Finance

Get to Know These Key Financial Terms

There’s no shortage of small business advice about marketing, social media and inspiration to not give up, However, the small business owner must pay attention to the financial nuts and bolts of business operations. It’s the best way to make the wisest business decisions. You may encounter terms on business websites or when working with an accountant with which you are ... Read More »

72 Percent of Small Business Owners Don’t Even Know Their Credit Score, Survey Says

Business credit scores are one of the key factors determining whether or not an enterprise qualifies for a loan. Yet surprisingly enough, most businesses don’t even know what their scores are. This astonishing revelation has come from a new survey by Manta, an online community for small business owners. The survey has found a majority (72 percent) of small business ... Read More »

Brexit: Europe’s new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

. The European Union is preparing the ground for a raid on one of the crown jewels of British business. The bloc proposed rules on Tuesday that would give it the power to force a large slice of London’s financial services to move out of the city after Brexit, putting at risk an estimated 83,000 jobs. Despite not using the ... Read More »

ECN Capital to buy Service Finance for C$410 million

Canadian commercial financing company ECN Capital Corp (ECN.TO) said on Thursday it would buy U.S.-based Service Finance Holdings LLC for C$410 million ($304 million) in cash. ECN Capital offers financial services to rail and commercial aviation markets, while privately held Service Finance Holdings lends for home improvement projects in the United States. Toronto-based ECN Capital sold its U.S. commercial and ... Read More »

It’s a ‘non-believer’s market,’ and here’s why it shouldn’t be: Wunderlich’s Art Hogan

One of Wall Street’s most veteran strategists wants investors to keep the faith. Wunderlich Chief Market Strategist Art Hogan is arguing there’s years left in this bull market. “It’s just a non-believer’s market, and that reflects itself in retail participation, institutional cash on the sidelines — all those things that show you that there never really has been a great ... Read More »

UK Conservative Charged With Campaign Finance Offence Ahead Of June Election

The Conservative party maintains that the charges are ‘unfounded’ (Reuters) LONDON: A member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, who beat leading Brexit figure Nigel Farage in the 2015 parliamentary election, was charged with breaking that campaign’s expenses rules on Friday, a week before a fresh national vote. The allegations come as an embarrassment for May ahead of next ... Read More »

GST To Create 5 Lakh New Jobs For Candidates With Skills In IT, Finance

Post GST implementation, India would need at least 5 lakh IT professionals having knowledge of finance. HIGHLIGHTS Government wants youth to be job-provider, not job-seeker, says minister It is focused to provide entrepreneurship skills, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy Government expects to roll out GST from July 1 Indore: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv ... Read More »

8 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 5 Years

Financial success will come easier if you can avoid these common mistakes. More If your goal is getting ahead financially, the formula for success is simple: Maximize tax-advantaged retirement accounts early, boost your savings with a Roth or traditional individual retirement account, choose investments you feel comfortable with and avoid debt like the plague. If you do those four things, ... Read More »

Finance Secretary interacts with US investors to woo BFSI investments

Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa Indian Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa met major US-based funds and global institutional investors at a conference held in New York to woo investments into the country’s Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector, an official statement said on Tuesday. “Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa interacted with renowned US-based funds and global institutional investors with interests in the ... Read More »

DONDO MOGAJANE NEW ACTING DG OF FINANCE

Dondo Mogajane. Picture: Linkedin. CAPE TOWN – Dondo Mogajane has been appointed acting Director General of Finance following the resignation of Lungisa Fuzile. Fuzile quit the post last month after 19 years at Treasury following the axing of finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says Fuzile leaves the institution having built a formidable team. Fuzile has served his ... Read More »