Category Archives: Finance

31Oct/16

Thirty years since Big Bang transformed financial markets

Thursday marks thirty years since the Big Bang, when technology exploded onto the financial markets, transforming the industry.
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05Oct/16

Sterling hits new low on ‘hard’ Brexit fears

Britain’s pound has fallen again on fears over a so-called “hard” Brexit, dropping below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985. And the UK’s key services sector PMI has also fallen slightly, with financial services in particular bracing for fallout. Hayley Platt reports.
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23Sep/16

ProBASE Limited nominated for the African FinTech Awards 2016

PRESS RELEASE, (ProBASE) – ProBASE has been nominated for the 2016 Africa Fintech Awards. The winner of the award will be announced at the Finance Indaba to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on October 13 in South Africa.
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17Sep/16

Millennials say ‘no’ to debt

Millennials shun any kind of debt, especially credit cards, and their reluctance to pull out the plastic could have lasting repercussions for the financial system and the economy, according to an expert.

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31Aug/16
Apple offices in Cork, Ireland

Apple allocated almost all profits to untaxed non-tangible HQ, Commission says

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Apple allocated almost all the profits it made in Europe and other regions to untaxed non-tangible headquarters in Ireland.

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30Aug/16
EU antitrust regulators

Apple slapped with up to 13 billion euro tax bill

EU antitrust regulators order Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid.
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