Global executives cooling on deals amid trade uncertainty — Financial Post

LONDON — Executives around the world are cooling to the idea of mergers and acquisitions in the face of rising trade tensions, notably between the U.S. and China, a leading adviser on international corporate deals said Monday. In its half-yearly assessment of corporate mergers and acquisitions, or M&A, EY found that only 46 per cent… via […]

Asian shares turn lower after strong day on Wall Street — Financial Post

BANGKOK — Shares fell Thursday in Asia despite a strong day on Wall Street that was spurred by encouraging signs on U.S. hiring and growth in the service sector. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index sank 1.8 per cent to 26,597.23 and Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.6 per cent to 23,955.80. The Kospi… via […]

Is There Still Hope for the ICO Market To Bounce Back ? — ZyCrypto

ICO’s were a hit last year, with million dollar companies raising over billions of dollars with it in cryptocurrency-based funding. The conditions which surrounded ICO’s last year were so favorable that investors kept pouring in. A new profitable investment, with no regulation to tie down its progress, was warmly received across the finance world, and… via […]

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards 

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards Thursday, September 6 2018 Dear Members and Friends, AustroCham is proud to be one of the supporting organizations for the Hong Kong Business International Awards 2018. Hong Kong Business International Business Awards is an initiative to recog­nize the contributions of International firms to Hong Kong and […]

A Hong Kong Trust

A Hong Kong Trust can be created with a settlor’s declaration that a trustee holds property for the benefit of a specific person(s) or for a purpose. Then the settlor transfers the property to the trustee. This is basic English common law followed in the United Kingdom, its colonies and territories for centuries. Former colonies […]

Push: IS SHARJAH MEDIA CITY FREE ZONE (SHAMS) RIGHT FOR YOU?

Located in Sharjah, a cultural leader within the UAE, Shams prides itself on being a hub for the media, trading and creative industries – and offers a number of specialised business services and facilities to help its inhabitants grow both locally and internationally. Shams also boasts world-class facilities and a vibrant business community that’s hard […]

Top Menu newsupdatehub 12 Indian banking apps found to be at risk

Android users, banking apps of some of the prominent Indian banks installed on your smartphone may be at risk. Quick Heal Security Labs has discovered an Android Banking Trojan that targets 232-plus banking and finance apps. Called Android.banker.A9480, the malware is designed to steal login credentials, hijack SMSes, show fake notifications, send USSD requests and […]

THE INSURANCE RENAISSANCE – AN INFOGRAPHIC BY MAJESCO

21 OCT 2017DIGITAL STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION, STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATIONTHE INSURANCE RENAISSANCE – AN INFOGRAPHIC BY MAJESCO Article Synopsis :Digital customer expectations, new forms of competition, and relentless product innovation are all shaping the insurance industry in historic ways. This infographic, “The Insurance Renaissance”, from Majesco, tries gamely to sum up all the chaos in two colourful slides. […]

INSURERS’ DIGITAL REALITY – FEWER PREMIUMS, MORE COMPETITION – MCKINSEY

23 OCT 2017DIGITAL STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION, STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATIONINSURERS’ DIGITAL REALITY – FEWER PREMIUMS, MORE COMPETITION – MCKINSEY Article Synopsis :For a long time, insurance proved resistant to digital technology’s disruptive power. Complex regulation, high capital reserves required to underwrite insurance, and underwriting skills and proprietary data built on years of experience kept the industry protected. But […]