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The secret recipe for powdered alcohol to be...

Winner will have the opportunity to secure the market in their country
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Maison Eight: Bringing France to Hong Kong

Designed by Two Men in Hats, the place will have French cuisine, cocktails and champagne
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Miami and its Archistars

There is more to the city in Florida, USA than blue skies and white beaches
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2016 winners of green car announced

Winners announced in the Connected Green Car of the Year, Green SUV of the Year, Luxury Green Car of the Year categories
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Personal luxury goods market tops a quarter...

Luxury brands will need right pricing model to win against hard-to-predict currency volatility
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Black Friday to dominate this year’s online...

Friday 27th November set to be the highest sales peak in online shopping in 2015
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A private island is not beyond reach

You can own one at less than the price of an average one-bedroom flat in London
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Global F&B companies eye Egypt

It is re-establishing itself as the standout growth market for consumer companies in the MENA region
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Luxury market on an upswing in US

More homes than ever before were sold and listed at US $100 mn or higher in 2014
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Grand Ho Tram Strip gets new president

Shaun McCamley, who has extensive gaming experience, was previously in Macau as managing partner of Euro Pacific Asia Consulting
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$50 million more for Ho Tram Strip project

This is the second new investment announcement in the past two months
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London gets a Conrad hotel

Global luxury brand opens a 256-room property opposite St James Park
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China to get world’s largest public golf complex

Haikou Mission Hills Golf Club project will have 10 world-class golf courses
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Volvo unveils all-new Volvo XC90

Three years in the making and part of a $11bn investment programme, the new car marks the beginning of a new chapter in the company’s history
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Greece’s ‘September Club’ returns with star bakers

From September 4th – 11th, Channel 4’s Tom & Henry Herbert will lay a tantalising selection of master classes and gourmet events at The Peligoni Club
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JW Marriott takes a tall step in China

Newly opened 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou Towers in Henan province is the tallest in central China
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Maldives resort introduces flyboarding

The water sport is being offered by The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort in the Noonu Atoll
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The Ashok is captured in a coffee table book

A coffee table book that describes the magnificent past of The Ashok
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The Washington Post names Appian as 2017 ‘Top...

4th year in a row Application Platform leader has made the list
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick steps down

Resigned after discussions with investors who were concerned that a spate of controversies were sidetracking the ride-share company
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Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman promoted to...

The 31-year old replaces Mohammed bin Nayef
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Dubai to establish the world’s first collective...

Reviving an age-old custom dating back to more than 125 years
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BlackBerry and VoxSmart partner to help...

MiFID II will be effective from January 3, 2018
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Concern in Australia over changes to skilled...

Call to reconsider visa changes in light of negative 'unintended consequences'
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Redwood Bank appoints two senior directors to...

Two senior appointments to its Board as part of its 'Mobilisation' prior to launch later in 2017
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Understanding the intricacies of real estate...

The steep path of real estate funding
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Ministry of Economy announces the start of...

Announcement made during press conference in Dubai headquarters
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Sharks of the business (and poker) worlds

One of the most important lessons is knowing when to cut one’s losses and move on
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DAFZA organizes ‘Indian Business Forum’ to...

The forum forms part of DAFZA’s efforts to help achieve the vision of the wise leadership to provide an ideal working environment supported by...
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How much is Michael Jackson worth today?

Whilst the numbers may be subject to some dispute, it is clear that, even after his death, the pop star continues to enjoy unprecedented success
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Using satellites to connect a remote mining...

Telstra and Newcrest Mining are working together to connect the people living and working on a remote gold mine in Papua New Guinea to family and...
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UAE participates in first trade and investment...

Discussions center on facilitating bilateral trade & encouraging investments
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VistaJet abolishes positioning fees globally

To free its program customers from expensive ferry fees, company will never charge them for positioning an aircraft anywhere in the world
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IVSC launches new consultation to set agenda...

IVSC’s consultation has been launched to gain feedback from valuation stakeholders on the topics that IVSC should address
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Chargebacks911 rebrands as The Chargeback...

Leading global chargeback management and dispute resolution company will continue to help the payment industry avoid chargeback fraud and minimise...
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Conotoxia joins NACHA’s Payments Innovation...

Membership in The Alliance provides Conotoxia the opportunity to help shape and advance the payments industry
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Airbus Technology covers top event in Beijing

Largest Tetra network in Asia helps to protect the ‘Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation’, hosting 1,200 delegates from around the world
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New member of the ifo Executive Board: Dr...

She will succeed Meinhard Knoche after he retires on 31st August 2017
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Fidor strengthens its leadership team with new...

Fidor Solutionsis gearing up in support of its international expansion plans with the appointment of Brad Whittfield as Global CFO
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Gender in law – a strategic priority

Experts shared insight into the issues surrounding gender inequality, and the measures to resolve the issue
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Best Western acquires Sweden Hotels – forming...

“The acquisition of Sweden Hotels is a strategically important deal and a logical development for us,” says Johan Kukacka, CEO of Best Western in...
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Trump’s joint address lacked details

But overall, there was a positive, pro-business and pro-growth message that will please the markets
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Largest fintech company in Europe gets bank...

Klarna’s business model offers an alternative to the use of credit cards
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Auriga announces new analytics software module

This will help banks to turn data into results
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Tesco Bank launches new partnership with LMS

Tesco Bank has selected conveyancing panel management specialist, LMS, as their integrated conveyancing partner
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Could Barclays determine the future of the SFO?

SFO has charged Barclays PLC and four former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance
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5 ways high street banks fail SMEs

Tide’s small business members reveal the ways in which high street banks are not set-up for the needs of today’s SMEs
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Synechron partners with Misys

Will develop two Centres of Excellence focused on Capital Markets and Corporate Banking to support clients in the US, Europe, Middle East and India
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Crowdsurfer adds data of Zopa to further...

Addition of UK P2P lender – Zopa to world’s most comprehensive source of alternative finance data deepens insight and intelligence
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GFG Alliance launches its financial services arm

Along with the launch, GFG Alliance also appoints ex PRA as its regulator
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The card to score miles

Standard Chartered Singapore launched the new Visa Infinite Credit Card to reward the affluent traveller’s lifestyle and create access to a whole...
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Banks yet to move all data from obsolete devices

A survey highlights that old data could soon be unreadable
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Funding Circle receives full FCA authorization

Small businesses will be directly benefitted
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NatWest chooses Money Mover for pilot on...

Will cover select SME customers of the UK bank
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CAMRADATA announces top asset class searches...

Global Equities, US Equity and Global Diversified Growth Funds were the top three most searched asset classes
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The CHOICE Act may not be a good choice

Will Wall Street bank deregulation hamstring the government’s ability to respond to a financial crisis?
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Inaccessible high-street banks could cost UK...

Research from Tide reveals the crippling delays faced by UK entrepreneurs when setting up business banking, with the average wait being over two...
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French customers voice strong support for ATMs...

Major consumer survey reveals ATMs annoy a quarter of French people and especially Millennials as outdated but 95% say they rely on and want new...
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Metro Bank fans open one million accounts

“Today is a real milestone for all of us at Metro Bank...,” says Craig Donaldson, CEO at Metro Bank
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Celent’s Corporate Banking Practice welcomes...

She will be researching corporate banking
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Senior appointments at MarketInvoice as...

Neha Mittal is appointed VP – Finance & Strategy and Gavin Sumner becomes VP of Sales. The appointments are to support growth ambitions, double...
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deVere appoints Donatas Kontrimas as GM of its...

Donatas to lead fintech company so it can move faster and be more agile than the more established players
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Europe’s 50 largest banks by assets

Also, a glimpse into the currencies of 2016
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ProfitStars and Tyfone Partner to Offer Secure...

The partnership will deliver banks and credit unions an integrated suite of functionally rich and assured digital banking solutions
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Compare Cover launches travel comparison service

Celebrating its first anniversary, Compare Cover has launched its travel insurance comparison platform
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SEDCO Capital combines Shariah principles with...

New investment strategy — Prudent Ethical Investing (PEI) — seeks to avoid high financial risk and aims to enhance long-term risk-adjusted returns
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Seven-bed mansion or one-bed flat?

What the average London property price can buy you around the world
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Insurance entrepreneurs raise £180M to bring...

Investment backers cite huge potential of fresh approach supported by new technology
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A Brit’s biggest tip for saving the pennies

British people are looking after the pennies in the hope the pounds will look after themselves, a study revealed
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Cartwright will use RiskFirst’s risk analytics...

PFaroe will help in performing asset-liability modelling, monitor funding levels, and investment risk, and track triggers for asset switches
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Mitratech discusses the future of legal...

Mitratech CEO to discuss how the CLOC core competencies are evolving to meet the needs of the changing corporate legal department
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Pensioners and their post-retirement income

Jon Geer shares a survey insight
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Retirement advantages urges advisers to...

Alice Watson shares some valuable tips
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Mauritius can be the top financial services...

The nation has an enviable reputation for its legally robust framework, and its educated and English and French-speaking population
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Private equity continues to outperform

But competition for assets will require added skill to source deals and create value, according to Bain & Company’s eighth annual private equity...
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Liberty appoints new leader to handle European...

Alexandra Paton replaces Alex Egnell, who recently transferred to Liberty’s GFR operation in North America
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Top 5 tax issues UK business owners need to be...

Upcoming changes to the tax laws and their impact
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‘KPMG is home to some of Sri Lanka’s best talent’

Interview with Reyaz Mihular, Managing Partner, KPMG in Sri Lanka
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ILPA launches Phase II of private equity...

Will focus on global implementation of reporting template, which has been endorsed by more than 60 LPs
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‘Potential growth rate of the UK economy will...

With the UK triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, Monica Defend, Head of Global Asset Allocation Research, Pioneer Investments offers key...
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Emerging East Asian bond yields fall as region...

This covers the period from December 31 to mid-February
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Article 50 countdown: Investors need to prepare...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is expect to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on March 29
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Good returns for major equity markets in Q4 2016

CAMRADATA data highlights the latest global investment trends
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BPH’s knowledge of CEE market is an attractive...

The company has been operating in Central and Eastern European countries and the Polish capital markets for close to 20 years
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Survey: Investors see positive changes to AIM

But companies need to ensure that they stay on top of their game
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Clayton Euro Risk announces alliance with The...

To focus on the residential mortgage market in the Netherlands
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There’s no place like home

What sports fans and stock market investors have in common
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PSR paves the way for competition in payments...

Customers will be provided enhanced services
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NASDAQ’s BWise and KPMG Align to provide...

Hand in hand, both will focus on strategy, process convergence and organizational change management
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Cinkciarz delivers app in 35 languages

Cinkciarz stated that not only it’s the most translated financial app in the world, but also the most universal app for currency exchange in history
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Vontobel selects Appian as its digital...

The transformation will supposedly witness proficient business processes
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OXIAL IT GRC presents real-time and integrated...

New solution changes risk management focus from technology to business, eliminating ‘patch-work’ approaches and providing continuous protection
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Why are payments of growing importance to Apple?

Many people already own a handset and the motivation to upgrade is weakening, which translates into slowing of handset sale
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CertPAY gets support from Payments UK

Certificate in Principles of Payments was developed by The London Institute of Banking & Finance
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Entersekt gets funds for global expansion

The company’s patented solution creates a secure channel between enterprise and user that not even Entersekt can intercept
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Tackling cases of Card Not Present fraud

PSCU partners with Ethoca to improve loss recoveries for credit union member-owners
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Astana International Financial Centre JSC and...

The new exchange is targeted to launch in late-2017
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Santiment aims to become the ‘Bloomberg’ of...

Aims to provide information to the millions of new crypto users
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Apple’s announcements signal that the ship will...

Apple mobility partner, WWT Asynchrony Labs, highlights moment of opportunity for companies developing apps
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TGE launches new trading system powered by Nasdaq

The new technology will enhance TGE's markets performance capabilities and operational flexibility
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HKSTP and HKEX launch road to IPO platform

Connecting investors, financial, legal and business experts to nurture top technology companies and accelerate the development of Hong Kong’s...
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LinkedIn’s list of top companies starts with...

The list is compiled based on actions of LinkedIn users
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Fonetic and Actiance to deliver trade...

A single platform for capturing, archiving and analyzing historical and current trading
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Nasdaq to deliver post-trade technology to...

The Chilean Central Securities Depository (CSD) will boost its infrastructure capabilities and increase efficiencies with full-fledged CSD solution...
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Ria Money transfer announces new strategic...

Partnerships will provide Ria's customers with a high-quality cash payout network in the top remittance receiving country in the world
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UK employers asked to publish age data in...

Business Champion for older workers asks employers to sign up to ‘Commit & Publish’ pledge to secure one million more UK older workers by 2022
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UK investors turn to property amidst BREXIT fears

Traditional assets provide much-needed investor comfort in seismic year for British politics
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Banco BNI Europa to provide £45m to UK SMEs...

European Bank BNI Europa in strategic partnership with MarketInvoice
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Leondrino Exchange announces the first two...

The blockchain-based platform for the creation, facilitation and management of branded currencies announces the first two branded token offerings...
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GreySpark and OXIAL collaborate to offer...

New service allows Capital Markets firms to continuously remain on top of compliance and regulatory requirements
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Eurazeo, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking...

“Dominion Web Solutions is excited to join the Eurazeo and GS MBD family,” said Lori Stacy, President of Dominion Web Solutions
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UAE joins preparatory meeting for...

Al-Shehhi: ‘Meeting is an important platform for promoting Gulf economic integration’
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NPL offers precise timing for Intercontinental...

New service is robust, resilient and proven to help users achieve compliance with new MiFID II regulation
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Hackers Cybersquat on Hundreds of UK Bank...

DomainTools identifies over 300 websites tricking web users into thinking they’re clicking on to UK high street bank websites
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UK must focus on encouraging tech SMEs to list,...

The UK should focus on encouraging more SMEs to list, says a founding member of the European Tech Alliance
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Litigation funding

A fast-growing industry
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Siemens, SAP to be a part of Saudi Arabia’s...

Kingdom expects them to help with ‘digital transformation’
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New SmartBill Robot Targets £4bn in Wasted...

Nikhil Shah, CEO of SmartBill, announced the launch of the UK's first subscription management platform. The Y-Combinator advised startup has...
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Fintech: Here to Disrupt Forex

The changing face of the fintech world
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Genpact to transform F&A operations with...

Digital solution reimagines processes and drives smart contracts, eliminating billing errors and dramatically speeding payments
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MYPINPAD Asia partners with Mswipe in India

To introduce next generation POS devices to the country
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India’s big players will embrace digitisation...

The GTR India Trade and Treasury Conference in Mumbai was an eye-opener
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Job losses, inflation could tip British credit...

Growth percentage of consumer credit cards is still high
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Ifo Institute expects higher GDP growth in Germany

The forecast for 2017 and 2018 expects a growth in employment
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Clear majority for President Macron in France

His party won more than half the seats in the 577-member national assembly in the second round of elections
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Why Indian stocks are soaring despite less than...

The movement was based on expectations of improvement in the macroeconomic situation
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Retail rents remain flat across major Indian...

Aggregate APAC rental index edges up; fast fashion and F&B to drive demand in India
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EconPol Europe – the European Research Network...

It is expected that the collaboration will provide additional impetus to research on European issues
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Dun & Bradstreet rate UK risk at DB2d

Advice businesses to wait and watch
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UK general election: Now what, May?

Party colleagues question snap poll decision as result puts question mark on Brexit negotiations due to start on June 19
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‘A hard Brexit is now at risk’

Monica Defend, Head of Global Asset Allocation Research at Pioneer Investments, discusses the UK general election results
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All quiet on the hiring front as city awaits...

While there is 11% decrease in jobs available, year-on-year; professionals seeking jobs sees 42% decrease in year-on-year
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Good start in 2017 in major equity markets

CAMRADATA Investment data highlights the latest global investment trends
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UK election result: Four different scenarios

Turbulence in financial markets is likely to intensify in the short-term as Britain readjusts
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Business Architecture Guild and International...

Both have signed a MoU to work on business architecture and business analysis
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ifo Business Climate Index hits all-time high

Results of the ifo Business Survey for May 2017
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Germany’s trade surplus falls

Germany’s trade surplus falls,“…trade surplus is already far below its record level to date of 8.4 percent seen in the second quarter of 2016,”...
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Theresa May assures pensioners of protection...

Protection for the pensioners and a word of caution for the individuals trying to mismanage the pension scheme
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£266 billion of SME turnover locked up in late...

Over half (55%) of SMEs who receive payment late for invoices admit payment is regularly late by ten days or more, as a quarter (23%) of SMEs cite...
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British businesses being throttled by growing...

Skills and talent shortages was the top growth risk cited by 39%
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Ecuador benefits from new aqueduct and...

The two major infrastructure projects were executed by Odebrecht
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Myanmar to accelerate reforms for stable...

The World Bank-supported program includes reforms to address challenges such as rising inflation, public debt sustainability, efficiency of...
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GEFF 2017: Key focus is merging profit and purpose

The 2nd edition of Global Ethical Finance Forum will spearhead a series of discussions in Edinburgh this September focusing on mainstreaming...
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Dispute resolution is the key to unlocking the...

It would be ideal if all Islamic finance disputes were adjudicated in one centre through arbitration according to a standardised dispute resolution...
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UK Islamic finance body joins hands with...

CMS has extensive experience in delivering Islamic finance regulatory advisory projects in multiple jurisdictions
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The untapped potential in Islamic finance

Hurdles are the end consumers’ understanding of the system and their trust in the products
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Global Islamic finance body to standardise...

The new standard aims to address issues such as optimal board composition, fit and proper criteria of scholars, as well as enforceability of rulings
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deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank ,To offer Sharia compliant home finance to purchase property in the UK
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DP world launches Sukuk in LSE

Becomes the fourth Sukuk bond to have launched this year
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Non-banking financial companies leading the way...

An update on the status of Islamic finance in India
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Oman’s appetite for Islamic finance products is...

Islamic banking assets in the Gulf nation are projected to reach 10% of total banking assets by 2018
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The global route for Islamic banks

Revamping IT architecture will be transformative for Islamic banks in 2016
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No-interest finance and its benefits

Review of The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance (2014) by Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman
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Must read for aspiring Islamic banking...

Review of Islamic Capital Market, Equity and Sukuk (2014) by Dr. Muhammad Hanif, Associate Professor, FAST School of Management, Islamabad
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The treatment of qard in takaful

The operator plays an important role that the management of a conventional mutual does not in the event of a periodic deficit
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Islamic funds are not just an alternative

Their success is turning them into a source of competition for the conventional funds industry
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Need for standardised dispute resolution contracts

Case analysis of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhard v Azhar Osman & Other Cases
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Islamic finance is knocking on the doorsteps of...

The government has been taking the steps necessary to facilitate transactions in China and Hong Kong.
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GCC hampered by differences in Islamic finance...

The current state of and recommendations for Islamic Finance in the region
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An initiative to promote Islamic Finance

aafaq Islamic Finance signs MoU with University of Bolton’s Centre for Islamic Finance
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Shari’ah law cannot apply to a commercial...

A look into a case settled in 2004 in the England and Wales Court Of Appeal
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Islamic finance and the halal industry

There is great potential for correlation between the two
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