Atlanta University Center opens finance lab

Atlanta University Center opens finance lab

Atlanta University Center leaders Thursday afternoon opened a finance lab, complete with 13 computer stations with the renowned Bloomberg Terminal software, that will primarily be used by students exploring careers in business, economics and finance.  The goal of the lab is to provide hands-on learning experiences for students at the center’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities, […]

DHFL stock halves to trade below Rs 400, other housing finance firms also plunge

DHFL stock halves to trade below Rs 400, other housing finance firms also plunge

Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) share price plunged as much as 60 percent to hit fresh 52-week low of Rs 246.25 amid high volumes on Friday. The stock was quoting at Rs 378.05, down Rs 232.55, or 38.09 percent on the BSE at 13:37 hours IST. Detailed below is what Kapil Wadhawan, CMD, DHFL, told CNBC-TV18 in an interview earlier […]

Uhuru Kenyatta signs Finance Bill 2018, raises cost of living

Uhuru Kenyatta signs Finance Bill 2018, raises cost of living

By HARRY MISIKOMore by this Author In a Twitter post on Friday, Mr Kenyatta, who whipped Jubilee MPs to ensure the bill that raises the cost of living is passed, vowed to ensure proper use of public funds. “I give my commitment that I will ensure proper utilisation of public resources for a better Kenya. […]

Indiana Finance Authority approve new Toll Road deal, rate hike

Indiana Finance Authority approve new Toll Road deal, rate hike

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The board of the Indiana Finance Authority unanimously approved a new deal Thursday with the vendor operating the Indiana Toll Road, allowing 35-percent fee increases for large trucks as part of Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan to pump an additional $1 billion into infrastructure projects around the state. The rate hike takes […]

SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance and Climate Actions in Asia-Pacific Region

SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance and Climate Actions in Asia-Pacific Region

This month the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released a report finding that the Asia-Pacific region’s share of global gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded 42% in 2017. Given the region’s importance to the world’s economic and environmental well-being, this SDG Knowledge Weekly brief reviews recent reports and events on finance, sustainable development and climate action in […]

Indiana Finance Authority OKs new Toll Road deal, rate hike

Indiana Finance Authority OKs new Toll Road deal, rate hike

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indiana Finance Authority has approved a new deal with the private contractor operating the Indiana Toll Road allowing 35 percent fee increases for large trucks as part of Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan to pump an additional $1 billion into infrastructure projects around the state. The Finance Authority voted unanimously Thursday […]

Report details misconduct by former Iowa Finance Authority Director

Report details misconduct by former Iowa Finance Authority Director

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An agency director who was a top ally of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds committed a range of sexual misconduct, harassment and inappropriate behavior that went on for years, an independent investigation concluded Thursday. Iowa Finance Authority Director Dave Jamison grabbed one subordinate’s breasts in front of several colleagues, and watched […]

South Korean Finance Minister Optimistic About Revised US Trade Deal

South Korean Finance Minister Optimistic About Revised US Trade Deal

The first trade deal that the Trump administration successfully renegotiated in March is waiting to be signed by the U.S. and South Korean governments—likely next week. Still, it needs approval from each legislature before taking effect. “When it comes to ratifying the Korea-U.S. free-trade agreement, I have an optimistic view,” Mr. Kim said in an […]