When the Internet first emerged, a degree of centrality was important for the functionality of the network. Computers needed to connect to a public network to transmit and receive information from other computers connected to the same network.
Five of Latin America’s six largest economies will be choosing new presidents over the next 15 months. With such a substantial potential for fundamental change across the region, emerging-market analysts are wringing their hands at some of the candidates garnering substantial leads in their respective races.
Climate change commonly concerns financial investors through the opportunities to invest in green bonds, green sectors, environment-friendly assets.
Recently, the euro’s increase in value even accelerated after breaking the psychological bar of US$1.15. It reached $1.1665 on July 21, the highest level since January 14, 2015. Since the beginning of the year, it has gained 10.4 percent. The range between $1.5 and $1.20 per euro seems to be the currency’s new comfort zone.
Latest survey results and analyses by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) point to a gap in global trade finance of around US$1.6 trillion annually—much of it in developing markets, particularly in Asian developing countries.
Swiss banks have had to totally change their approaches for wealthy clients, because of fiscal-transparency obligations. After the Crédit Suisse and UBS scandals, the Swiss banking sector had to clean up their image regarding tax evasion
Among the discussions and agreements that arose during the G20 summit held at the beginning of July in Hamburg, Germany, the problem of steel-production overcapacity was one that will have to be settled once and for all.
SWIFT, Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, has executed 28 million payment messages per day, as published in their May 2017 report. SWIFT connects more than 11,000 banks and financial corporations worldwide.
Oil Companies Under Pressure to Measure the Impact of Policies Against Climate Change on Their Businesses
What happened at the last general shareholders assembly of ExxonMobil needs to be noticed, as it is probably marking a symbolic change in the attitude of big investors towards the changing climate.
Many investors, individual as well as institutional, rely on market experts and forecasters when making investment decisions. But are the predictions of Wall Street gurus always trustworthy?