Financial News

Nano-financing: fintech for emerging markets

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The global payments industry is advancing at a fast pace. Global payments were first standardised in 1973 when the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) designed a “messaging” system for “participating” […]

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Currency wars: another crisis in brewing

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After the War of Independence, America’s efforts for establishing a central bank continued for many years. The country finally succeeded in its efforts on December 23, 1913. The central bank was named […]

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Expert opinion

Capitalism is having an identity crisis – but it is still the best system

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Capitalism has been blamed for the bad behaviour of the banks – which is akin to blaming democracy for voter fraud Capitalism is clearly having an identity crisis, when it becomes a […]

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Events

New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

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As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

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The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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Business news

The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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