Category Archives: Latest news in Accounting and Finance

News about payment defaults in Finland

The number of payment default entries hits an all-time high in Finland. The payment default register of Asiakastieto have 374 200 people already in end of September, which is approximately 5000 people more than a year ago. Also many people, … Continue reading

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Samsung Note 7, we hardly knew you

After less than 2 months on the market, where the Samsung Note was plagued by repeated reports of it catching on fire and/ or exploding, Samsung, the world’s most popular phone manufacturer, has given up and has sealed all Note … Continue reading

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The effect that BREXIT will have on Finnish economy

Britain voted in June in favor of leaving the EU. Theresa May the Prime Minister of Great Britain announced to the press that Britain is going to start the negotiations for the leave before the end of March 2017. How … Continue reading

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Gotta catch ’em all

Gotta catch ‘em all is surely a familiar reference to millions and millions of people around the world. I mean, who hasn’t heard of Pokémon? I’d say big portion of us belonging in the Y- and Z-generation are very familiar … Continue reading

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Nothing is too big to fail

Deutsche Bank is the world’s largest investment bank and it employs over 67 000 people. And yet it is in danger of bankruptcy or even worse. Many financial experts have compared the bank to the infamous Lehman Brothers. There is … Continue reading

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Japan Tries Out Negative Interest Rates

Japan’s economy has not been doing as greatly as it could have over the last years. Even in the last quarter of 2015 Japan’s economy shrank at an annualised rate of 1, 4 %. One reason for this is Japan’s … Continue reading

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Take the money!

A quote from Kauppalehti by Professor of Economics in University of Jyväskylä, Finland ”Threats to expel every single student of economics In Jyväskylä University who doesn’t take out a long term student loan.” ”The Terms of a student loan are … Continue reading

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Cutting from the future

As a student myself  I can’t but wonder, what is going on in the politicians’ heads. The student allowance is now only EUR 336,76 a month. If the politicians get their proposal through the allowance will be cut by 25% … Continue reading

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Investments and dividends – A topic that divides opinions

The last couple of years have truly been difficult in Finland. The economy has long been in a depression but the year 2016 is believed to be the first good and bullish year in a long time. Companies’ revenues have … Continue reading

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Automation in finance

The future is here. The advance of technology is constantly accelerating, and new and more efficient ways to do the things that need to be done are invented daily. Automation isn’t anything new, people have been fearing for their jobs … Continue reading

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