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UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist

London - Britain's finance ministry on Friday said it had added Lebanon's entire Hezbollah movement to its list of terrorist groups subject to asset freezing.

EU to lay out trillion-euro 'Green Deal'

Strasbourg - Going green can be a costly business, as the EU's executive body will make clear on Tuesday when it launches a one-trillion-euro plan to finance its goal of making the bloc carbon neutral by 2050.

France braces for holiday misery as pension strike persists

Paris - French commuters endured a ninth day of public transport strikes Friday, with little relief expected in coming days as unions vow to keep up their protest against a pension overhaul through the holidays unless the government backs down.

French govt says ready to talk as pension strike bites

Paris - French officials said Thursday that they were open to negotiating a pension overhaul that has sparked crippling transport strikes, as unions warned of walkouts through the holidays unless the government drops the plan.

How Canadian firms can unlock $22 billion in revenue by 2023

New research from Accenture finds that Canadian companies stand to miss out on an astonishing 43 per cent –$22 billion – in revenue gains by 2023 if they don’t change their enterprise technology approach.

2020 Fintech predictions from Marqeta Special

Oakland, CA-based fintech startup Marqeta, has made some fintech predictions for 2020, made available to Digital Journal readers. Fintech extends to the new applications, processes, products, or business models in the financial services industry.

Online shoppers beware: New mobile banking Trojan appears Special

A new strain of mobile banking Trojan called Ginp has been constantly refined to collect login credentials and credit card details, warns Will LaSala, Director of Security Services at OneSpan.

Vatican: top anti-money laundering official leaves post

Vatican City - The Vatican's top financial investigator charged with investigating money laundering and other such crimes has left his post after the non-renewal of his contract, the Holy See said on Monday.

Facebook's Zuckerberg open to scaling back Libra plan

Washington - Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg opened the door Wednesday to scaling back plans for the company's digital coin Libra if it cannot win approval as a new currency for global exchanges.

Zuckerberg calls Libra coin a key for American leadership

Washington - Facebook's proposed digital coin Libra would "extend America's financial leadership" while helping cash-strapped people around the world, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in remarks prepared for delivery to lawmakers released Tuesday.

Libra coin key for 'America's financial leadership': Zuckerberg

Washington - Facebook's proposed digital coin Libra would "extend America's financial leadership" in the world, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in remarks for delivery to lawmakers released Tuesday.

The Vatican out of money? Heavens no, says pope ally

Vatican City - Pope Francis's economic adviser on Tuesday denied reports the Vatican was at risk of default, saying the allegations were part of a campaign to discredit the pontiff.

More companies back away from Facebook's Libra coin

San Francisco - Facebook's digital currency alliance lost more companies on Friday amid heavy criticism from regulators around the world on the planned Libra global cryptocurrency.

US sanctions leave bitter taste on French winegrowers' palates

Pommard - For French winegrowers in the Burgundy region, the new 25-percent US tariffs are leaving a bitter taste on the palate.But like it or not, they are caught up in a trade war they feel has nothing to do with them.

Kristalina Georgieva named IMF managing director

Washington - The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday formally selected Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria to be only the second woman ever to lead the 189-member institution.

Middle class feels the squeeze in debt-wracked Argentina

Buenos Aires - Facing mounting piles of credit card debt, unpaid medical bills and private school fees, Argentina's cash-strapped middle class, much like the state itself, is facing its own debt default.

Austria's love of cash in poll campaign spotlight

Vienna - It may sound like a strange thing to enshrine in a country's constitution: the right to pay cash.But a debate on whether to do just that has entered Austria's election campaign, shining a light on the country's love of cold, hard currency.

Banking industry is the furthest ahead in digital tech adoption

A new survey assesses the digital transformation of banking and finds that when compared to healthcare, energy and utilities, plus other consumer and industrial products, banking is significantly ahead when it comes to digital maturity.

Measures to put the digital transformation of banks back on track

Banks were doing well with digital transformation in the early stage, but the deployment of digital banking transformation is slowing down as things move from IT departments to other parts of the organization, according to a new survey.

Average U.S. student debt rises to $28,565 per person

LendEDU has published its fourth annual 'Student Loan Debt by School by State Report' that lists the average student debt per borrower figures at nearly 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities throughout the country. This shows a rise in debt rates.

Italy to decide on government future after Salvini pullout

Rome - Italian senators are on Monday to take an initial decision on the future of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's government after far-right leader Matteo Salvini plunged the country into turmoil by pulling out of the teetering coalition.

Salvini rallies supporters, demands election date

Apo - Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini embarked on a southern tour to rally support on Saturday, demanding an election date be set after he pulled out of the coalition government, plunging the country into a political crisis.

HSBC says CEO Flint steps down as it faces 'challenging' geopolitics

Fpo - HSBC on Monday announced its Group Chief Executive John Flint had stepped down after less than two years on the job, as the banking giant revealed decent first half profits but warned it faced "challenging" geopolitics.

HSBC says CEO Flint steps down, pre-tax profit up 15.8%

Fpo - HSBC on Monday said its Group Chief Executive John Flint had stepped down as the bank braces for geopolitical uncertainties. The announcement came as the banking giant reported pre-tax profit was up 15.8 percent at $12.

Forced labour to high finance: Hong Kong investor's unlikely journey

Fpo - Exiled to the Gobi Desert at the age of 15, Weijian Shan's days were marked by gnawing hunger and back-breaking forced labour. But his sense of hope was kept alive by an unlikely source -- insecticide manuals.

Q&A: Why most finance employees don’t find 1:1s productive Special

Most financial services workers don't get much from 1:1 meetings but they want better feedback and career conversations with their managers. A new technological solution from Reflektive could help structure the feedback process.

Banking: Customers prefer a machine to a human teller

New data shows that more dramatic change is to be expected in banking and financial services. Marqeta, a card issuing platform, has found that customers would rather interact with a machine than with a human teller.

Harry and Meghan's new home cost $3 million to refit

London - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home in Windsor cost £2.4 million ($3.05 million, 2.7 million euros) to renovate before they moved in, royal accounts showed Tuesday.

Q&A: Solving the digital identity problem in banking and finance Special

London - Challenger banks built on modern technology are continuing to grow in popularity; and customer expectations are rising. However, these financial institutions raise issues of identity verification. Tim Bedard from OneSpan highlights the significance.

US blacklists Iraq firm as Revolutionary Guard guns front

Washington - The US Treasury placed Iraq-based South Wealth Resources on its sanctions blacklist Wednesday, saying the company is an important weapons trafficking and financial front for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
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