Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Royal Bank of Scotland has cut more than 130 jobs in its investment banking division during the coronavirus crisis, with many staff served their redundancy notices via video call, according to people familiar with the situation. The state-backed lender has pushed ahead with a restructuring of NatWest Markets —...
The European Parliament on February 12 ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) as well as the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA). The EVIPA is still subject to EU member ratification procedures and will likely enter force after the EVFTA is implemented. The EVIPA aims to protect investors and investments...
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary financing instruments, according to one California venture capital firm. A San Francisco-based early-stage investor, Fifty Years, has offered $25,000 to 14 of the health tech companies it’s already invested in, all of which are now working on coronavirus-related projects — and that money is...
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) logo The Securities and Exchange Commission has flagged five more entities that are illegally soliciting investments from the public, taking advantage of the current COVID-19 pandemic. In separate advisories dated April 7, the SEC warned the public against investing in Cryptec, CryptoPeso, V2R Trades, Lao...
While the recent $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed by the U.S. Congress did not include many energy, let alone renewable energy, provisions, industry observers are predicting that may not be true in future response packages, especially bills focused on infrastructure investments. Nations must use their recovery strategies...
A pronounced economic slump sparked by the coronavirus outbreak has imperiled a popular investment strategy: buying dividend stocks.These stocks have traditionally been highly coveted during periods of market turbulence because they provide shareholders a dividend or a guaranteed return, typically paid out annually out of the company's profits...
TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 7, 2020 / While some investors have an enormous appetite for risk and chase the highest returns in the shortest possible time, the majority play a longer game, pursuing specific financial goals over years or even decades. Within the second group, the...
Solid results in a difficult environmentSHANGHAI, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg, the global technology group, performed well in the 2019 financial year, in spite of the difficult economic and geopolitical market environment. At CNY 73.1 billion (or €9,467.8 million), sales in 2019 were at about the same...
The following was written by Harald Collet, CEO at Alkymi and Hugues Chabanis, Product Portfolio Manager,Alternative Investments at SimCorp Institutional investors are buckling under the operational constraint of processing hundreds of data streams from unstructured data sources such as...
MUMBAI: Indian companies have seen a sharp decline in fund raising activities during the first quarter of 2020 as the spread of Covid-19 pandemic and sell off in global equities dragged valuations, forcing investors to cut exposure to riskier assets. Fund raising for Q1 2020 fell 78.6% compared to...