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09:00 BST Finance After Fintech: Autonomous Research lays out blueprint for financial industry 2030 in "Future Vision" analysis

Autonomous Research, a global research firm focused on financial services, announced today at the Money 20/20 Europe conference the release of a...


00:01 BST Global IPOs in H1 2017 rebound from market uncertainty with most activity since 2007

- Brisk pace of IPO activity has continued into the second quarter - Global IPO volume in H1 2017 up 70% and capital raised up 90% compared with...


27 Jun, 2017, 15:43 BST Peter Sun: Data is the Center of Smart City Development

On the morning of June 27, the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC) opened in Dalian, China. Chairman and CEO of China's Inspur Group...


22 Jun, 2017, 07:00 BST SafeCharge Reveals Research Urging Fintech Innovation for Marketplace Payments

New report from Edgar, Dunn & Company identifies payment challenges, influencing factors and best practice solutions New research from...


20 Jun, 2017, 22:03 BST Saudi Stock Exchange Named to Watch List for MSCI Emerging Market Index

- Addition to Watch List affirms positive impact of market reforms Tadawul and Saudi government have introduced as part of Vision 2030...


20 Jun, 2017, 17:42 BST Frost & Sullivan Expert Comment: Apple Rumoured to be Eyeing Athenahealth Buy

Apple wants to make the iPhone a health databank Comment by Kamaljit Behera, Industry Analyst, Healthcare, Visionary Innovation Group, Frost...


20 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST ABI Research Forecasts Almost One Million Businesses Worldwide Will Adopt AI Technologies by 2022

Artificial Intelligence Accelerates in Enterprises, But Is Not the Ideal Solution for All ABI Research predicts the number of businesses...


20 Jun, 2017, 08:23 BST Federation of German Industries President Kempf: "Robust Economy no Cause for Complacency"

- Prepare German economy for future success - Use record tax revenue equally for investment, education, and structural tax reform...


19 Jun, 2017, 15:43 BST Exploring Mexico's Macroeconomic Outlook in the Light of a Changing Policy Environment

Frost & Sullivan hosts a complimentary briefing discussing the economic future of Mexico WHEN:...


16 Jun, 2017, 20:41 BST Global Softwood Lumber Prices Rose in Early 2017 with Prices in North America Hitting a 13-year High and Chinese Prices Increasing 13% in 18 Months

Softwood lumber prices in the US jumped in early 2017 to hit a 13 year high in April. Prices for softwood lumber imported to the major markets in...


15 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Gallium Nitride Will Drive Its Share of RF High-Power Semiconductor Revenues to More Than Double by 2022

Spending on RF high-power semiconductors for the wireless infrastructure markets continues to flatten out this year, despite the fact that the...


15 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST WIPO: Global Innovation Index 2017 - Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, UK Top Annual Ranking

Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world's most-innovative countries, while a group of nations including India,...


14 Jun, 2017, 10:23 BST Over 10 Companies Expected to Launch Flying Vehicles by 2022

Panel at Frost & Sullivan's "Intelligent Mobility" event explores the prospects and commercialisation opportunities of Flying Cars Frost...


14 Jun, 2017, 07:30 BST Towercos to increase market growth of mobile towers in Sub-Sahara Africa, says Frost & Sullivan

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains one of the least connected regions in the world, with a mobile penetration of 82% compared to the 100% global...


13 Jun, 2017, 10:15 BST Shared Mobility Expands through Innovative Solutions, Consolidation, and Autonomous Technologies

Mobility will be an investment priority for automotive OEMs, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team Digital disruption is...


12 Jun, 2017, 15:26 BST In Vitro Diagnostics Industry Attracts Investments from Non-healthcare Companies to Promote Technological Growth

Near and long term opportunities prevail within molecular point-of-care testing, liquid biopsy and pharmacogenomics testing (PGx), finds Frost...


12 Jun, 2017, 06:00 BST OMFIF Reports Global Public Investor Assets Rise to $33.5tn in Shift to Green Energy and Gold

An improving world economy boosted public pension fund, sovereign fund and central bank assets to $33.5tn at end-2016, according to Global Public...


09 Jun, 2017, 09:32 BST EQT Mid Market Europe Invests in Open Systems AG

- EQT Mid Market Europe acquires a majority stake in Open Systems AG, one of the largest pure-play managed security services providers in...


07 Jun, 2017, 15:29 BST eWallets are the Future of Online Payments, Says G2A PAY

International trade evolves at a rapid pace, and the customers seek the most convenient payment methods. One of them, the digital wallet, has...


07 Jun, 2017, 13:07 BST Faced with Digitization-Driven Disruption, Visionary CEOs Focus on Product-as-a-Service Business Models

Frost & Sullivan's Visionary Innovation team invites CEOs to share their views, opinions and best practices for transformational growth...


07 Jun, 2017, 09:16 BST Revenue from New Automotive Business Models and Technologies Expected reach $1.3 trillion in 2030

Mobility, autonomous vehicles, connected cars and big data analytics present growth opportunities in 2017, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility...


07 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Flatow AdvisoryPartners (FAP): Strong Demand for Real Debt Investments in Germany

- Institutional investors increasingly asking for mezzanines - Yields of 6-11% established on the market - Overall rising...


07 Jun, 2017, 01:03 BST Global executives are bullish on growth and plan to seize opportunities from geopolitical uncertainty over next 12 months

- New EY survey reveals 89% of global executives see growth opportunities from today's uncertainty - Technology disruption and lack of skilled...


06 Jun, 2017, 15:21 BST Top 500 family businesses firms amount to the third-largest economy in the world

- Family businesses account for a combined US$6.8t in annual sales - The top 500 family businesses employ 24.8 million people globally - Europe...


06 Jun, 2017, 07:00 BST New AARP Global Report Assesses Preparedness of 12 Nations for Doubling of 60-Plus Population Over Next Generation

Aging Readiness and Competitiveness (ARC) Report Looks at Challenges, Opportunities Presented by Massive Growth of Age-60-Plus Population Globally...