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Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

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ANZ announces sale of UDC Finance to Japan-based Shinsei Bank

Published Date: 2020-06-03         Author: Pankaj Singh

ANZ Bank, one of the leading financial groups in New Zealand, has reportedly agreed to sell its asset finance business, UDC Finance, to Japan-based Shinsei Bank for USD 762 million. As per sources familiar with the knowledge of the matter, the company’s move to sell UDC Finance followed a p... Read More

Binge assigns The Hallway to manage creative & media strategy

Published Date: 2020-06-02         Author: Pankaj Singh

Binge, a new entertainment subscription streaming service of Foxtel, has reportedly appointed The Hallway to handle its media strategy, creative and channel planning. Binge had launched an offer of a two-week trial for free and then a further subscription of entry for $10 per month, having levera... Read More

Boeing recommences 737 MAX production after over 12,000 layoffs

Published Date: 2020-05-29         Author: Pankaj Singh

Chicago based aerospace corporation Boeing has apparently decided to recommence the production of its 737 MAX aircraft after recently announcing over 12,000 job cuts in the Seattle area. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has incurred the aircraft manufacturer a 90 per cent drop in air travels as comp... Read More

Kotak Bank gears up to launch a major share sale worth $2 billion

Published Date: 2020-05-27         Author: Pankaj Singh

Renowned financial institution Kotak Mahindra Bank has apparently made it to the headlines for its announcement of planning to launch a share sale to institutional investors. Reliable reports affirm that this share sale has been targeted toward raising as much as $2 billion in multiple tranches, in ... Read More

Canadian Competition Bureau fines Facebook $9 million for false claims

Published Date: 2020-05-22         Author: Pankaj Singh

Social media giant, Facebook Inc., has been witnessing a never-ending deluge of privacy and security related scandals over the past few years. Recently, the company made headlines when Canada’s Competition Bureau has fined the social media giant USD 9 million for making misleading or false cla... Read More

Sika starts manufacturing safety masks after hand sanitizers

Published Date: 2020-05-20         Author: Pankaj Singh

  Sika has started producing safety masks for its employees and customers These face masks have polyester-based protective layers 50,000 masks have been produced till date and 165,000 more have been pre-ordered Swiss chemical specialty major Sika has reportedly commenced the prod... Read More

Australia-based Verteva secures US$21.4M in Series A funding round

Published Date: 2020-05-13         Author: Pankaj Singh

Verteva, an Australian fintech startup has reportedly secured about US$21.4 million in Series A funding round from Bolton Equities, an investment services company. The start-up based in Sydney was originally founded in 2019 and aims to create a digital alternative driven by data, for customers ac... Read More

Qantas plans to lower its airfares to revitalize business in Australia

Published Date: 2020-05-07         Author: Pankaj Singh

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted global economy, with sectors like airline and tourism being the most heavily affected ones. In a bid to emerge from this downfall, Alan Joyce, CEO of Australian airline company Qantas, announced three steps he promises to fulfill after returning to regular oper... Read More

WhatsApp Payments to make its debut in India by May-end 2020

Published Date: 2020-05-05         Author: Pankaj Singh

Facebook-owned cross-platform messaging app, WhatsApp has recently announced that it is all set to launch its payments feature in India by the end of May. Reportedly, it has tied-up with three private-sector banks, namely Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, and ICICI Bank, to roll out its product. However, State ... Read More

Pune’s Kinetic Green unveils three new products to aid sanitization

Published Date: 2020-04-30         Author: Pankaj Singh

The company is looking forward to offering these systems to municipal corporations and the Government. Sanitization has become the need of the hour owing to rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. This has inspired a lot of companies to develop new ways to disinfect public spaces. Pune-based elec... Read More

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