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....The man accused of being behind the scam, Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, allegedly posed as an Asia-based manufacturer and deceived the companies from at least 2013 until 2015. "Fraudulent phishing emails were sent to employees and agents of the victim companies, which regularly conducted multimillion-dollar transactions with [the Asian] company," the US Department of Justice (DOJ) said in March. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Machine learning systems can be trained to recognise typical spending patterns and which characteristics of a transaction - location, amount, or timing - make it more or less likely to be fraudulent. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Mr Arnault said the move would be an "important milestone" and underlined the confidence of his family group in LVMH. "The corresponding transactions will allow the simplification of the structures, long requested by the market, and the strengthening of LVMH's Fashion and Leather Goods division thanks to the acquisition of Christian Dior Couture, one of the most iconic brands worldwide," he said. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Instead of fighting against the advance of smartphones, it also allows people to complete withdrawals or transactions that they started on their phone. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The world was changing and electronic communication was becoming more important. Many private sector transactions would be impossible without secure communication. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Deutsche Bank has warned that up to 4,000 UK jobs could be moved to Frankfurt and other locations in the European Union as a result of Brexit. Germany’s biggest bank employs 9,000 staff across the UK, including 7,000 in the City, and has called for clarity about how transactions worth billions of euros will be dealt with after the UK leaves the EU. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....LVMH, the world’s largest luxury company, owns Christian Dior perfumes and beauty after a deal in the 1960s to raise capital for the then-struggling brand. The latest transactions will bring the whole Christian Dior brand under one roof, from fashion to fragrances. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . Just 35% of Egyptians have access to a credit card, according to Mastercard, and more than 90% of all financial transactions are in cash. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Also last week, the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) showed that the number of property sales remain static. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, property transactions have generally been close to the 100,000 mark each month for the last three years. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Their complaint alleges embezzlement of public funds, money laundering, forgery and conspiracy to defraud. According to the parliamentary inquiry: "A transaction took place indeed between Sopamin [a local mining company], Areva and other international partners. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . "There is therefore no certainty that any transaction will proceed. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. The problems did not appear to be preventing customers from using cash machines or completing card transactions in shops, as was the case with previous IT issues. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Addressing this question, were it to gain traction, would involve a focus on an ecosystem of SDR use, with the composite currency – which last year added the Chinese renminbi to the British pound, euro, Japanese yen and US dollar – potentially benefiting from a virtuous cycle. Specifically, the SDR’s three roles – an official reserve asset, a currency used more broadly in financial activity and a numeraire – could ensure greater official liquidity, expand the range of new assets used around the world in public and private transactions, and boost its use as a unit of account. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....RBS still highlighted a number of legal matters including the Russian money laundering scandal reported by the Guardian. “Allegedly certain European banks, including RBS and 16 other UK based financial institutions, and certain US banks, were involved in processing certain transactions associated with this scheme,” RBS said, adding it was “responding to requests for information from” regulators. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 04:54:04 PM
....Their complaint alleges embezzlement of public funds, money laundering, forgery and conspiracy to defraud. According to the parliamentary inquiry: "A transaction took place indeed between Sopamin [a local mining company], Areva and other international partners. ...
RBS and Lloyds IT faults cause online banking frustrations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 03:24:55 PM
....”. The problems did not appear to be preventing customers from using cash machines or completing card transactions in shops, as was the case with previous IT issues. ...
Google and Facebook duped in huge 'scam' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 10:47:03 AM
....The man accused of being behind the scam, Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, allegedly posed as an Asia-based manufacturer and deceived the companies from at least 2013 until 2015. "Fraudulent phishing emails were sent to employees and agents of the victim companies, which regularly conducted multimillion-dollar transactions with [the Asian] company," the US Department of Justice (DOJ) said in March. ...
House prices fell again in April, Nationwide says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 07:25:06 AM
....Also last week, the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) showed that the number of property sales remain static. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, property transactions have generally been close to the 100,000 mark each month for the last three years. ...
RBS reports first quarterly profit since 2015 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:57:09 AM
....RBS still highlighted a number of legal matters including the Russian money laundering scandal reported by the Guardian. “Allegedly certain European banks, including RBS and 16 other UK based financial institutions, and certain US banks, were involved in processing certain transactions associated with this scheme,” RBS said, adding it was “responding to requests for information from” regulators. ...
No branch?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:05:04 PM
.... . Instead of fighting against the advance of smartphones, it also allows people to complete withdrawals or transactions that they started on their phone. ...
Job opportunities image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:12:43 PM
.... . Just 35% of Egyptians have access to a credit card, according to Mastercard, and more than 90% of all financial transactions are in cash. ...
Deutsche Bank: 4,000 jobs at risk of being moved out of UK after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:03:42 PM
....Deutsche Bank has warned that up to 4,000 UK jobs could be moved to Frankfurt and other locations in the European Union as a result of Brexit. Germany’s biggest bank employs 9,000 staff across the UK, including 7,000 in the City, and has called for clarity about how transactions worth billions of euros will be dealt with after the UK leaves the EU. ...
Christian Dior and LVMH combined by French billionaire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 11:31:29 AM
....Mr Arnault said the move would be an "important milestone" and underlined the confidence of his family group in LVMH. "The corresponding transactions will allow the simplification of the structures, long requested by the market, and the strengthening of LVMH's Fashion and Leather Goods division thanks to the acquisition of Christian Dior Couture, one of the most iconic brands worldwide," he said. ...
Luxury goods giant LVMH grabs full control of Christian Dior image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:15:06 AM
....LVMH, the world’s largest luxury company, owns Christian Dior perfumes and beauty after a deal in the 1960s to raise capital for the then-struggling brand. The latest transactions will bring the whole Christian Dior brand under one roof, from fashion to fragrances. ...
Machine learning image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 11:52:29 PM
.... . Machine learning systems can be trained to recognise typical spending patterns and which characteristics of a transaction - location, amount, or timing - make it more or less likely to be fraudulent. ...
Could the IMF's 'world currency' help encourage global unity? | Mohamed El-Erian image
....Addressing this question, were it to gain traction, would involve a focus on an ecosystem of SDR use, with the composite currency – which last year added the Chinese renminbi to the British pound, euro, Japanese yen and US dollar – potentially benefiting from a virtuous cycle. Specifically, the SDR’s three roles – an official reserve asset, a currency used more broadly in financial activity and a numeraire – could ensure greater official liquidity, expand the range of new assets used around the world in public and private transactions, and boost its use as a unit of account. ...
Five-a-side firms Goals and Powerleague in merger talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 10:24:36 AM
.... . "There is therefore no certainty that any transaction will proceed. ...
Geeks v government  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:23 PM
....The world was changing and electronic communication was becoming more important. Many private sector transactions would be impossible without secure communication. ...
Lloyds bank bailout repaid in full, says Philip Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 05:00:20 PM
.... António Horta-Osório, the bank’s chief executive, said it was a “moment of huge pride for all of us at Lloyds” that the government could say it has already reclaimed its money. Even so, it has taken much longer than expected during the financial crisis and has only been possible because Hammond was able to sanction the recent sales at a loss because of profits made from earlier transactions when the share price was higher. ...
Inquiry into Murdoch's Sky deal delayed until after general election image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:30:59 AM
....7bn bid was cleared by the European competition regulator earlier this month. “We are confident that a thorough review of our track record over 30 years will underscore our commitment to upholding high broadcast standards, and will demonstrate that the transaction will not result in there being insufficient plurality in the UK,” a spokeswoman for Fox said. ...
Record low rate signals mortgage battle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 09:48:53 AM
....Lenders are seeking custom as property sales remain static. The latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that, on a seasonally-adjusted basis, property transactions have generally been close to the 100,000 mark each month for the last three years. ...
Green Investment Bank sell-off: only time will tell how green it is | Nils Pratley image
.... That is welcome. And the transaction document, which is not in the public domain, may contain clauses that allow the government to make legal challenges on specific points if Macquarie wriggles on its pledges. ...
Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:38:17 AM
....Having both the data and the scanner on the same card means that they should be accepted everywhere a normal chip and PIN payment card can be used. But the biometric verification can only be used for in-store purchases: online and other so-called "card not present" transactions will still require further security measures. ...
Fox forcing out Bill O’Reilly could appease critics of the Sky deal | Graham Ruddick image
.... It added: “We have a strong record of compliance in all our markets, including in the UK. “We are confident that our proposed transaction to acquire the outstanding shares of Sky that we don’t already own will be approved following a thorough review by regulators. ...
Australia Post hits back at Amazon and eBay and says Coalition's GST model is best image
....The government wants to scrap the concession to “level the playing field” for local bricks-and-mortar stores but it wants online giants such as Amazon and eBay to collect GST for the commonwealth using a vendor model. A vendor model would require that, where Australian consumers have bought products online from offshore suppliers, the responsibility for collecting GST would lie with the seller, the electronic distribution platform or the re-deliverer, depending on the nature of the transaction. ...
FTSE 100 suffers worst day since Brexit vote after May calls election image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 05:11:25 PM
....Alison Platt, the chief executive of estate agency network Countrywide, said past trends have shown a clear correlation between general elections and levels of sales in the property market. She said: “Analysis of sales transactions over the course of the last nine general elections indicates there will be a dip in activity pre-election, but post-election there will be a bounce-back in the number of sales in the market. ...
Ticketmaster accused of not doing enough to thwart touts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:55:39 PM
....”. Ticketmaster’s own terms and conditions say: “Maximum six tickets per transaction. ...
Tata Steel merger with Thyssenkrupp under threat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:36:06 PM
....Tata Steel said: “We continue to be engaged in constructive discussions with Thyssenkrupp regarding a potential merger of the steel businesses of the respective companies in Europe. However, until a definitive agreement is reached, there can be no assurances these discussions will result in a transaction. ...
Microsoft patched 'NSA hack' Windows flaws before leak image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 10:27:49 AM
....Whisteblower Edward Snowden had previously leaked documents in 2013 that alleged the NSA had carried surveillance of the Brussels-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift) for several years, but did not specify how. Swift allows the world's banks to send payment orders and other messages about large financial transactions in a "secure and reliable" manner. ...
Surveyors get gloomy as property market stagnates image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:19:32 PM
...."High-end sale properties in central London remain under pressure, while the wider residential market continues to be underpinned by a lack of stock," said Simon Rubinsohn, Rics chief economist. "For the time being, it is hard to see any major impetus for change in the market, something also being reflected in the flat trend in transaction levels. ...
Estate agents struggling to find homes to sell, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:01:10 PM
....“High-end sale properties in central London remain under pressure, while the wider residential market continues to be underpinned by a lack of stock. “For the time being it is hard to see any major impetus for change in the market, something also being reflected in the flat trend in transaction levels. ...
Shell admits dealing with money launderer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:36:26 PM
...."From the complex multi-party negotiations that followed, we knew the FGN would compensate Malabu to settle its claim on the block. We believe that the settlement was a fully legal transaction with the FGN," he added. ...
UK retail sales fall again as rising living costs bite image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:01:12 PM
....1% in March compared with a year earlier. But the report, based on data from credit and debit card transactions, signalled consumers were still happy to treat themselves. ...
Ukraine's central bank chief resigns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 10:46:19 AM
. The governor of Ukraine's central bank, Valeriya Gontareva, has resigned the post after three years, following intense pressure from tycoons whose banks she shut down for conducting illegal transactions and loans. ...
Experience-hungry shoppers trend towards food and drink spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 06:01:29 AM
....Springboard said its prediction that high streets would be busy over the holiday period was “a reflection of their resilience over the year to date; their adaptability and diverse hospitality offering means they are able to expand and respond to trends more quickly than retail parks and shopping centres”. However, online sales will continue to grow much more rapidly than visits to retailers, with ecommerce data firm PCA Predict forecasting a 17% increase in transactions over the four-day weekend. ...
Wonga data breach could affect nearly 250,000 UK customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:33:39 AM
....Wonga is the latest in a long line of companies to discover that information they hold on their customers has been compromised. In November, Tesco Bank suspended online transactions after £2. ...
Small towns seethe at bank closures, but others are plotting a new future image
.... The average age of Monzo’s customers is, like the boss, just 31, and, says Blomfield, they rarely go into a traditional bank branch. Back at Lloyds headquarters, David Oldfield, group director in charge of the branch network (including Halifax and Bank of Scotland), scans transaction figures from the 200 branches slated for closure. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover approved by European regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:07:03 PM
....The European commission, which has been investigating 21st Century Fox’s takeover bid since early March, has given the deal “unconditional approval”. “Based on the results of its market investigation, the Commission concluded that the proposed transaction would raise no competition concerns,” it said. ...
Sky's 21st Century Fox takeover cleared by Europe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 02:37:06 PM
....While the UK mulls possible intervention, the European Commission approved the deal "unconditionally". "Based on the results of its market investigation, the Commission concluded that the proposed transaction would raise no competition concerns," it said. ...
WARNING: Free bank accounts to END, warns IMF in yet ANOTHER blow to hard-working Britons image
....Officials said demographic changes in the likes of Britain, Europe and the US are likely to mean the end of generous final salary pension schemes and higher demand for health insurance plans. In such an environment "credit demand would likely be lower whereas household demand for transaction services would likely rise," said the IMF. ...
Speedboat among £5.1m of assets seized in tax fraud investigation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:53:57 PM
.... Last week, authorities seized millions of euros in cash, gold, jewellery, real estate and paintings across the Netherlands and France, from holders of some of the 55,000 suspect accounts. The Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) said the couple’s suspect transactions were captured by a project that automatically flags up debit and credit cards that are linked to foreign assets, and checks whether taxpayers have declared the assets. ...
Krispy Kreme owner pays $7.5bn for Panera Bread chain image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 04:05:19 PM
....Founder and chairman Ron Shaich said: "Panera has been the best-performing restaurant stock of the past 20 years - up over 8,000%. Today's transaction is a direct reflection of those efforts and delivers substantial additional value for our shareholders. ...
Bookmakers' software under scrutiny image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 02:32:06 PM
....". A spokesperson for Totesport said: "Totesport uses this product for fraud prevention, authentication and customer protection purposes by checking whether devices have been identified with fraudulent transactions in the past, such as reported instances of identity theft, account takeovers, or malware attacks. ...
Lloyds reveals location of 100 branch closures as it cuts 325 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 12:27:47 PM
.... “The onus is now on Lloyds to take steps to ensure access to banking is being protected under the terms of the access to banking protocol,” he said. Lloyds said the branch closures were prompted by changing customer behaviour and the reduced number of transactions being made in branches. ...
Lloyds names locations for 100 branch closures image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 11:54:31 AM
....They are among the 9,000 staff whose job cuts were also previously announced. Lloyds said the closures were the result of fewer branch transactions. ...
Up to 100,000 UK jobs at risk as Merkel and Juncker ally warns on euro clearing image
....Such a development would be a huge blow to the British economy. Six months ago, the head of the London Stock Exchange, Xavier Rolet, said at least 100,000 positions could be lost if the City’s clearing houses lost their ability to process euro-denominated transactions. ...
Tory donor Lycamobile in £26m tax dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 05:30:14 AM
....A spokesperson said it had “no impact whatsoever on affecting the tax charge for Lycamobile UK”. Labour’s shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, raised concerns about the VAT dispute and the reasons for Lycamobile’s transactions through a Madeira company. ...
Lloyds Bank to shrink hundreds of branches in size image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 11:00:44 PM
....Some of those being converted will be Halifax and Bank of Scotland branches. Lloyds said the reason was "a profound change in customer behaviour", which has seen more transactions move online. ...
Ofcom must block Murdoch's Sky takeover, Miliband and Cable say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:48:08 PM
....Fox also argues that splitting the publishing and TV and film operations into two companies solves corporate governance, competition and plurality issues. “We are confident that a thorough review of our track record over 30 years will underscore our commitment to upholding high broadcast standards, and will demonstrate that the transaction will not result in there being insufficient plurality in the UK,” said a spokeswoman for Fox. ...
Google reveals latest UK tax bill image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:19:00 PM
...." . Meg Hillier MP, chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), said: "Yet again we see a large corporation paying a rate of tax that belies its significant presence and business transactions in the UK. ...
Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 07:46:25 AM
....They wanted to convey to Apple that unless it gave them access to its iPhone technology, they would continue to prevent their customers from using Apple Pay. Apple Pay collects a fee from the bank for each transaction, meaning Apple risked a significant loss. ...
Bogus boss scam image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 11:05:39 PM
....Knowing that the boss is away also stops staff being able to verify the payment request in person. Fraudsters have also been known to follow up the email with a telephone call from someone pretending to be a lawyer or accountant "verifying" the transaction. ...
WhatsApp leak lands ex-investment banker with £37,000 fine image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 12:35:59 PM
....”. The nature of the information shared included the identity of the client, details of the work being carried out, and the fee Jefferies would charge for their involvement in the transaction. ...
Crackdown on contactless card security flaw welcomed by MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 09:13:12 AM
.... As a result, some fraud is going undetected because people who have cancelled their cards wrongly assume they can no longer be used. In his letter to the committee, the FCA chair, John Griffith-Jones, said it was urging banks to remove “any onus on customers to identify fraudulent transactions”. ...
BA has its head in the clouds over buy-on-board food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 06:00:19 AM
.... When I wrote to complain, BA admitted that it could not stock enough food for everyone, although it managed to do so when food was provided at no extra charge. Unlike other budget airlines, BA does not accept cash, so each transaction takes several minutes. ...
Jared Kushner's family firm ends investment talks with China's Anbang image
....2bn) investment deal would have netted Kushner Companies more than $400m, Bloomberg had earlier reported. Some real estate experts were said to have considered the terms of such a transaction unusually favourable for the US company. ...
Bye-bye bank charges? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:28:16 PM
....". Another technology beginning to have a significant impact on innovation in financial services is blockchain, a secure digital ledger that records and verifies transactions without the need for a central database. ...
Tesco warned over cost of £3.7bn Booker takeover image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 06:47:15 PM
....The supermarket said in a statement that it believed the deal would improve its recovery plans. "We have been working on the transaction for over 12 months and believe the strategic and financial rationale is compelling," a spokesperson said. ...
Two Tesco shareholders oppose £3.7bn takeover of wholesaler Booker image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 06:04:28 PM
.... We have had a wide series of meetings over the last two months and are pleased with the overall response. “We have been working on the transaction for over 12 months and believe the strategic and financial rationale is compelling. ...
Dow and Dupont merger gets EU go-ahead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:10:59 PM
.... . In addition to the cost savings, the transaction had the "potential for $1bn in growth synergies", Dow said in a statement. ...
RBS and NatWest to close 158 branches as customers go digital image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:05:29 PM
....He said: “We have seen a dramatic shift in the way our customers are choosing to bank, with more using mobile and online over traditional branch counters. Simple transactions undertaken in branch at NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland have fallen by 43% since 2010, while online and mobile transactions have increased by more than 400%. ...
RBS and NatWest to shed 158 branches and more than 400 jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 04:03:12 PM
....Hundreds of jobs will be lost following a decision to close almost 160 RBS and NatWest branches. RBS blamed a "dramatic shift" in banking, with branch transactions falling 43% since 2010. ...
RBS and NatWest to close 158 branches and cut 470 jobs: Is your local bank shutting? image
...."As customers change the way they bank with us, we must change the way we serve them. "The role of the branch is fast moving to a centre for advice, away from basic transactions. ...
Kenya starts selling bonds via mobile phones image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:39:55 PM
....Kenya's banking system is fuelled by mobile payments. The main provider of mobile transactions, M-Pesa - which is Swahili for money - has about 20 million users, and there are more than 100 times as many M-Pesa kiosks as there are cash machines in Kenya. ...
Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 09:31:43 AM
....13%, after it announced it would close nearly 160 branches. RBS blamed a "dramatic shift" in banking, with branch transactions falling 43% since 2010. ...
Everton urged to end StubHub ticket partnership by supporters trust image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:57:44 PM
....Ticket prices on StubHub are set at the seller’s discretion, not the club’s, with a limit of £250 for matches at Goodison. Tickets can also be cheaper on StubHub – there are £12 and £15 tickets available for Everton’s next home game against Leicester City, say – and the club argue it helps maintain security inside the ground as they have details of the people involved in transactions. ...
Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 01:39:49 PM
.... . The DoJ said: "Thereafter, fraudulent phishing emails were sent to employees and agents of the victim companies, which regularly conducted multimillion-dollar transactions with [the Asian] company. ...
Bank that lent $300m to Trump linked to Russian money laundering scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:14 PM
.... It said it put a high value on compliance. It said that suspicious transactions picked up during routine monitoring were reported to the authorities. ...
The woman taking on ticket website Viagogo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:40:43 PM
....". The first transaction failed - but Ms Turnham says Viagogo then processed the transaction a different way and she was charged the full amount. ...
Fake data threat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:11:20 AM
.... So if you undermine the authenticity of that data - and our trust in it - you can potentially bring an economy to its knees, experts warn. Businesses are vulnerable to this type of cyber sabotage because they inherently trust the data and documents they produce, says Abe Smith of Dealflo, a company that helps financial firms automate transactions. ...
British banks handled vast sums of laundered Russian money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 06:00:24 PM
.... OCCRP shared the data with the Guardian and media partners in 32 countries. The documents include details of about 70,000 banking transactions, including 1,920 that went through UK banks and 373 via US banks. ...
Student digs in Britain giving first-class returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
....3bn buying 51,150 student rooms in the UK last year, according to research by Savills. Analysts expect a similar number of transactions this year but say the UK market is already starting to look “mature” and investors are now looking further afield to build upmarket student accommodation across Europe. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....Fox has also pledged to keep Fox News at arm’s length and “continue to broadcast news under the Sky brand maintaining its excellent record of compliance with the Ofcom broadcasting code”. “We are confident that a thorough review of our track record over 30 years will underscore our commitment to upholding high broadcast standards, and will demonstrate that the transaction will not result in there being insufficient plurality in the UK,” said a spokeswoman for Fox. ...
UK average annual rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:00:24 AM
.... It said London had been the most challenging market. “Every borough [of London] has seen a reduction in transactions for the three months to the end of January, compared to a year before, and London has seen the largest drop in transactions in the country, down 22%,” LSL said. ...
Gamblers 'lost more than £10,000' on fixed-odds betting terminals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:49:55 PM
....7bn in revenues from FOBTs last year, are meant to intervene if they are concerned about a customer’s losses or the source of their funds. “Social responsibility requirements mean all operators must interact with customers where they believe they could be at risk of problem gambling, but also where any transactions could be linked to crime,” said the industry regulator, the Gambling Commission, which has signalled a tougher stance against firms that fail to prevent problem gambling. ...
Can .art domain give the art business an online boost? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 08:00:19 AM
.... Others who have signed up but not switched include the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and DIA Art Foundation. Attempts to commercialise art online have had mixed results, but with the internet changing virtually every kind of transaction, its effect on art is likely to increase – despite a lingering resistance to purchasing art on the internet. ...
‘Think of it as an utterly invaluable learning experience’ – our work expert responds image
....Before you close your business down, however, do check that you’ve done all you can to make it a possible proposition for someone to buy – at least in part. However minor, such a transaction would help your bank balance a little and your morale rather more. ...
'This is grossly unfair': self-employed readers react to NICs increase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 02:21:03 PM
....I don’t think that self-employment is good for society, it just temporarily postpones the problem with pensions and social care by almost getting people out of the system. So if you support that kind of work as a government, the stance should be to give us sick leave and maternity leave paid by the state and an increase in taxation, but mostly by corporation tax or a financial transaction tax. ...
Trump's border tax could damage the US a lot more than a wall | Kenneth Rogoff image
....And the magic doesn’t stop there. Although it might surprise people who are used to thinking of imports and exports as a pure “us vs them” phenomenon, in fact roughly half of all trade is intra-firm – transactions between foreign and US divisions of the same company. ...

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