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FINRA establishes fintech Innovation Outreach Initiative to better track developments

Jun 16, 2017 06:51 am UTC| Fintech

FINRA, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, announced that it has established fintech Innovation Outreach Initiative in order to bolster better understanding of fintech innovations and their impact on the...

ASIC, SFC enter into fintech cooperation to support and understand the financial innovation

Jun 14, 2017 07:04 am UTC| Fintech

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced that it has entered into a seal agreement on fintech cooperation with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in a move to support and...

KPMG acquires fintech firm Matchi

Jun 12, 2017 07:33 am UTC| Fintech

Big four auditing firm KPMG has acquired global innovation and fintech matchmaking platform Matchi that has connected more than 100 leading banks and insurance companies around the world with implementable fintech...

Digital Currency Revolution

US firm Synechron joins Misys InFusion Partner Program amid blockchain push

Jun 12, 2017 04:29 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

Synechron Inc., a New York-based financial services consulting and technology services provider, has announced that it will join the Misys InFusion Partner Program. Misys launched the InFusion Partner Program in 2014....

MAS, ASBA sign MOU to bolster fintech innovation

Jun 09, 2017 08:49 am UTC| Fintech

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) in order to bolster fintech collaborations between both the...

Blockchain Revolution Series

What's holding up the blockchain?

Jun 08, 2017 07:32 am UTC| Insights & Views Fintech

Its not technology or regulation holding back the blockchain - software that stores and transfers value or data across the internet - we just havent figured out the next big use-case. Two reports released this week by the...

Malaysian Maybank launches regional collaborative fintech sandbox

Jun 07, 2017 11:07 am UTC| Fintech

Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank), a Malaysian universal bank, announced the launch of a regional collaborative fintech sandbox that will aim to foster opportunities for start-ups and innovators to develop and test new...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries jump ahead of FOMC members’ speeches, September manufacturing PMI

The U.S. Treasuries jumped Friday as investors await the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members George and Kaplans speech, scheduled to be held today by 13:30GMT and 17:30GMT respectively. The yield on the...

German PMI surges to 6-1/2 year high as manufacturing booms

Germanys private sector economy ended the third quarter strongly, with business activity growth accelerating to the fastest in almost six-and-a-half years, according to flash PMI survey data from IHS Markit. Improved...

RBNZ unlikely to alter monetary policy stance next week, due to election uncertainty: Westpac Research

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) is expected not to alter its monetary policy stance at its meeting next week, owing to election-related uncertainties. The RBNZ has run a very consistent line on monetary policy over...

USD/INR likely to trade towards 65 level with support at 64, says Scotiabank

The USD/INR currency pair is expected to trade towards the 65 level with the 64 support, but the pair will be buffered against a sharp and persistent depreciation given the nations large foreign reserves that rose to a...

JGBs gain tracking following U.S. Treasuries after North Korea threatens hydrogen bomb attack

The Japanese government bonds gained tracking similar momentum in the U.S. counterpart after North Korean leader Kin-Jong-Un said that the North would consider the highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history...

Politics

Undocumented youth divided over how to fight back against Trump immigration clampdown

Young immigrants from across the US participated in the first act of civil disobedience by undocumented youth under the Trump administration on July 26 in Texas. After protesters sat in the street outside the state capitol...

India at 70: after the celebrations, single-party dominance menaces democracy

Seventy years ago, Jawaharlal Nehrus famous Tryst with Destiny speech not only marked Indias independence from British rule but also expressed the vision for a united, democratic, egalitarian and modern country. Not...

Can corporate America afford to walk away from President Trump?

After campaigning as the candidate best able to work with business, President Donald Trump has shown he is anything but. A stream of resignations from high-level business counsels hit a crescendo recently when Trump was...

Little prospect of regime change in Russia short of a popular uprising – and that's unlikely

Vladimir Putins power in Russia can often look unassailable. However much Western media might champion potential opponents, the president maintains a tight grip, and its easy to see why. Any successor to Putin who was not...

Warning signs of mass violence – in the US?

There are those who say that comparing President Donald Trumps rhetoric to that of Adolf Hitler is alarmist, unfair and counterproductive. And yet, there has been no dearth of such comparisons since the 2016...

Science

Scientists Create Robots The Size Of DNA Strands That Can Rearrange Molecules

Robots are great for a lot of things and can perform functions that humans would either have a hard time accomplishing or simply would not be able to do. Among the latter case is rearranging the molecules of a living...

China Signs Deal With Israel Over Lab-Grown Meat, Food For The Future

With the world facing the global crisis known as climate change, most countries are doing whatever they can to reduce carbon emissions. However, one of the biggest contributing factors to greenhouse gasses that is rarely...

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology – and why it's difficult

Scientists are designing materials that are a thousand times smaller than the width of a hair. Known as nanomaterials or nanoparticles, some could help treat diseases. However, the engineering of particles for...

Denmark Finally Sells Last Oil Company For $7.45 Billion

As a country committed to fighting climate change and reducing its carbon footprint, Denmark is finally selling off the last remaining oil company in the country. The oil firms were owned by A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S and the...

Trump’s Pick For NASA Head Is Not A Scientist And A Prominent Climate Change Denier

The Trump administration has proven to be incompetent in filling crucial roles with qualified people, evidenced by an anti-EPA EPA head and an anti-DOE head of DOE. Now, the president has nominated a non-scientist who is...

Technology

Amazon Planning To Sell Smart Glasses And Smart Security Camera

Amazon is currently dominating the smart assistant market with Alexa and its Echo speakers, but the online merchant giant is planning to extend its list of products to include smart glasses and smart security cameras....

Developer Calls EA ‘Corporate Monsters’ For Allegedly Trying To Destroy His Studio

Slightly Mad Studios is the company behind some truly amazing racing titles in the video game industry, including Need For Speed: Shift. The CEO of the studio Ian Bell recently had a candid conversation with YouTuber...

Resident Evil 7 Chris Redfield Revealed In New Trailer

The upcoming free downloadable content for Capcoms Resident Evil 7 game is only a few months away, and the publisher released a new trailer featuring franchise icon Chris Redfield. Since the first Resident Evil game, the...

Wall St. Hack Cause Havoc Among Lawmakers And Investors

Being the victim of a hack is never a good thing, but when the target is a top US regulator overseeing trading at Wall St., the situation becomes catastrophically more consequential. This is exactly what the U.S....

Really Big Original Xbox Controller Available For Xbox One

Gamers who have used or owned the original Xbox will remember the big, bulky Duke controller that made playing games either fun or way too much of a hassle. This peripheral is being brought back and is compatible with the...
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September 22 14:30 UTC Released

USECRI Weekly Annualized*

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0.0 %

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0.3 %

September 22 14:30 UTC Released

USECRI Weekly Index*

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143.4 %

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143.3 %

September 25 00:30 UTC 25632563m

JPNikkei Mfg PMI

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Previous

52.2 bln $

September 25 08:00 UTC 30133013m

DEIfo Business Climate*

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Forecast

116.0 %

Previous

115.9 %

September 25 08:00 UTC 30133013m

DEIfo Current Conditions*

Actual

Forecast

124.8 %

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124.6 %

September 25 08:00 UTC 30133013m

DEIfo Expectations*

Actual

Forecast

107.9 %

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107.9 %

September 25 11:30 UTC 32233223m

TRCapacity Utilisation*

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Previous

78.8 %

September 25 11:30 UTC 32233223m

TRManufacturing Confidence*

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Forecast

Previous

110.7 %

September 25 12:30 UTC 32833283m

USNational Activity Index*

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Forecast

Previous

-0.01 %

September 25 13:00 UTC 33133313m

MXIGAE Econ Activity YY

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Forecast

Previous

2.4 %

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