Validity of cryptocurrencies in Islamic finance?

Validity of cryptocurrencies in Islamic finance?

Unlike fiat money, a cryptocurrency is recognised only by members of a certain community or network who agree to regard it as something of value or as a medium of exchange. Thus, the legitimacy of any cryptocurrency is solely based on the consensus among participants of a certain network. As cryptocurrencies are not backed by […]

Finance for electricity access too little, too dirty – energy body

Finance for electricity access too little, too dirty – energy body

By Megan Rowling BARCELONA, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Finance to provide electric power to nearly 1 billion people who live without it is rising – but too slowly to meet a global goal to reach everyone by 2030, an international body said on Monday. Meanwhile, funding to expand cleaner, more energy-efficient cooking has […]

How finance can transform marketing

A key behaviour of brands with a strong effectiveness culture is language and communication, and between marketing and finance in particular, research suggests. Marketing consultant Fran Cassidy ran discussion groups and workshops in England and Scotland, across a variety of brands (global, local, commercial and not-for-profit) and interviewed finance directors, strategy directors, heads of effectiveness […]

Mogo Finance Technology (MOGOF) CEO David Feller on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Mogo Finance Technology (MOGOF) CEO David Feller on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Mogo Finance Technology (OTCQX:MOGOF) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call November 7, 2018 5:00 PM ET Executives David Feller – Founder and Chief Executive Officer Greg Feller – President and Chief Financial Officer Analysts Nikhil Thadani – Mackie Research Capital Doug Taylor – Canaccord Genuity Suthan Sukumar – Eight Capital Nik Priebe – BMO Capital Markets […]

Former finance director claims Nova 'misrepresented' its financial position

Former finance director claims Nova 'misrepresented' its financial position

A dismissed financial director of Nova Property Group has accused the company of misrepresentating its financial position and claims that the 19 700 former Sharemax investors may be at risk of losing part, if not all, of their original investments. Liezl Gildenhuys instituted an unfair dismissal claim at the Labour Court in October and says […]

Iraq budget: KRG finance ministry officials join Baghdad talks

Iraq budget: KRG finance ministry officials join Baghdad talks

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq’s 2019 budget bill has found few fans among Kurdish, Sunni, and Basrawi MPs in the Baghdad parliament. A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Finance arrived in the federal capital on Sunday to join talks addressing its shortcomings.  Fuad Hussein, Iraq’s newly appointed finance minister, hosted the meeting, […]

Top finance boss to step down at Co-op

Top finance boss to step down at Co-op

The Co-operative has announced that its chief financial officer is to retire next year. Ian Ellis joined the Manchester based organisation in March 2015 and is one of two executive directors on the Co-op’s board. He also played a pivotal role in helping the Co-op recover from a series of scandals and a major financial […]

This crypto millionaire wants you to profit from your unused internet bandwidth

This crypto millionaire wants you to profit from your unused internet bandwidth

When Max Niebylski was 10 years old, like most kids, he spent his freetime playing the popular video game Minecraft. Unlike most kids, he and his friends would take turns coordinating cyberattacks to take down each others servers for fun.     Those same attacks in Minecraft that were once child’s play, Niebylski came to realize […]

Scaled-down finance sector posts strong results

Scaled-down finance sector posts strong results

Oklahoma’s publicly traded finance sector is down a member this year, but the industry still had a strong showing on Oklahoma Inc., with one company in the top 10 and two in the top 14. Oklahoma City-based BankFirst Corp. jumped to No. 10 overall, and Tulsa-based BOK Financial Corp. landed at No. 14. Both companies […]