Nissan board to decide on dismissing Ghosn as chairman

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s board will meet Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income. Earlier this week, alliance partner Renault voted to keep him as its chief executive but appointed an interim chief. Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa appears determined to […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co, Nation & World, Hiroto Saikawa

Cross-border fintech startup Instarem raises $20M for global expansion

Instarem, a Singapore-based startup that helps banks transfer money overseas cheaply, has raised a Series C round of over $20 million for global expansion. The round is led by MDI Ventures — the VC arm of Indonesian telecom operator Telkom — and Beacon — the fund belonging to Thai bank Kasikorn — as well as existing investors Vertex Ventures, GSR Ventures Rocket Internet and the SBI-FMO Fund. The money takes four-year-old Instarem to nearly $40 million raised to date, although Instarem co-...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Asia, Europe, Business, Japan, Indonesia, Mexico, Finance, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Funding, Tech, UPS, Payments, Seattle

Corrected: Gold steady as risk-on sentiment weighs on dollar

Gold prices held firm on Thursday after hitting the highest in two weeks in the previous session, with improved risk appetite weighing on the U.S. dollar.
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Exclusive: HNA in talks with bad debt firm Cinda as it extends $43 billion asset sales - sources

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has turned to state-owned China Cinda Asset Management Co, among the country's largest bad debt managers, for advice on asset disposals, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Tags: Money, businessNews, HNA Group, HNA, Cinda, China Cinda Asset Management Co

Tesla says cuts price for Model X, S in China

Tesla Inc is cutting the price of its Model X and Model S cars in China by between 12-26 percent, the U.S. electric carmaker told Reuters on Thursday.
Tags: Money, China, Tesla, businessNews, Reuters, U S electric, Tesla Inc

China is going to introduce a set of 10 AI textbooks next year : They start at elementary school.

Education in school is binary. Either one ‘picks’ or ‘lifts’. Picking defines what you eventually become. Lifting has always been a drag, and life becomes a long ‘one’. Great educators know this very well. And the way they teach is to rekindle your interest and curiosity, so that you ‘pick’ what they are teaching. And […] Source
Tags: Business, China, Artificial Intelligence, AI in education, AI in china

Canada to offer tax credits and incentives to media

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's federal government said Wednesday it is stepping in to help the struggling Canadian media industry with new tax credits and incentives.Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the package... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canada, Ottawa, Bill Morneau, Ontario AP

Underwriting: what exactly is the point?

Observers of recent rights issues may wonder why such heavily discounted share sales need to be underwritten.The bog standard reason – or excuse? – is that companies, or their bankers, want certainty that they'll get the money they... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business

4 Important Factors that Good-Quality Delivery Software Must Have

Nowadays, in order to provide satisfying delivery service, manpower and transportation aren’t enough. You also need to have the reliable delivery software. Good-quality software like OnTime360 will help you a lot. However, you must wonder, what kind of software that can be said as the good-quality software, don’t you? Here, we will explain every aspect that delivery software must have. Meet the Expectations When you are looking for delivery software, what is the first thing you will use as consi...
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Norske Skog Tasman feels squeeze of trebling power bill, fears worse to come

A Kawerau paper mill already feeling the crunch of power prices which have trebled is questioning the timing of a planned outage over the weekend by national grid operator Transpower.Allan Holden, energy manager at Norske Skog Tasman,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kawerau, Transpower, Norske Skog Tasman, Allan Holden

Law chiefs propose sale of Chancery Chambers again

Auckland District Law Society chiefs have for the second time this year proposed the sale of its Chancery Chambers in the city's CBD, after members rejected a proposal in July.Joanna Pidgeon, president, has written to members saying... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland District Law Society, Joanna Pidgeon, Chancery Chambers

Oil dips on swelling U.S. stocks, but expected OPEC supply cut stems losses

Oil prices dipped on Thursday after U.S. crude inventories increased to their highest level since December 2017 amid concerns of an emerging global glut, although an expected supply cut by producer cartel OPEC prevented further drops.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews

LivSpace expands into Chennai and Pune, adds 200 designers

Personalized interior design platform LivSpace will now expand into Chennai and Pune, and has set aside Rs 40 crore for the expansion. The funds will be used for customer acquisition, launching design centres, and getting more designers and vendors onboard. 200 designers have joined the platform... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, Home Decor, Internet, Livspace, Chennai, Pune

Nissan board to meet for ousting Ghosn as future of alliance in focus

Nissan Motor Co will hold a board meeting on Thursday to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn after the shock arrest of its once-revered leader, starting what could be a long period of uncertainty in its 19-year alliance with Renault.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co

Singapore Q3 GDP growth well below f'cast, trade frictions dent outlook

Singapore's economy expanded at a much slower pace than initially thought in the third quarter, with the government flagging further moderation in the current quarter and warning that the U.S.-Sino trade war will hurt growth in 2019.
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Chatting All Things Crowdfunding With Grant Lawson Of InventureX

Grant Lawson is the Lead Crowdfunding Strategist for InventureX, a firm specializing in helping entrepreneurs raise the capital they need via crowdfunding platforms to launch business concepts since 2012. Mr. Lawson possesses a diverse skill set for his job, ranging from digital marketing to product development. We recently sat down with Mr. Lawson to discuss his current endeavors with InventureX, as well as his advice to all aspiring entrepreneurs: How Did You First Get Introduced to Crowdfund...
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Japan inflation lacks momentum, keeps BOJ's target elusive

Japan's annual core consumer inflation was unchanged in October from the previous month as soft household spending kept firms from hiking prices, a sign the economy lacks the momentum needed to achieve the central bank's 2 percent target.
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Huawei says Auckland waterfront trial proves its 'security threat' critics wrong

A small 5G technical trial on Auckland's waterfront ordinarily only interest to geeks has taken on huge political significance - in New Zealand and worldwide.Chinese company Huawei has been under fire in the US and Australia, where... [Author: [email protected]]
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Skip the lines — and the store. Walmart Black Friday deals go live tonight

Unless you're really looking forward to braving the Black Friday lines on Thanksgiving day, all of your shopping can be done online right now. Walmart just launched all of their deals a day early. The post Skip the lines — and the store. Walmart Black Friday deals go live tonight appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, News, Trends, Walmart, Walmart Black, Black Friday 2018

Lessons in Scaling: From Go-to-Market to Growing a 20-Person Team

Growing a seven-figure business in your first year means scaling fast just to keep up. But it's sometimes the things that don't scale that get you there. In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who built an 8-figure business by focusing on product-market fit above all else. Paul Hedrick is the founder of Tecovas: makers of beautiful, top-quality western boots and accessories. We had our first 1,000 customers in the first 6 months. Tune in to learn How this bra...
Tags: Facebook, Ecommerce, Texas, Mexico, Austin, Manhattan, Shopify, Felix Thea, Don, FELIX, PAUL, Austin Texas, Northeast, AB, Men 's Journal, Felix Felix

Teaching STEM through the wonders of larva harvesting

There’s hardly enough room to turn around in Livin Farms’ office. Pretty standard, really, in Central, Hong Kong, where space is at a perpetual premium. It’s a small operation for the HAX-backed startup — there’s space for a few desks and not much more. The startup’s last product, the Hive, stands next to the door. It’s a series of innocuous trays stacked atop one another. But it’s the Hive Explorer I’m here to see. The small tray sits in the middle of the room. Its top is open, the brightly...
Tags: Startups, Hong Kong, Crowdfunding, Tech, Farming, Kickstarter, Swift, Hax, Katharina Unger, Livin Farms

5 Most Important Benefits Of A Money Back Policy

Investments are good to be made. They can help you save for the future. Most of us want to make an investment that would give us high returns. An investment is made to get better returns in the future. One can invest in any form like in a real estate, in finance, in business, in insurance so on and so forth. The returns from the same will help the investor in future with whatever they have invested for. It can be for their child’s education, or retirement plan, or to buy a home. Investment is g...
Tags: Startups, Money Matters, Investing, Life Insurance, Jack, Others, Insurance Policies, Jack Survival Benefits, Jack Hence Jack

The Only People Who Complain About Salespeople

You know who really believes that salespeople are self-oriented, smarmy, money-grubbing brutes? The answer may surprise you. If you guessed that it’s buyers, customers, and clients, you would be incorrect. Instead, those who believe salespeople are awful, foul, nasty monsters are the self-loathing sales experts (read charlatans), especially those of the LinkedIn variety. There is no scientific study that I am aware of, but if one were to look at the number of posts on social platforms where a bu...
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Ruling mostly clears Seattle’s plan to upzone neighborhoods for affordable housing

Seattle’s environmental review of a plan to allow larger buildings and impose affordable-housing requirements in the urban cores of more than two dozen neighborhoods was almost entirely adequate, the city’s administrative-law judge ruled Wednesday. Only an analysis of the plan’s impacts on historical sites needs additional work, hearing examiner Ryan Vancil said in a written decision. […]
Tags: Real Estate, News, Local Politics, Seattle, Local News, Ryan Vancil

The Importance of a Business Strategy

The owner of a small business works with his staff to create business strategies in terms of advertising, sales, customer service and internal accounting functions. Business approach is a meaning of the tactics along with methods you will use to administer your business, according to the latest online business resource “More Business”. It is important to have effective and efficient business strategies instead. Client Retention: As per experts like Anthony Wile Toronto one of the fastest ways to...
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Rich Lister Malcolm Dick banks huge profit from spectrum sale

A British company has paid tens of millions to acquire desirable radio frequency spectrum management rights in New Zealand in the 2.5 gigaHertz band, netting CallPlus founder Malcolm Dick a handsome profit.Dense Air paid a total... [Author: [email protected]]
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You Probably Need Life Insurance And Here’s Why

Having a life insurance plan to be your financial aid in times of medical emergencies is crucial for each and every person. In India, there are a number of health insurance companies that are now providing affordable health insurance plans that can be easily bought by individuals who earn a basic amount of salary. There are also different types of health insurance plans that are offered to the people which each have their own unique set of properties and purposes behind them. In India, with the...
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[Sponsored] Selling Your Life Insurance Policy: Is the Cash Worth It?

Selling your life insurance policy is called life settlement, and people usually get it done when they no longer want their life insurance policy. If you think you’ll get a better deal with some other insurance policy, you can sell your current life insurance policy to a third party who is ideally a life settlement provider. Sale of insurance policies is usually made when the policyholder can no longer afford to pay for the insurance premiums. Most of these are old people who have crossed 65 ye...
Tags: Personal Finance, Startups, Money Matters, Life Insurance, Others, Insurance policy

The best texting games

Gaming consoles keep getting more advanced, but you can still have fun with the good old fashioned Latin alphabet. Here are our picks for the best texting games, so you can make the most fun out of that limited data plan or basic cell phone. The post The best texting games appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Games, Trends, Social Media, Smartphone, Texting, Android Army

Turkey prices are the lowest in a decade, but not the kinds Washington farmers raise. Those are soaring.

Presidential economics are playing out on Thanksgiving dinner tables across the country, as cheaper turkey varieties get cheaper and pricier ones surge.
Tags: Health, Wellness, Business, News, Washington, Turkey, Data, Economy, Nation, Food & Drink, Agriculture, Local News, Northwest, Local Business, Nation & World

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