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The Govt’s doubletalk on CPF rates of return

Readers of tremeritus.com will be familiar with ‘Chris K’s’ contributions. His more than 30-year experience working for European banks in asset & risk management offers a perspective that was lacking if not absent before he decided to do more than comment at TRE. 1,494 more words

Ottawa says tax breaks on way for 'hardworking families'

The Harper government is gearing up for tax breaks aimed at “hardworking Canadian families” and those breaks could be announced within weeks.

Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Tuesday that Ottawa remains on track to generate a surplus of cash collected through taxes and other revenues, and that excess cash will be used in part to cut taxes. 346 more words


This article appears in the Business and Financial Times of Today. P.7

“It is estimated that today the majority of transactions completed on the Forex market are not for commercial reasons and, also, 35% of them are made by individuals or for hedge funds. 818 more words

Zambia: Chikwanda takes ZANACO owners to task over insignificant number of Zambians in the top management

Story from the Lusaka Times Website
FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has taken Rabobank to task over the insignificant number of Zambians in the top management of Zanaco from the time the bank was privatised. 9 more words


PM Modi meets Arun Jaitley in hospital

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday visited Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in hospital for a ‘routine check-up’ following a surgery for diabetes management, sources said. 109 more words


The Untold Wealth of Ishaq Dar

Ishaq Dar is highly regarded for his financial expertise and has twice served as federal minister for finance, economic affairs, revenue and statistics. Considered a PML-N stalwart, he has headed the party’s international affairs office since 2002. 1,015 more words

Congress down plays CBI decision to question Chidambram in 2G case

Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said that as far as Chidambaram was concerned, he does not think that there was any scope for him to add or substract much after Chidambaram’s earlier clarification. 297 more words