The FINANCIAL -- Barclays, in partnership with Hitachi Europe Ltd. is ramping up the fight against fraud with the launch of the Barclays Biometric Reader, developed with Hitachi’s Finger Vein Authentication Technology (VeinID) - a new, ground-breaking method for customer authentication in UK banking. By simply scanning their finger, customers will be able to easily access their online bank ...

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The FINANCIAL -- The sharp decline in Latin America’s average growth in recent years seems to go beyond mere cyclical adjustment. It reflects commodity price weakness, country-specific issues in ...

The FINANCIAL -- Deutsche Bank AG has completed the capital increase from authorized capital against cash contributions it announced on 18 May 2014, according to Deutsche Bank ...

The FINANCIAL -- High Net Worth (HNW) business owners in Asia, Africa and the Middle East are highly focused on growing their businesses, and that personal wealth ambitions come second, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- By as soon as 2025 – 2030, a market economy could readily exist without banks of the traditional kind, a new report from PwC ...

The FINANCIAL -- Household debt contributed to the consumer spending boom in the US in the run-up to the global financial crisis, rendering financial systems vulnerable to a sharp ...

The FINANCIAL -- New Zealand is booming. Its GDP, up 1 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 to give an annual increase of 3.8 per cent, is outperforming almost all other economies in the ...

The FINANCIAL -- Espoo, Finland -- Over half (57%) of international businesses surveyed by Basware and MasterCard admit to having actively delayed paying their suppliers in the past 12 months.  The ...

The FINANCIAL -- Barclays Plc (BARC), the U.K.’s second-largest lender, said complaints fell 26 percent to 284,342 in the first half as fewer customers sought redress for improperly sold loan ...

The FINANCIAL -- Asia is ageing at an unprecedented rate – arguably the fastest the world has witnessed. The opportunities permitted by the ‘demographic dividend’ in recent decades will be ...

The FINANCIAL -- The most acute risks from an El Niño in the Pacific Ocean have subsided for 2014 but the risks to Asian food inflation don’t end there. Less severe El Niño occurrences have ...

The FINANCIAL -- China’s Hukou system, which divides people into rural and urban residents at birth, is at the heart of the institutional and economic inequalities in the country’s economy. The ...

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