Australia’s fintech sector has come of age, with homegrown fintech continuing to challenge incumbents and disrupt the traditional financial sector, according to the recently released KPMG Australian Fintech First Investigative Report. However, the sector could face headwinds due to talent and funding constraints this year. During 2021, KPMG Australia surveyedRead More →

“Greetings from the people of Gorno-Badakhshan,” says a Soviet-style facility on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. picture by Hylgeriak via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0). On June 15, 2022, after a month-long violent crackdown on the Pamirs in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) in eastern Tajikistan, which more than 40 dead in aRead More →

The Kaiser Family Foundation has published a new analysis recently concluded that a staggering 100 million Americans have medical debt, or 41% of the nation’s adult population. This crushing debt burden exceeds previous estimates because it includes medical liabilities held through informal loans and credit cards that do not appearRead More →

José Ramón Díez (Caixabank Research) | The global economic scenario continues to face the effects of a triple global supply shock (bottlenecks, war and zero COVID policy) which keeps commodity prices under pressure, continues to erode agent confidence economies and sounded the alarm in financial markets, with increased volatility andRead More →

Author: Toshiya Takahashi, Shoin University While the Japanese media was busy with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Japan’s economic security bill passed without strong opposition in the Diet in May 2022. and advanced technology. But the new security policy will have uncertain effects on Japanese security and business. Focusing onRead More →

Reading time: 2 minutes With the slow but steady suppression of the coronavirus, Canadian government support programs such as the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) have also declined, leaving most low- and moderate-income Canadians economically vulnerable. economic. Online repayable loan facilities, such as My salary in Canadaoffer a quick fixRead More →

Michael Olugbode Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) President Akin Oyegbola has blamed the country’s sluggish economic growth on high inflation, insecurity and continued fuel shortages. He said so during a press conference on the second meeting of the APBN Board of Directors 2022 held in Abuja, yesterday. OyegbolaRead More →

(ATTN: ADD more information from paragraph 5; CHANGE photo) SEOUL, June 16 (Yonhap) — President Yoon Suk-yeol said Thursday that his government will pursue economic policies centered on private sector-led growth and deregulation to overcome the multifaceted economic crisis. Yoon made the remarks during a meeting on the direction ofRead More →

The KZN Growth Coalition welcomes the urgent action taken by Transnet SOC Ltd to repair the damage caused by the recent KwaZulu-Natal floods, which will make a substantial difference in restoring economic activity in the province. Transnet’s interventions – which include repairing and reopening the line on the container corridorRead More →

In the financial sector, loan management or lending solutions have been the slowest in terms of digitization adoption. Today, even though credit institutions have migrated from Excel sheets to a digital ledger, they are still far from having a solution that would give a holistic view of the performance ofRead More →

Michael Hicks Over the past two weeks, Hoosier executives celebrated two new factory announcements in the state. Together, they promise 1,900 factory jobs and about $4.6 billion in new investment. Unsurprisingly, this is the kind of stuff elected officials love to brag about. The sunny news release on economic developmentRead More →

U.S. Defense Secretary Austin underscored U.S. support for Taiwan on Saturday, suggesting at the inaugural Asian Defense Forum that recent Chinese military activities around the self-governing island threaten to change the status quo. Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Austin noted a “steady increase in provocative and destabilizing militaryRead More →

The economic problems currently facing Pakistan are similar to those faced by the PTI. In 2019, with low foreign exchange reserves and high deficits, the PTI government failed to sustain the 6% growth left by the previous PML-N regime. At the time, the outgoing government criticized the PTI for havingRead More →

SHANGHAI: The World Bank has revised its economic forecast for China to 4.3% this year, from a higher expectation of 5.1% in December, amid the Covid-19 outbreaks and changes in the global environment , according to a report released yesterday. This downward revision came as the biggest wave of Covid-19Read More →

$79,200 grant will bolster military support efforts of Florida’s Space Coast Economic Development Commission The Florida Space Coast Economic Development Commission received a $79,200 Defense Reinvestment Grant (DRG) to support its efforts at Patrick Space Force Base, including EDC’s Space Coast Salutes initiative, US Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes programRead More →

June 08, 2022 Quarterly eeconomic growth should stop this year before diving briefly negative territory as global events continue to weigh heavily on Great Britain economy. UK Economic Outlook – 2022 UK Chambers of Commerce have lowered their expectations for UK GDP growth for 2022 at 3.5% (from 3.6%) againstRead More →

Local governments are bolstering economic development appropriations for several regional agencies during this summer’s budget approval process. Funding for many agencies is on the rise, as New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington approve their respective budgets for the 2022-23 fiscal year. This budget round, Wilmington International Airport, whichRead More →

Many of us often refer to the “good old days” and the era we think of seems to range from thirty to a hundred years ago, depending in part on our age. But Franklin Pierce Adams, one of the most eminent American chroniclers of the early twentieth century, noting theRead More →

Aktia Bank PlcPress releaseJune 2, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. from Aktia economic forecast: the period of strong growth is behind us According from Aktia Chief Economist Lasse Corin, the coronavirus pandemic has been a deep and brief shock to the economy, while Russia’s attack on Ukraine will cause a lessRead More →

According Chief Economist of Aktia Lasse Corin, the coronavirus pandemic has been a deep and short-lived shock to the economy, while Russia’s attack on Ukraine will cause a less profound but protracted period of uncertainty. He predicts very moderate economic growth for next year. In the economic forecastRead More →

Aktia Bank PlcPress releaseJune 2, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. from Aktia economic forecast: the period of strong growth is behind us According from Aktia Chief Economist Lasse Corin, the coronavirus pandemic has been a deep and brief shock to the economy, while Russia’s attack on Ukraine will cause a lessRead More →