Dharmendra Pradhan visits bp’s Global Business Services Centre in Pune

Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday visited bp’s Global Business Services Centre in Pune as he looked to get the first-hand experience of digitisation efforts by the UK oil major. During his visit, Pradhan interacted with leadership and employees at the centre, bp said … Read more

EY explores IPO or partial sale of global advisory business

EY is exploring a public listing or partial sale of its global advisory business as part of the most radical transformation of a Big Four accountancy firm in two decades, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. A stake sale or listing would raise the prospect of a massive windfall for EY’s existing … Read more

WEF 2022: Finding common ground and collaborating for global recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us some important lessons about the importance of collaboration, communication, and solidarity during a crisis, especially on the road to achieving global stability. Today, as unilateral policies, geopolitical differences, and speculation create an asset bubble and rise in commodity prices, the stability of the global … Read more

Live news: West should lift sanctions to ease global food crisis, Putin tells Draghi

Dallas-based Southwest said it expected second-quarter revenue to be up 12 to 15 per cent © AP Airline shares rallied as investors were encouraged by optimism around summer travel after US carriers Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways raised their guidance for the second quarter. Shares in Southwest were up 6 per cent, while JetBlue rose … Read more

Oil just off 2-month high amid global supply concerns By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Technicians stand next to an oil rig at an Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) plant, during a media tour of the plant in Dhamasna village in the western state of Gujarat, India, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave By Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) – Oil prices eased slightly in early Asian trade … Read more

CTM Names New Global Sustainability Head

Corporate Travel Management has named John Nicholls as global head of ESG and sustainability, a new role at the travel management company. Nicholls joins CTM from Australian construction and civil engineering company Besix Watpac, where he was the sustainability manager, and he has worked on carbon reduction initiatives and improving sustainability visibility across both the … Read more

Oneglobal Appoints IRB’s Oka as CEO Reinsurance Brazil; Chubb Names 3 Senior Leaders for Financial Lines in UK, Ireland, S. Africa, Global Markets

Oneglobal Appoints IRB’s Oka as CEO Reinsurance Brazil Oneglobal Broking announced the appointment of Adriano Oka as CEO Reinsurance Brazil. Oka will report to Nery Silva, CEO Mercosul, Oneglobal Brazil. The appointment is effective immediately. Adriano Oka Oka will have responsibility for all reinsurance operations within Brazil and will be looking to build out the … Read more

Global firms warn of sluggish China demand due to lengthy COVID curbs By Reuters

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers in protective suits are seen at a closed residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China, May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo 2/3 By Josh Ye and Jane Lanhee Lee (Reuters) -Two months into harsh COVID-19 lockdowns that have choked global supply chains, China’s … Read more

Global shares rise after Fed meeting notes hint at future rate hikes By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. A man wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon 2/2 By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Wednesday after notes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s early … Read more

Keller Williams bolsters global reach with Caribbean expansion

Specifically for production outside the US and Canada, the company saw its agents close 16,500 transactions and $3.2 billion in sales volume in Q1 of 2022. Additionally, these agents took down 26,300 new listings and wrote 19,200 contracts, leading to a volume of $2.9 billion in contracts written, up 25.5% over Q1 of the previous … Read more