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Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS
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Sunday, 23 June 2019
Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS
By Huw Jones and Tom Wilson. LONDON (Reuters) - Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday.Read Full Article ...
 
Investec joins big firms in adopting flexible leave and dress code
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Sunday, 23 June 2019
Investec joins big firms in adopting flexible leave and dress code
Changing suits and ties for shorts and sneakers at the office and getting unlimited leave days are many an office worker’s dream. For Investec employees, this ...
 
RULE BOOK Financial regulation for tech companies like Facebook just got more urgent Quartz
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Sunday, 23 June 2019
RULE BOOK Financial regulation for tech companies like Facebook just got more urgent Quartz
Financial regulators have spent centuries working on ways to contain banks, making sure their services are fair and they won’t crash the economy. As big techno...
 
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking'
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Sunday, 23 June 2019
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking'
The Bank for International Settlements says the adoption of digital currencies could undermine the stability of the banking system. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty I...
 
Big Techs Raise Important Issues Globally Beyond Traditional Financial Risks
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Sunday, 23 June 2019
Big Techs Raise Important Issues Globally Beyond Traditional Financial Risks
According to the Bank for International Settlements’ report “ Big tech in finance: opportunities and risks ” released today, the role of big techs in finance r...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.