What is the war over Clearing Corporations all about?

What is the war over Clearing Corporations all about?

The European Union (EU) market regulator, European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA), wants Indian regulators to sign an agreement that will give it the power to monitor, supervise or audit Indian clearing corporations. Indian financial market regulators including the RBI, SEBI, and IFSC, which regulate GIFT City trades, don’t want to give such powers to the ESMA. In November 2022, ESMA de-recognised six Indian CCs due to “no co-operation arrangements” between ESMA and the Indian regulators and set April 2023 deadline for the European banks to stop doing business with them. What is the latest development in this issue? Indian...

Travel

 Pilgrimage in the Alps

 Pilgrimage in the Alps

St. Bartholomew’s Church () On the western shore of the Königsee, deep within the Berchtesgadener Alps in southeast Bavaria, lies...

Fashion

EU and international donors’ pledge €7 billion in support of the people in Türkiye and Syria following the recent devastating earthquakes

EU and international donors’ pledge €7 billion in support of the people in Türkiye and Syria following the recent devastating earthquakes

Today, a total of €7 billion were pledged by the international community at the ‘Together for the people of Türkiye and Syria’ International Donors’ Conference, co-hosted by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and by the Prime Minister of Sweden, Ulf Kristersson, for the Swedish Presidency of the Council. More than 60 delegations from the European Union, its Member States and partners, including the UN, international and European financial institutions such as the EIB and the EBRD, and other relevant stakeholders met in Brussels to mobilise support for the people in Türkiye and Syria after the devastating earthquakes...

Horoscope

March 21: Your Daily Horoscope

March 21: Your Daily Horoscope

Tuesday, March 21st ARIES (March 21 – April 20): Today’s new moon in your sign means a brand new cycle has begun and being the sort of person who enjoys new beginnings you are sure to make the most of it. Tuesday, March 21st ARIES (March 21 – April 20): Today’s new moon in your sign means a brand new cycle has begun and being the sort of person who enjoys new beginnings you are sure to make the most of it. Forget about what went before and focus only on what you intend to do next. TAURUS (April 21...

Fitness

Development and validation of new predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in physically active boys – Scientific Reports

Development and validation of new predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in physically active boys – Scientific Reports

Ridley, K., Ainsworth, B. E. & Olds, T. S. Development of a compendium of energy expenditures for youth: A second update of codes and MET values. Int. J. Behav. Nutr. Phys. Act. 5, 45 (2008). Article  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  Ainsworth, B. et al. Compendium of physical activities. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 43, 1575–1581 (2011). Article  PubMed  Google Scholar  Herbert, J. et al. Objectively assessed physical activity of preschool-aged children from urban areas. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17, 1375. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17041375 (2020). Article  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  Quiterio, A. L., Carnero, E. A., Silva, A. M., Baptista,...

Infra

Macquarie Asset Management provides acquisition debt financing to Energy Infrastructure Partners | Macquarie Group

Macquarie Asset Management provides acquisition debt financing to Energy Infrastructure Partners | Macquarie Group

Macquarie Asset Management, on behalf of its institutional clients and managed funds, has provided Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP) with debt financing to facilitate its acquisition of a minority stake in Fluxys. The Switzerland-based asset manager, EIP’s agreement to acquire a 19.85 per cent stake in Fluxys as part of a consortium with Belgian institutional investors was announced in September. Fluxys is a leading independent provider of natural gas transmission, storage and terminalling infrastructure headquartered in Belgium – operating approximately 12,000km of pipelines, 7,6 TWh of underground storage capacity, and 380 TWh/h of regasification capacity. Fluxys supplies critical gas services, predominantly...

Sports

Brussels should join the dots between Qatargate and Manchester United

Brussels should join the dots between Qatargate and Manchester United

David Goldblatt is a British sports writer and author of “The Ball is Round: A Global History of Football” and “The Age of Football.” Nicholas McGeehan is co-director of FairSquare Projects. The idea that politics should be kept out of sports is, on its face, appealing. Sports are our break from the daily grind, an escapism that helps us tune out bad news. And should we not keep this as far away from meddling politicians as possible? But sports have never been apolitical — that fallacy was exposed long ago, when Roman emperors fed unrepentant Christians to underfed lions. And...

Gambling

Bragg Gaming’s Content Now Live in the UK with 32Red

Bragg Gaming’s Content Now Live in the UK with 32Red

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Bragg Gaming Group is now live with operator 32Red, seeing its Remote Gaming Server (RGS) content rolled-out across the brand’s UK casino site. Part of the online gambling operator Kindred Group, 32Red’s players are now able to access a wide range of unique content from Bragg’s in-house and partner studios, via Microgaming’s extensive aggregation platform. Top-performing games now available as part of the deal include titles from Bragg’s proprietary slots studios such as Dreamy Genie by Atomic Slot Lab and Sea of Plenty by Indigo Magic. Established in 2002, 32Red is well known for providing...