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Global Payments 2014: Capturing the Next Level of Value

Global Payments 2014: Capturing the Next Level of Value
Source: Boston Consulting Group

The payments and transaction-banking businesses continue to represent vital elements of the banking industry and the global financial-services landscape.

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Business And Economics

Investment strategies of high net worth Canadians

How things can change.

A generation or two ago, for example, people focused on trying to pay off their mortgages as quickly as possible. Now, however, with historically low interest rates and a greater awareness of the need for and benefits of financial planning, many high net worth Canadians actually are using mortgages as part of their strategic financial tool kit and are taking mortgages into their retirement years. 580 more words

News

Schumpeter: The China wave | The Economist

MANAGEMENT thinkers have paid surprisingly little attention to how Chinese firms are run. They routinely ascribe those firms’ rapid growth in recent years to their copious supply of cheap labour, or to generous financial backing from the state, rather than inventiveness. 739 more words

China Alert

U.S. South Draws Global Manufacturers With Low Taxes, Cheap Labor - Businessweek

Just before the recession hit in 2007, Electrolux (ELUXA:SS), the Swedish home-appliance maker, was trying to decide what to do about an aging plant outside Montreal. 479 more words

China Alert

Automotive Value Creators Report 2014: A Comeback in the Making

Automotive Value Creators Report 2014: A Comeback in the Making
Source: Boston Consulting Group

A Comeback in the Making is the first in a series of annual reports from The Boston Consulting Group on value creation in the automotive industry.

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Business And Economics