Financial Times – Taiwan to donate 10m masks to Europe and US

Stock markets around the world suffered historic losses in the first three months of the year amid a massive sell-off tied to the coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and London’s FTSE 100 saw their biggest quarterly drops since 1987, plunging 23% and 25% respectively. The S&P 500 lost 20% during the quarter, its worst […]

Refinitiv – COVID-19: Lessons from supply chain disruption

Supply chain disruption caused by the spread of COVID-19 has highlighted the reactive nature of business continuity plans. How can enterprises ensure they are better prepared for future challenges? Enterprises should seize the opportunity to revisit their business continuity plans in the wake of COVID-19 supply chain disruption. It is vital to know where supply […]

BBC NEWS – Coronavirus: Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987

Stock markets around the world suffered historic losses in the first three months of the year amid a massive sell-off tied to the coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and London’s FTSE 100 saw their biggest quarterly drops since 1987, plunging 23% and 25% respectively. The S&P 500 lost 20% during the quarter, its worst […]

FTSE Russell – Financials drive the largest negative contributions in pandemic sell-off

By Philip Lawlor, managing director, Global Markets Research Examining the industry-weighted contributions to the total return regionally since the market peaked on February 19 highlights that financials have been the largest negative contributors across most regions. In the US, the underperformance of the large technology sector has weighed heavily on the overall return of the […]

British Office – Temporary closure of the UK Visa Application Centre in Taiwan

Temporary closure of the UK Visa Application Centre in Taiwan The worldwide response to COVID-19 continues to affect the UK’s Visa and Immigration services. The UK Visa Application Centre in Taiwan is closed to new applications and the processing of current applications will be delayed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you. For […]

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Dow Jones – Navigating the Challenges Around AML and Sanctions

As the payment landscape evolves, so do the methods criminals use to launder the proceeds of crime. As evidenced by the fewer than one percent of illegal assets frozen or seized by authorities each year, detecting the hidden financial crime risks in payments continues to pose a significant challenge to financial institutions. Financial services firms […]

DIAGEO- Guinness announces €1.5 million fund to support communities in Ireland

Guinness will provide financial support to bar staff and vulnerable groups as we face unprecedented challenges from the impact of the COVID-19 Guinness announced the establishment of a €1.5 million fund providing support to communities affected by COVID-19 in Ireland. The fund will see €1.2 million go to support bar staff, alongside a further €300,000 […]