November 13, 2019

Margin loan financing in developing markets

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By James Kinsley Maples Group From Asia Business Journal Margin loan financing in developing markets can expose lenders to a number of risks, including their ability to liquidate shares provided by a borrower as collateral under the margin loan (collateral shares). Even if the collateral shares have the liquidity to facilitate timely enforcement, this does […]

Cayman: AV Group Ltd. launches Singapore based fund

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GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands & OSLO, Norway–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AV Group Ltd. (“AVG”) is a Cayman based asset manager with offices in New York, Cayman Islands, Norway and Singapore with a focus on growing Norwegian based ESG and Impact companies globally. AVG has just launched a Singapore based Fund called the “Elite Innorvate Fund Pte Ltd.” in conjunction […]

Singapore plans to pass its own fake news law

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By Saqib Shah from engadget The majority of its population get their news from social media. Singapore is set to follow its South East Asian neighbor Malaysia‘s lead by introducing an anti-fake news law. The legislation will allow the city-state’s government to take down content that violates the new rules, according to local newspaper The Straits Times. […]

Luxembourg, Cayman Islands, Ireland FPIs’ favourite gateways to India

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By Paul Burugula FromET Markets Tightening of global tax regulations has changed the way offshore funds choose a jurisdiction. Luxembourg, the Cayman Islands and Ireland are emerging as the leading gateways for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) registering in India. Of the 650 FPIs that have registered with the Indian market regulator since January 2018, as […]

Friendly cats

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15 of the Friendliest Cat Breeds By Mary Daly From Care2 Cats often are labeled as aloof and uncaring, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Still, some breeds tend to have a more friendly disposition than others. Based onVetStreet’s ratings for affection level and social needs — as well as friendliness with strangers, children and dogs — […]

British Empire 2.0? Defence Sec vows to put UK bases in Caribbean & Asia in post-Brexit expansion

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From Preston Business Review British Empire 2.0? Defence Sec vows to put UK bases in Caribbean & Asia in post-Brexit expansion UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has given a wildly optimistic interview, in which he harked back to the historic influence enjoyed by Britain, and promised to build two foreign military bases “in a couple […]

The Rhodes Trust announces Historic Class of 101 new Rhodes Scholars

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Rhodes House, Oxford, 18 December 2018 The Rhodes Trust today announces a record-breaking class of 101 new Rhodes Scholars. This cohort, who will arrive at Rhodes House, Oxford, in October 2019, features young people from all fields of study who have exceptional leadership potential and share a commitment to positive change. The Rhodes Class of […]

Royal Caribbean treats breast cancer survivors to cruise holiday

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By Travel Weekly AsiaRecipients of non-profit organisation, Send Me On Vacation, enjoyed a three-night cruise from Singapore to Penang. A group of breast cancer survivors from the US, UK and Singapore went onboard Royal Caribbean International’s Voyager of the Seas for a three-night cruise from Singapore to Penang over the weekend. This is part of […]

STEP announces its new Worldwide Excellence Awards for late 2018

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STEP is delighted to announce a record 37 new award winners in its Worldwide Excellence Awards. First launched in 2016, the Awards run twice a year to celebrate the highest achievement in STEP qualifications globally, and the latest winners are the top achievers across STEP’s exams for the period January – July 2018. Some of […]

Digital economies of the future 2018/19 – the results

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By Cathy Mullan From fDi Intelligence London has been named fDi’s Digital Economy of the Future for 2018/19, followed by Dublin and Singapore in second and third place. Cathy Mullan reports on the results. London is fDi’s Digital Economy of the Future for 2018/19. Major digital companies have established and/or expanded regional headquarters in the […]