Tags: NULL whatsapp Emerging markets fund manager Ashmore Group reported a 12 per cent rise in assets under management in its second quarter, beating expectations after strong demand for multi-strategy products.Net inflows hit $5.2bn (£3.3bn), offsetting adverse investment performance which caused a $0.1 billion drop in AUM to leave the total at $46.7bn, the group said.Analysts at Canaccord Genuity had forecast AUM would rise by $2bn over the quarter to $43.6bn, including $1.25bn of new money.Analysts said that while net inflows into high-margin multi-strategy products accounted for the bulk of the new sales, there were questions about the sustainability of new business flows from private investors.“The key question for Ashmore, in the face of possibly lower octane emerging markets debt returns this year, is the sustainability of retail fund flows,” Citi said in a note.Ashmore launched a range of retail-targeted products in February to broaden its revenue streams and diversify its client base, which has been dominated by institutions.The group said performance fees are estimated to hit £60m for its half-year, while trading conditions are in line with management expectations.“The group remains confident of its prospects for the current year,” Ashmore said.Ashmore shares were trading up three per cent as markets opened.Oriel Securities upgraded Ashmore to “buy” from “hold” on Tuesday, citing strong emerging markets economic growth as supporting inflows into Ashmore’s funds. whatsapp John Dunne Thursday 13 January 2011 4:34 am Ashmore sees jump in assets Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com Share
Covid-19: global revenues tracking below 2011 level H2 Gambling Capital’s tracking of the cumulative impact of the pandemic on the global gambling sector has seen the biggest absolute fall in FY expectations for five weeks. Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Online Gambling Slot Machines Bingo 12th June 2020 | By Stephen Carter Regions: Africa Asia Europe LATAM US AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address H2 Gambling Capital’s tracking of the cumulative impact of the pandemic on the global gambling sector has seen the biggest absolute fall in FY expectations for five weeks.A further downgrade of $5bn or one percentage point to 23.5% below pre-pandemic expecations puts the market on track to generate just $362bn this year, behind the figure for 2011 (see Charts 1, 2 and 8).Most of the downgrade over the past week from -22.5% to -23.5% was again driven by events in Asia, where Singapore announced casinos would remain closed indefinitely, after having been slated for reopening on 9 June (see Figures 2 and 3).“The gambling sector has been hit harder than most, or at least significantly harder than the current IMF GDP expectations, as its share of global GDP is set to fall from 0.5% last year to c0.38% this year”. In the mid-2000s, this was in the range of 0.60-0.65%, said H2 in its commentary.H2 added that average gross win per adult is now estimated to come in at $72 this year, down from $91 in 2019, at “a level not seen since 2004”.Due to a greater impact of the pandemic on the land-based sector and lockdowns having accelerated the development of online offerings, the digital share of global gambling gross win is on track to reach nearly 17%, a level previously not expected until 2028 at the earliest (Chart 6). Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Casino & games Finance Sports betting Bingo Poker Slots Table games
BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) 2015 annual report.Company ProfileBOC Kenya Plc (BOC), established in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1940, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical and special gases in East Africa. In 1947 the company started operations in Nairobi and later years, in Kisumu, Kampala, Mwanza and Dar-es-Salaam. The Company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in 1969. BOC Kenya’s portfolio includes dozens of different gases and mixtures, as well as related equipment and services. The Company’s customer base cuts across a large spectrum and includes public and private hospitals, food processors, civil and mechanical engineering contractors, motor vehicle body builders, hotels and restaurants, the informal business sector (“Jua Kali”) and small and medium enterprises. Product range includes bulk gases (Oxygen, Nitrogen and liquefied petroleum gas(LPG), packaged (cylinder) gases and engineering services (Medical equipment, Construction of medical and other gas pipelines, Gas storage tanks, etc). BOC Kenya Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
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Angry workers stormed Air France headquarters near Paris on Oct. 5. Top company executives were meeting to discuss the company’s plan to lay off 2,900 workers “for the implementation of productivity measures leading to a lasting return to profitability.”The workers chased two executives out of the room and over a fence. They tore the shirt right off of Executive Vice President Xavier Broseta and shredded the shirt and jacket of Air France’s director of Human Resources, Pierre Pissonnier. Pictures of a half-naked Air France executive climbing a high fence to escape the incensed workers circled the globe on the Internet.Workers beat up Air France bosses who had announced the layof of 2,900. Oct. 5.Air France, which is partly owned by the French government, had announced plans to lay off 1,700 ground staff, 900 flight attendants and 300 cockpit crew members. Before that, management had tried to get the pilots to work longer hours for the same pay, which, of course, would have put both passengers and crew at greater risk. The pilots had refused.In this era of capitalist austerity, direct action like this by French workers has become more common. Canadian Broadcasting commented, “Although Monday’s scuffle was unusually violent, labor relations in France are commonly testy, with unions sometimes even resorting to holding managers hostage — or “boss-napping” — to make a point.” (cbc.ca, Oct. 5)Since the dawn of capitalist industrialization, the fierce exploitation, harsh working conditions, dangers and layoffs have sparked angry responses from exhausted workers. The word “sabotage” comes from France, where workers jammed shoes, called “sabots” in French, in gears to stop factory machines for a while so the workers could catch a breath.What is the response of the French government to the airline workers’ plight and their stirring action? After all, French President François Hollande heads a party that still calls itself socialist. But he showed his true pro-capitalist colors, condemning the “violence” and warning it could “have consequences for the image and attractiveness” of the country to investors. Transport Secretary Alain Vidalies condemned the workers’ action, tweeting that it was “unacceptable and must be punished.”The French people, on the other hand, feel quite differently. In a poll of 1,000 people by the Sud Ouest Dimanche (South West Sunday) newspaper, 54 percent said they “understood” the workers’ anger. Only 38 percent condemned the “violence.“ (yahoo.com, Oct. 10)Compare this French government response to workers’ direct action to the governmental response to an incident that took place in China, where the government, the product of a great revolution, is run by the Communist Party. Since 1978, it has allowed capitalist enterprises to function in China, but the government is committed to building socialism and has developed a strong, state-owned infrastructure. Under its planned development, 500 million people have been raised up out of extreme poverty over the last three decades.This year, Workers World wrote, in an article titled “China, rising wages and worker militancy,” about how Chinese steelworkers at a state-owned mill had responded to announced layoffs in 2009: “After a mass meeting addressed by the executive of the steel company that was going to take over their plant (and make huge job cuts), the workers rebelled and beat him to death.” (workers.org, July 21)Before this happened, local officials had gone along with a bid to privatize the plant. But that changed when the workers rose up. The Chinese government stepped in. “The privatization was halted. No arrests, no prosecutions. Isn’t that the kind of power that workers should have everywhere?” asked Workers World.The French workers’ action is not an isolated incident. It is part of a growing, militant, anti-austerity movement that is sweeping Europe and indeed the rest of the globe.The more that capitalism decays, the more such struggles will be transformed into a revolutionary movement to actually overturn capitalism and install a socialist system, run by the working class and driven, not by profits for a few, but to meet the needs of all the people.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Home Indiana Agriculture News ACA Names National 2013 Ag Day Written, Video Essay Winners SHARE Facebook Twitter ### Molefe’s video was shot in a stop motion animation style while she voiced-over narration of her insights regarding nourishing opportunities. To view her video, visit https://www.agday.org/media/pr11.php. By Gary Truitt – Mar 19, 2013 Facebook Twitter SHARE The ACA honored Bowman, an 12th-grader at Stonewall Jackson High School, Quicksburg, Va., and Molefe, a 10th-grader at Metea Valley High School, Aurora, Ill., at the 2013 Ag Day event held at the USDA Whitten Building Patio. Bowman read her essay aloud and Molefe’s video essay played to an audience of industry representatives, members of Congress, federal agency representatives, media and others at the Celebration of Agriculture dinner in Washington, D.C. Below is an excerpt from Martin’s essay: This is the 40th anniversary of National Ag Day. The goal of the ACA is to provide a spotlight on agriculture and the food and fiber industry. The ACA not only helps consumers understand how food and fiber products are produced, but also brings people together to celebrate accomplishments in providing safe, abundant and affordable products. For more information, visit www.agday.org. Ag Day is a nationally coordinated program that encourages all consumers to talk about agriculture. The Ag Day Essay Contest is sponsored by CHS Inc., The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal, National Association of Farm Broadcasting, Farm Progress Companies, National Agri-Marketing Association and McCormick Company. ACA Names National 2013 Ag Day Written, Video Essay Winners Agriculture Council of America (ACA) announced the 2013 National Ag Day written essay and video essay contest winners, Whitney Bowman and Lebo Molefe, respectively. ACA called upon ninth- to 12th-grade students nationwide to submit an original written essay of 450 words or an original, two-minute video essay about the importance of agriculture in the U.S. Using this year’s theme, “American Agriculture: Nourishing Opportunities” students addressed how the agriculture industry continues to feed a growing population while acknowledging the many ways today’s farmers continue to provide a safe, stable food supply and sustain the significant role agriculture plays in everyday life. “Congratulations to Whitney Bowman and Lebo Molefe, who created compelling messages about the importance of American agriculture to our global economy,” says Annette Degnan, marketing communications director, CHS Inc., and ACA board member. “CHS encourages all young people to share their agricultural knowledge and stories with peers and consumers. Every voice can make a difference.” “… As fossil fuels are depleted, agriculture could hold the key to America’s energy sustainability, producing resources such as ethanol, methane, and even wind energy on agricultural lands. Farmers hold a deep, unique connection with the earth, nurturing it to produce food for themselves and the world.” Previous articleFarmer Co-ops Celebrate National Ag DayNext articleNational Museum Launches Effort to Preserve Ag Heritage, Document Innovation Gary Truitt
Previous articleFarm Lending Declines at the End of 2019Next articleAg Secretary Expecting the Third Round of Trade Aid Payments Ashley Davenport Opioid Crisis Called a “Silver Lining,” Catalyst For Rural Communities Opioid Crisis Called a “Silver Lining,” Catalyst For Rural CommunitiesFor the first time in more than 30 years, the number of deaths from drug overdoses declined back in 2018. That number is estimated to be around 70,000 people a year, or 200 people a day, and rural America is not spared in that total calculation.Anne Hazlett, Senior Adviser for Rural Affairs of the White House office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), said rural communities are losing valuable resources for economic development combating the opioid crisis.“The impact that drug addiction has on any community is significant—whether it’s law enforcement or the need for healthcare access and social services—but particularly in a rural area where a county might not have the resources that an urban center would,” she said. “The impact is even more significant because the resources are more limited.”For several years, rural hospitals have played a critical role in helping disease and addiction. Hazlett noted that with the decline of hospitals in rural areas, USDA and ONDCP are trying to find other ways to combat the epidemic.“The rural hospital infrastructure is challenging and in some of our areas—particularly those that are hard hit,” said Hazlett. “We’ve had to look at other resources—accessing care through telemedicine or looking at some of the other providers that might be able to assist in an area.”Roughly 74 percent of farmers have been impacted by the opioid crisis. Hazlett said she has seen more communities step up and recognize the challenges that come with opioid addiction. The first step to taking action is acknowledging there is a stigma.“I’ve seen tremendous progress in bringing this issue out into the open and being willing to talk about it and once people are talking, local leaders can come together and decide what solution best fits their community,” said Hazlett.Hazlett added there is some good that can come out of this situation with opioid use and abuse in rural America.“I see this crisis as the silver lining—it’s creating a catalyst for broader change that often needs to happen in rural places,” she said. “We don’t like that it’s drugs that brings a community together and with a sense of urgency, many of these issues need to be addressed so we have a future in these communities.More information can be found at usda.gov/topics/opioids Home Indiana Agriculture News Opioid Crisis Called a “Silver Lining,” Catalyst For Rural Communities By Ashley Davenport – Jan 19, 2020 SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter
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