HSBC and RBS set to launch new digital banking platforms

British banking giants HSBC and RBS are coming up with new digital banking platforms, as the competition for digitally savvy customers steps up in the face of a wave of online startups

Chinese firm poised to buy British Steel for £70m

British Steel is set to announce a rescue deal with China’s Jingye Group, potentially safeguarding up to 4,000 jobs in the UK

Qatar Airways may invest in AI if they get right partner

Qatar Airways said it is open to bid for divestment-bound Air India or pick up a stake in IndiGo once the dispute between its founder promoters is sorted out

After US Fed rate cut, FPIs head back to India

Despite the economic slowdown and poor performance by the core sector, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) are heading back to India, with investments worth £1.43 billion in October - the largest monthly inflow into equity in the current fiscal...

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

Dear Financial Voice Reader,

"You own it, you better never let it goYou only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blowThis opportunity comes once in a lifetime "

Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

SHOW ME THE MONEY!

Financing is often a very important component of a property purchase.

Keeping The Deal Stitched Together

Last week we finally completed on a two bedroom flat in SE2. I say finally because this deal was agreed a full nine months ago. Perhaps this number is significant, as it’s the time from conception to birth.



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