Investing

World’s first trillion dollar techco

History is made today with Apple Inc. becoming the first technology company in the world to reach a trillion dollar market value. Although it’s not the first company as some media outlets are reporting as PetroChina briefly hit a trillion dollar market cap in 2007 before the credit crisis. Nevertheless, I’m ecstatic and happy for Apple. Both […]

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Foreign Investors

Tadawul, Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange, opened up to foreign investors. The Tadawul is not only the largest stock market in the Middle East with a total market capitalization of over US$550 billion but is one of the largest of the emerging market exchanges. Foreign investors interested to trade on the Tadawul must fi rst register […]

Canada’s First Impact Angel Network

“Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.” – Josh Billings Earlier this week, Canada witnessed first of its kind partnership between government and private sector as Province of Ontario is making it easier for businesses that have a positive social or environmental impact to get funding needed to grow and succeed in the competitive […]

RBS: Global to Gone in Ten Years

On thursday The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) reported another disappointing earnings and formally took itself off the global stage. “This is a plan for a smaller, more focused, but ultimately more valuable, bank with the vast majority of its assets in the U.K., and for RBS marks the end of the stand-alone global investment […]