Day: December 24, 2021

Ant’s consumer finance unit to boost its capital to $4.7 bln

[ad_1] A man walks past an Ant Group logo at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China July 8, 2021. REUTERS/Yilei Sun Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Dec 24 (Reuters) – The consumer finance unit of China’s Ant Group will boost the company’s capital to 30 billion yuan …

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KUWTT: NCR positivity rate up slightly | Dec. 25, 2021

[ad_1] Good day. Here are the stories for The Manila Times for Christmas Day, December 25, 2021. READ: NCR positivity rate up slightly THE Covid-19 positivity rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) rose slightly in the recent days, and the independent OCTA Research group attributed the rise to more people getting together during the …

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Tri-Valley Year in Review Part I: January to June 2021 | News

[ad_1] * Livermore community continues to mourn the loss of former police chief Ron Scott, who died late last month after battling a long-term illness. He was 73. * Deadline to submit applications for the first round of Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program funding is extended to Jan. 13. Rendering shows design concept for …

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Rising Preference For Minimally Invasive Form Of Cancer Diagnostics

[ad_1] DUBLIN, Dec. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Liquid Biopsy Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Biomarker (Exosomes, CTC), By Technology (NGS, PCR Microarrays), By Sample Type, By Region (APAC, North America), and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global liquid biopsy market size is expected to reach …

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Rockford Area Economic Development Council names new leader

[ad_1] ROCKFORD —  The Rockford Area Economic Development Council has a new president. Livonia, Michigan native Therese Thill has been selected to lead economic development strategy for the Rockford region and will focus her efforts on engaging site selectors, business owners, brokers, company executives and public officials to encourage companies to locate in the area. …

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Investment Management, Trading & Markets Updates – December 2021 | Alston & Bird

[ad_1] NFA Adds Virtual Currency and Micro Contract Questions to Annual Questionnaire On December 6, 2021, the National Futures Association (NFA) released Notice I-21-42 to notify NFA members that new questions had been added to the Annual Questionnaire regarding members’ spot/physical virtual currency, virtual currency derivatives, and micro contract transactions. The new questions are meant …

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First omicron variant cases detected in Allegheny County, officials say

[ad_1] COUNTY. HE SAYS IT WAS INEVITABLE. >> VIRUSES ALWAYS CHANGE OVER TIME, AND WE KNEW THAT THE VIRUS WOULD CHANGE. KYLIE: THE FIRST CASE WAS COLLECTED ON DECEMBER 7 AND CONFIRMED TO BE THE OMICRON VARIANT ON DECEMBER 22. THE SECOND CASE WAS COLLECTED DECEMBER 13 AND CONFIRMED AS OMICRON ON DECEMBER 23. DR. …

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Business leaders encouraged to get involved in £110 million scheme

[ad_1] Printed and digital download photos available A £110 million project aimed at improving mid Wales is looking for advisors to help shape the project. Are you a strategic business leader in Ceredigion and are you passionate and committed to the interests of Mid Wales? If so, you are the business leader the Mid Wales …

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Photonics News: Week in Brief: 12/24/21 | Business | Dec 2021

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. — Optical networking company Infinera and Italian telecom provider Fastweb achieved what they report as a record-breaking single-wavelength service connectivity speed trial of 600 Gbit/s across Fastweb’s network, including the Milan-Bari optical route. The route spans 1372 km (853 miles). The demonstration used Infinera’s fifth-generation ICE6 800G technology on the GX …

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Mental health will be a high priority for employers in 2022

[ad_1]  More companies are not only responding to the heightened demand but also seizing this transformational shift in the workplace to reimagine workforce mental health. For nearly two years, employers have talked about getting back to normal when the pandemic ends. Most now realize that the new normal will look different than the old one. …

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How Omicron Has Upended The NBA’s Normal Course Of Business

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – OCTOBER 20: NBA commissioner Adam Silver looks on during a game between the … [+] Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Vivint Smart Home Arena on October 20, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using …

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Olivet announces appointment of long-time faculty member | Business, Finance & Technology

[ad_1] BOURBONNAIS — Stephen Lowe, vice president for academic affairs at Olivet Nazarene University, recently announced the appointment of Charles Perabeau as the new dean of the School of Theology and Christian Ministry, effective May 2022, with a period of transition beginning in January. Perabeau holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil. in religion and society …

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Cuscapi plans private placement to raise RM22m for business expansion, working capital

[ad_1] KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 24): Cuscapi Bhd has proposed a private placement of 10% of its issued shares to raise up to RM22.34 million for its business expansion and working capital. The restaurant management and business management solutions provider said it plans to place out 85.93 million new shares to third party investors to be …

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Analysis: Record IPO binge in 2021 leaves investors hung over

[ad_1] By Echo Wang and Abhinav Ramnarayan NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Initial public offerings (IPOs) around the world raised a record $594 billion in 2021, riding the coattails of stock market rallies, yet often disappointing investors with their subsequent stock performance. Companies ranging from technology start-ups to blank-check acquisition firms flooded the market with offerings, …

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Ion Indicators Market Business Growth based on Expectations and Growth Trends Highlighted Until 2031

[ad_1] Pune, Maharashtra, India, December 24 2021 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd –:Growing Demand For Ion Indicators Market | Better Business Growth, A One-Stop Guide For Growing Business In 2021 The Ion Indicators Market economy has improved over the last few years. There have been more entrants and technological advancement, as well as a growing rate of expansion …

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Die Cut Lids Market Technological Advancement Along with Business Development and Top-Vendor Landscape to 2031

[ad_1] Pune, Maharashtra, India, December 24 2021 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd –:Top 5+ Providers Of The Die Cut Lids Market | Better Business Growth, A One-Stop Guide For Growing Business In 2021 The Die Cut Lids Market economy has improved over the last few years. There have been more entrants and technological advancement, as well as a …

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Two Hong Kong universities remove Tiananmen artworks after Pillar of Shame dismantled | Hong Kong

[ad_1] Two more Hong Kong universities have removed works of art marking Beijing’s deadly 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen Square democracy protesters, as authorities move to erase memorials to the event. The removals come a day after Hong Kong’s oldest university took down a statue named the Pillar of Shame, commemorating the events of 1989, sparking …

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Bishop Dr Charles Hackman awarded 2021 Timothy Bowels African Human Rights Leadership Award

[ad_1] The Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies has awarded Bishop Dr Charles C. Hackman with the 2021 Timothy Bowles African Human Rights Leadership Award in recognition of his great work in the disability community of Ghana. The ceremony took place during the Institute’s annual fundraising dinner and awards gala banquet at Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in …

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Surplus Covid business funding being used up

[ad_1] MORE than £400,000 has been distributed to local businesses so far from a pot of leftover Covid support funding designated for Shetland. Of this nearly £180,000 has been given out through the second phase of the Scottish Government funded Covid discretionary scheme, which aims to support small businesses not eligible for other financial support. …

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Oil prices ease in holiday trade, market focus on next OPEC+ move

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Article content TOKYO — Brent crude futures snapped a three-day rally on Friday in light trade, with many investors away for the holidays, but the benchmark was still headed for a weekly gain, with the market focusing on the next step by OPEC+ and the …

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BiondVax Announces Proposed Underwritten Public Offering of American Depositary Shares

JERUSALEM, Dec. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: BVXV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative products for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and other illnesses, today announced that it intends to offer its American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) in an underwritten public offering. As announced yesterday (Dec 22, …

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7 Ways Business Intelligence Can Improve Your Business

[ad_1] This article features top 7 ways business intelligence can improve your business Business intelligence combines business analytics, data visualization, data mining, infrastructure and data tools, and best practices to help companies make more informed decisions. It involves methods and processes that collect, store, and analyze data from business activities or operations to optimize performance. …

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UK regulator shows more assertive posture in blocking Facebook purchase of Giphy

[ad_1] LONDON: Britain’s move to block Facebook-owner Meta Platform Inc’s acquisition of Giphy signalled a new determination to scrutinise digital deals. Meta on Thursday appealed the ruling by the Competition and Markets Authority, which said the 2020 deal must be unwound and Giphy sold as a going concern. The November decision was the first time …

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We Think Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP) Needs To Drive Business Growth Carefully

[ad_1] We can readily understand why investors are attracted to unprofitable companies. For example, biotech and mining exploration companies often lose money for years before finding success with a new treatment or mineral discovery. But while history lauds those rare successes, those that fail are often forgotten; who remembers Pets.com? So should Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP) …

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Kingdom Trails promotes ride with gratitude code of conduct

[ad_1] Photo: Biking on the Kingdom Trails in Winter. Photos courtesy Kingdom Trail Association. by Olga Peters, Vermont Business Magazine “It was a wonderful summer,” said Kingdom Trails Executive Director Abigail Long. With state travel restrictions lifted, more neighbors from New Hampshire, New York, and Maine returned to use more than 100 miles of trails open to non-motorized …

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Kim Potter trial: Ex-officer found guilty of two counts of manslaughter for fatally shooting Daunte Wright

[ad_1] Potter, who displayed no emotion as the verdicts were read, was ordered held without bail. One of her lawyers rested his head on his hands at the defense table. Wright’s parents, Arbuey Wright and Katie Bryant, let out sighs and cries, according to a pool report. “The moment we heard guilty on manslaughter one …

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Firm gets recognition for Made-in-Nigeria Syringe production

[ad_1] Published 24 December 2021 Disposable syringe firm, Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing, has been awarded Import Substitution Champion of the Year. The firm, according to a statement on Thursday got the recognition at Nigerian Business Leadership Awards event organised by Business Day Newspaper held in Lagos recently.  The Managing Director of the firm, Mr. Akin Oyediran, …

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Financial Services Regulatory Roundup – Fintech

[ad_1] We discuss some of the more significant regulatory and legal developments in the fintech sector that happened in 2021. VASPs Ireland transposed provisions of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) into Irish law in April 2021 by the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021 (“2021 Act”). This Actamended the Criminal …

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