The international banking trade had already been present process main adjustments when the pandemic struck. In the earlier decade, branch footprints shrunk by about 20 p.c within the United States and by 60 {a00992e75bc495ea7e9745b098f3f138b8cf6d67249c60a4da776aa7f16eb553} in Nordic countries. McKinsey’s pre-COVID-19 research means that the number of people in nearly all bank-branch roles will decline over the following decade. The global pandemic accelerated … Read More

The son of an Indian minister has been arrested on suspected murder charges a week after his car rammed into a group of demonstrating farmers, killing at least four in an incident that has galvanised the country’s rural protest movement.

Ashish Mishra, the 40-year-old son of junior home minister Ajay Kumar Mishra, was taken into custody by Uttar Pradesh police, who alleged he had been evasive and uncooperative this weekend while being interrogated about his whereabouts during the violence on October 3.

His arrest comes after farmers and opposition parties accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata party of a lax initial

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa is escorted by police after posting bail in Pasig Regional Trial Court in Pasig City, Philippines, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo

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By Karen Lema

MANILA (Reuters) -Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticise Facebook (NASDAQ:) as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and disinformation and is “biased against facts”.

The veteran journalist and head of Philippine news site Rappler told Reuters in an interview after winning the award that Facebook’s

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In 2020 our office compiled information on Texas navy installations to determine their financial impression on the state and native economies in 2019. With reside exhibits on pause as a end result of pandemic, inventive industries in Kenya are tapping into new income streams on digital platforms and … Read More

As one of the 2.76bn people on average who use at least one Facebook product every day (according to the company’s June statistics), the only thing I really lost on Monday, during the six-hour power outage on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, was the opportunity to show off.

For a few hours the world was denied my shaky Instagram footage of the finales as they unfurled at fashion week in Paris. Neither did you get to see various selfies of me as I sat in traffic in a car. Or my curation of various plates of food.

Fashion week, like so

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As the chart beneath shows, prior midcycle development scares had been met with moderating returns, but had been adopted by reaccelerating gains as economic momentum resumed. While we wouldn’t be shocked by an episode of volatility, we expect this helps the case for getting into a quick lived market weak spot. We’d characterize this as a soft patch, not a sustained new direction for the labor market. Coupled with the downturn in recent consumer-confidence readings, this does signal potential weakness in … Read More