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Text size Jerome Powell Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who is due to testify Tuesday morning to a congressional panel on the central bank’s response to the pandemic, will tout an economy that has improved rapidly and has spurred hot inflation but requires a continued support for monetary policy. Since …

The abundant liquidity of the global financial system has prompted foreign investors to explore options for investing in India. Due to the increase in stock market inflows and FDI investments, India’s foreign exchange reserves have soared to over $ 600 billion. Is it comfortable enough? The components of foreign exchange reserves Foreign exchange reserves are …

Neglected this week amid all the talk about the Federal Reserve launching the process of The fact that the central bank’s balance sheet assets exceeded $ 8 trillion for the first time curtailed its unprecedented stimulus efforts. This step should be a reminder that just because the Fed may soon start cutting, or “cutting” the …

Faced with low rates, yield-oriented alternative investments may be a viable solution for bond investors. Posted on June 17, 2021 Photo courtesy of Pixabay For most investors, bonds are a fundamental part of a diversified portfolio. A fixed income allocation can serve several purposes: acting as a source of income, a hedge against periods of …

Share Tweeter Share Share E-mail Blockchain technology has taken the world by storm. It has disrupted many industries including finance, healthcare, cybersecurity and even banking. But what exactly is blockchain? Blockchain is a shared, decentralized ledger that records transactions on a computer system. It is highly secure, transparent and instant. In other words, the data …

Insurance companies had the best return on assets in 10 years in 2020, despite last year’s volatility and persistently low interest rates, according to a report by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Carriers realized 7.7% of their cash and invested assets in 2020 year over year, totaling $ 7.5 trillion, in addition to a …

Researchers at Boston-based Harvard Business School and Durham, North Carolina-based Duke University shared three ways hospitals can be better prepared for a future pandemic in a June 10 report published in Harvard business review. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the inefficiencies of hospital financial models. Even as hospitals were filled to capacity, many hospitals suffered …

Share Tweeter Share Share Share E-mail Beauty and wellness software platform Fresha closed a $ 100 million Series C funding round, which will be used to bolster its services, including a B2B marketplace, according to a Press release. Salons, spas and barbershops can manage their B2B operations using Fresha’s subscription-free enterprise software, the release said. …

WASHINGTON – Leading regulators on Friday pledged to push reforms in a key corner of U.S. financial markets that the Federal Reserve and Treasury had to rush to support after being disrupted during the coronavirus outbreak in the spring of 2020. Members of the Financial Stability Supervisory Board discussed reforms targeting so-called short-term funding markets, …

OVER THE LAST WEEK Yinson Holdings Bhd caught the attention of investors after an entry in an online forum made allegations about the group’s financial condition. It comes just a week after audit problems were discovered at Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd at the end of May. At a glance, Yinson appears to be sitting on …