EIB signs EUR 150 million loan with IREDA to finance clean energy projects in India

EIB signs EUR 150 million loan with IREDA to finance clean energy projects in India

The European investment bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 150 million long-term loan with the Indian renewable energy development agency (IREDA) to finance clean energy projects in India. “Renewable energy has become economically and commercially viable. We have funds from world over for clean energy projects. The significant new EIB investment support signed today will […]

Japan's Finance Ministry to admit altering land-sale documents – source

Japan's Finance Ministry to admit altering land-sale documents – source

TOKYO: Japan’s Finance Ministry will admit altering documents involved in a controversial sale of state-owned land, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Saturday, raising the heat on the finance minister and threatening to erode Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s popularity. The ministry plans to report to parliament on Monday that it has […]

British consumers losing interest in buying new cars on finance

British consumers losing interest in buying new cars on finance

The march of the brand new car once seemed unstoppable. Cheap finance and personal contract plans (PCPs) fuelled a boom in new cars, accounting for more than 80 per cent of all new car registrations. A fall at the start of 2017 was blamed on a collapse in consumer confidence in diesel vehicles and last […]

Dutch Finance Minister Calls for Multi-Tiered Cryptocurrency Regulations

Dutch Finance Minister Calls for Multi-Tiered Cryptocurrency Regulations

  In August 2017, Bitcoin forked into two variants. These have taken radically different paths. Looking at the situation one quarter later, it is clear to us that the Blockstream fork of bitcoin diverges so radically from the ideas presented in the Bitcoin white paper, that it is an evolutionary dead end. While it may […]

Japan's Finance Ministry to Admit Altering Land-Sale Documents: Source

Japan's Finance Ministry to Admit Altering Land-Sale Documents: Source

Japan’s Finance Ministry to Admit Altering Land-Sale Documents: Source  U.S. News & World Report Japan’s finance ministry to admit altering documents for cut-price land sale linked to Abe cronyism scandal  South China Morning Post Japan’s finance ministry to admit altering land sale documents – Kyodo  Reuters Full coverage Source link

NHS Tayside finance chief retires amid funding gap

NHS Tayside finance chief retires amid funding gap

Image caption Audit Scotland said NHS Tayside had continued to experience “significant financial issues” The finance director of NHS Tayside is to retire as it is revealed the health board’s funding gap is widening. The board received a £33m “brokerage” loan from the Scottish government last year and was due to receive a further £4m […]

Finance has a shocking gender pay gap. Shining a light on it is just the start

Finance has a shocking gender pay gap. Shining a light on it is just the start

The gender pay gap in financial services is astonishing. It’s almost 100 years since International Women’s Day was first observed, and still we find women at some of the country’s top financial institutions are paid half as much as men. Firms with more than 250 employees are required to publish details of their gender pay […]

Finance Ministry to admit cover-up in Moritomo land scandal

Finance Ministry to admit cover-up in Moritomo land scandal

The Finance Ministry has decided to admit that documents related to the shady 2016 land deal struck with Osaka-based school operator Moritomo Gakuen were secretly revised and that key parts were dropped from the version released to lawmakers last year, informed sources said Saturday. The missing parts include an explanation of the history of the […]