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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 26 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

A survey of nearly 440 senior accountancy experts on economic conditions in MESA showed a recovery in confidence in Q4.  A revival in growth is likely to come mainly from the non-oil sector as the economy diversifies

Detailed in the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS), jointly published by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) the findings also point to mixed results from government spending measures as some economies make greater efforts to boost the non-oil sectors of their economies, e.g. United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Commenting on the findings, Fazeela Gopalani, Head of Middle East ACCA, said: ‘A revival in growth is likely to come from the non-oil sector as the economy diversifies. Reforms in the entertainment and tourism sectors are expected to boost growth in Saudi Arabia t ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Saturday 25 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), a leading provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) data and due diligence services, for $700 million. The deal complements Moody’s 2017 acquisition of company data provider Bureau van Dijk (BvD), creating a global leader in compliance solutions, BvD’s fastest-growing business segment.

The deal deepens BvD’s information portfolio and analytical capabilities by adding RDC’s unique, comprehensive dataset. It will also extend RDC’s global presence to a broader group of financial institutions, corporations, insurance companies and government agencies served by Moody’s Analytics and BvD.

RDC’s proprietary Global Regulatory Information Database (GRID) helps companies assess counterparties through a lens of more than 60 risk ... Read more »

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 Wave Maker Awards commend leaders in diversity, education, environment and innovation


DAVOS, Switzerland & NOIDA, India-Saturday 25 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today presented its Wave Maker Awards 2020, commemorating global goodwill champions from around the world. The award ceremony, which was held at the HCL Pavilion in Davos, celebrated organizations and individuals passionately committed to such noble causes as diversity & inclusion, education & community upliftment, environment & sustainability, and technology for change. Special guest at the awards was Australian cricket legend Glenn McGrath, who is also founder of the McGrath Foundation, which provides support for Australian women diagnosed with breast cancer and their families.

The award recipients were; Lois Auta, Founder and Executive Director of Cedar Seed Foundation, which supports ... Read more »

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 Timeline, a revolutionary nutrition product to promote healthy aging, will be available in the United States in the first half of 2020


DAVOS, Switzerland-Saturday 25 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazentis announces the debut of Timeline, a next generation nutrition product designed to promote healthy aging, as part of the Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley in the House of Switzerland at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Given the increase in the aging population globally -- according to a 2019 Deutsche Bank study, there are more people on Earth older than sixty five than younger than five for the first time -- it is imperative for consumers to take proactive measures to maintain a high quality of life, for as long as they live.

Timeline contains the proprietary nutrient Mitopure™, a highly pure form of Urolithin A. After a decade of rigorous research by leading scientists around the world, Mitopure has ... Read more »

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 • INDIA: Airtel Payments Bank Customers can soon direct Western Union money transfer into their bank accounts 24/7, via their app

• AFRICA: Airtel Money mobile wallet users in 14 countries will be able to route any money transfer received, into their wallets, and senders worldwide will be able to push funds directly to an Airtel Money mobile wallet in real-time


DENVER & NEW DELHI & NAIROBI, Kenya-Friday 24 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced an unprecedented milestone in global money movement across the world’s significant emerging markets. The two industry leaders have come together to launch real-time payments soon into millions of Airtel Payments Bank accounts in India an ... Read more »

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