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St. Petersburg couple creates dozens of small, free libraries for the community

ST. PETERSBURG – The pandemic created a paradox for book lovers when it hit Florida. There was more free time than ever for reading, yet some public libraries had closed their doors indefinitely. So when Kristine Dowhan, 29, saw a porcelain hutch on the side of the road at the start of lockdown, she got […]

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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 is on the way to […]

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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 that people are reassessing their […]

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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 students from under-represented communities. The […]

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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 has long been under -perform. […]

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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 finalist. Erik Neander of 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, raised fears of a reversal […]

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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, 6-0 overall. The good start […]

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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 were working on the production […]

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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 density cell without cobalt, ”said […]

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Umicore takes on € 125 million in debt for battery materials factory in Poland

June 15 (Renewables Now) – Belgian Umicore (EBR: UMI) to secure € 125m debt from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a new cathode materials plant in Poland that will supply the electric vehicle market (VE). The loan will help the investor cover around 50% of the overall project costs in the initial phase, the […]

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NAB collaborates with Lighter Capital on startup loans

NAB today announced a unique collaboration with Lighter Capital, a leading fintech lender that supports early stage tech startups with funding opportunities, to help their businesses take off. Following last year’s $ 2 billion pledge to help fund emerging tech companies, this collaboration gives tech start-ups access to Lighter Capital’s unique financing solutions. This includes […]

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JD Power Says TD Auto Finance # 1 in Satisfaction of Leading Non-Captive Credit Dealers Nationwide

FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan., January 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TD Auto Finance, a subsidiary of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, received the highest ranking for dealer satisfaction among domestic non-captive lenders with blue chip credit, according to the 2020 JD Power U.S. Dealer Financing Satisfaction SurveySM. TD Auto Finance achieved an overall score […]

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Infinity Federal Credit Union Honored As Top SBA Lender For

Westbrook, Maine, December 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – At the end of an uncertain year for small businesses in Maine, Infinity Federal Credit Union (FCU) has been named the Small Business Administration’s # 1 credit union lender ( SBA) for the third consecutive year. The award was presented by representatives from the Maine SBA to […]

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Creditflux selects Monroe Capital as the best direct lending fund in the United States in 2020

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) has been selected as the recipient of the Best U.S. Direct Lending Fund 2020 by Creditflux, a London-based global publication and a leading source of information for the rapidly evolving fund market credit and CLOs. The award went to the company’s Monroe Capital Private Credit Fund II LP. […]

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Dudley BS and 3mc Launch Exclusive Shared Ownership Product

“There is and has been for some time a deep need for more initiatives to help people realize their dream of homeownership.” heylo Housing is a registered provider with the Homes and Communities Agency, which works in partnership with national and regional home builders to provide affordable housing across the country. The program is supported […]

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The history of Redlining and how race shaped our lives – NBC Chicago

Asiaha Butler’s mission is to grow Chicago’s Englewood community by increasing homeownership. “I want to model what you can do,” she said, “because you can tell someone, but if they don’t really see it, they can’t, they can’t. to believe.” Butler bought his own house first, then bought an income property, but she’s an anomaly. […]

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Yorkshire Pudding for Thanksgiving? My British mom and friend offer advice

Growing up with a British mother, every holiday meal in my family started with roast beef and ended with Yorkshire pudding. Thanksgiving, obviously, isn’t something traditionally celebrated in England, but we still have Yorkshire pudding alongside our turkey and stuffing, perhaps as a tribute to mom’s homeland. Yorkshire Pudding is not a creamy custard dessert, […]

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Will TransUnion’s New Tool Help Lenders Increase Customer Loyalty?

Simply put, the score identifies, on a five-point scale, which of a lender’s borrowers need immediate attention the most (and, therefore, are most likely to seek out a new lender), which allows them to proactively present offers to them and retain those borrowers as customers. “In general, Canadian lenders have done a fantastic job creating […]

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Yes, the bank’s stock price drops more than 9% based on the lender’s board approval of the FPO price range

YES Bank shares fell more than 9% in Friday’s session after the company’s board of directors approved a new public offering (FPO) to raise around Rs.15,000 crore in order to improve the adequacy of its capital. In accordance with the dated Lender’s Red Herring Prospectus (RHP), shares may be offered in lots of 1,000 shares. […]

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And the winners of the Mortgage Introducer Awards 2020 are …

A star-studded online event unveiled the winners of this year’s MI Awards yesterday afternoon. The event was hosted by Robyn Hall of Mortgage Introducer of the Royal Suite at the iconic St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, with co-hosts Alan Cleary of Precise Mortgages and OneSavings Bank and Peter Brodnicki of MAB. The event was […]

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Inside Housing – News – Guarantee providers take ‘milestone’ after agreeing on standard valuation for MMC homes

New08.24.2011:15 a.m. by Dominic Brady A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by collateral providers to introduce a minimum standard for valuing homes built using modern construction methods (MMC) in order to build lenders’ confidence in new construction techniques. houses. Image: Getty Divide lines A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by collateral providers to […]

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Clearview Federal Credit Union Partners With Pitt Athletics As Official Pitt Panthers Credit Union

Clearview Federal Credit Union Partners With Pitt Athletics As Official Pitt Panthers Credit Union 08/17/2020 09:01:00 PITTSBURGH – Pitt Athletics and JMI Sports are proud to announce a four year partnership with Clearview Federal Credit Union. Clearview has been named the “Official Pitt Panthers Credit Union” and the main sponsor of the Jr. Panthers Kids […]

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Oakland A’s slow plan for the Waterfront Ballpark

There is a wave of support for the Oakland Athletics to get a new Stadium. Major League Baseball treats it as a priority, claiming that the league can’t move forward with expansion plans for new teams up to A’s and Tampa Bay Rays get updated facilities. The Oakland Coliseum, the team’s current home, was built […]

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Study shows rapid expansion of U.S. RNG industry

Sustainable energy NGO Energy Vision has released its most recent joint assessment of the US renewable natural gas (RNG) industry, carried out on behalf of the Argonne National Laboratory of the US Department of Energy. The assessment, which consists of a database of current and planned RNG projects, shows rapid growth in national RNG capacity […]

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Exclusive: CIMB Alleges “Suspicious” Hontop Energy Oil Agreements with BP

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s High Court has appointed an independent supervisor to oversee the restructuring of trader Hontop Energy. FILE PHOTO: A view of Singapore’s central business district on May 24, 2018. REUTERS / Edgar Su / File Photo The move came after Malaysian lender CIMB, its main creditor, raised concerns over what it called […]

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Why can’t I choose my home appraiser?

Richard Montgomery | Special for The Republic | azcentral.com Question: We haven’t bought a house for 15 years. A lender tells me that I can’t choose an appraiser who I know to be a strong appraiser and the lending rules have changed. Is it true? And if that’s true, why have the rules changed? Reply: […]

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Sales boomerang included in HousingWire’s Tech100 list of the most revolutionary companies serving the mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, DC, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower retention and retention system, today announced that it is on HousingWire’s HW Tech100 list of companies most innovative technologies in the housing economy. WASHINGTON, DC, March 03, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower retention and […]

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Audience with Catherine McGuinness: City needs lockdown ‘easing’

Unlike many others during the pandemic, Catherine McGuinness, the influential chair of the City of London Corporation’s policy and resources committee, chose no new hobbies. “I’ve been a little busy,” she tells Zoom from her home in Islington. “I enjoyed other people’s sourdough bread. “ As a representative of the financial sector as well as […]

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Consumer lender Artis turns to Paya for payment processing

Paya, a leading provider of integrated payment and commerce solutions, has partnered with Artis Technologies, a provider of modern lending solutions for businesses, to provide affordable, low friction financing to their customers. when they need it. Through this partnership, Paya’s payment technology will integrate directly into the Artis Connect and Artis Credit platforms, providing a […]

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This Week in DeFi – February 5

To the DeFi community, This week in DeFi, Alpha Homora and Balance rolled out V2 protocol upgrades, adding new ways to leverage the composability of DeFi silver legos and increase capital efficiency, as ETH reaches new all-time highs and levels of approaching gas costs not seen since DeFi’s summer 2020. Alpha Homora is increasingly focusing […]

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NatWest Kovid is at a loss on loans, but pays dividends

NOT ATiWest lost $ 351 million this year as a taxpayer-owned bank got stuck in a weak economy and a home-based business. The loss compares to $ 4.2 billion in profits last time around, mostly due to the cancellation of $ 3.2 billion in debt, which they fear will not be repaid. But those numbers […]

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Dubai partner “very happy” with Trump Org despite Capitol chaos

FILE PHOTO: Hussain Sajwani, Founder and Chairman of DAMAC Properties in Dubai poses for the camera during an interview with Reuters in his Dubai office, August 30, 2017. REUTERS / Saeed Azhar DUBAI (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s business partner in Dubai said on Wednesday he wanted to expand their trade relationship despite the storming of […]

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Italian government will assess whether a single network project is still feasible (Minister)

ROME, Reuters FILE PHOTO: Italian Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti attends a Senate debate ahead of a vote of confidence for the government, in Rome, Italy, February 17, 2021. Andrew Medichini / Pool via REUTERS Giorgetti’s comments, during a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday, raised doubts about a long-delayed plan pursued by Italy under former […]

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NYDFS Reports Major Cybersecurity Settlement | Alston & Bird

In early March, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announcement a settlement involving a $ 1.5 million penalty and mandatory corrective actions in response to a mortgage lender’s alleged failure to report a cyber breach and other alleged cybersecurity failures. This enforcement action marks the second public enforcement action under 23 NYCRR Part […]

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WFG Enterprise Solutions’ DecisionPoint Improves Lender Pipeline Management to Increase Efficiency and Conversion Rates

It is estimated that 50% of deals do not close, which means that the time lenders spend on these deals could be better spent elsewhere. DecisionPoint, an automated title decision tool from WFG Lender Services, aims to improve this conversion rate. DecisionPoint analyzes real estate charges and the circumstances of the applicant to immediately project […]

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Lender agrees to pay $ 15.06 million to resolve allegations

According to US Department of Justice, Guaranteed Rate Inc. agreed to pay $ 15.06 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989. The report states that the company knowingly violated program requirements when it purchased and underwritten mortgages insured by the […]

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Jaiprakash Associates lenders relaunch restructuring plan and hope for resolution outside IBC within a month

A consortium of lenders led by ICICI Bank is finalizing a resolution plan for Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) indebted outside the bankruptcy process, and hopes to submit it to the Reserve Bank for approval within a month. , said three people in the know. CNBC-TV18. According to those in the know, the current resolution plan […]

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German city calls on Berlin to take responsibility for any loss of Greensill Bank

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The German city of Osnabrück fears it will lose 14 million euros ($ 17 million) invested with Greensill Bank after the country’s financial regulator this week warned of an “imminent risk” to the lender. FILE PHOTO: The Greensill Bank logo is pictured in downtown Bremen, Germany July 3, 2019. REUTERS / Fabian […]

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False statements require ‘active judgment’ – guesswork is not enough (Leeds City Council et al. V Barclays)

This article was first published by LexisNexis. The court struck out fraudulent misrepresentation claims filed by Leeds City Council and others against Barclays in connection with the ‘2012 LIBOR rig case ‘. In Leeds City Council et al v Barclays Bank plc et al [2021] EWHC 363 (Comm), the court held that the lack of […]

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Canceled student loans can be a bonanza for bonds

The cancellation of US student loans that congressional progressives are calling may not be a bad thing for investors in debt-backed bonds, as the owners of these securities receive returns high enough to offset the principal payments. anticipated that could result. Loan-backed securities from a now defunct program called the Federal Family Education Loan Program, […]

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Polish bank owner accused of cheating on clients, justice minister says

WARSAW (Reuters) – Bank owner and billionaire Leszek Czarnecki accused by prosecutors of cheating on Idea Bank clients IDE.WA and exposing the lender to a significant loss, Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Polish billionaire Leszek Czarnecki speaks during Get Bank’s debut on the Warsaw Stock Exchange on January 20, 2012. […]

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HSBC denies Chinese media reports claiming to ‘framed’ Huawei

BEIJING (Reuters) – HSBC on Saturday denied reports from Chinese media that it “boxed in” Huawei Technologies and played a role in the arrest of the chief financial officer (CFO) of the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker. FILE PHOTO: HSBC’s headquarters are lit up in Hong Kong’s Central Financial District on November 3, 2015. REUTERS […]

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LATEST PODCAST: New mortgage lender enters fray

The Mortgage Business Uncut podcast is your weekly analysis of the major themes shaping the Australian mortgage market. Join Alex Whitlock and Annie Kane as they discuss sentiment toward house prices and the arrival of a new mortgage lender on the block. This week they are discussing:– What motivates the positive feeling– The new lender […]

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How a tweet led the FBI to return a looted Nepalese sculpture

Nepal, Stele, Lakshmi-Narayana, 10th-11th century, gray stone, 33 5/8 x 19 1/4 x 8 in. (photo courtesy Dallas Museum of Art) A sculpture of a Hindu deity looted from a temple in the Kathmandu Valley in the 1980s and on display at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has been repatriated to Nepal. The sacred […]

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Despite Brexit, Britain is the biggest lender of the Leonardo du Louvre blockbuster

Britain will be the largest international lender of the Louvre’s Leonardo exhibition, marking the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death, when it opens on October 24. Despite the looming Brexit deadline, the UK will send around 40 works, a quarter of the exhibition total, across the Channel in France for the exhibition. “Britain, ironically at […]

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Georges de La Tour in the spotlight

The art of Georges de La Tour (1593-1652) is one of the great rediscoveries of the 20th century. Today, it seems inconceivable that this most fascinating and singular artist, who was very successful in his time, was almost entirely forgotten for three centuries, and was only saved from oblivion by the historian of German art […]

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TikTok: a new platform for aspiring artists and artisans?

Gemma Rooster Tik Tok has quickly become the most popular social media platform for sharing art. Whether it’s an aspiring artist trying to gain that very important exposure for the start of their career, or simply someone trying to fill their time creatively during lockdown, painting tutorials, Sewing and DIY drawing find audiences of significant […]

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Credit Suisse revenue grows 75% year-over-year, but bank sets aside large allowance for coronavirus-related losses

The logo of Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse can be seen on October 17, 2017 in Zurich. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Credit Suisse on Thursday announced a 75% increase in first-quarter net income, in the first earnings report of new CEO Thomas Gottstein since taking office. The bank reported net income of […]

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Morning walks can help sleep after heart bypass surgery – clinical daily news

A morning walk can help relieve the insomnia that often follows heart bypass surgery, according to a new survey. The study included 80 patients aged 45 to 65 who had trouble sleeping and reduced physical function six weeks after their surgery. Two groups participated in 10 weeks of aerobic activity involving treadmill walking and / […]

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UK Uber drivers win workers’ rights, Apple faces antitrust probe

“While I welcome Uber’s decision, there are now different companies with different rules. Until the government legislates to clarify employment status through primary legislation, there will be no of clarity. “ UK government’s chief employment adviser Matthew Taylor warns that today’s policy change by the transport giant, granting workers’ rights to its drivers, will still […]

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UPDATE 4-UniCredit to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO – source

* The board will discuss the nomination at the Wednesday meeting * UniCredit had discussed a possible MPS agreement * Treasury official says Orcel is “well regarded” in Rome (Adds Santander, Orcel’s lawyer in connection with the lawsuit) MILAN, Jan.26 (Reuters) – UniCredit is set to appoint Andrea Orcel as chief executive, a person familiar […]

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Uniti Group Inc. announces the refinancing of its

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Uniti Group Inc. (“Uniti” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: UNIT) today announced that it has entered into an addendum to its credit agreement that includes commitments of new and existing lenders under its senior secured revolving credit facility $ 500 million. As part of these commitments, the […]

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CBN said Herbert and I were too young to buy Access Bank, Aig reveals in new book

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, former Managing Director of Access Bank Group, said Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officials delayed approval of the lender’s acquisition in 2001 due to age. He and Herbert Wigwe, his friend, had indicated their intention to acquire the bank but were considered “two young people” by the banking regulator. Both were 36 when […]

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HSBC phase out funding for coal under pressure from shareholders

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is fast becoming a global player in terms of startups and venture capital funding, said the CEO of 500 Global. In an exclusive interview with Arab News, Christine Tsai said: “2020 has really been a banner year (for Saudi Arabia) in terms of startups and venture capital funding, new funds and a […]

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“Overbanked” Qatari market could benefit from further consolidation: Fitch

RIYAD: KSA sees itself as a leading player in the large and growing race for smartphone applications. Saudi fintech app “Buy now, pay later” Tamara (with 120 employees) raised $ 110 million in debt and equity financing from Checkout.com earlier this year. And the HungerStation food delivery app (founded in Dammam with over 1,400 employees) […]

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Increased investment in natural gas, despite current weak demand

Through Verity ratcliffe to 12/10/2020 (Bloomberg) – Investments in natural gas projects in the Middle East and North Africa will increase, even as the coronavirus pandemic dampens demand for fuel, according to Arab Petroleum Investments Corp. Gas projects planned or under development in the region will require around $ 211 billion in investments between 2020 […]

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Behind many new buildings on the north side are the ideas, designs of Jamil Ford

Jamil Ford has been nicknamed “the architect of the North Side”. Ford, 42, of North Side and founder of Mobilize Design & Architecture, is the designer of several major construction projects on and around W. Broadway, the main shopping street in north Minneapolis. “He certainly could have done better financially with a downtown design firm,” […]

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Hickok Cole Moves Headquarters From Georgetown To Union Market

Courtesy of Foulger-Pratt A rendering of the Foulger-Pratt Press House at Union District Development. A large architectural firm leaves Georgetown, the city traditional hub for design companies, in an emerging neighborhood in northeastern DC Hickok Cole announced Wednesday that it has signed a 25K SF lease at 301 N St. NE, Foulger-Prattdevelopment in the Union […]

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Court of Appeal favors Gamma in Sutton Place trial

Jonathan Kalikow and a rendering of 3 Sutton Place On the verge of losing his condo project in Sutton Place, junior developer Joseph Beninati has struck a deal with major real estate investor Philip Pilevsky to use the bankruptcy system to thwart a foreclosure by his lender. And in the process, the two almost blew […]

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Dudley Partners with 3mc to Market Exclusive Shared Ownership Product

Dudley Building Society has partnered with 3mc to market an exclusive shared ownership product. Under the agreement, the mortgage provider and distributor will market a proprietary heylo condominium product designed in partnership with the lender. Heylo Housing is a registered provider with the Homes and Communities Agency, which works with national and regional home builders, […]

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Trez Capital funds $ 44.1 million construction loan for apartment community near Daytona Beach

The EDEN Crystal Lake site is located less than four miles from Daytona Beach beaches, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach International Airport and LPGA Headquarters. PORTO ORANGE, FLA. – Trez Capital, a private real estate lender, has provided a $ 44.1 million construction loan for a new Class A garden-style apartment community in Port Orange, […]

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Colliers Mortgage Closes Fannie Mae Acquisition Loan for 152-Unit Apartment Community in Centerville Crossing, TX

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Minneapolis office of Colliers Mortgage, part of Colliers International | US, recently entered into a Fannie Mae loan to finance the acquisition of Centerville Crossing Apartments located in Garland, Texas. The market-priced multi-family apartment building was built in 1970 and renovated in 2003 and consists of 152 units in 14 two-storey […]

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Private lenders update their offer for businesses

A private lender has adjusted a range of features across its product offering to better meet the unique needs of commercial borrowers who have been trained in the era of the pandemic. According to Director Tony Barbone, the new line of solutions from specialist commercial mortgage lender Private Mortgages Australia (PMA) is the result of […]

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KB Kookmin Card completes purchase of stake from Thai lender

Credit card issuer KB Kookmin Card announced on February 1 that it has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in J Fintech, a Bangkok-based lending provider, accelerating the pace of Asia market infiltration. from the South East. With the latest acquisition, the credit card business becomes the first South Korean company to officially enter […]

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HSBC sparks anger by restarting plans to cut 35,000 jobs

HSBC angered staff by rekindling plans to cut 35,000 jobs just months after suspending the drastic overhaul due to the coronavirus pandemic. Union officials fought back after managing director Noel Quinn sent a long note to the bank’s 235,000 employees at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, saying “we couldn’t put the layoffs on hold indefinitely – […]

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KMRC will start lending to shareholders and clients at the end of September

UKulima Sacco President Dr Philip Cherono (right), KMRC CEO Johnson Oltetia (second left) and UKulima Sacco CEO Richard Nyaanga (left) at the mortgage product launch. The Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC), a treasury-backed lender, which provides banks and Saccos with liquidity for subsequent loans to households, will begin providing loans at the end of this […]

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Former chief of China’s top state lender Xiaomin executed for corruption

Lai Xiaomin, the former head of China’s largest state-owned asset management company, was executed on Friday after a court sentenced him to death on corruption charges involving $ 276 million and bigamy. The Tianjin Municipal Second Intermediate People’s Court, which sentenced him to death, said earlier in its ruling that between 2008 and 2018, Lai, […]

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ANZ to clarify climate loan policy after industry backlash

ANZ has become the latest lender to be accused of bowing to “rampant social activism” after this morning announcing changes to its carbon policy that tie future funding decisions to action on climate change. Image: ANZ Media coverage of the new policy this morning sparked a backlash from senior nationals and farm leaders, forcing the […]

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White Oak Healthcare Finance Supports Acquisition of Australia-Based Parnell Pharmaceuticals by DW Healthcare

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – White Oak Healthcare Finance, LLC (“White Oak”) announced today that it is the sole lender and administrative agent of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Ltd. . (“Parnell”) by DW Healthcare Partners (“DWHP”). Parnell is an Australian animal health pharmaceutical developer, manufacturer and distributor for […]

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U.S. mink industry in free fall as demand for fur slumpsA humane world

Earlier this week, the USDA reported outbreaks of the coronavirus at two mink fur farms in Utah, with infections reported both among the animals and people who have come in contact with them. Photo by Mark Hicken / Alamy Stock Photo The U.S. mink industry is in rapid decline, with the decline that began long […]

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Resimac celebrates its 35th anniversary – The Adviser

The non-bank lender marked its 35th year in business, reflecting its progress since 1985. The Resimac Group celebrated 35 years of activity as a non-bank lender. The group is the result of the merger of two companies both created in 1985: RESIMAC (initially known as FANMAC) and Homeloans listed on ASX (originally known as International […]

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Homes by Esh announces new partnership with Darlington Building Society

Homes by Esh has announced a partnership with Darlington Building Society to launch a new mortgage product exclusively for clients purchasing a Homes by Esh property in one of the North East home builder’s regional developments. With cash back of £ 500, Darlington Building Society has created the 90% Fixed Rate (LTV) product, exclusively for […]

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EIB commits to extend support to Greece

After a year of record funding from Greece, the European Investment Bank is already planning and implementing its next steps in the country in cooperation with the Greek state, banks and companies. “While the size of EIB financing reached a record € 2.8 billion last year, the scale and variety of projects have also impressed […]

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Scituate Liquor Store Receives Another Extension | New

SCITUATE – The General Country Liquor Store in Hope has received another extension to its Class A license renewal, giving its owner more time to provide building plans to the city. Councilor Theresa Yeaw said the city had received all available documents for the project ahead of a meeting on Thursday March 11 and had […]

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Santa Clarita Mortgage Lender Explains Why Real Estate Market Is So ‘Strong’ What It Means For Homebuyers

A mortgage lender in Santa Clarita explains why the real estate market is so “strong” despite the current state of the economy, and what it means for those looking to buy a home. Dave Cantrell of American Family Funding first expressed his belief that homeownership “will bring this economy back to where we were” in […]

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Main articles on auto financing in 2020: Impacts of a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant issue affecting the decisions and performance of all auto lenders in 2020, halting manufacturing production and causing multi-month payment deferral programs for consumers and dealers alike. Here are our top five stories of 2020: Declining demand spurs Honda, BMW production halts American Honda and BMW AG were forced […]

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PayPal is the largest non-bank lender with over $ 54 billion in total assets

Many small businesses around the world depend on alternative finance companies for their capital, with traditional banks often having strict requirements such as a good credit rating. Non-bank lenders like PayPal aim to be the source of funding for those businesses that often have less stringent requirements. As of May 2020, PayPal was ranked the […]

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Crypto Lender Celsius calls on Horizen for proof of concept “proof of reserves”

The crypto lender Celsius will be producing a series of experiments over the next few months that would test what it would look like for the company to decentralize some of its operations. The pillar of centralized finance (CeFi) works with Horizen, a platform that develops and maintains the privacy token ZEN, to take a […]

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Standard Chartered Managing Director Tracy Clarke to Join Alternative Lender Greensill as Non-Executive Director in 2021

Alternative lending platform Greensill would have hired Tracy clarke, who served as CEO for Europe, the Americas and the World at Standard Chartered, as a non-executive director. Clarke will join Greensillof the 2021 Board of Directors following his planned retirement from Standard chartered bank, where she has worked for about 35 years. Clarke noted: “I […]

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Mortgage rates drop to unprecedented levels | New

A silver lining has emerged from the coronavirus and the economic anxiety people face: Interest rates have fallen to unprecedented levels. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to read premium content. Please activate it in your browser settings. kAm | @ CE8286 C2E6D A = F >> 6E65 E @ b]ahT […]

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Credit Strategy – Credit Market Analysis

The Financial Ombudsman Service’s semi-annual complaint report again revealed a ranking of lenders with most consumer credit cases, with guarantor loan grievances replacing PPI as the number one issue. Lauren Tavener Senior journalist covering the Credit Strategy, TRI News and Reward Strategy brands. Lauren Tavener Senior journalist covering the Credit Strategy, TRI News and Reward […]

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Online mortgage lender LoanDepot sets terms for $ 300 million IPO

IoanDepot, a non-bank lender focused on mortgages and unsecured personal loans, announced the terms of its IPO on Wednesday. The Foothill Ranch, Calif., Based company plans to raise $ 300 million by offering 15 million shares (37% secondary) in a price range of $ 19 to $ 21. The float of the IPO represents only […]

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Impact of COVID-19 on the mortgage lender market by 2027 | ING Real Estate Finance, Citi, Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas SA, RBC Real Estate Capital Partners (RECP)

Mortgage Lender Market Research report is the new source of statistical data added by A2Z Market Research. “The mortgage lender market is growing at a high CAGR during the forecast period 2021-2027. The growing interest of individuals in this industry is the main reason for the expansion of this market ”. Mortgage Lender Market research […]

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Guild Holdings, Mortgage Manager and Lender, Files $ 100 Million IPO Application

guild Holdings, which provides personalized mortgage services and loan arrangements, filed a $ 100 million initial public offering with the SEC on Thursday. All of the shares in the offering will be sold by the existing shareholders. With its 60-year history, the company is one of the oldest operating seller-repairers in the United States, expanding […]

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Indiabulls Housing Finance sells Delhi property of Yes Bank co-founder Rana Kapoor for Rs 114 crore

Lender Indiabulls Housing Finance has sold the posh Delhi property of former Yes Bank CEO Rana Kapoor to Kautilya Marg for Rs 114 crore. This decision was taken to raise Rs 240 crore, an amount loaned to Bliss Villa, of which Kapoor was the guarantor. “Indiabulls repossessed the property at the beginning of January this […]

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Citizens Bank helps small businesses | Business

Citizens Bank is extending a new lifeline to Connecticut small businesses through a partnership with the state chapter of a nationwide community development nonprofit. Officials at the Providence-based lender said they pledged $ 100,000 to Local Initiatives Support Corp. of Connecticut, better known by its initials, LISC. The non-profit organization will use the money to […]

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Stafford Supervisors Support New Regional Airport Hangar | Local News

“We have nothing we can give to the lender in the event of a default,” Wallis said. “What [the lender] demand it, we go to our supporting municipalities and ask them to provide a moral obligation, so that they are morally obligated to cover our bill if we are not able to pay it. They […]

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From residents to rock stars: the retirement home recreates iconic album covers – the Brighter Side

An English nursing home has turned residents into world-famous rock stars and musicians in order to keep them entertained while being under lockdown from the coronavirus for the past four months. Residents and some staff at Sydmar Lodge Care Home in Edgware, England recreated Adele’s “21”, Taylor Swift’s “1989”, Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA,” […]

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Rob Halford compares Judas Priest to Queen, says they’re actually quite similar

Image: Fernando Catalina Landa | Carl Lender Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford reflected on the music that most deeply influenced him, such as Queen, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath. The legendary rocker recently sat down with Rolling stone in promotion of his first memories, Confess: the autobiography. During the interview, he looked at his personal […]

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Pacific Ethanol places greater emphasis on high-quality alcohol production as company succession is announced

Pacific Ethanol Increases Focus on Production of High Quality Alcohol as Company Succession Announced | International biofuels magazine Cookies are required to use this site. Please activate them! This website requires JavaScript to be enabled. June 2, 2020 One of the Pacific Ethanol plants Pacific Ethanol, a leading producer and distributor of low-carbon renewable fuels […]

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Contractual bridge: alcohol-fueled auctions require a sober approach as a registrant

Bridge – Card Game Updates Subscribe to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Bridge – Card game news. Traditionally, holiday season bridge games have not been of high quality. The auctions here have confirmed it, but declarer’s game has been an impressive start to 2021. . . East opened a Weak […]

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Italian state lender approves sale of export agency SACE to Treasury – sources

ROME, March 5 (Reuters) – Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) on Friday approved a preliminary deal to sell the export agency SACE to the Treasury, a deal that will add € 4.25 billion ($ 5.07 billion) to the country’s public debt, sources told Reuters. SACE offers guarantees and financial support to Italian […]

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CBC Mortgage Agency Expands Low Balance Loans With Incentives For Lenders

CBC Mortgage Agency, a housing finance agency, is expanding its low-balance mortgage products into low-cost communities in hopes of making low-balance mortgages more lucrative for its network of correspondent lenders. The company was inspired by the New York Times article, “Where a small mortgage goes a long way.” The article indicated that mortgage lenders tend […]

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FIXED UPDATE 1-Italy wants open fiber control in broadband deployment drive – sources

By Giuseppe Fonte, Stephen jewkes (Correct the name in the 9th paragraph to Giovanni Gorno Tempini) * The CDP will not exercise pre-emption on the Open Fiber participation sources * CDP wants 10% stake in Open Fiber to gain control sources * TIM board list includes CDP president – source ROME / MILAN, Feb.22 (Reuters) […]

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Amigo shares slip after watchdog expands investigation into troubled lender

Shares of troubled lender Amigo fell further after he said the financial watchdog extended the scope of an investigation into the company. The guarantor lender told investors on Tuesday that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) would continue its lengthy investigation. The FCA launched the survey last May into how Amigo assesses clients’ creditworthiness and its […]

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GNC Holdings, Inc. enters into agreement with lenders to

PITTSBURGH, Jun 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), a global health and wellness brand that helps people live well, today announced it has entered into an agreement with groups of lenders required to extend the anticipated maturities for certain loans. As previously noted, GNC’s Tranche B-2 Term Loan, FILO Term Loan […]

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Liberty Steel Owner Has ‘Adequate Funding’ After Lender Calls In Trustees

O One of the UK’s largest steel companies said it had ‘adequate funding’ for its current needs after concerns were raised over around 5,000 jobs when one of its major lenders shut down. filed an administration request. Bosses of GFG Alliance, which owns Liberty Steel, met with unions on Tuesday, saying they were looking for […]

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Sharif El-Gamal claims Maybank violated Sharia deal

Sharif El-Gamal and 45 Park Place (Courtesy of Williams NY / Soma; Gamal via Getty) Cherif El-Gamal set up one of the most unusual financial arrangements in New York real estate history when he secured a Sharia-compliant construction loan four years ago for his lavish tower of Tribeca condos . Now as the developer battles […]

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Partridge Creek shopping center under receivership, could be sold

One of the newer malls in the Detroit area is also the latest to go into receivership. Starwood Capital Partners, based in Miami Beach, Florida, which owns the Partridge Creek Mall in Clinton Township, has been in default on $ 725 million of commercial mortgage-backed debt securities secured by Partridge Creek and three other malls […]

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Will LoanDepot finally file its IPO?

In today Daily Download Episode, HousingWire covers a report that states loan deposit is set to go public later this year. To learn more about the history, here is a summary of item: California-based mortgage lender led by Anthony Hsieh could be worth between $ 12 billion and $ 15 billion in an IPO, according […]

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Large downtown San Jose tower project moving forward

SAN JOSE – A new residential tower in downtown San Jose, ready to be a gateway to the city’s urban core, is stepping forward now that its developers are seeking approval to raze the site before the project is built . The proposed project would consist of a mixed-use housing tower with retail on the […]

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Plano’s $ 1 billion redevelopment of former JC Penney headquarters moved to lender Beal Bank

Ownership of one of Plano’s largest developments has been transferred to the project lender. A unit of Plano-based Beal Bank incurred more than $ 380 million in debt to acquire and redevelop JC Penney’s nearly 50-acre campus in the Legacy Business Park. The developers were turning the former retailer’s headquarters near the Dallas North Tollway […]

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NFM Lending greets Major Hugh Murray

Linthicum, February 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – LINTHICUM, MD, February 1, 2021— NFM loans is pleased to honor Major Hugh Murray as Hi NFM for February 2021. Murray is originally from Houston, TX, where he grew up with his siblings, Dirk and Jayna. The men in Murray’s life carried a legacy of military service – […]

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Audit boss says state deal with Altamira a “major scandal”

In 2017, the now-defunct cooperative bank – run by the state at the time – signed a non-competitive contract with asset management company Altamira, through which the latter would manage the $ 7 billion portfolio. The lender’s NPLs, while the deal was likely drafted by Altamira herself, lawmakers heard on Thursday. Speaking to the House […]

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Moneyfacts: Borrowers Can Save Thousands Of Dollars By Remortgage

Recent research from Legal & General indicates that more than one in three people financially affected by the pandemic are considering reverting to their lender’s Standard Variable Rate (SVR) rather than seeking a new mortgage deal. Moneyfacts.co.uk illustrates how it can cost thousands of pounds in higher monthly repayments to those who can potentially afford […]

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SEB fined for Baltic money laundering breaches

SEB became the latest Scandinavian bank to be fined by regulators for weak anti-money laundering controls and governance in its Baltic Sea operations, in a scandal that has hurt the image of northern Europe. Thursday, Swedish regulators SEB fine, the big Stockholm-based lender controlled by the industrial family Wallenberg, 1 billion kroner (107 million dollars) […]

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HDFC Bank’s market cap exceeds Rs 9 trillion as shares hit record high

MUMBAI: HDFC SA Bank saw its market capitalization cross Rs 9 trillion on Thursday, after the lender’s shares hit a record Rs 1,635 each in the first BSE trades. As of 9:30 am, the script was trading at Rs 1,630 per share, up 1.5% from its previous close, while the benchmark Sensex was up 1% […]

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Swedish broadcaster alleges SEB is linked to money laundering and Magnitsky affair

Swedish public broadcaster SVT said on Wednesday that around 194 customers of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB is believed to have used the bank to launder money through Swedish and Baltic accounts, with around 475 million Swedish kronor ($ 49.4 million) linked to the Magnitsky case. Tax lawyer Sergei Magnitsky died in a Russian prison in […]

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Advance Financial Managers Behind Sports Betting | Sports

When legalized sports betting is expected to go live in Tennessee on November 1, players in the state will have four sports books to choose from. Three of them – DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetMGM – are well-known players in the industry. The fourth, Tennessee Action 24/7, is a newcomer with ties to Tennessee businesses. As […]