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The Dow fell nearly 200 points, about a 1% drop. All 30 of the stocks in the index were in the red.
Summary In 2016, debit card penetration in Brazil stood at 159.6, the highest in comparison to its regional peers - Chile with 122.2, Mexico with 113.3, Venezuela with 92.4, Argentina with 91.5, and Colombia with 49.6. Peru had the lowest penetration with 47.3. Despite the country's economic progress, cash remains the primary payment instrument, as a portion of population - especially in rural areas - still do not have access to basic financial services.
Smaller, niche ETFs don’t necessarily deliver what their names promise, and you might wind up indirectly buying a lot of something you didn’t really want.
A copy of the Company's Half-Yearly Report and Unaudited Condensed Financial Statements for the six months ended 30 June 2017 will shortly be available to view and download from the Company's website, www.axiom-ai.com. Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into or forms part of this announcement.
The board of the Irish Stock Exchange approves the admission of the undermentioned securities to listing on the Official List and trading on the Global Exchange Market of the ISE.
BRUSSELS (AP) " European Union competition regulators are approving the landmark takeover of Spain's troubled Banco Popular by Banco Santander.
FORMER bank manager and major shareholder Jaime Botín could face prison and a huge fine for allegedly 'smuggling' a €26-million Picasso painting out of Spain on his yacht two years ago.
Banco Santander informs that Banco Popular Español, S.A. ("Banco Popular") has executed the agreements with the Blackstone Fund ("Blackstone") for the acquisition by the fund of 51% of, and hence the assignment of control over, Banco Popular's real estate business (the "Business"), which comprises the portfolio of repossessed properties, non-performing loans relating to the real estate sector and other assets related to these activities (including deferred tax assets) owned by Banco Popular and its affiliates as at certain dates (either 31 March or 30 April 2017) (the "Transaction").
Aug 8 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Tuesday:
(Reuters) - U.S. financial technology provider Fiserv made an improved offer for Monitise worth about 75 million pounds ($98 million) on Monday, hoping to secure backing from the British financial services technology group's investors.
7 August, 2017: Paddy Power Betfair plc (the "Group") announces that Breon Corcoran will step down as CEO having advised the Board of his desire to do so after 16 years with the Group and its predecessor companies. Following a rigorous and extensive succession process, the Board is pleased to announce that Peter Jackson will become the Group's new CEO.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kabbage Inc, a U.S. online lender for small businesses, said on Thursday it had raised $250 million in equity funding from SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T), the latest fintech investment by the Japanese technology conglomerate.
Investors seeking momentum may have iShares MSCI EMU ETF (EZU - Free Report) on radar now. The fund recently hit a new 52-week high. Shares of EZU are up approximately 25.3% from their 52-week low price of $32.36/share.
WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a successful first year, Babson College has kicked-off a year-long program with a second group of women entrepreneurs from Africa. Babson Executive Education is running a business leadership program for women entrepreneurs in Africa, Launch and Grow: The Kenyan Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Fourteen women from Kenya were selected to participate in this program, representing a mix of emerging and seasoned entrepreneurs.
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - British energy company BP's second-quarter profit dipped but beat forecasts after an exploration write-off in Angola, while a 10 percent rise in oil and gas production from a slew of new projects gave shares a strong boost.
Banco Santander, S.A. ("Banco Santander" or the "Bank") informs that it is envisaged to implement the "Santander Dividendo Elección" scheme (the "SDE Scheme"), on the dates on which the second interim dividend is traditionally paid (October / November). Thus, subject to the prior resolution of the Executive Committee of Banco Santander, shareholders shall have the possibility to choose whether to receive cash or new shares on such dates.
SAO PAULO, July 31 (Reuters) - Banco Santander Brasil SA's strategy of raising fees on banking and financial services has paid off in spite of a severe recession, as Chief Executive Officer Sérgio Rial seeks to build customer loyalty while cutting the profitability gap with larger rivals.
We recently published an article detailing our Short thesis on Santander Consumer USA (SC). The basic theme was that SC relies too heavily on subprime loans. In fact, 86% of its loans are subprime! Delinquencies and charge-offs are on the rise. Strong growth is unsustainable if the company hopes to improve its credit mix going forward (you can read it here). Well, with Friday’s earnings release, we do not think much has changed.
Fidelity European Values PLC share price total return was +21.4% in the six months to 30 June 2017
Good morning, everyone. Thanks for joining second quarter results presentation, particularly in such a busy day of earnings releases. As a normal procedure, our CEO will kick-off the presentation going through the Group performance in the first semester, as well as some highlights on Popular transaction. And the CFO, Mr. José García Cantera will cover the different business areas performance for the first semester.
Good morning and welcome to the Santander Consumer USA Holdings second quarter 2017 earnings conference call. At this time, all parties have been placed into listen-only mode. Following today's presentation, the floor will be open for your questions. [Operator Instructions].
Further to the material fact announcement published yesterday (registration number 255,167) in connection with the closing and registration with the Commercial Registry of Cantabria of the share capital increase with preemptive subscription rights of Banco Santander, S.A. ("Banco Santander"), which share securities note of the Spanish informative prospectus was registered with the official registry of the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores on 4 July 2017 (the "Capital Increase"), Banco Santander informs that:
* Expects to sell 51 pct stake in Popular property assets (Includes details on losses for Popular from news conference)
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