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Standard Chartered appoints new head of Corporate Finance for Africa and Middle East

Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of Abbas Husain as the Regional Head of Corporate Finance for Africa and the Middle East. Bringing over nearly 24 years of banking experience, 17 years of which have been with Standard Chartered, Abbas has been leading one of the largest and most successful …

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Oil prices hit three-month highs on expectations OPEC+ will extend deepest-ever production cuts

Oil prices continued to march higher on Wednesday, with Brent crude futures rising above $40 a barrel on expectations some of the world’s most powerful oil producers will reach a deal to extend supply cuts. OPEC and non-OPEC allies, a group of oil producers sometimes referred to as OPEC+, are …

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Lufthansa posts 2.1 billion euro loss after ‘drastic decline’ in air travel in the first quarter

Lufthansa reported a substantial loss for the first quarter and said restructuring was necessary as its results were “significantly impacted” by the Covid-19 pandemic. The German airline reported a net loss of 2.1 billion euros for the first three months of the year on Wednesday. This compared to a loss …

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Genesys, Zoom join forces to improve employee collaboration and customer experiences

 Genesys, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions, have announced a partnering with Zoom Video Communications to make it easier for teams to work together more efficiently. New integrations for Genesys Cloud with Zoom Phone and Zoom Meetings enable organizations to power their entire enterprise communications …

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