Parimatch comments on possible IPO, shares thoughts on the market perspectives with The Times

Parimatch comments on possible IPO, shares thoughts on the market perspectives with The Times

Parimatch, one of the leading bookmakers in xUSSR plans an IPO. Although the date isn’t yet set it may present opportunities for a wide range of investors. The prospects seem amazing as the legislation in Ukraine is getting more favourable. Dominic Walsh from The Times has recently written an article on online bookmaker and IT company from Ukraine, Parimatch. He states, that “she has been dubbed the Ukrainian Denise Coates”. Like the Bet365 chief executive, Katerina Belorusskaya has helped to turn a conservative betting shop business into a cutting edge…

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HSBC to focus on the main market after profits dived 34 percent

HSBC to focus on the main market after profits dived 34 percent

More executive roles are expected to relocate to home base of Hong Kong as part of Asia shift, where most of its earnings come from. HSBC, Britain’s biggest bank, has recorded a 34% drop in profit for 2020 as it prepares to double down on its operations in Hong Kong and China despite concern about the political crackdown in the former UK colony. The bank said on Tuesday that pre-tax profit was down from $13.3bn (£9.4bn) in 2019 to $8.8bn in the 12 months to 31 December, while the adjusted…

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It’s time for Greece to follow Israel’s example and recognize Kosovo

It’s time for Greece to follow Israel’s example and recognize Kosovo

This week marks the 13th anniversary of Kosovo’s declaration of independence from Serbia. The declaration came about a decade after the Serbian authorities launched an ethnic cleansing that aimed to eradicate the Albanian majority population of its then-province. A full-fledged genocide was stopped in 1999 by NATO’s intervention. Since 2008, the Republic of Kosovo has joined international organizations, has become a vital part of the international community, and has been a key factor of stability in the Balkans. In terms of democratic standards, Kosovo fares better than some of its…

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Poor administration means many people don’t show up for vaccine

Poor administration means many people don’t show up for vaccine

More than half of all care providers whose turn it is to be vaccinated do not show up in the vaccination centre in Overijse (Flemish Brabant), according to professor Dirk Devroey (VUB). The main problem is not so much that people do not want to be vaccinated, but rather the loss of emails with invitations, according to Devroey, who is a medical expert in the centre. “People receive a text message, email or letter, but many people apparently do not respond, or do not see the mail because it disappears…

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