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Fight over finance bogs down UN climate talks

Fight over finance bogs down UN climate talks

SINGAPORE – Arguments over climate finance between developed and developing nations are causing deep frustration at United Nations climate talks in Bangkok that are racing towards a deadline. The talks, which end on Sunday (Sept 9), are meant to narrow differences on rules to put the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement into action. TO READ THE […]

How to stretch your shilling

How to stretch your shilling

By WACEKE NDUATI OMANGAMore by this Author It’s a good time as any to revisit the topic of budgeting given the recent increase in fuel prices. This will not just affect our transport costs but will translate to other areas like electricity, food etc. Here are a couple of things we can do to stretch […]

New Financing Contemplated for Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Limited

New Financing Contemplated for Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Limited

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Limited (the “Company”) announced today that a Practice Statement Letter has been issued by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (solely in its capacity as Indenture Trustee (the “Indenture Trustee”) for the 5.875% notes due 2022 (the “Existing Notes”) issued by the Company) with respect to a […]

Nevada will help Tesla and other tech firms finance pipeline

Nevada will help Tesla and other tech firms finance pipeline

CLOSE Take a tour of the evolving Tahoe Reno Industrial Center east of Reno. Jason Bean, RGJ A photo showing a kayaker on the Truckee River east of Sparks, Nev., taken in May, 2016.(Photo: Jason Bean/RGJ file) Nevada taxpayers will help technology giants such as Tesla and Google pay for a 13-mile pipeline that will […]

Morning Brief: Silicon Valley execs on Capitol Hill

Morning Brief: Silicon Valley execs on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET. Subscribe What to watch today On Wednesday, Silicon Valley goes to Washington, D.C. Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter (TWTR) and Square (SQ), and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook (FB), will both be on Capitol […]

South Africa's Land Seizure Talk Endangers Farm Finance, Agbiz Says

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Lending startup Portal Finance nabs $200 million for small business loans in Latin America

Lending startup Portal Finance nabs $200 million for small business loans in Latin America

Latin American small businesses just got a big boost with a new commitment for a $200 million lending joint venture between the Bogota-based startup Portal Finance and Latin America’s largest financial services institution, BTG Pactual. For Portal Finance, the deal with BTG caps a meteoric rise, which has seen the company raise $1.5 million at […]

OSU to start tribal finance certificate program

OSU to start tribal finance certificate program

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — In the last year, Victor Flores has focused on bringing tribal accounting and finance training inside the state. He organized the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium, which has met twice this year. But one of the main goals of the consortium will start in November, when Oklahoma State University will hold the […]

Finance Ministry: Negotiations to appoint Petron as fuel provider carried out by previous administration

Finance Ministry: Negotiations to appoint Petron as fuel provider carried out by previous administration

PETALING JAYA: Negotiations to appoint Petron Fuel International Berhad as the third fuel provider for government vehicles started two years ago and were carried out by the previous administration, says Lim Guan Eng. “Petron put in its application in 2016 and in December 2017, the company agreed to provide the federal government with a small […]

Here comes Gen Z and 'significant' shifts in buying trends

Here comes Gen Z and 'significant' shifts in buying trends

Get ready to hear more and more about Generation Z. A Bloomberg analysis of UN data indicates that Gen Z, also called “centennials” because they were born in or after 2001, will represent 32% of the world’s population in 2019. That means Gen Z will soon be larger than Generation Y (31.5%), the age group known as […]