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Global finance gathering struggles to define trade stance

BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — Financial officials from the world’s biggest economies are struggling to define a common stance on trade in the face of the Trump administration’s insistence that cross-border commerce must be “fair” as well as “free.” Finance ministers from the Group of 20 powers comprising more than 80 percent of the global economy debated the wording of their ... Read More »

Finance companies grapple with the age of uncertainty

Just over a year ago, when Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, and Gary Cohn, the investment bank’s then president, wrote their annual message to the company’s shareholders, they talked of “pervasive uncertainty”. They cited worries about economic growth, monetary policy and investor sentiment, and wrote that the UK’s referendum on EU membership, the US presidential election and market ... Read More »

3 Finance-Technology Skills CFOs Should Seek

Technology has changed every industry. From the technology in our hands to the software that revolutionizes how we do business, few areas remain untouched. In the case of finance and HR solutions, the proper technology can provide great insight into how organizations can lower debt, expand EBITDA margin and drive overall performance. However, as tech evolves, so must our tactics ... Read More »

CEO Uses His Own Salary to Raise Employee Wages to $70,000

Many companies have raised their minimum wages in recent years in order to compete for better talent. But one company is taking that concept to a whole new level. Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments, recently announced to his employees that the company is raising its minimum annual salary to $70,000. So even the lowest paid clerks and customer service ... Read More »

Five Ways Financial Advisors Can Cash In On Social Media

START SLIDESHOW › Just as the social media giants are making gains in audience, you can tag along—expanding your sales flow in the process. By Mostafa Razzak Many people in financial services see social media as a simple broadcast platform, where messages, blog posts and other featured communications stick to a billboard as though they were press releases or boilerplate ... Read More »

Industry Leaders Discuss Trade, E-Commerce With WTO Chief

Industry Leaders Discuss Trade, E-Commerce With WTO Chief Representatives of Indian industry, including online retail and technology firms, Wednesday discussed issues pertaining to global trade and e-commerce with WTO chief Roberto Azevedo. The roundtable meeting here was organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It was attend by Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Mittal and representatives of companies including Paytm, ... Read More »

SoftBank Loses $350 Million on India Investments Including Ola, Snapdeal

SoftBank Loses $350 Million on India Investments Including Ola, Snapdeal HIGHLIGHTS SoftBank wrote off JPY 39.28 billion in the value of shares in its India The new set of numbers are lower than the loss recorded in November The Japanese firm has so far invested close to $2 billion in India Japan’s SoftBank Corp has booked an investment loss of ... Read More »

Snapchat’s Parent Company to Spend $1 Billion on Amazon Web Services

Snap Inc, owner of the popular Snapchat app, said it expected to spend $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,689 crores) over the next five years to use Amazon.com’s cloud services, in addition to the $2 billion cloud contract it already has with Google. Snap may eventually invest in building its own infrastructure, it said on Thursday, in an amendment to a ... Read More »

Simple Ways to Save Money for Your Dream House

Saving money is definitely one of the hardest things in life. Sometimes even people with high salary or monthly earnings find it challenging to save money. Why? Simply because many people spend a lot, sometimes more than what they actually earn. And because of that, they find it difficult to save money. But if you want to buy your dream ... Read More »

Budget 2017: IRCTC Service Charge Waived on Booking Tickets Online

HIGHLIGHTS IRCTC service charge has been removed permanently Service charge for online tickets was Rs. 20 for Sleeper class tickets Rs. 40 service charge was levied for AC tickets With Union Budget 2017-18, the government has permanently waived off the IRCTC service charge levied on booking railway tickets online from the website. Making the announcement, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said ... Read More »