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British lender Cashplus enters the big leagues of investment banking

The 15-year-old British fintech Cashplus has landed a full banking license. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of banking industry research reports, charts and forecasts with the Banking Briefing. You can read more about the subscription here. UK lender and provider of digital checking accounts for small businesses and financially underserved consumers …

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Demand for apartments stagnates in Britain

Sep 5, 2020 SCLOSE between March and May, the real estate market came back to life. Nationwide, a lender, estimates that prices hit an all-time high in August. Pent-up demand and a temporary reduction in stamp duties have helped spur interest, but a more important factor, according to realtors, is …

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Charles Schwab creates endowed scholarships to support students from under-represented communities

WESTLAKE, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Charles Schwab Corporation has announced a list of universities it will partner with to help increase the diverse talent pool in the financial services industry, through a scholarship program endowed with 3.5 million dollars that will provide financial assistance and career opportunities to …

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HSBC announces exit from US retail banking and reallocates top positions

A woman wearing a protective mask walks past an HSBC bank logo. Gonzalo Fuentes | Reuters HSBC is set to pull out of retail banking in the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday, as Europe’s largest bank seeks to exit from a business that …

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Dodgers’ Andrew Friedman named MLB Executive of the Year

Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, whose club set the best regular-season baseball record before beating the Rays in the World Series, took home the executive of the year award of Major League Baseball, the league announced today. Rick Hahn of the Chicago White Sox was the …

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA: BBVA Says Commitment to Turkey Unchanged, Shares Drop 6%

MADRID, March 22 (Reuters) – Spain’s BBVA said on Monday that its commitment to Turkey was unchanged despite the Turkish lira falling 15% to an all-time low after President Tayyip Erdogan was ousted from a hawkish central bank governor. The sacking of Naci Agbal, appointed less than five months ago, …

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Trib HSSN February 1, 2021 Boys Basketball Team of the Week

Through: Rebel don Monday, February 1, 2021 | 22:23 Once nicknamed the Indians, Shady Side Academy is entering its first basketball season with a new nickname, the Bulldogs. So far, for SSA opponents their bark is just as intimidating as their bite. Shady Side Academy is 4-0 in Section 3-3A, …

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Turkish company plans to export “king-size” electric tractors

A Turkish company that has produced a “king-size” electric tractor is set to mass-produce the locally developed vehicle from June as it investigates a possible export of the vehicle, according to the company chief. Önder Yol, president of ZY Electric Tractor told the Anadolu Agency (AA) on Saturday that they …

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Tesla supplier Panasonic expects cheap cobalt-free battery in 2-3 years

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) battery supplier Panasonic Corporation (Pink: PCRFY) strives to meet the ambition of the electric vehicle giant to increase the affordability of its vehicles. One of the ways? A cobalt-free battery. What happened: “In two or three years, we will be able to introduce a high energy …

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