Month: December 2020

During 2020, our society has been faced with an economic crisis, health crisis, social justice crisis and environmental crisis. The pandemic has rapidly changed how banks engage with customers and employees; accelerating the shift from in-person interactions to digital engagements. Successfully leading a digital transformation requires much more than smart technology choices, culture is key.
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Municipal bonds were stable on Wednesday as the market remained mostly unchanged on the last full trading day of 2020. Thursday will see an early close with a full close on Friday. Trading will resume on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Residual position-squaring is about all that is happening this week — and much of last
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The UK drugs watchdog has approved the coronavirus vaccine made by Oxford university and AstraZeneca, boosting hopes that millions more Britons can be inoculated against the disease in the coming months as a new viral variant takes hold. AstraZeneca said on Wednesday the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency had given the jab an
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During a bull market, negative news is quickly digested and the collateral damage is often limited. Therefore, even as XRP price dumped aggressively due to the uncertainty regarding the outcome of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit, other altcoins have largely been unaffected. Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 Moreover, as Bitcoin’s (BTC) strong rally
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“These are times when the strong can get stronger,” Nike chief executive John Donahoe said in September, as he celebrated the digital investments and robust brand that helped the sportswear group to increase its earnings even as Covid-19 closed its stores. Nike was far from the only household name boasting of resilient profits and a
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Smile Direct has seen an unprecedented amount of growth in the past two and a half years. The company demonstrated almost 200% year-over-year revenue growth in 2018, and expected to grow roughly 80% through 2019. Smile Direct: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/SDC?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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Investment banks across the world have generated a record $124.5bn in fees this year as companies raced to raise cash to outlast the pandemic. The windfall came as lenders earned all-time high fees underwriting debt and equity offerings for clients like aeroplane maker Boeing, property rental site Airbnb and telecoms group SoftBank, according to data
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Supporters listen as Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff speaks at a news conference in Grant Park after the election in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. November 6, 2020. Dustin Chambers | Reuters Wall Street and Washington are operating, these days, on the assumption that Republicans will retain control of the Senate after at least one Republican
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The EU and China are close to reaching a long-awaited business investment deal as Brussels seeks to level the playing field for European companies operating in the Chinese market.  During a meeting with national ambassadors in Brussels on Monday, the European Commission reported progress on talks with Beijing, including on the core remaining issue of
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Donald Trump raised hopes of a breakthrough to release $900bn in coronavirus stimulus aid on Sunday night, after tweeting of “good news” in the stand-off. Millions of Americans lost unemployment benefits over the weekend after the president refused to sign the bipartisan congressional stimulus package approved just before Christmas. Mr Trump had said he would
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