HSBC received three major awards at the annual ‘Euromoney Awards for Excellence’ event held in Dubai recently.
Qatar’s ambassador to the UK, Yousef Ali al-Khater, gave the keynote address at the Oxford-GCC Business Conference 2017 held at St Antony’s College in London on Saturday.
Islamic finance is increasingly being discovered as a vehicle to support sustainable development goals by investments in environmental projects, as well as to deal with challenges of poverty, social inequality and financial exclusion, a method called “impact investing.”
Greece’s creditors failed to resolve their differences over the measures required to bring the country’s debt back to a sustainable path, as a compromise offered by the eurozone wasn’t deemed sufficient by the International Monetary Fund.
Earlier this month SoftBank led a $502mn investment in a London-based virtual reality startup called Improbable Worlds.
India’s gold imports could plunge in 2017 during the traditional period of peak demand in the second half of the year, after jewellers have aggressively restocked inventory ahead of a national sales tax that takes effect on July 1.
Noble Group’s troubles worsened after S&P warned of a risk the struggling commodity trader won’t pay its debt and as sources told Reuters a potential investor backed out, triggering a one-third fall in its shares and a dip in its bonds.
Chinese state-owned Sinochem and ChemChina are in merger talks to create the world’s biggest industrial chemicals firm, to be headed by Sinochem chief Ning Gaoning, four people with knowledge of the negotiations said.
Japan must adhere to the government’s goal to achieve a balanced budget by the fiscal year ending in March 2021, Finance Minister Taro Aso said, in a resolve to push for fiscal consolidation to fix the country’s tattered finances.