Nigerian fintechs have authorized issuance of electronic money but remain banned from issuing loans

by on August 8, 2021 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has updated guidelines for mobile money operators (MMOs) in the country in an effort to boost financial inclusion, with a recent report indicating that 55% of Nigerians are still not banked. The bank has identified two categories of mobile money operators: The Led Banking Model: These are deposit...

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Das, Auto News, ET Auto

by on August 6, 2021 0

Between February 2019, which was Das’ first policy announcement when he cut the repo rate from a modest 25 basis points (bps) to 6.25 percent, and July 2021, the central bank cut the policy interest rate or the repo rate from 250 basis points to 4 percent, Das told reporters at the usual post-policy...

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Some of the best home loans in August 2021

by on August 6, 2021 0

With lockdowns in parts of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, banks large and small have extended relief programs to affected home loan clients, offering postponements mortgage payments and more. At the same time, big bank NAB has forecast double-digit growth in house prices in the capital next year. Early buyers might...

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Alternatives to Payday Loans

by on August 4, 2021 0

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (WAFB) – Payday loans are short term, high cost cash loans, typically $ 500 or less. It’s usually due on your next payday, but when you pay it off, you’ll likely have to pay fees ranging from $ 10 to $ 30 for every $ 100 you borrow. A typical two...

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Do banks use loans to build political ties?

by on August 4, 2021 0

A new study examines whether private banks seek political influence by offering preferential lending terms to corporate borrowers with valuable political connections, showing that these relationships do indeed lead to lower interest rates on new loans. Contrary to popular belief, the direct expenses of companies to develop relationships with politicians are relatively low. Even...

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Templestowe Area Guide | Templestowe Local Guide

by on August 4, 2021 0

While the sleepy town of Templestowe doesn’t get the glory of its better-known neighbors Eltham and Doncaster, there’s plenty to love about this suburb. Located 10 miles northeast of Melbourne’s CBD, Templestowe has many sprawling nature parks, as well as great cafes and family restaurants. What is Templestowe famous for? Westerfolds Park is in...

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Melbourne’s best vegan restaurants

by on August 3, 2021 0

The five best things to do in Melbourne 1. Visit Hosier Lane Melbourne is renowned for its quirky lanes and vibrant street art featuring colorful designs on walls, doors and even trash cans. Just a 4-minute walk from Flinders Street Station, Hosier Lane is a hub for tourists and artists alike to indulge in...

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What happened to Melbourne backpacker hostels?

by on July 31, 2021 0

Unfortunately, that was the case for Paul Seddon, who operated the 50-bed Collingwood Backpackers for 20 years until he decided to sell the Johnston Street building, shut down the business and retire. last year, knowing it would be years before backpackers returned. The Collingwood Backpackers building, which has now been sold.Credit:Google maps “Since I...

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refugee sues Australian government for alleged illegal imprisonment in Melbourne hotels | Australian immigration and asylum

by on July 29, 2021 0

A refugee held for more than a year at two hotels in Melbourne is suing the federal government for damages, arguing that his use of the hotels to detain immigrants is illegal. Mostafa “Moz” Azimitabar is suing the Australian government in federal court for unlawful imprisonment. He seeks damages for his detention of more...

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$ 620 million Travelodge hotel portfolio sold to Salter Brothers JV by McVay Real Estate

by on July 26, 2021 0

Salter Brothers Managing Director Paul Salter said: “The transaction allows us to capitalize on the evolution of the hospitality industry in Australia. a big indicator for Australia’s future, we’re seeing that across all sectors, which is really encouraging. Paul Salter of Salter Brothers has confirmed the acquisition of the Travelodge portfolio from Mirvac and...

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North Bay credit unions saw record growth in deposits in first quarter, as loans increased 13%: report

by on July 22, 2021 0

Snapshot of nine credit unions in Sonoma, Solano, Napa and Marin counties shows double-digit increases in key metrics such as savings account deposits and lending activity through the end of March . According to the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, the Ontario association representing financial institutions, $ 4.5 billion has been deposited into...

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Hopes to stop AFL Grand Final Westward

by on July 22, 2021 0

The AFL is working with state governments and stadiums to create “barren halls” for team movement during the finals, while WA has signaled its interest in hosting the grand final if crowds are left out of the CWM in September. Last year’s decisive game between Richmond and Geelong was played in Brisbane after the...

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[+] Hotel brands line up for debut in Australia

by on July 21, 2021 0

Developers find a new hotel niche New brands are opening up in the hotel sector with storytelling, niche clientele and location playing a big role in hotel selection. Boutique brands have attracted interest from global companies seeking to strengthen their market share in an environment of cheap and abundant capital. In recent years, Accor...

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Canada plans to let fully vaccinated residents avoid hotel quarantine

by on July 15, 2021 0

OTTAWA – Canada will take its first, limited step towards lifting border restrictions next month, the country’s health minister said on Wednesday. Canadian citizens and fully vaccinated permanent residents returning home will no longer have to self-quarantine at a government-designated airport hotel until they test negative for a coronavirus test administered to their arrival,...

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Understand the country in which we reside

by on July 7, 2021 0

The notion of Heal the country – this year’s theme for NAIDOC Week – aims to recognize the importance of the land and calls for stronger action to recognize, protect and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. So for all of us Heal the countryit is important to...

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Pelligra takes over the old Ramada Encore hotel

by on July 7, 2021 0

The Pelligra Group bought one of Melbourne’s largest suburban accommodation assets, the former Ramada Encore hotel in Dandenong, for $ 10.5 million. Now closed, the hotel in the city’s southeast has been sold by Phileo Australia, a developer and investor, who deregistered it two years ago. On the buyer’s side is Pelligra, a busy...

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Woman fined after climbing balconies to escape hotel quarantine in Cairns, Queensland, records new locally acquired COVID-19 case

by on July 5, 2021 0

A woman in quarantine after returning from Sydney reportedly climbed fourth-floor balconies to access an outside staircase at the Pacific Hotel in Cairns to escape quarantine, Queensland Police said. Key points: Police say woman fled hotel quarantine to visit her mother She faced a Cairns court this morning Six new cases of COVID-19 were...

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Hotel plans unveiled for Melbourne Gothic Church

by on July 5, 2021 0

Melbourne-based developer Tim Gurner has stepped up efforts in the hotel industry, planning plans for his second boutique hotel in central Melbourne. In its latest purchase, the developer acquired a historic old bluestone church and former Sunday school hall site at 145-151 High Street in Prahran. The sites, acquired off the market for an...

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Visit Port Phillip | Melbourne urban list

by on July 2, 2021 0

Melburnians, we have a little secret: you don’t have to travel far from the CBD to treat yourself to a lush micro-escape. And after the unpredictability of the blockages, we are so ready to escape our four walls and support local businesses once again. Boasting a plethora of winter pop-ups, creative exhibits, food and...

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Palaszczuk to ask National Cabinet to reduce international arrivals as part of COVID quarantine squeeze

by on July 1, 2021 0

Queensland’s quarantine hotels are almost full and Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has said she will push for a reduction in international arrivals to the National Cabinet. Key points: Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland quarantine system needs more beds Deputy Prime Minister Steven Miles highlights recent surge in overseas arrivals They are pushing for...

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Best neighborhoods to explore in Melbourne

by on June 29, 2021 0

Like many cities, Melbourne is more of a collection of villages than a single unified city. Each suburb has its own distinct character, from its architecture to the streetscapes that have developed over the city’s varied history. The city center and Southbank have the highest concentration of major sites. While other crowd pleasures are...

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Get ready, the Hawthorn Hotel is back

by on June 21, 2021 0

A night out at the Hawthorn Hotel was a rite of passage for many Melbourne students. Pool tables and pinball machines provided hours of entertainment, while an array of draft beers and classic pub fare fed the masses. So it was like a nostalgic kick in the gut to hear that the Hawka was...

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Outlander’s Richard Rankin to Feature in New Musical Drama Podcast on Remote Scottish Island

by on June 16, 2021 0

A new 8-part musical drama podcast inspired by true stories from Scotland’s most remote and forgotten island, St Kilda, is set to launch later this month. With a scintillating cast including Outlander star Richard Rankin, veteran Scottish actor David Hayman and Taggart star Blythe Duff, the new series will feature real recordings from St...

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A guide to food in the metro

by on June 7, 2021 0

It’s finally summer and this one in particular we’re ready to go out and try new restaurants after an era of home cooking, take out and tired cooking trends. Even with the odds against them, the restaurants in the Des Moines metro have found creative ways to survive. New food options have appeared every...

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home confinement or hotel quarantine

by on June 6, 2021 0

Geelong players and staff will have to decide whether to put their entire family in home containment or quarantine in hotels without them before Thursday night’s trip to Adelaide to face power. Starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, Cats players and staff will have only one reason to leave home – to go to...

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The 10 Best Italian Restaurants in Melbourne

by on May 18, 2021 0

You will find some of Australia’s best Italian restaurants in Melbourne. In fact, some of the best the world has to offer on this side of the equator. And it’s not just my Melburnian snobbery that speaks. Melbourne’s famous “pizzaiolos” Johnny Di Francesco (400 Gradi, 2014), Silvio Serpa (Pizzaly, 2016) and Michele Circhirillo (48h...

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Fashion designer Alannah Hill sells her St Kilda apartment as she searches for her perfect country cottage

by on May 7, 2021 0

Fashion designer Alannah Hill sells her stylish apartment in St Kilda as she prepares to trade city life for country life. Designer Louise Love says she has “fantasized for years living off the grid in a romantic, historic, secluded, fully renovated cottage with a wild Versailles mini-garden,” but says when her 19-year-old son, Ed...

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New chapter for the Grosvenor Hotel in St Kilda

by on May 6, 2021 0

One of Melbourne’s best-loved pubs has been sold in an off-market deal. The leasehold interest in the Grosvenor Hotel has been sold by longtime owners, the Catalfamo family, with Will Connolly of JLL Hotels & Hospitality leading the quiet sale campaign. The lease was acquired by a Melbourne-based hotel group. The well-attended corner pub...

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Launch of The Standard Hotel in Australia

by on May 6, 2021 0

A number of hotel owners and operators continued to be confident in the country’s rebound in tourism, despite occupancy rates still well below 40%. Latest figures from STR analysts show Melbourne currently holds 36% occupancy with room revenue (revPAR) down 65% to $53 a night from a year ago. Despite this, global hospitality giant...

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Unique places to stay in New Zealand

by on April 26, 2021 0

Yes, it has pristine wilderness, vibrant culture, and super friendly locals, but did you know New Zealand is also blessed with some of the best accommodation in the world? Aotearoa’s luxury lodges don’t just offer security and privacy – guests have exclusive access to memorable experiences such as mountain pasture riding, heliskiing, and fly...

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Best CBD Melbourne Hotels With Parking

by on April 22, 2021 0

Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne 300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia $ 85 Consult the offers Ibis Budget Melbourne Cbd 97-103 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia $ 95 Consult the offers Travelodge Melbourne Docklands Hotel 66 Aurora Lane, Melbourne, VIC 3008, Australia $ 109 Consult the offers Ibis Melbourne & Apartments Hotel 15-21 Therry...

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From room service to detoxification, struggling workers find a new life

by on April 16, 2021 0

These facilities are ideal for multi-home conversions when they have built-in bathrooms and kitchenettes, which is more common in long-stay hotels, he says. Retirement home conversions benefit full-service hotels as they have conference spaces that can be turned into multipurpose rooms and industrial kitchens allow residents to prepare meals. Low-cost conversions help create affordable...

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Positive signs for city pub markets with lease sales

by on April 1, 2021 0

Sydney and Melbourne have both seen recent sales of pub leases within or outside their CBDs, suggesting operator confidence is slowly returning to the city’s markets. Sales data and experiences from operators across the country suggested that in the post-containment environment, suburban and regional pubs experienced the strongest return of customers, while the CBD...

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AVC Melbourne Bimbo Fitzroy Hotel sold – JLL

by on March 31, 2021 0

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group is delighted to announce the off-market leasehold of Bimbo, Fitzroy as the Melbourne pub market continues to recover. Delivered to the market exclusively through a low-key and targeted off-market sales campaign on behalf of one of Australia’s largest hotel operators, Colonial Leisure Group, the venue was traded and traded...

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Outrage against the new “Polar Bear Hotel” in China where animals roam around fake rocks and icicles

by on March 17, 2021 0

A hotel that bills itself as the world’s first ‘polar bear hotel’ has opened in the far northeast of China’s Heilongjiang Province, attracting both guests and critics for its central feature: bears living polar. The Polar Bear Hotel, part of the Harbin Polarland theme park, opened on Friday with the promise of 24-hour polar...

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11 hotel deals you can’t miss

by on March 10, 2021 0

Staycations are where they are right now. With the ups and downs of lockdowns, many Melburnians are worried about leaving the state – making this the perfect time to explore all our city has to offer. If you don’t leave the city, you can stay in some of the The best hotels in Melbourne...

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Gurner Plots is the first of 20 boutique hotels

by on January 28, 2021 0

The $35 million boutique hotel, designed by Warren and Mahoney, will span six levels and feature 25 guest rooms, multiple pool areas, and hotel and club lounge facilities, anchored by a retail offering at the ground floor. Pending approvals, construction on the site is expected to start this year. Gurner said its expansion will...

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What exactly is A Account Payday Loan?

by on May 29, 2019 0 In St kilda real estate

Everyone else requires crisis money periodically. Things may unexpectedly show up that need money you don’t have. It can be a major problem for those who have a health problem. You don’t have to wait until your paycheck that is next to the income you want. There is clearly an alternative check-up checking account...

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The tax consequences of a loan

by on January 26, 2019 0 In St kilda real estate

Sometimes taking out a loan has consequences for your tax assessment. So it may happen that you have to pay less tax in box three; a loan is a debt and debts reduce the value of your equity. If you have a lot of equity (savings, investments, shares) then you have to pay tax...

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