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13th January 2021

North AmericaSecond impeachment against Trump approved

One week before his departure from the presidency, 232 congressmen vote in favour of the impeachment for "incitement to rebellion" launched by the opposition after the assault …

13th January 2021

North AmericaRepublicans break from Trump over impeachment

Congressmen ask Pence to declare Trump "incapable of executing the duties of his office and of immediately exercising the …

11th January 2021

AsiaNorth AmericaUS Dollar advances and Asian stocks tumble

The dollar climbed a third day against major peers and Treasury futures were flat.

7th January 2021

North AmericaUS Congress confirms Biden's victory after violent assault on the Capitol

Donald Trump commits to a peaceful transition of power at the end of a chaotic day that caused four …

5th January 2021

EuropeNorth AmericaBritish justice blocks Julian Assange's extradition to the US

The US government has 14 days to appeal the ruling, while the activist's lawyers request his immediate release on …

5th January 2021

Blockchain and payments

Blockchain has been a “hot topic” for the last 12 years since its first practical implementation in 2009 in …

30th December 2020

Scaling Financial-Reporting Accuracy in the Age of High-Dimensional Big Data

Family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWI) are shocked when they learn the magnitude and consistency of data …

29th December 2020

AsiaInterview with Mr.Keith Wong, CEO of Winland Wealth Management

An interview with Mr Keith Wong, CEO of Winland Wealth Management in Hong Kong, awardee of “Most Distinguished Wealth …

28th December 2020

North AmericaDonald Trump signs stimulus plan after blocking it for days

The ratification turns this aid package into law for families and companies in the midst of the health and …

27th December 2020

North AmericaProviding Financial Education for Women

Financial education as a way of empowering women. Athena Bank works as a platform that offers educational courses for …

23rd December 2020

North AmericaAfter months of negotiation, the US Congress approves 900,000 million dollars COVID-19 relief package

On Monday, the United States Congress approved a stimulus package worth 900,000 million dollars (735,000 million euros) to face …

23rd December 2020

MENAInvest in Sharjah: Fuelling local economy by maximising investor experience

Sharjah’s investment promotion arm is building on the emirate’s vision of inspiring sustainable development by identifying and facilitating opportunities …

22nd December 2020

AsiaOkkami: Perfecting the art of service

In order to adjust to the ‘new normal’ hospitality industries need to change their services. Okkami shows how technology …

21st December 2020

EuropeCountries halt travel from UK over new coronavirus variant

The new strain of coronavirus found in the UK has Europe on the brink.

21st December 2020

AfricaThe benefits of a shared geospatial infrastructure

The global leader in location intelligence, Esri, has announced a joint initiative that aims to promote policies that foster …

18th December 2020

Bitcoin hits all-time high and is approaching $ 24,000

The cryptocurrency reaches its maximum thanks to the entry of institutional investors. It has risen by 9% to 23,256 …

18th December 2020

Climate’s risky business

The effects of climate change are becoming more noticeable, leading to growing concerns about their human and economic impact.

17th December 2020

Top 5 emerging markets to invest in renewable energy in 2021

The consulting firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) published the ranking on energy transition in emerging markets.

16th December 2020

EuropeBritish pound surges on reports of Brexit trade deal progress

Sterling pound climbed 0.4% against the dollar following the remarks, breaking above the $1.35 barrier, and the euro also …

14th December 2020

EuropeNationwide lockdown in Germany as coronavirus surges

Germany closes schools and non-essential stores from next Wednesday until the 10th of January.

14th December 2020

Global outage for Google services

45-minute global outage for Gmail, YouTube and other Google services.

11th December 2020

Digiterre Leads the Way in Technology and Data for Investment Managers

Digiterre advices investment management firms how to manage data at a time of significant business and technology disruption.

10th December 2020

Davos forum moves to Singapore due to pandemic

The organisation alleges that the change in location from central Europe to the Asia-Pacific region reflects the Forum's priority …

10th December 2020

North AmericaUnited States sues Facebook over monopoly, WhatsApp and Instagram at risk

The US Government and 48 states denounce the platform for monopoly.

10th December 2020

Making Finance Work for Women

Women’s World Banking and industry experts met for the annual Making Finance Work for Women Virtual Summit to discuss …

8th December 2020

Asian assets come up as this season’s must haves

Asian assets become what investors are looking for in this holiday season.

7th December 2020

Final stage of Brexit trade deal

Brexit trade talks are coming to an end, but the situation has become critical. Both parts failed to narrow …

1st December 2020

Cryptocurrency Deposits: Is Bitcoin Good For Investment?

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are experiencing a new wave of popularity in 2020. Prices are soaring and the market is …