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Seoul Wins C40 Cities Awards for Renewable Energy Project

Seoul Wins C40 Cities Awards for Renewable Energy Project

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government has won an international award for its renewable energy project as a measure to address climate change, city officials said Friday. The city’s effort to expand facilities for solar power generation, known as “Solar City Seoul,” was chosen as a category winner for Renewable Energy [...]

Foreign News Journalists Express ‘Grave Concern’ over Ruling Party’s Criticism of Bloomberg Reporter

Foreign News Journalists Express ‘Grave Concern’ over Ruling Party’s Criticism of Bloomberg Reporter

SEOUL, Mar. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — An association of foreign news media reporters based in Seoul has expressed “grave concern” after the ruling Democratic Party criticized a Bloomberg News reporter over a story portraying President Moon Jae-in as “top spokesman” of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The article, published in September last year, drew fresh [...]

Italians Top Bloomberg 2017 Healthiest Country Index While South Koreans Rank 24th

Italians Top Bloomberg 2017 Healthiest Country Index While South Koreans Rank 24th

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Bloomberg’s latest Healthiest Country Index revealed that Italians, famous for their love of fresh vegetables, seafood and quality olive oil, are the healthiest people in the world. Of the 164 countries in the index from Bloomberg, Italians topped the list with the highest score of 93.11 out of 100. [...]

BMO Financial Group Recognized in Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

BMO Financial Group Recognized in Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – BMO Financial Group today announced that it is one of 52 firms recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index. The index provides investors and organizations with standardized aggregate data across company gender statistics, employee policies, gender-conscious product offerings and external community support and engagement. Those included [...]

Nasdaq NFX Data Will be Available on the Bloomberg Professional Service

Nasdaq NFX Data Will be Available on the Bloomberg Professional Service

NEW YORK, Jun. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Nasdaq announced today that Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX) real-time market data will be available via the Bloomberg Professional service and the B-PIPE service, following the official launch of the NFX platform in mid-2015. NFX is the exchange group’s U.S.-based designated contract market (DCM), offering futures and options on [...]

Chinese Money Rushing into Korean M&A Market

Chinese Money Rushing into Korean M&A Market

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — When President Xi Jinping of China visited South Korea earlier this month, around 200 business delegates, including CEOs of major Chinese IT companies like Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and China Telecom, accompanied him on the trip. All of the Chinese companies are reportedly, gearing up to push deeper into Korean market with [...]