No guarantee Hayne’s Report will discipline Australian banks

No guarantee Hayne’s Report will discipline Australian banks

Andrew Linden and Warren Staples Every 10 to 15 years, it is the same. Ever since the financial deregulation in the 1980s, we have had a finance industry scandal followed by an inquiry, a quick fix, and a declaration that it shouldn’t happen again. Scandal after Scandal In the early 1990s, there were Royal Commissions into the A$ 1.7 billion Tri-continental/ State…

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India-Taiwan bilateral trade surges

Christie Chen India’s top envoy to Taiwan touted the relationship between the two countries on Thursday at an event in Taipei to celebrate India’s 70th Republic Day. India-Taipei Association Director General Sridharan Madhusudhanan said that direct investment from Taiwan to India has increased tenfold in the last year. Major Taiwanese companies such as Foxconn, Delta Electronics Co, Wistron Corp and…

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Essilor appoints new Sales & Marketing Manager

Supplied (Edited) Content Essilor, stated to be the world’s largest supplier of prescription lenses, has announced the appointment of Kumuda Setty as its National Sales & Marketing Manager. She assumed charge last week. Impressive credentials Her responsibility includes sales and marketing of the company’s product lines, Professional Services Training and the Prescription Safety Glasses Division, along with continuing to grow…

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Reserve Bank appoints two Assistant Governors

Supplied Content Simone Robbers and Christian Hawkesby will join the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) as Assistant Governors. Governor Adrian Orr made the announcement today, saying that the appointments complete the Bank’s new Senior Leadership Team structure announced in 2018. Simone Robbers Simone Robbers will take up the new role of Assistant Governor and General Manager of Governance, Strategy…

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Indians second largest group of citizenship applicants

Venkat Raman People holding Indian passports were the second-largest group of Permanent Residents to apply for New Zealand Citizenship in 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). Indian passport holders must of course relinquish their Indian nationality after obtaining citizenship of another country since the Indian government does not allow dual citizenship. They…

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