Spain’s BBVA has become the first global bank to issue a loan using the distributed ledger technology that underpins cryptocurrencies and has the potential to revolutionise banking processes. BBVA said it carried out the entire process for a €75m corporate loan — from negotiating terms to signing the loan — on a mutually distributed […]
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  Hannah Kuchler in San Francisco April 25, 2018 Print this page Facebook’s earnings and revenue soared in the first quarter, showing its advertising business continued to grow even as it responded to controversy over content and privacy on the social network. Shares, which at the close of trading on Wednesday were 14 per cent […]
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  Kanye West has said US President Donald Trump is his “brother” and that the “mob” cannot make him “not love him”. The rapper, 40, was prolific on Twitter on Wednesday, earlier claiming to make more money from shoes than Michael Jordan. He tweeted to his more than 18 million followers: “You don’t have to agree […]
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  The Commission on College Basketball recommended an end to the one-and-done rule, potential lifetime bans for rule-breakers and changes to the relationship between the NCAA and apparel companies. “We need to put the college back in college basketball,” commission chairman and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday at a news conference in […]
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  Robert Wright, Public Policy Correspondent April 25, 2018 Print this page Amber Rudd denied that the Home Office set targets for deportations on Wednesday, in an uncomfortable parliamentary session that raised further questions about the department’s responsibility for the Windrush generation scandal. MPs on the Commons home affairs committee questioned Ms Rudd after taking […]
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  Ayla Jean Yackley in Istanbul and Adam Samson in London April 25, 2018 Print this page Turkey’s central bank raised one of its main interest rates on Wednesday for the first time this year, dismissing calls from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to keep credit cheap ahead of June’s snap elections. In a move to […]
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  Adam Samson in London April 25, 2018 Print this page The European Central Bank is scheduled to deliver a policy decision on Thursday at a time when economic data have suggested the eurozone has started 2018 on shaky footing after a blockbuster performance last year. fastFT has put together a guide on what analysts […]
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  Daniel Ricciardo was a hot commodity before his thrilling victory at the Chinese Grand Prix. His exploits in Shanghai have only served to elevate his name at a time he is mulling over where he will be driving in 2019, with the Australian currently in the final year of his Red Bull contract. Daniel […]
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