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Equinix Opens Singapore Centre, Adds Further Locations - 26 March 2015

Equinix, the US-based provider of global carrier-neutral data centres and internet exchanges, has officially opened its third international business exchange (IBX) data centre, known as ‘SG3’, in Singapore ...

Women Make Progress in UK Boardrooms - 25 March 2015

Despite recent progress, fewer than one in 10 of the UK’s biggest companies has a female executive director - involved in managing the company directly, rather than overseeing its management ...

UK Regulator Delves into Dark Pools - 25 March 2015

UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to review so-called ‘dark pools’ electronic trading sites where high-frequency traders and other market participants are able to buy and sell anonymously ...

Europe’s Bond Trading Goes Electronic - 25 March 2015

Europe’s bond markets are rapidly going electronic, with 57% of trading volume in European government bonds executed electronically in 2014 - up 14 percentage points since the onset of the global financial crisis according to Greenwich Associates ...

ICC Partners with IE Singapore in Academy Launch - 24 March 2015

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has partnered with government agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore to launch the ICC Academy with the aim of “setting a new standard for professional education” ...

SocGen Launches Mobile App for Treasurers who Travel - 24 March 2015

Société Générale has launched a new mobile app with a built-in security solution, which the group said is aimed at providing corporate clients with a secure and simple mobile app for approving payments on Smartphone or tablet ...

Square Extends Square Cash Service to SMEs - 24 March 2015

Square is expanding its services for small and medium-sized enterprises, with a card processing service that makes it easier for them to give up using cheques in favour of cards ...

Mixed Responses as UK Inflation Drops to Zero - 24 March 2015

The UK’s inflation rate, as measured by the consumer prices index (CPI) measure, fell to zero last month from 0.3% in January - the lowest rate since estimates of the measure began in 1988 ...

Renminbi Reaching More Boardroom Agendas - 24 March 2015

The renminbi (RMB) has become a topic of debate in more than one in five (22%) company boardrooms around the world, just five years after China began to liberalise its currency, a survey from HSBC Commercial Banking shows ...