Bitcoin has been the buzz word in the financial space. As of a matter of fact, Bitcoin has exploded the scene in the last few years and many people and many large companies are now jumping on the Bitcoin or cryptocurrency bandwagon wanting a piece of the action.People are...
May 11, 2018 Print this page Dafna Talmor“To the river!” exclaimed a tourist to his friends at Tate Modern, as he pointed towards the Thames on the day I was shooting my FT commission. Traversing the river with my camera downstream from Somerset House to Southwark Bridge, where the FT...
“The facts are clear: all the evidence is that process-driven CEOs are prioritising the bottom line and treating earnings as a key metric. That’s capitalism.”These lines are a summary of the news from the corporate sector in the last few weeks. Yet they will read to many Americans...
Iraqis have begun voting in parliamentary elections that will shape the country’s trajectory as it looks to rebuild and attract investment after its devastating four-year battle with Isis.The poll will determine whether prime minister Haider Al-Abadi, who is considered the favoured candidate of the west, can secure a...
Ben Bland in Kuala Lumpur May 11, 2018 Print this page There are few jobs in Malaysia that bring the opportunity — or the risk — of being a protégé of Mahathir Mohamad, the veteran strongman who this week capped a remarkable political turnround by being re-elected as the country’s prime...
Harry Jacques in Kuala Lumpur May 12, 2018 Print this page Ousted prime minister Najib Razak was banned from leaving Malaysia on Saturday, suggesting the new government under Mahathir Mohamad will move swiftly to investigate Mr Najib’s links to the country’s largest-ever corruption scandal. Dozens of protesters and journalists arrived at...
There exists various types of cryptocurrency wallets to allow users store and access their digital currencies in different ways. The question that is relevant in this context is how far are these wallets secure. Before taking up the security aspect, it is helpful to understand the various types or...
Don Weinland in Hong Kong May 11, 2018 Print this page JPMorgan Chase has applied to re-enter China’s securities market with a controlling stake in a joint venture after exiting two years ago.The US bank has submitted an application to China’s securities regulator to acquire a 51 per cent stake in...
Michelle Wolf’s comedy set at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner went well to begin with. “It’s 2018 and I’m a woman so you cannot shut me up.” She paused. “Unless you have Michael Cohen wire me $130,000.” Everyone got the Stormy Daniels reference and laughed. So far,...
Emma Dunkley in Hong Kong and Peter Campbell in London May 11, 2018 Print this page Volvo Cars has appointed three global investment banks to explore the possibility of the Swedish carmaker embarking on an initial public offering, according to people close to the deal. The carmaker, owned by Zhejiang Geely...