AG candidate accuses opponent of not following campaign finance law

AG candidate accuses opponent of not following campaign finance law

LANSING, MI – Two Democratic candidates for Attorney General are sparring after one accused the other of failing to follow the state’s campaign finance laws.   Candidate Patrick Miles in a complaint lodged with the Secretary of State on Tuesday alleged candidate Dana Nessel had violated parts of the Michigan Campaign Finance Act by failing to […]

Morning Brief: US, China trade war heats up

Morning Brief: US, China trade war heats up

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 What to watch today Trade wars are escalating and the markets are reacting. Late Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China. On Wednesday, China fired back with tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from the U.S. Dow futures fell by nearly 500 points […]

Islamic micro-finance gains momentum

Islamic micro-finance gains momentum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Peter Mujuni is the Executive Director of Micro finance Support Centre, a government institution charged with providing affordable financing to SMEs. He spoke to Joseph Bahingwire about their new financial services linked to Shariah law. How has been the uptake of Islamic Micro Financing since the launch in May […]

China has never given in to external pressure: vice finance minister

China has never given in to external pressure: vice finance minister

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has never given in to external pressure, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Wednesday, shortly after Beijing unveiled a list of U.S. goods it will target in response to planned U.S. tariffs. Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao speaks at the annual session of China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 at […]

Senate leaders issue ultimatum on school finance talks

Senate leaders issue ultimatum on school finance talks

TOPEKA, Kan. (CAPITOL BUREAU) – A plan to keep Kansas schools open has hit a road block. The plan was passed out of the House Tuesday, but Senator leaders say they won’t take it up unless they get their way.  In an attempt to stop school finance litigation, Senate leaders are issuing an ultimatum.  “I […]

How to develop basic finance sense to make the right money moves

How to develop basic finance sense to make the right money moves

Manu Sehgal You don’t need to be a Chartered Accountant or have an MBA in Finance to acquire basic finance sense. But what does basic finance sense entail? The following concepts will give you some understanding. Time value of money In a nutshell, time value of money is the idea that money available at the […]

The Finance 202: Saddle up for the midterm stock market slump. It begins now.

The Finance 202: Saddle up for the midterm stock market slump. It begins now.

THE TICKER A trader works on the floor on the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the closing bell Monday. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Welcome to the midterm stock market.  Fears of a tech collapse and a budding trade war with China fueled Monday’s rout, which dragged stocks into correction territory. If history is any guide, there’s […]

Peru appoints new finance minister

April 3, 2018 | Mick Bowen David Tuesta has worked for the regional development bank CAF and BBVA and now leads economic policy Economy & Policy People Peru David Tuesta has become the […]

China's Financial Opening Isn't Quite What It Seems

China's Financial Opening Isn't Quite What It Seems

Although trade tensions between the U.S. and China show no signs of abating, there are some reasons for cautious optimism. One is that the Americans have finally gotten around to giving the Chinese a concrete list of demands — and, on at least one score, China is prepared to deal. The Chinese financial market has […]

Open letter to minister of finance on fuel levy, inflation

Open letter to minister of finance on fuel levy, inflation

Cape Town – A Fin24 user wrote to say that over the past few years he has always been meaning to write an open letter to the minister of finance after the announcement of the annual national budget. Although his name is known to Fin24, the Fin24 user wants to use the pseudonym “A Concerned […]