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Commercial property ideal for retirement funds

Commercial property ideal for retirement funds

JOHANNESBURG – Commercial property forms an important part of the investable asset universe. Although dependent on relevance of location and assets, commercial property offers stable growth. This is due to the value of the asset (and ultimately its rental returns) being connected to land prices and construction costs. These characteristics make commercial property an appropriate investment […]

Are You Smarter About Personal Finance Than Your Fellow Americans? Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out

Are You Smarter About Personal Finance Than Your Fellow Americans? Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out

There’s a lot to know about your money. Unfortunately, many Americans don’t know some of the basics that are important to making sound financial decisions. In fact, the Federal Reserve reported recently on how well Americans did when answering four basic financial literacy questions — and there were a surprising number of incorrect answers.  Can […]

Existing Equitas Holdings shareholders to get 60% ownership in Equitas Small Finance Bank

Existing Equitas Holdings shareholders to get 60% ownership in Equitas Small Finance Bank

MUMBAI: Equitas Holdings, is planning to offer 60% ownership of Equitas Small Finance Bank to its existing shareholders so that there would be no dilution in shareholders value. “That’s the intent,” said PN Vasudevan, managing director of the bank. “We have created a committee to work out a Scheme of Arrangement and Reconstruction,” he said. […]

CM Murad hopes Centre will generously finance K-IV project

CM Murad hopes Centre will generously finance K-IV project

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has said that cost of Greater Karachi Bulk Water Supply, K-IV project has increased manifold and he was hoping that the federal government would generously finance it. He also expressed the hope that a similar financial support would also be made by centre to Karachi Circular Railway […]

Even Financial Buys Birch Finance, Ventures Into Credit Cards

Even Financial Buys Birch Finance, Ventures Into Credit Cards

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Even Financial announced it has acquired personal finance app Birch Finance for an undisclosed sum. San Jose-based Birch offers a mobile and web application that helps users find the right credit cards. Its core recommendation engine analyzes a user’s real transaction history and compares it against hundreds of […]

Leveraged loan growth sparks concerns about the next financial crisis

Leveraged loan growth sparks concerns about the next financial crisis

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen and other big names in the financial regulatory space are expressing concern over the systemic risk of leveraged loans. Lenders will originate leveraged loans to companies looking to finance large transactions, such as a merger. Those lenders then bundle those loans into collateralized loan obligations, which are shopped and traded […]

6 After-Harvest Finance Questions to Answer

6 After-Harvest Finance Questions to Answer

TAGS: Marketing, Overseas December 18, 2014 Harvest marks the end of one season and the beginning of another. After you park the combine for the year, you should head to the office to grade your financial success and start planning for the next crop cycle. “Just as the combine gives you absolute production yield, an […]

Greek debt crisis will not repeat itself in Italy, says Austria finance minister

Greek debt crisis will not repeat itself in Italy, says Austria finance minister

Austria’s Finance Minister Hartwig Loeger addresses the media before a cabinet meeting in Vienna, Austria August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader BERLIN (Reuters) – The Greek sovereign debt crisis will not repeat itself in Italy, Austrian Finance Minister Hartwig Loeger said in remarks published on Sunday. “The Italian economy has more substance than the Greek,” Loeger […]

Euro zone not prepared enough to face new crisis: French Finance Minister

Euro zone not prepared enough to face new crisis: French Finance Minister

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks on tax issues at a joint hearing with lawmakers of the economic affairs committee and the special committee on financial crime at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS (Reuters) – There is no risk of contagion from Italy’s budget crisis in the […]

A powerful bullish force could soon bolster the stock market

A powerful bullish force could soon bolster the stock market

A badly wounded market is eagerly awaiting the return of its trusted friend to hopefully save the day, Mr. Stock Buyback. With next week seeing a peak number of companies announcing third quarter earnings and considering we are more than half way through the reporting period, stock buyback “blackout” periods will begin to lift. As […]