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Cutting marketing spending often backfires on businesses – new research could help investors distinguish shortsighted cuts from smart ones

Cutting marketing spending often backfires on businesses – new research could help investors distinguish shortsighted cuts from smart ones

Businesses are often tempted to cut their marketing budgets for the short-term savings it provides – but those cuts can cause problems in the long term. A new study my colleague Tarun Kushwaha and I…

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Acta, non verba: Interlinking fast payment systems to enhance cross-border payments

Acta, non verba: Interlinking fast payment systems to enhance cross-border payments

Speech by Klaas Knot, Chair, Financial Stability Board, at the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) conference on the ‘Progress and priorities on the G20 cross-border payments roadmap’ in Florence, 11 July 2024 The views…

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What is CrowdStrike Falcon and what does it do? Is my computer safe?

What is CrowdStrike Falcon and what does it do? Is my computer safe?

A massive IT outage is currently affecting computer systems worldwide. In Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, reports indicate computers at banks, media organisations, hospitals, transport services, shop checkouts, airports and more have all been impacted.…

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Morgan Stanley sees gold prices rising over $2,600 by Q4 By Investing.com

Morgan Stanley sees gold prices rising over $2,600 by Q4 By Investing.com

Gold is approaching its record highs, rising 50% from its 2022 lows and 25% since mid-February. According to Morgan Stanley commodity strategists, this surge is driven primarily by the physical market, with central bank purchases…

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Biden’s and Trump’s ages would prevent them running many top companies – and for good reason

Biden’s and Trump’s ages would prevent them running many top companies – and for good reason

President Joe Biden, currently seeking a second term as the Democratic Party’s nominee, is 81. Former President Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s nominee, is 78. No one older has run for U.S. president before. That…

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Virtual public workshop on the evaluation of the effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms on securitisation

Virtual public workshop on the evaluation of the effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms on securitisation

19 July 2024 Join us virtually on 22 August at 13:00-15:00 CEST to discuss our consultation report on the evaluation of the effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms on securitisation. This virtual workshop will…

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NGFS study offers three proposals to help green monetary operations

NGFS study offers three proposals to help green monetary operations

NGFS study offers three proposals to help green monetary operations – Central Banking End of drawer navigation content Skip to main content Report highlights eight case studies, including central banks in China, Japan, the eurozone…

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The first published results from Juukan Gorge show 47,000 years of Aboriginal heritage was destroyed in mining blast

The first published results from Juukan Gorge show 47,000 years of Aboriginal heritage was destroyed in mining blast

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains an image of deceased people, which is used with permission from the Traditional Owners. In May 2020, as part of a legally permitted expansion…

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Oil drops on weak sentiment, set for weekly decline By Reuters

Oil drops on weak sentiment, set for weekly decline By Reuters

By Shariq Khan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday, setting up for a second weekly decline, as mixed economic signals weighed on investor sentiment and boosted the dollar. prices fell by 51…

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How the UK’s new government is promising to kickstart the economy – and what it still doesn’t have an answer for

How the UK’s new government is promising to kickstart the economy – and what it still doesn’t have an answer for

The new Labour government has fully laid out its plans for the UK in its first king’s speech to parliament. There were 40 new bills in the speech, aimed at setting a clear agenda focused…

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