40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee – UNDP

40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee – UNDP

  World leaders gathered last month in the United Nations Headquarters for a series of high-level meetings and summits  to demonstrate how they will accelerate action to transform our societies and economies to end poverty, respond to the climate crisis and secure a sustainable future for all. Despite the breadth of action and initiatives that […]

5 Financial Moves to Make When You're Young – The Motley Fool

5 Financial Moves to Make When You're Young – The Motley Fool

The challenge of being young often boils down to having a limited income. After all, it stands to reason that the further along you progress in your career, the more money you stand to earn, and the newer you are to the workforce, the lower your paycheck reads. But in spite of this, it still […]

Bond bubble puts global financial system at risk – Financial Times

Bond bubble puts global financial system at risk – Financial Times

Bond funds holding assets worth about $1.7tn could face difficulties in repaying investors promptly if volatility increases, according to the IMF, which warned that problems in fixed-income markets could potentially destabilise the global financial system. The warning coincides with mounting fears that a dangerous pricing bubble has developed in fixed-income markets where bonds worth $15tn […]

China's indebted HNA group names chairman's son as president – Caixin – Financial Post

China's indebted HNA group names chairman's son as president – Caixin – Financial Post

SHANGHAI — China’s indebted HNA Group has appointed its chairman’s son as president as part of business restructuring at the finance-to-aviation conglomerate, Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported on its website on Saturday. Chen Xiaofeng, son of HNA Chairman Chen Feng, has been appointed president of the group, replacing Zhang Ling, according to Caixin. HNA’s official […]

China c.bank says will continue to implement prudent monetary policies – Financial Post

China c.bank says will continue to implement prudent monetary policies – Financial Post

SHANGHAI — China’s central bank will continue to implement prudent monetary policies and create an appropriate financial environment for high-quality economic growth, Governor Yi Gang said, according to the bank’s website. Yi also said that China’s economic growth remains basically stable, despite facing downward pressure. The yuan currency is basically stable and credit is growing […]

UK stocks are trapped in a never-ending Brexit loop – Financial Times

UK stocks are trapped in a never-ending Brexit loop – Financial Times

Brexit is no easier to write about than to invest around. Three Brexit-related headlines have crossed the screen since I started typing this paragraph and there are likely to be five more by the time I reach the end. To high-frequency trading, add high-frequency rewrites. When writing about the London market it is impossible, however, […]

Finance and isolation 'major influences' of stress on young farmers in northwest – Agriland

Finance and isolation 'major influences' of stress on young farmers in northwest – Agriland

Finance, isolation and weather have been identified as major influences of stress on young farmers in the northwest region, new research has found. The study, ‘Mental well-being of young farmers in the northwest of Ireland’, was presented by Fergal Bradley at the Knowledge Transfer Conference 2019 – the sixth annual conference that showcases learning from […]

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