia January 2015 – Most business owners don’t spend a lot of time nurturing the growth of their superannuation or understanding how their fund is progressing during their working years. When they consider saving for the future , many business owners don’t even bother with superannuation – they believe their businesses will provide them with enough to retire …
Progressive® Insurance goes into ’Beast Mode’ for the biggest game of the year
1/27/2015 4:41:55 PM
What will—or won’t—running back Marshawn Lynch say to reporters leading up to the big game? It’s a question that’s been asked across the sports world for months. Football’s most enigmatic player has been tight-lipped as of late, but Lynch had plenty to say in an 80-second interview that went live before Tuesday’s Media Day event. The tongue-in-cheek digital video, which was …
Special Olympics to Unite the USA in the First-ever Unified Relay Across America Presented by Bank of America
1/27/2015 4:35:34 PM
Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced today on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and help deliver it to Los Angeles for the …
Gemalto provides Banrisul Bank with Ezio solution for highly secure Mobile Banking
1/27/2015 11:17:49 AM
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that the Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Banrisul) has deployed Gemalto’s  Ezio® Multi-Channel Authentication Solution to secure its expanding mBanking services. Banrisul is a leading financial institution in Brazil and will enable all of its 3.9 million customers to perform secure …
IFC, Ant Financial Services Group and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Launch First Internet-based Gender-Finance Program in China to Boost Women Entrepreneurship
1/27/2015 11:10:51 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Ant Financial Services Group, and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women have jointly launched the first internet-based gender-finance program in China as part of a strategic partnership that is expected to expand financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs to help them grow their online businesses. IFC – through the Goldman Sachs …
American Sniper is Just Part of the Story
1/27/2015 6:00:00 AM
“The new movie, American Sniper should not be missed if you love high-action drama and powerful story-telling by some of our best actors,” says Lt. General (Retired) Paul E. Funk, EdD. “However, we hope all will understand that this is still a Hollywood production, and while many of the sounds and emotions are compelling, even brutal, these stories often don’t match up with …
MasterCard Brings Contactless Payment to the PGA TOUR
1/26/2015 2:59:57 PM
MasterCard, the official card of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and the PGA TOUR® are bringing the latest payment technology to the spectator experience with the introduction of contactless acceptance. Food and beverage concessions at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open near the16th hole at TPC Scottsdale will be contactless enabled through a partnership with Prom …
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 …