BoE Increases Capital Buffer Ceiling To Facilitate Probable Post Brexit Lending Market
The Financial Policy Committee (FPC) of Bank of England (BoE) has warned on Tuesday about possible financial outlook after Brexit. To tackle the possible lending market debacle, the committee has raised bank’s capital buffer requirement. However, the move has been criticized by the Brexit supporters whenever the referendum poll gets nearer.
Mar 30, 2016 08:05 AM EDT
'Little Ripper', A $200,000 Helicopter Drone That Will Guard Australian Coastlines Against Shark Attack
Australian lifeguards will get a help from 'Little Ripper' to detect shark presence along New South Wales' coastlines with its aerial view using infrared cameras. The project costs $200,000 where Westpac sponsors the trial for the search and rescue operations.
Mar 01, 2016 09:00 AM EST
Danske Bank Cuts Jobs For Adapting With Post Crisis Landscape
Danske Bank has reportedly spent $60 million against its workforce compared with a year earlier. Meanwhile, the bank company has recently achieved an average ‘buy’ rating from most of the analysts. To retain the achievement with further upgrading, the bank has adopted cost cutting measures which include job cuts in 46 positions of mostly the IT portfolio.
Mar 01, 2016 08:57 AM EST
Ren Zhiqiang: Latest Victim of China’s Tougher Cyber Laws: Mulls For Further Toughening
China has been widely criticized for strict cyber laws. On Sunday, the communist government has mulled its legislative power to impose ban on accounts of former Chinese tycoon, Ren Zhiqiang. While around 40 Chinese journalists have been confined in jail as victims of tougher cyber laws, the communist government is going to enact further tougher laws on March 10.
Feb 29, 2016 09:24 AM EST
Eskom to Receive Last Payment of 5 Billion Rand Bailout By Next Week
Next week, Eskom will be paid the remaining balance from the bailout. Eskom CE Brian Molefe expressed frustration to learn that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that the funds will be withheld. Treasury informed that the fund will be transferred and is already being processed.
Feb 28, 2016 05:49 AM EST
UK's Finance Minister pushes G20 against Brexit
UK's Finance Minister George Osborne may take leverage of Group of 20 to support Britain to stay with the European Union (EU). G20 meeting is being held on 26-27 February in Shanghai. Brexit may be a major outcome at the G20 finance ministers meeting.
Feb 26, 2016 08:31 AM EST
New Zealand can sustain low inflation according to Finance Minister Bill English
According to Bill English, New Zealand can sustain low inflation as the central bank aim to reduce borrowing costs, if needed. New Zealand is hoping to achieve economic stability amid the global financial crisis.
Feb 25, 2016 08:34 AM EST
Syrian Refugees in Turkey Contributed to the Country's Economic Growth According to Government Officials
Turkish government officials acknowledged that the influx of Syrian refugees to the country has contributed in boosting the economy. Turkey’s economic growth has seen an unexpected growth in the third quarter, even as some economic aspects suffered and strained from the flow of migrants.
Feb 24, 2016 09:27 AM EST
Massive cocoa production will revive struggling economy of West Africa
Experts of African economy believe that the growing cocoa production will help the West African countries to recover from the flagging economic condition.
Feb 19, 2016 09:18 AM EST
Zimbabwe Suffers Severe Drought And Is In Need Of $1.5 Billion Aid
Zimbabwe suffers a massive disaster in the form of drought which has hit immensely on the entire country. The Vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has appealed for $1.5bn aid from the local businesses and charities to save more than a quarter of his population from extreme water scarcity.
Feb 12, 2016 07:31 AM EST
Global growth concerns hammer down Europe stocks drop for 7th day
For seven sessions in a row, European stocks suffered losses amid growing concerns about the global economy growth. The lower oil prices, disappointing quarterly results and sluggish global markets are also taking a toll on European stocks. Indicating the alarming situation in the European financial sector, the cost insuring debt against default reached its peak since 2013.
Feb 10, 2016 08:29 AM EST
Hillary Clinton Gets Endorsement From Boston Globe, Praising Her For Her Concern On Gun Control And Immigration Issues
The Boston Globe has endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential nomination. The newspaper praises Mrs. Clinton for her concern in the gun control and immigration issues. This endorsement is one of the other two endorsements she has obtained earlier.
Jan 25, 2016 08:30 AM EST