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Numerous celebrities are known to have posted offensive comments online in the past; this may happen to you as well. Jack Maynard, Zoella, Stormzy and Josh Rivers have all been found out recently to have made such types of comments in the past. Zoella experienced servere backlash after posting a gif…


A voluntary retirement scheme has been introduced by Hellenic Bank, one of the largest banks in Cyprus, in an attempt to reduce the annual employment cost which has seen an increase of over €6m in the 2-year period of 2014 to 2016. Employees aged 50 and above can apply for the retirement scheme and…


Goldman Sachs CEO, Mr. Lloyd Blankfein stated that he along with other CEO’s in the UK are concerned about the possible consequences of the U.K. leaving the E.U. and questions if a second vote is necessary to make sure consensus remains. London has been the doorway to the EU for years now, many international…


Singapore as a home base of ASEAN fintechs

According to the statistics, two in five ASEAN fintech startup have chosen Singapore as their home base. Singapore is a competitive country in the sector of fintech startups. One of the main reasons for that is the fact that Singapore has a developed and well-organized infrastructure and financial system…


It has now been revealed that Singapore is the top 9th in the world in terms of household wealth per adult. According to research from Credit Suisse, the average wealth rose from USD $115,560 in 2000 to USD $268,800. Singapore recorded median wealth per adult of USD $108,900 and has surpassed Hong Kong…


Square tests Bitcoin buying and selling

Square Inc, a payments company, has recently announced that it has started permitting select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app as it aims to join the cryptocurrency craze. The majority of institutional investors have steered away from the largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalisation,…


The technology project, Tezos, raised USD $232 million to create a cryptocurrency which does not exist and fund development for transaction operations which has no precise end date. A second lawsuit has been filed this week against the organisers of Tezos. The second lawsuit was filed in a U.S. District…


ECB criticises Brexit relocation plans

The European Central Bank (ECB) have issued warnings to banks that their plans for after Brexit are inadequate. This is due to the setting up of “empty shell” systems in the EU which are not adequately staffed. The ECB has stated in a newsletter that a considerable amount of relocation plans by banks…



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