Banks to play bigger role in insurance sector

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Bancassurance, or the offering of insurance products through financial institutions and banks, is expected to play an ever-increasing role in the emerging insurance sector in Cambodia, according to a group of financial executives who met virtually on Thursday.

The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC), the Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) and the Insurance Association of Cambodia (IAC) hosted the digital workshop to discuss this role and the growing interconnectedness between the financial and insurance sectors.

The aim of the workshop, which hosted over 200 attendees from the public and private sector, was to promote bancassurance, build public trust and raise

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The Key To Unlocking The Future of Smart Construction

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By Catherine Lynch, Global Marketing Director, Engineering, Construction and Operations, SAP

The construction industry is one of the least digitalized industries in the world. Traditional business methods still dominate the construction sector, even though construction projects are becoming more complex.

Multifaceted state-of-the-art projects can easily involve millions of components, requiring thousands of decisions, and hundreds of suppliers. Mega projects are driving multi-party joint ventures.

Leading-edge property developers and engineers strive to meet stringent environmental, health, and safety regulations as they design infrastructure and buildings that are sustainable, larger, and more technologically advanced than ever before.

So, how can construction companies

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Underwriter, MLO, Relationship Mgr. Jobs; Sales, Pricing, Processing Tools; VA and FHA Changes

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Underwriter, MLO, Relationship Mgr. Jobs; Sales, Pricing, Processing Tools; VA and FHA Changes

Here’s your pro tip of the day: occasionally blow on the wine in your coffee mug to convince the rest of the Zoom meeting that it is tea. Speaking of the working world, are you an “office worker” or, as Amazon tells its warehouse employees, an “industrial athlete” and to prepare one’s body for that experience is like someone training for a sporting event? Don’t pull a hammy logging onto the Ginnie site. It’s been four and a half months since Joe Biden was sworn

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Silicon Valley bets on crypto projects to disrupt finance

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Uniswap is not even three years old, but it has already turned millions of dollars into billions for venture capitalists who bet on a new kind of cryptocurrency exchange.

Instead of acting as a traditional broker, Uniswap is an automated software program that allows users to trade cryptocurrencies directly with each other, without any intermediary.

Last year venture capitalists who had invested a total of $12.8m in the company behind the project received a sweetener: Uniswap began distributing 1bn digital tokens to users, giving investors 18 per cent of the total.

The tokens, which give holders voting rights in the

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UK building material costs soar on strong construction orders | Construction industry

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A record surge in the cost of timber, bricks and steel sent construction industry costs soaring in May as new orders across the sector grew at the fastest pace in 24 years.

Severe shortages of essential building materials lay behind the increase in prices as the combined impact of Brexit and the pandemic caused supplies, many of them imported, to be held up on their way to the UK.

The majority of respondents to a survey by IHS Markit and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing Supply (CIPS) said they were paying significantly more for raw materials, pushing the industry inflation

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ABRA Now Offers 0% Interest Loans against Bitcoin and

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Mountain View, CA, June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) –– Abra (https://www.abra.com/), a fully compliant platform for buying, selling, and trading over 100 cryptocurrencies and earning interest of up to 10.5% percent on select digital assets, today announced that Abra Borrow, its in-app feature for using crypto as collateral to borrow fiat against digital asset holdings, now offers an unprecedented 0% interest option on loans against Bitcoin and Ethereum. For the first time, crypto holders can borrow against BTC and ETH, and quickly withdraw TUSD directly into a bank account with no interest fees for up to

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