Jamestown City Council Hears Q1 Finance Report, Police Department Update

Jamestown City Council Hears Q1 Finance Report, Police Department Update

“Nothing horrible,” is how Joseph Bellitto, city comptroller, summed up the city’s first financial quarter of 2018. On Monday, Bellitto presented the first quarter finance report during the Jamestown City Council work session meeting. He said revenues during the first three months of the year were within budget estimates. He added BPU tax equivalence payments […]

Egypt: International Finance Corporation Investments Near $1 Bln

Egypt: International Finance Corporation Investments Near $1 Bln

International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced Sunday that its investments to support Egypt’s private sector have amounted to nearly $1 billion during the current fiscal year. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, indicated that Egypt’s economic reforms affirmed its commitment to boost the Egyptian economy. IFC’s Chief Business Officer Stephanie von Friedberg met Egypt’s […]

Meet Andrea Linehan, commercial director with Grid Finance… 'There's rarely an acknowledgement of those really …

Meet Andrea Linehan, commercial director with Grid Finance… 'There's rarely an acknowledgement of those really …

Andrea Linehan says Grid is benefiting from banks making slow decisions on lending to businesses who need capital quickly Meet Andrea Linehan, commercial director with Grid Finance… ‘There’s rarely an acknowledgement of those really strong businesses that are creditworthy’ Independent.ie The recent warning that banks are no longer making the effort to get to know […]

US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

WASHINGTON — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump’s tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war. At a meeting of global finance leaders, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin charged that “unfair global trade practices impede stronger […]

Global Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

Global Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

Trade tensions between the United States and China risk eroding business and investor confidence, even as global growth enjoys its best upswing in years. That’s the message being conveyed to finance ministers and central bankers from around the world gathered in Washington for spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund. Trade is expected to dominate […]

The CFA is the most brutal exam in finance – here's what the questions look like

The CFA is the most brutal exam in finance – here's what the questions look like

by Will Martin Every year, thousands of young people embark on one of the most mentally gruelling experiences of their lives by taking the Chartered Financial Analyst Program exams. The series of three exams is designed to ensure that people working in certain parts of the financial industry have all the right knowledge to succeed. More […]

Heavyweight line-up to address Business School finance conference

Heavyweight line-up to address Business School finance conference

A Nobel Laureate, three CEOs of major companies and a speaker from the Bank of England are among those speaking at Imperial College Business School. A select group of business leaders, policy makers and leading academics are expected to attend today’s The Future of Finance conference – the third such conference the Business School has […]

G7 finance ministers seek maximum economic pressure on North Korea

G7 finance ministers seek maximum economic pressure on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers said Wednesday that they would continue to impose maximum economic pressure on North Korea, which evades international sanctions with a network of front and shell companies to access the global financial system. “We are concerned by North Korea’s evasion of international sanctions and its continued ability […]

The Islamic Development Bank to finance $185 mln projects in Tunisia

The Islamic Development Bank to finance $185 mln projects in Tunisia

TUNIS, April 1 (Reuters) – The Islamic Development Bank has agreed on Sunday to lend Tunisia $185 million to finance developments including an electricity project, an official told Reuters. The bank agreed to finance an electricity link worth $150 as well as the construction of hospitals in Kasserine and Kef worth $34 million. The agreement […]

Portland school finance panel rejects most budget cuts

Portland school finance panel rejects most budget cuts

Portland’s island schools were taken off the chopping block Friday night, with the school board finance committee rejecting the idea of closing the two elementary schools as a way to lower the tax impact of the school budget. Cheers broke out amid island residents, some holding signs, as the committee members tabled the idea. “I […]

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