Finance & economy

July 18, 2019

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DHL partners with Teach for Uganda to create jobs for youth

DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Supply Chain, part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group), has launched a partnership with Teach For Uganda, a network partner of Teach For All, to eradicate education inequity, raise a nation of true leaders and promote educational opportunities and employability for young people in Uganda.

This marks DPDHL Group’s 18th partnership with Teach For All under the new strategic framework, a focus"...

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July 18, 2019

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Visa Acquires Payworks

Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of next-generation payment gateway software for the Point of Sale (POS). Visa will bring Payworks’ cloud-based solution for in-store payment processing together with its CyberSource digital payment management platform to create a fully integrated payment acceptance solution for merchants and acquirers. The joint offering will provide acquirers and payment service providers with a modern, fully white-labeled omnichannel payment management"...

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July 17, 2019

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Top International Business Lawyer Mark H. Tulloss Joins Kalbian Hagerty LLP

Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that Mark H. Tulloss has joined the firm’s UAE office as Senior Counsel.

Mr. Tulloss is a widely respected international business lawyer with a practice focused on advising businesses in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and other developing markets.

“Mark’s experience and technical competence navigating complex legal"...

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July 17, 2019

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Moody’s to Sell Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Business

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm.

MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing services, providing high-value research and analytical support to organizations worldwide. Through delivery centers in India, Costa Rica, Sri Lanka and China, the business"...

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July 17, 2019

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MSCI Schedules Investor Conference Call to Review Second Quarter 2019 Results

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for second quarter 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

MSCI's senior management will review the second quarter 2019 results on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the events and presentations section of MSCI's Investor Relations"...

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July 17, 2019

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Andersen Global Enters Senegal, Expands Presence in Africa

Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal services.

Located in Dakar, Cabex has been offering services to local and foreign clients from the public and para-public sectors on matters relating to national and international issues for"...

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July 16, 2019

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Higher PGM basket price to see Amplats interim earnings rise more than 100%

JOHANNESBURG - Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Tuesday it expected to report hefty earnings for the six months ending 30 June due to a higher platinum group metals (PGM) basket rand price.

Amplats said headline earnings for the period were likely to be between R7.005 billion and R7.670 billion, a 108 percent to 128 percent increase from R3.363 billion.

As a result,"...

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July 16, 2019

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Global ‘HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey’ 2019 Released

On World Youth Skills Day, HBR Ascend, a mobile-first learning platform for young professionals from Harvard Business Review, released the 2019 edition of the HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey providing valuable insights about the new perspectives and opinions of millennials about their work. HBR Ascend surveyed over 2,700 young professionals and graduating students from 100+ countries. “The HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey reveals that Millennials are hungry to learn and willing to invest in upskilling to acquire soft skills like Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Techniques, Networking Skills, Communications, and Analytical Thinking,” says Vivek Chachra, Country Manager (India), Harvard Business Publishing. Insights from the Survey Almost three out of four respondents are confident about their technical ability. Less than 10% expressed a lack of confidence in their technical skills.......

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July 16, 2019

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HSEVEN Accelerate World-Class African Startups

HSEVEN, Africa’s largest accelerator is launching “HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA”, an ambitious startup acceleration program designed for entrepreneurs of the Moroccan and African diaspora. The 6-month program will provide a seed investment of €150,000 plus an eventual investment of €500,000 to €1.5 million.

HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA is designed to support exceptional entrepreneurs building high-impact startups, and targets"...

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July 16, 2019

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Launch of Stats Perform Creates World’s Leading Sports AI and Data Company

Today, STATS and Perform completed regulatory and closing requirements to officially combine creating the leading sports company in artificial intelligence (AI) and data, operating under the new name Stats Perform (www.statsperform.com). By harnessing the most advanced sports AI research and development, Stats Perform will provide deeper, more robust data and insights essential to a growing portfolio of global partners. Stats Perform brings the deepest breadth of data, sports research, news and video content, and unrivaled AI-powered solutions to sports media and broadcasters, technology companies, global brands, sportsbooks, teams and leagues, and fantasy providers. Stats Perform powers storytelling through natural language generation for sports broadcasters and tech companies, unlocks boundless player props and precise projections for sportsbooks, and generates predictions to improve team......

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