Banking & Finance

Lending A Hand: Liwwa Has Lent $25M To SMEs In Jordan. Now Ahmed Moor Has

Why Is #MillennialRetirementPlans Trending? Do Millennials Even Have Retirement

7 Things To Buy Before More Trump Tariffs Take Effect On December 15

11 Ways College Students Can Save Money

Mastercard Acquires Danish PayTech Firm Nets For $3.19B

A Year On, MENA’s IPO Values Have Grown By 222.6% To Touch $2.8B

Saudi Arabia Has Approved Two Robo Advisors As Automated Investing Picks Up

Mastercard To Roll Out A Nation-Wide Blockchain Payment Program In This Gulf

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4 days ago

Lending A Hand: Liwwa Has Lent $25M To SMEs In Jordan. Now Ahmed Moor Has Egypt, Ethiopia And Turkey In Sight

Liwwa's performance has helped it bag $5.6 million in funding and $17 million in debt funding so far. The platform had 300 active investors in 2018.
By Mary Sophia 19 min read
6 days ago

Why Is #MillennialRetirementPlans Trending? Do Millennials Even Have Retirement Plans?

Can millennials even have a retirement? Truth is, yes! Millennials have been slower than previous generations to put aside money. But they still have time—and some are saving big.
By Asia Martin 24 min read
1 week ago

7 Things To Buy Before More Trump Tariffs Take Effect On December 15

Come December, numerous everyday items will be slapped with a 15% tariff, making them more costly here in the states. Buy these items now before the December round of tariffs go into effect.
2 weeks ago

11 Ways College Students Can Save Money

There are smart ways for college students to save, without compromising their college experience. Here are 11 ways for college students (and their strapped parents) to save big.
By Asia Martin 36 min read
1 month ago

Mastercard Acquires Danish PayTech Firm Nets For $3.19B

The acquisition provides even more depth and scale to the Mastercard Send and Transfast technologies that deliver cross-border payments to bank accounts, mobile wallets and cards.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
1 month ago

A Year On, MENA’s IPO Values Have Grown By 222.6% To Touch $2.8B

Saudi Arabia led the IPO activity in the MENA region with three listings on the main market in Q2 2019 with net proceeds of $1,023.4 million.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
1 month ago

Saudi Arabia Has Approved Two Robo Advisors As Automated Investing Picks Up

The Kingdom’s CMA granted permits to Wahed Capital and Haseed Investing Company to roll out robo advisory services – a sign that Saudi is warming up to millennial investors’ needs.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
1 month ago

Mastercard To Roll Out A Nation-Wide Blockchain Payment Program In This Gulf Country

The program will allow lenders to send and receive money on a secure, private and direct network using Mastercard’s cross-border B2B service.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read