Financial services

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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Gartner announces region to spend $1bn on information security in 2014

: Wednesday, September 17 - 2014 @ 00:50Gartner, an information technology research and advisory firm, said that spend on information security in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is forecast to reach $1bn this year, up 8% compared to 2013. “In ... [Published AME Info - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Financial Services Firms Need Disciplined Approach for Social Media Risk Management

Social media is emerging as an unstoppable force.  According to one report, approximately 1.73 billion people – or 25 percent of the world’s population – are now social network users, and most large global companies have established active Twitter, Facebook ... [Published Forbes.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

A Quiet Rally for Broker-Dealers ETFs

Financial services stocks and exchange traded funds have been lagging the broader market this year. That much is highlighted by a 7.5% gain for the Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF ) and a 6.3% gain for the iShares U.S. Financials ETF ( IYF ).But as ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Consumers Get More Clout With New Laws

Consumers who are subjected to lies or pressure selling by unscrupulous traders have new rights from October.When the changes come into effect, the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations  will give consumers the right to unwind contracts, claim a ... [Published Clarkson Wright & Jakes - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why Your Profit Margins Are Shrinking

In financial services, asset management firms that used to earn 120 basis points on are now earning 8, if they’re lucky. Commoditization is squeezing the industry.In retailing, consumers only seem to care about price. They gather information many places, ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

London CIOs set to receive £10,000 salary rise

Research by recruitment firm Robert Walters has revealed that London CIOs in the IT, banking and financial sectors could see their average salary of £175,000 jump to £185,000 this year.CIOs and CTOs are set to see the sharpest rises in pay this year, ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Financial services firms fail to act aggressively against cyberthreats

Sept. 15, 2014According to a Kaspersky Lab and B2B International survey of worldwide IT professionals, 93 percent of financial services organizations experienced various cyberthreats in the past 12 months.Worse, nearly one in three still does not provide ... [Published ATMmarketplace.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerian Bank Faces Reality of Cyber-Crimes – the Cost $40 million

News of a forty million dollar cyber-crime has given firms operating in the financial services sphere a cause for concern. A Nigerian bank has been plagued with a hefty financial loss at the hands of technology. The report shows the sensitive impacts ... [Published Forex Magnates - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Financial services failing to connect with younger generation

People born after 1980 are twice as likely to turn to their parents for financial advice (48%) than to their bank (24%) or other sources, according to research by BNY Mellon and the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.The study showed the financial ... [Published Mortgage Solutions - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Policy makers urged to ‘lock in’ record-breaking entrepreneur optimism

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed record levels of confidence among UK small businesses and called on all political parties to support entrepreneurs.The FSB’s confidence index rose to +41 in the third quarter of the year, breaking ... [Published Business Zone - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Financial services go high on cloud

There is a surging demand for cloud technology among retail banks and insurance companies, new survey findings from SAP and analyst firm Ovum reveal.The research were conducted through phone surveys with IT decisions makers in 400 banks and insurance ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

PwC grows revenue to £2.8bn

Financial services firm PwC has posted a five per cent turnover growth in its latest annual results.In the year to June 30, 2014, the firm, whose Birmingham operation is in Cornwall Street in Colmore Business District , said UK-wide turnover had risen ... [Published Birmingham Post - Sep 15 2014]

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However, the market capitalisation of the four banks has increased from R290bn in the first half of 2011. "Banks effectively have R200bn more in value than they did then" said Mr Thompson
...are often asked how Islamic investment criteria might affect portfolio performance," said Azzad investment advisor and co-author Omar Ezz , CFP®. "This research sheds some light on that subject. We think stakeholders and interested parties alike will appreciate our findings."
"It's huge. It's fundamental and it's so important to businessmen" Hunter, who's been called Scotland's first homegrown billionaire, said in an interview with " Power Lunch ."
...to show they suffered a loss or distress as a result of the misleading or aggressive commercial practice and the right to damages will be limited "in respect of loss that was reasonably foreseeable at the time of the prohibited practice" .  Traders will have a number of defences, such as if they can show that the misleading or aggressive practice happened as a result of a mistake or other...

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FirstRand takes sector lead despite lagging Afr... [Published BDlive - 4 hours ago]
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Coca Cola Rated 'Market Perform' By Cowen And C... [Published Bidness Etc - 13 hours ago]
Gartner announces region to spend $1bn on infor... [Published AME Info - 14 hours ago]
RAW Capital Partners launches a new cash fund i... [Published Isle News - 17 hours ago]
Lack of facts surrounding Scotland vote: Tycoon [Published Yahoo! Finance - 17 hours ago]
Financial Services Firms Need Disciplined Appro... [Published Forbes.com - 17 hours ago]
Case Study: How to Deliver Millions of Dollars ... [Published Data Center Knowledge - 18 hours ago]
Containerized Data Center Market 2018 - 2019 Fo... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 18 hours ago]
A Quiet Rally for Broker-Dealers ETFs [Published Yahoo! Finance - 19 hours ago]
Global Containerized Data Center (Greenfield, B... [Published Stock Nod - 19 hours ago]
Consumers Get More Clout With New Laws [Published Clarkson Wright & Jakes - 20 hours ago]
Want to Win Millennials? Don't Bet on Social Media [Published Bank Investment Consultant - 20 hours ago]
Cisco gains strength in next-gen firewalls via ... [Published NetworkWorld - 23 hours ago]
Financial Instruments Standard Finalised [Published CAMag Online - 23 hours ago]
Santander launches mobile banking app for students [Published Paypers - Sep 16 2014]
Anchor Capital lists on the JSE’s AltX Board [Published ITInews - Sep 16 2014]
Millennial generation not feeling the love from... [Published Individual.com - Sep 16 2014]
Are you compliant? AM launches new F&I event to... [Published AM Online - Sep 16 2014]
Why Your Profit Margins Are Shrinking [Published Forbes.com - Sep 16 2014]
If you get this financial advice, run away. Fast [Published The New Daily - Sep 16 2014]
TheCityUK: UK Competitiveness Tracker - Septemb... [Published Mondo Visione - Sep 16 2014]
TransUnion Auto's New Regional Account Executives [Published AutoForum.co.za - Sep 16 2014]
London CIOs set to receive £10,000 salary rise [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 16 2014]
An Apple a day – the healthier option for brand... [Published Marketing Magazine Australia - Sep 16 2014]
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Panic On The Streets Of London ... Can Scotland... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 12 2014]
There is now less than one week of campaigning remaining before the Scottish Independence Referendum, which takes place next Thursday, September 18.  The pro-union ‘no’ vote campaign is back in the lead this week after the latest opinion poll ...
Look At All The Banks Planning To Leave Scotlan... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 11 2014]
Scotland's largest banks will abandon the country for Britain if Scots vote "Yes" to independence on September 18th. The news adds to fears that independence could prove to be an economic disaster for Scotland. Lloyds Banking Group and Royal ...
Meet The New Leadership Of Europe: Presenting T... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 10 2014]
As reported eaelier this morning, here, courtesy of Bloomberg, are the nominees for the next European Commission under the presidency of Jean-Claude "If Serioues Then lie" Juncker, with one from each of the European Union’s 28 countries. Job assignments ...
Predict What's Next: Getting Started on Azure M... [Published TechNet Blogs - Sep 09 2014]
Earlier this summer at WPC, we announced the preview of Microsoft Azure Machine Learning , a fully-managed cloud service for building predictive analytics solutions. With this service, you can overcome the challenges most businesses have in deploying ...
MICROFINANCE EVENT: 3rd International Workshop ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 09 2014]
Event Name: 3rd International Workshop on Inclusive Finance: Making Finance and Insurance Markets Work for the Poor Event Date: October 31 – November 2, 2014 Event Location: Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, India Cost: The cost ...
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Financial services providers failing to connect... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 15 2014]
Financial services providers failing to connect... [Published Bank of New York Mellon News Releases - Sep 15 2014]
Financial services providers failing to connect... [Published Financial Services - Sep 15 2014]
Scottrade® Advisor Services Hires Stimpfl to SV... [Published Scottrade News Releases - Sep 03 2014]
Financial Services, Energy, Consumer Staples Ha... [Published Financial Services - Aug 21 2014]
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