Malaysian PM Mahathir instructed me to expose financial scandals, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

Malaysian PM Mahathir instructed me to expose financial scandals, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Malaysia’s Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has explained that his actions in revealing the financial scandals from the previous administration were done on the instruction of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. “All the exposé of scandals related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and other scandals were done on the […]

Get ready to pollinate the $660 billion sustainable supply chain finance opportunity

Get ready to pollinate the $660 billion sustainable supply chain finance opportunity

Today, businesses have an opportunity to shift how they are implementing their sustainability commitments in their supply chains. Global buyers — major international companies — are increasingly looking for ways not just to enforce compliance and punish poor performers, but to reward and incentivize their suppliers to adopt sustainable and responsible behaviors. Our new report, […]

In Asia, Finance Trade Groups Advocate For FinTech In Regulatory Efforts

In Asia, Finance Trade Groups Advocate For FinTech In Regulatory Efforts

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Financial firms have their work cut out for them when battling the bad guys, trying ensure that funds go where they need to go, and that money laundering is not taking place. Easier said than done, and at times the regulators call for reinforcements. Last week, a finance […]

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

WORLD FINANCE UPDATE: The Australian share market looks set to open unmoved by the global negativity and anxiety over a growing trade spat between the US and China At 0700 AEST on Monday, the share price futures index was unchanged at 6,100. Meanwhile, the Australian dollar has slipped further as the US-China trade spat hurts […]

The finance industry must have a sense of purpose

The finance industry must have a sense of purpose

The political and economic landscape has seen seismic change in recent times. In tandem, the savings and investment industry is going through a major evolution as it reacts and adapts to a number of global trends that are having an equally seismic impact on the nature of our business. Most fundamental is the shifting balance […]

Three steps to consider before migrating Finance & HR to the Cloud

Three steps to consider before migrating Finance & HR to the Cloud

By Pradeep Agarwal Were you aware that 35 percent of companies intend to develop a shared finance and HR function? A research conducted by MIT Technology and commissioned by Oracle, reveals that collaboration between these two functions is no longer just a cost-saving measure-it’s a strategic necessity in any organization. The roles of HR and […]

Study: Americans Overestimate Their Financial Literacy

Study: Americans Overestimate Their Financial Literacy

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email A new study reveals that while Americans are generally overconfident in their financial knowledge, only a few could score a top grade on a financial quiz. The “Financial Literacy: Prosperity Begins with Knowledge” study from Raddon, a provider of innovative research, also found that the vast majority have […]

General Electric dips, Microsoft up slightly, Mylan under pressure

General Electric dips, Microsoft up slightly, Mylan under pressure

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day. General Electric (GE): Shares are down in early trade, at around .68%. GE was urged by France’s finance minister to stick to its commitment to create 1,000 jobs at energy producer Alstom. The company made the commitment in 2015 when it bought Alstom’s energy business, […]

Shepherd's Finance, LLC Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

Shepherd's Finance, LLC Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shepherd’s Finance, LLC (“Shepherd’s” or the “Company”) announced its operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. 2018 Financial Highlights to Date Earnings Growth – Net income increased approximately $0.1 million, or 50.2%, to $0.3 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 compared to net […]

Free personal finance classes can help you avoid expensive mistakes

Free personal finance classes can help you avoid expensive mistakes

(Pexels Photo) PHOENIX — When it comes to personal finance, a lack of knowledge can lead to expensive mistakes. That’s where the free MoneySKILL financial literacy program comes in. “The name speaks for itself. It’s to teach life skills about managing money,” Tim Stanley, board chair of the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation, told […]

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