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This report highlights the results of a series of virtual global workshops and expert interviews held with financial services and technology experts in 2020. It looks at the urgent need for digital transformation in capital markets, with a view to providing strategic insights that will improve client service delivery, achieve greater efficiency and enable new …

For the millions of people who tuned into the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, careful viewers were rewarded with an unexpected bit of news: who will be the next CEO of the company. In response to a question on Saturday about whether the company would eventually be too complex to manage, Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger …

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The 10-year Treasury Note yield may be on the verge of breaking out of its slump. After stabilizing over the past several weeks, Wells Fargo Securities’ Michael Schumacher predicts the current risk backdrop will re-energize yields in the coming weeks. He lists the Federal Reserve’s high level of comfortableness surrounding rising inflation, the massive amount …

Shoppers wait for a GameStop store to open on at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters GameStop rallied on Monday after the brick-and-mortar video game retailer announced its succession plan as it seeks to pivot to e-commerce following a historic Reddit-fueled short squeeze earlier this year. Shares of …

LONDON — European markets were slightly higher on Wednesday morning as investors monitor economic data and corporate earnings. The pan-European Stoxx 600 inched 0.1% above the flatline in early trade, with basic resources adding 1.1% while telecoms slid 0.7%. Stocks in Europe received a mildly positive hangover from Asia-Pacific, where Chinese tech shares listed in …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Technological Advances in Solar Thermal Desalination” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This research, ‘Technological Advances in Solar Thermal Desalination’ focuses on the emerging innovations and the latest developments in the Solar Thermal Desalination technologies and the respective technology readiness levels. In addition to the above, major and existing desalination technologies along …

The Australian sharemarket is set to rise again after a record-breaking close on Thursday that saw it smash through the COVID ceiling. As of 7:30am, ASX 200 futures were up 0.5 per cent to 6,935. The benchmark finished Wednesday at its highest level in almost 14 months, a time before the pandemic crashed the market. The Australian benchmark also hit 6,934 …

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., conducts a news conference in the Capitol, March 1, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking aim at Archegos Capital Management and the lightly regulated hedge-fund industry after their stock trades sent the market into a frenzy late last week. “Archegos’ meltdown had …

Flags of the European Union (left) and China. Nelson Ching | Bloomberg | Getty Images Worsening tensions between the European Union and China could jeopardize an investment deal that the two sides recently negotiated. The EU on Monday imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials and one entity for human rights abuses in China’s northwestern Xinjiang …