Vicki Davis

Is the IMF ready for the next emerging market debt crisis?

It is said that financially troubled emerging market economies approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for its conditional loans with as much enthusiasm as a patient visits his oncologist. This explains why, over the past two years, emerging market economies devastated by the pandemic have borrowed relatively little from the …

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Women’s Leadership Endowment Created by Hendrix Alumni | News

A new Women’s Leadership Endowment (WLE) has been created to provide resources to bring together female Hendrix College students and Hendrix College alumni to create a network that offers leadership development programs, career counselling, mentorship and internships. The WLE will create a community of support by connecting people through personal …

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Ecuador expands marine protected area around the Galapagos Islands

SANTA CRUZ, Ecuador, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Ecuador on Friday created a new marine reserve around its pristine Galapagos Islands – whose rich biodiversity inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution – as it seeks extend the protection of endangered migratory species. The reserve’s expansion by 60,000 square kilometers (23,166 square …

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Tax revenues fall by more than a third under the coup regime

Myanmar’s military junta has collected far fewer taxes than its ousted civilian predecessor, according to the country’s latest Internal Revenue Department (IRD) annual report. The report for the fiscal year ending September 30, which includes the first eight months of the coup regime, says total tax revenue fell 35% last …

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IIT Delhi alumnus pledges 11 crore rupees to endowment fund

IIT Delhi alumnus contributed 11 crore to his endowment fund New Delhi: IIT Delhi alumnus Mohit Mittal has pledged Rs 11 crore to the institute’s endowment fund. He had received a BTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering in 2000 from IIT Delhi. Mr. Mittal has already paid Rs 2.5 …

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Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announces the price of its subordinated debt securities issues

OAKVILLE, ON, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (“AQN” or the “Company”) (TSX: AQN) (NYSE: AQN) announced today that it has priced (i) the previously announced public offering underwritten in United States (the “US Offer”) of 750 million US dollars 4.75% aggregate principal amount …

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End-to-End E-Transfer Is Here, Says Suppliers | News

A ten-year-old dream of a fully electronic property transfer may have come true if an announcement today lives up to the claims of a real estate data company. The company, Search Acumen, has unveiled technology it says allows lawyers to manage the entire transfer of ownership process through a central …

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Krung Thai Bank Public: Krungthai to revolutionize foreign equity investment by offering DR representing global tech stocks Alibaba and Tencent

Krungthai is set to take foreign equity trading on the Thai Stock Exchange to the next level by offering Thailand’s first Certificate of Deposit (DR) representing shares of global technology companies, Alibaba and Tencent, in 2022 after the filing of the green light by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). …

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NW, Notre Dame, U Chicago plans to cut student financial aid – NBC Chicago

An elite university “cartel” that includes Northwestern, the University of Chicago and Notre Dame has conspired to restrict financial aid to needy students, a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago. The three Chicago-area schools were sued alongside colleges such as MIT, Duke, and Yale as part of …

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Quad, led by India, can save Sri Lanka from its “Made in China” crisis. But timing is the key

Wang Yi is on the move. On his first overseas trip this year, the Chinese foreign minister will visit several Indian Ocean states, including the Maldives and Sri Lanka. As Beijing well knows, New Delhi will keep an eagle eye. Omens are not good. Sri Lanka faces an economic crisis, …

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