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Most Valuable Bank Brands of the World

When most people think about brands, they often picture iconic consumer marks. But in the realm of financial services, the importance of having a strong consumer brand is also rapidly growing. After all, with hundreds of new fintech entrants positioning themselves to be the “banks” of the future, it seems

How long it takes to become a billionaire?

Some people say that making the first million is the hardest.Others, like oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens have quipped that the first billion is a “helluva lot harder”. Regardless of which is true, it’s interesting to examine how long it took the world’s wealthiest to reach the million and billion dollar benchmarks, as

German main source of energy are now renewables

Renewables overtook coal as Germany's main source of energy for the first time last year, accounting for just over 40 percent of electricity production. The shift marks progress as Europe's biggest economy aims for renewables to provide 65 percent of its energy by 2030 in a costly transition as it

10 EU issues to watch in 2019

he annual publication offers up-to-date insight from policy analysts in the European Parliamentary Research Service on ten key issues and policy areas that are likely to feature prominently on the political agenda of the European Union (EU) in 2019. Each of the ten contributors presents the state of play on

Global Economy: 10 Predictions in 2019

he global economy started 2018 with strong, synchronized growth. But as the year progressed, momentum faded and growth trends diverged. The US economy accelerated, thanks to fiscal stimulus enacted early in the year, while the economies of the Eurozone, the UK, Japan and China began to weaken. These divergent trends

China is building 19 ‘Cluster Super-Cities”

he World has a demand problem, and it is dealing with it all wrong. Rather than allowing itself to be harmed by other countries’ problematic policies, China must work to create its own demand by making full use of its capacity for policy experimentation. Cluster cities are ideal for long-term

What is Globalization 4.0 ? WEF explains

fter World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow and uneven recovery in the decade since the global financial crisis, a substantial part of society has become disaffected and embittered, not only with politics and

Montenegrin (inter)national domain ‘ .me ‘ now became even more International

omain .me celebrates 10th birthday and DoMEn, a company that manages Montenegrin .me domain, launches a diverse range of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). As of November 12th, you are now able to register .ME domain in the following languages and scripts: Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Croatian,

The future of work: 4 predictions

Written by Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork s CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am witnessing firsthand not only the immense changes within our industry, but also the speed at which they are occurring. At the World Economic Forum, where I co-chair the Council on the Future of Work, Gender and Education, we

EU Trade with Latin America and the Caribbean

rowing geopolitical rivalry, escalating trade tensions between the United States and China (both big players in Latin America and the Caribbean – LAC) and a US trade policy shifting away from a multilateral towards a bilateral approach based on ‘America First’, have created uncertainty in this part of the world.

Who is who in the EU

EU has members in at least four major treaty groups, each of which governs a different aspect of the region’s infrastructure. On the following infographic, you may see the break down each group: The European Union - EU The EU is governed according to a supranational parliamentary system, with representatives elected by

Nation brand of Turkey – Discover the Potential

urkey has been a hub of ideas and cultures for centuries. It has been home to the Byzantium, the Ottoman empire, parts of the the silk road and some even say the wheel was invented here. Turkey and its people have been the home of incredible potential for time out

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