Next-gen finance wizards stick to what they know

Egypt Nour Party says would accept ex-finance min as interim PM

Without grasping the implications, many young people are saddling themselves with college debt that often reaches into the tens of thousands of dollars. They are being asked “to make some of the most important decisions of their life, whether to invest in education at an early time, and whether to take out debt,” said Annamaria Lusardi, professor at the George Washington University School of Business. Financial literacy is “a new skill that is necessary to live in today’s society,” she added. But these challenges don’t concern the winners of the InvestWrite contestat least not right now. They’re too busy savoring their trip to the Big Apple, and some are considering a future in finance.

International Finance Magazine, Financial Awards – Malaysia 2013

Britain’s government has christened the area “Tech City” and makes no secret of its hope that the entrepreneurial ventures being dreamed up there can spearhead an economic boost to lift the country out of a long recession. … Greece’s economy could shrink by as much as 5 percent this year, the Athens-based IOBE think tank said, revising down its previous projection and offering a more pessimistic forecast than the country’s foreign lenders. Athens, which has been limping along on bailout funds since 2010, secured its latest lifeline from its European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders on Monday but was told it must keep its promises on cutting public sector jobs and on selling state assets to get all the cash.

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Senior political sources said on Monday that Radwan had emerged as the favorite for the post. The military-backed transitional administration is keen to win Nour’s support for a new government to show it is acceptable to Islamists after the army toppled the Brotherhood’s Mohamed Mursi last week. “We asked for a technocrat economist … a neutral guy,” Bakkar told Reuters by phone. Nour had said last week it would not accept former U.N.

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Many congratulations to the winners and wish them success in their future endeavors” Detailed summary of the award winners could be found on the article http://www.internationalfinancemagazine.com/article/index/International-Finance-Magazine-Financial-Awards-Malaysia-2013.html The recipients of the financial awards 2013 for Malaysia are: Best Islamic Bank Best Islamic Asset Management Company AmInvest Best Islamic Finance Advisor IBFIM Commenting on the awards, Datin Maznah Mahbob, Chief Executive Officer of AmInvest said, “We are truly honored to receive these awards which validate our Shariah-compliant expertise and capabilities built over three decades within the industry. Our focus has always been to provide global best investment solutions that cater to the investment needs of global investors, especially in Asian equities and global sukuk. As we expand our global footprint, the acknowledgments of our team’s hard work and commitment to excellence through these awards will enhance our proven track record in consistently creating value for our clients.” Managing Director of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Dato’Sri Zukri Samad said “Bank Islam is honored to be recognized as theMost Innovative Islamic Bank in Malaysiafor the year 2013 by International Financial Magazine, UK. The achievement is an important milestone for the Bank, and another step in the right direction for us to become amajor regional player.

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