how did the killer steal the property of his victims?

“The killer of ads” or “the cuckoo of crime”. So he was nicknamed Alfredo Stranieri. He killed his victims under strobe lights, but he squandered their money in plain sight, never hiding. A character as mysterious as he is outlandish, his motives still raise so many questions despite a thorough investigation. The only certainty, he … Read more

Can the ‘buy now, pay later’ model unlock the potential of e-commerce in emerging markets? | Atalaya

Building on the e-commerce dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic, the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) is one of the fastest growing segments of consumer credit, especially in emerging markets. BNPL providers offer point-of-sale loans that consumers can repay in installments over weeks or months. By charging little or no interest, these microloan providers profit from … Read more

Loans increasingly difficult to obtain

If you are looking to borrow from a bank right now to make a property purchase, you may run into difficulties. In fact, banks lend less. A reluctance shared by most of the establishments. Explanations Caroline Arnould is Development Director of Cafpi, the mortgage brokerage specialist. For some months you have noticed these difficulties: ” … Read more

Are we well protected in banks?

First, a question: can our Canadian banks go bankrupt? Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) Response: “Yes, it is possible. It’s rare, but it has already happened. And it could still happen. “ In 55 years of existence, the CDIC has had to deal with 43 bankruptcies of financial institutions. About two million depositors had been … Read more

Gas alert for European banks

Posted September 24, 2022 – HAS + On Monday, September 19, the head of central bank banking supervision, Andra Enria, stepped forward with a disturbing speech: ” European Central Bank (ECB) wants credit institutions to check their capital forecasts before a likely severe winter […] We encourage banks to really focus on concentrating exposures to … Read more

Can the ‘buy now, pay later’ model unlock the potential of e-commerce in emerging markets? | Atalaya

Building on the e-commerce dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic, the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) is one of the fastest growing segments of consumer credit, especially in emerging markets. BNPL providers offer point-of-sale loans that consumers can repay in installments over weeks or months. By charging little or no interest, these microloan providers profit from … Read more

the sector looks for a future after the pandemic

At the start of the pandemic, entrepreneurs had started making face masks in France. But today they have to deal with the drastic drop in demand and the return of Chinese imports. The blues of “made in France” masks. Two years after being relaunched with great fanfare, the tricolor mask industry is experiencing a serious … Read more

Banking solutions to regularize the energy bill

KBC encourages its customers to put themselves in the red “to get through the autumn months”. Here is the title of an article by our colleagues at Tijd who were surprised – like many customers – to discover last week that this bank offered its customers the possibility of taking advantage of an overdraft in … Read more

Clemens Scholzen, CEO of CBC: “Unlike other banks, CBC will not close branches”

September 24, 2022 Today at 02:45 CBC is transforming its branch network. Its CEO Clemens Scholzen explains his vision of a “hybrid” banking service, which combines local anchoring and remote contact. From his headquarters in Namur overlooking the Meuse, explains the managing director of the Walloon branch of the CBC group new way of operating … Read more