WA Business News  3 hrs ago  Comment 
A series of major trade sales and the prospect of one of WA’s biggest-ever IPOs were highlights in what remained subdued capital markets in the September quarter. Also in our special report, how a surge in backdoor listings is attracting Silicon...
Reuters  6 hrs ago  Comment 
The world's nine biggest insurance companies will have to hold more capital under new rules just finalised by global regulators that aim to prevent taxpayer bailouts of the industry in a crisis.
Financial Times  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Kim says meeting UN goals amid global slowdown will require trillions of dollars
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 4  Comment 
Aspiration Fund disburses ₹600 cr to start-ups in two months
Financial Times  Oct 4  Comment 
Tighter regulations follow concerns that local watchdogs may prioritise domestic depositors
New York Times  Oct 3  Comment 
No group has claimed responsibility, but the attack is similar to others carried out by Boko Haram, a homegrown Islamist extremist group.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 3  Comment 
Backwater Technologies, which operates multi-bank mobile payment app Chillr, has raised $6 million (Rs 40 crore) in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital. The company has not closed...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 2  Comment 
The Economic Times  Oct 2  Comment 
The fact that India still continues to be a net importer of commodities, a slowdown in China is really helping India, says Shah.


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