CEOs salaries nationwide in U.S. has shown a declining trend in 2015, the biggest drop since the financial crisis. Some factors including the decrease in pension gains contributed to the decreasing in CEO pay.
Turkmenistan-South Asia natural gas pipeline project has secured $200 million of investment from its shareholders. The project, developed by the Asian Development Bank, will now begin important studies to determine the projects detailed costs, routes, and other environmental as well as social factors.
Goldman Sachs-backed consumer finance startup CompareAsiaGroup got its new CEO Sam Allen. In 2015, CompareAsiaGroup closed a Series A round of funding led by Goldman Sachs and is planning to go for a Series B round funding soon.
Canadian students can now receive more grants as the government’s first budget revealed more financial aids for post-secondary students. In addition, graduates will not be demanded to pay students loan back until they make $25,000 a year.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting National Bank of Greece via its trade finance scheme. From 2015, EBRD is investing in Greece, helping the crisis-hit economy recover as early as possible.
The Japan Finance Ministry is organizing a seminar for women covering the topics on the country’s fiscal policy. Women’s fashion magazine editor-in-chief Hiromi Sogo will serve as one of the six female speakers encouraging women to take a more active role in the country’s economy.
OJK Issued a new regulation with regards to Venture Capital Companies. The new provision changes the licensing and organization of venture capital companies, and includes sharia law and sharia-based legal entities.
TimkenSteel Corp. hired finance and management consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers to help explore financing options amid plunging commodity prices.
The summit will provide a platform for foreign investors, African companies, and regulators to meet, discuss relevant issues, and form relationships. East Africa has a strong potential to develop Islamic Finance because of the high demand for its services and products.
The finance ministers of Japan and South Korea will hold their first bilateral meeting in nearly two years on Friday, on the sidelines of this week's autumn IMF gathering in Washington, the Japanese Ministry of Finance said.
Dubai would be host to Eman Mansour's latest investment banking endeavor.
Wrigley issued a number of debt instruments with specific term lengths, yields and interest rates.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership had faced gale winds and now stands to undergo rough seas.
Russian tycoon Alexander Nesis has sold around US$1 billion worth of shares in Uralkali to fund new projects.
PacWest Bancorp agreed to purchase CapitalSource for $2.3 billion in cash and stock.