Finance

Campaign Finance Reports for 3 key GOP primary races in Iron County

The fateful Republican primary is less than a week away. Candidates for office just filed their last campaign finance report. Here is a breakdown of how much money each Iron County Republican candidate raised and how they spent the cash. More: Three Iron County GOP debates focus on the future of the county at Southern …

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US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and Gazelle Finance Launch Facility to Support Ukrainian Companies Displaced by War

TBILISI, Georgia – DFC and Gazelle Finance announced an economic recovery facility to provide technical assistance to Ukrainian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) whose businesses have been negatively impacted by the war. The new facility builds upon an existing DFC investment in Gazelle, which provides capital to SMEs in key sectors in the South Caucasus, …

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A primer on embedded finance, ‘fintech as a service

Introduction Financial technology is transitioning from a discrete vertical market into a horizontal opportunity. This, in essence, is the genesis of embedded finance. Companies across industries – from retail to technology to banking – are embracing fintech as part of their technology stack and business model to deliver a richer, “stickier” and more lucrative user …

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Is your wealth manager in tune with their female clients?

Wealth management – indeed the whole financial services industry – was created by men to serve a predominantly small clientele. Not only were men historically the household earners and entrepreneurs, but they typically made the long-term financial decisions. That’s changing, slowly. Household wealth is becoming more equally shared between men and women in partnerships, marriages …

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How inflation, interest rate hikes affect the 60/40 portfolio strategy

How a 60/40 portfolio strategy works The strategy allocates 60% to stocks and 40% to bonds – a traditional portfolio that carries a moderate level of risk. More generally, “60/40” is a shorthand for the broader theme of investment diversification. The thinking is: When stocks (the growth engine of a portfolio) do poorly, bonds serve …

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Regulatory Reporting Remains Highest Priority for Finance Firms Despite Some Costs Doubling

As pressure on compliance function grows in a fast-moving and increasingly complicated regulatory and operational landscape, almost 90 per cent of financial services firms have reported increased compliance expenditure over the past five years, with one in 10 saying costs have doubled. In this light, 44 per cent of firms are planning to invest more …

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Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $ 900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for May was $ 9.4 billion, up 16 percent year-over-year …

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The FOMO investor- Part 2 of the “Personal Finance for starter” series

The FOMO investor- Part 2 of the “Personal Finance for starter” series Photo: iStock KEY HIGHLIGHTS This crowd mentality gives birth to speculation, which is uninformed and often not good for your investments. Tips are pieces of unverified information that claim to predict the movement of the price of a stock. Mumbai: GenZs are infamous …

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Malaysia’s fintech industry slow to capitalize on Islamic finance growth

An Asian Malay groceries shop owner calculating the price of an item for her customer. Malaysia’s Islamic fintech industry focuses on catering to underserved banking segments such as small and medium-sized enterprises. Source: Edwin Tan via Getty Images Malaysia’s Islamic financial technology companies are making slow progress in a booming Islamic finance market, amid competition …

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