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CUHK Business School Research Reveals Strong Link Between Stock Market Liberalisation in Emerging Markets and Increased Innovation

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Strong Link Between Stock Market Liberalisation in Emerging Markets and Increased Innovation

HONG KONG, CHINA, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) - There is little doubt that the liberalisation of stock markets in emerging markets has been a positive force in the world economic order. One previous study has found that stock market liberalisation leads to a 1 percent increase in a country’s annual real GDP growth. Closer to home, economic [...]

Two Continents, Two Conferences, Two Chances for Top Institutional Investment Insights

Two Continents, Two Conferences, Two Chances for Top Institutional Investment Insights

ATLANTA and LONDON, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — eVestment, a global leader in institutional investment data and analytics, will hold its eVestment Institutional Investment Intelligence (EI3) conference for EMEA in London on 12 February at The Brewery in the City of London and for North America March 18 through 20 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly in Atlanta. Both [...]

Nasdaq Trade Surveillance Expands with Data Discovery Capability

Nasdaq Trade Surveillance Expands with Data Discovery Capability

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Today Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced the launch of its data discovery capability within Nasdaq Trade Surveillance, the world’s most widely used surveillance solution for the sell-side industry. Compliance teams that implement this capability will have deeper insight into trading and surveillance activity to extract additional insights and context for market abuse [...]

Euronet Worldwide Partners with Standard Chartered to Offer New Cloud-Based Dynamic Currency Conversion Services at ATMs in 14 Countries

Euronet Worldwide Partners with Standard Chartered to Offer New Cloud-Based Dynamic Currency Conversion Services at ATMs in 14 Countries

LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, announced today it will provide Standard Chartered with dynamic currency conversion (DCC) services at approximately 1,000 ATMs in 14 countries across Asia Pacific and the Middle East using Euronet’s Digital Integrated Payments Cloud (DIPC). Euronet [...]

GMO Internet Holds Internal Testing of Blockchain, Preparing for the Launch of a Japanese Yen-Pegged Stablecoin (Yen-Pegged Currency) “GMO Japanese YEN (GYEN)” in the First Half of 2020

GMO Internet Holds Internal Testing of Blockchain, Preparing for the Launch of a Japanese Yen-Pegged Stablecoin (Yen-Pegged Currency) “GMO Japanese YEN (GYEN)” in the First Half of 2020

TOKYO, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — GMO Internet (https://www.gmo.jp/en/) holds an internal testing of blockchain, preparing for the launch of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin “GMO Japanese YEN (ticker symbol: GYEN; hereinafter, “GYEN”)” in the first half of 2020 outside of Japan, following receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. GMO Internet’s development and planned launch of [...]

Euronet Worldwide and Visa Partner Together to Fuel Fintech Growth in Asia Pacific, the World’s Fastest Growing Digital Payments Landscape

Euronet Worldwide and Visa Partner Together to Fuel Fintech Growth in Asia Pacific, the World’s Fastest Growing Digital Payments Landscape

LEAWOOD, Kan., Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, and Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced a strategic collaboration to fuel and sustain the growth of fintech companies in the Asia Pacific region. The partnership utilizes Euronet’s Digital Integrated Payment Cloud [...]

Nasdaq Launches Sustainable Bond Network

Nasdaq Launches Sustainable Bond Network

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today launched the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network, a global, publicly available web-based platform designed to improve transparency in the market for green, social and sustainability bonds. The online repository provides issuers of sustainable bonds across the world with a platform to voluntarily publish key information and [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals New Evidence of Conflicts of Interest Among Financial Intermediaries and Their Clients in China

CUHK Business School Research Reveals New Evidence of Conflicts of Interest Among Financial Intermediaries and Their Clients in China

HONG KONG, CHINA, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – China’s 2005 reform of its dual-class share structure was said to have improved listed firms’ corporate governance by allowing companies’ founding shareholders to convert previously restricted stock into openly traded shares. Some academic studies suggested the changes better aligned the interests of large shareholders and public investors. [...]

Financial Planning Standards Board Celebrates 15 Years; Envisions Bright Future for Global Financial Planning Profession

Financial Planning Standards Board Celebrates 15 Years; Envisions Bright Future for Global Financial Planning Profession

Denver, Colorado, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — On Sunday, 1 December, Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB Ltd.), owner of the international CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification program outside the United States, will celebrate 15 years of leading the global financial planning community in support of its vision: To establish financial planning as a globally recognized profession, with [...]