April 12, 2021
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Three Nigerian banks begin QR code payment in Ghana

by on September 13, 2020 0

Six banks in Ghana have initiated services to allow the public pay for goods and services through the universal Ghana Quick Response (Gh QR) code.   The banks include three from Nigeria, which are Ecobank, Zenith Bank, and Fidelity Bank. Others, including GCB Bank, Bank of Africa, and Agriculture Development Bank are Ghana-based.   According to a statement,...

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Honda, General Motors sign deal to work on vehicles together

by on September 6, 2020 0

General Motors and Honda say they have signed a deal to explore sharing vehicle underpinnings and propulsion systems in North America General Motors and Honda say they have signed a deal to explore sharing vehicle underpinnings and propulsion systems in North America General Motors and Honda are moving toward an alliance in North America...

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Pandemic turns summer into European tourism’s leanest season

by on September 6, 2020 0

Europe’s leanest summer tourist season in recent history is drawing to a close, six months after the coronavirus pandemic hit the continent Bruges mayor Dirk De fauw first realized something was desperately wrong with European tourism when on a brisk March morning he crossed the Burg square in front of the Gothic city hall...

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The stock market thinks Joe Biden is going to beat Donald Trump

by on September 6, 2020 0

The presidential election is only two months away and the stock market is soaring. In theory, that should bode well for President Trump since a bull market has historically benefited the incumbent. But Trump is trailing Democratic challenger Joe Biden in many head-to-head national polls.Although the market’s sharp rebound since March could be viewed as a sign that investors expect the coronavirus-induced...

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Apple CEO, Tim Cook Becomes A Billionaire

by on August 14, 2020 0

Apple CEO, Tim Cook has become a billionaire as the tech company becomes the world’s most valued company at over $1.84 trillion. According to Bloomberg, Tim Cook’s net worth reflects a mix of the salary he’s earned at Apple, the number of shares he holds in the firm, and the proceeds from his share sales. Tim...

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In China, fears of financial Iron Curtain as U.S. tensions rise

by on August 13, 2020 0

A sharp escalation in tensions with the United States has stoked fears in China of a deepening financial war that could result in it being shut out of the global dollar system – a devastating prospect once considered far-fetched but now not impossible.FILE PHOTO: Chinese Yuan and U.S. dollar banknotes are seen behind illuminated...

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Billionaire founder of Japan’s Zozo takes stakes in fashion retailers

by on August 13, 2020 0

The billionaire founder of Japanese online fashion store Zozo Inc (3092.T), Yusaku Maezawa, acquired large stakes in two Japanese apparel companies including multi-brand retailer United Arrows (7606.T), regulatory filings showed on Thursday. Yusaku Maezawa bought an 8% stake in United Arrows for 3.5 billion yen ($32.78 million) and a 6% stake in Adastria (2685.T),...

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