Monthly Archives: April 2021

HSBC reports first quarter 2021 results

Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk past a logo displayed at a branch of HSBC bank in the central district of Hong Kong. Roy Liu | Bloomberg | Getty Images HSBC, Europe’s largest lender by assets, reported first quarter pre-tax profits higher than estimates, but recorded lower revenues. The London-based bank, …

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NJ unemployment system wants DC to help

Credit: NJ Spotlight NewsFile photo The head of the state agency that manages unemployment benefits told lawmakers that over the past year staffing has tripled and technology improved, all in a bid to respond to a crash history of unemployment claims that millions of New Jersey residents filed during the …

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SRC issues clarification on weekend shutdown times in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Office of the Special Commissioner for Relief (SRC) clarified on Thursday the weekend closing times to be applied in all urban areas of Odisha from April 24. Responding to some questions from the media, the SRC said the Friday night curfew would continue until 5 a.m. on Saturday …

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Guyana uses its foreign policy for economic development

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Global) Wazim Mowla is an American Guyanese program assistant for the Caribbean Initiative at the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC, and a master’s student at the School of International Service at the American University. By Wazim Mowla While some …

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Questions and answers: banks align to offer mortgage guarantee offers

Options for first-time buyers opened up this week as Main Street banks launched a wave of government-backed mortgages for those with a deposit of just 5% and Nationwide announced a deal that allows first-time buyers to borrow up to 5.5 times their income. In the March budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak …

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Odisha: SRC clarifies schedule for weekend shutdown

Bhubaneswar: Special Commissioner for Relief (SRC) Odisha has released a clarification regarding the timing of the weekend shutdown in urban areas of the state due to the COVID-19 situation. “In response to certain questions from the media, it is hereby clarified that the Friday evening curfew continues until 5 am …

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the impact of Covid-19 on women – Sofia Fernandes and Klervi Kerneïs

Women workers have been hit hardest by the pandemic-induced slowdown – and it could get even worse. Sofia fernandes Unlike previous economic crises, the current crisis has disproportionately affected the employment of women in the European Union. This translates not only into significant job losses in the female-dominated sectors of …

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Largest bank in Tennessee sees profits and shares increase following merger with largest bank in Louisiana

Tennessee’s largest bank is reaping the rewards of its merger with Louisiana’s largest bank last summer to boost first-quarter operating profits, revenues and share price. The First Horizon Bank on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings of 51 cents per share, beating the consensus estimate of Wall Street analysts to 37 cents …

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Update on operations and expansion in North America

STRONG POINTS SenSen Annual Recurring Income (ARR) of North America to exceed AU $ 1.5M per year through new orders from Chicago Parking Meters and contract renewals from existing customers in the region. Increases SenSen’s current ARR guidelines for ~ AU $ 4.5 million for FY2022 and beyond, on the …

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