Financial

Iraq Passes New Law to Help ISIS Genocide Survivors

On March 1, 2021, the Iraqi parliament adopted the Yazidi law [Female] Survivors Bill, a law designed to provide assistance to survivors of Daesh atrocities. In 2014, Daesh, a terrorist organization, unleashed genocidal atrocities against religious minorities: Yazidis, Christians and others. Thousands of Yazidis trapped in Sinjar mountains as they …

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Drowned in debt, women farmers take a firm stand – Groundviews

Trapped between unscrupulous microfinance companies and deceptive governments, rural women farmers in Sri Lanka are drowning in debt. More than 200 have committed suicide, some with their young children; families have been destroyed and hard-earned assets lost as they struggle to meet the impossible demands of large corporations to increase …

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Heritage FCU plans to complete bank acquisition on March 31

State of Indiana. (Source: Shutterstock) After securing regulatory and shareholder approvals, the $ 781 million Heritage Federal Credit Union of Newburgh, Indiana announced Monday that it plans to complete the acquisition of State Bank Elberfeld for $ 86, $ 5 million on March 31. Heritage said its assets will grow …

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Bajaj Finance recorded new loans of 5.5 million in T4FY21, assets under management amount to Rs1.53 lakh cr; Stocks jump over 1%

NBFC-giant, Bajaj Finance recorded new loans of 5.5 million in the quarter ending March 2021 (T4FY21), compared to 6 million in the corresponding period the previous year. According to the regulatory filing, the company’s assets under management (AUM) amounted to approximately Rs153,000cr as of March 31, 2021 versus Rs147,153cr as …

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