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Euro zone governments suffer more bond dealer exits, Banking & Finance

Thu, Nov 09, 2017 – 11:33 PM [LONDON] Two banks have ceased acting as primary dealers in certain euro zone government bond markets this year, the trade association AFME revealed on Thursday, while there was confusion over Santander’s role as a market maker in Portuguese bonds. The moves are part of a trend that threatens to increase liquidity constraints in government bond markets and could eventually make it more expensive for countries to borrow. The latest edition of AFME’s European…

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Driver misses turn due to smog, car falls in Yamuna; 2 killed

Two people were killed and their three friends injured after their car plunged into the Yamuna River allegedly after the driver could not see a turn due to smog and darkness in north Delhi’s Timarpur area, the police said. The accident took place around 2 am when they were returning after a party at Shyam Ghat in the Yamuna Khadar area. Deepak Jangir, who was driving the car, and Kishan Yadav, who was sitting beside him,…

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Investment consultants including Aon Hewitt, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson slam the City watchdog over its proposed reforms in the sector

Investment consultants including Aon Hewitt, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson have hit back at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over its plans aimed at increasing competition in the sector. Willis Towers Watson, one of the three firms named by the FCA as potentially holding an excessive market share in the investment consulting sphere, said in a statement that “some views expressed by the FCA do not accurately reflect the market position”. Read more: City watchdog refers investment consultants for a…

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‘Why did this happen to my dad?’ – daughter of ‘gentle soul’ murder victim tells of her anguish

Murdered Steven Coulter’s daughter has told how she cannot understand why anyone would hurt her “gentle” dad and said his brutal death has “ripped her heart out”. Killer Jason Downey savagely took the life of his neighbour in a senseless slaying for no apparent reason. As the 45-year-old was jailed for life at Newcastle Crown Court, Mr Coulter’s daughter and sister paid tribute to the vulnerable 59-year-old and told of their pain. Downey, described as a nightmare neighbour, murdered Mr…

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9 Ways Millennials Can Protect Themselves From Scams

  When it comes to scams, millennials are a bulls-eye target for con artists. In fact, millennials are the most at risk to lose money from a scam than any other age group of consumers, according to a recent report from the Better Business Bureau. Some 37% of individuals 18 to 24 who reported scams at BBB Scam Tracker lost money, with a median loss of $200, with fake checks being the riskiest scam type. About 30% were people 25…

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Smarter use of network capacity and fairness on costs

Ofgem has today published two working papers related to charging for electricity networks. The role of transmission and distribution networks is changing in the future electricity system. We need to ensure that the costs for the networks are spread fairly among consumers and that network capacity is used efficiently.  The first working paper is about reforms to ensure that network users are encouraged to connect to and use the system as efficiently as possible. It also examines how network capacity…

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White paper Success factors evolve with the organisation and the entrepreneur

White papers – from theory into action Our research insights translated into added value for you and your organisation Research – either academic or research for business – can only be valuable when shared. That’s why we translate our research into easy-to-read whitepapers focusing on the key insights that are relevant for you as a manager. This way, your organisation can profit directly from the latest research, the newest theories, the expertise of our faculty and much more. As an…

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A German hardware giant tries to become an ultra-secure tech platform

Bosch mobilises BOSCH is everywhere. It has 440 subsidiaries and employs 400,000 people in 60 countries. Its technology opens London’s Tower Bridge and closes packets of crisps and biscuits in factories from India to Mexico. Analysts call it a car-parts maker: it is the world’s largest, making everything from fuel-injection pumps to windscreen wipers. Consumers know it for white goods and power tools synonymous with “Made in Germany” solidity. The company itself prefers to be called a “supplier of technology…

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Why a Gen-X CEO Hired a Millennial to Help Him Keep a Learning Mindset

Executive Summary For all the talk about how younger workers desire and need learning experiences, the opposite is also true: The rest of us must learn from them — and from how they learn. That means we should stop playing catch-up with technology, avoid dating ourselves with stale stories about how things worked “back in the day,” offer individualized learning when we train or coach people (today’s learners expect that), and communicate frequently and openly with younger employees to keep the learning flowing in both…

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Salesforce Won’t Let Age Slow It Down

Salesforce.com knows as well as anyone that the trick to staying in investors’ good graces these days is to not show your age. Growth is prized highly by tech investors. And big tech companies who have been around a while are no exception. Investors have poured into Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Google-parent Alphabet this year on the premise that these huge companies can continue to defy the laws of gravity by delivering double-digit growth each year. … Source link

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FTSE 100 slides as Burberry shares fall out of fashion

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Burberry sank 10% after the fashion house announced plans to move further upmarket. The company said it would close some stores in the US and Europe as part of its plans to “sharpen” the brand. The news came as it reported a 26% rise in half-year profits to £128m with like-for-like sales up 4%. Burberry was the biggest faller in the FTSE 100, with the UK’s benchmark share index closing down 45.62 points at…

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US senators seek to delay corporate tax cuts

November 9, 2017 Sam Fleming and Barney Jopson in Washington Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback Republicans senators are to delay the introduction of corporate tax cuts and curb the generosity of other tax reductions, risking a clash with…

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Burberry to reinvent itself as a super luxury British brand | Business

Burberry’s new chief executive, Marco Gobbetti, has revealed plans to take the British luxury brand more upmarket as part of a shake-up that comes with a hefty price tag of its own. The company’s shares fell 10% – wiping nearly £850m off its value – as investors took fright at Gobbetti’s ambition to turn Burberry into a super-luxe brand, like Gucci and Dior, which have higher prices and profit margins. To get there it will spend millions of pounds turning…

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Pacific Rim countries move closer to TPP without US

November 9, 2017 Shawn Donnan in Washington and Jude Webber in Mexico City Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback Japan and 10 other countries were moving closer to a deal on pushing ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact…

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