Hong Kong launches blockchain-based trade finance

Hong Kong launches blockchain-based trade finance

Don Weinland in Hong Kong July 15, 2018 Print this page Hong Kong’s de facto central bank will go live next month with a blockchain-backed trade finance platform set to link up with 21 banks, including HSBC and Standard Chartered. The launch of the system, designed by China’s Ping An Group, will be one of […]

What Does Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited's (NSE:IBULHSGFIN) PE Ratio Tell You?

What Does Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited's (NSE:IBULHSGFIN) PE Ratio Tell You?

This article is intended for those of you who are at the beginning of your investing journey and want to learn about the link between company’s fundamentals and stock market performance. Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (NSE:IBULHSGFIN) is currently trading at a trailing P/E of 12.4x, which is lower than the industry average of 19.7x. While […]

PERSONAL FINANCE: 5 steps to getting out of debt

PERSONAL FINANCE: 5 steps to getting out of debt

By WACEKE NDUATI OMANGAMore by this Author How do you get out of debt? By paying it off. Sounds simple, but it is not necessarily easy to do. In this day and age of easy credit, more people are finding themselves tangled up in huge amounts of debt. What is this debt being used for? […]

The Finance 202: Mnuchin is in denial about the pain Trump's tariffs are inducing

The Finance 202: Mnuchin is in denial about the pain Trump's tariffs are inducing

THE TICKER Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wants lawmakers to know he’s focused on the economic pain that the Trump administration’s tariffs are spreading across the map. But he also says there hasn’t been any yet. The last, best hope for free traders inside the Trump team, Mnuchin delivered […]

Iowa Finance Authority Board gives update on investigations

Iowa Finance Authority Board gives update on investigations

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. DES MOINES – There will be an additional financial review of the Iowa Finance Authority Board, according to a release from the organization. The review will cover the time frame from January 2011 to January 2018. The […]

PX column: Time's up for Jeff Pastor's campaign finance report. Is an investigation coming?

PX column: Time's up for Jeff Pastor's campaign finance report. Is an investigation coming?

CLOSE Questions raised about Cincinnati Councilman Jeff Pastor’s relationship with businessman Charles Shor. Wochit Buy Photo Cincinnati City Councilman Jeff Pastor(Photo: Kareem Elgazzar/The Enquirer)Buy Photo Time’s up for Jeff Pastor, who continues to kick the can on his campaign finance reports more than eight months after his surprise election to Cincinnati City Council. Clearly, it’s […]

Exclusive: JD.com's finance unit raises $2 billion, doubles valuation – sources

Exclusive: JD.com's finance unit raises $2 billion, doubles valuation – sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) – JD.com Inc’s finance arm has raised at least 13 billion yuan ($1.96 billion) in fresh equity from Chinese investors, doubling its valuation ahead of an expected initial public offering, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A JD.com sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in […]

Crypto-finance beyond the 'boom'

Crypto-finance beyond the 'boom'

Alexis Roussel is co-founder and CEO of Bity.com, the first Swiss-regulated cryptocurrency services provider, founded in 2014. (Bity) Traditional financial players should not violate the core values of crypto-finance, such as decentralisation and community, as they delve deeper into the new digital world, argues Alexis Roussel, co-founder and CEO of Swiss crypto exchange Bity.com. point […]

Erdogan names son-in-law to lead Turkey's finance ministry

Erdogan names son-in-law to lead Turkey's finance ministry

Laura Pitel in Istanbul July 9, 2018 Print this page Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed his own son-in-law to head Turkey’s powerful new treasury and finance ministry as he unveiled a cabinet composed of a mix of loyalists, technocrats and business figures drawn from the private sector. The choice of Berat Albayrak, who married the president’s […]

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