Forex Club: optimism leaves the markets
The US dollar has been trading in different directions over the past week due to the lack of significant macroeconomic events and statistical reports. The euro felt more confident in…

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It's time to hold the horses on the lending market
The Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation consider it necessary to contain the rapid growth of consumer lending. The financial department, according to Deputy Minister…

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Trust relationships, their goals and key benefits. Why trust is the best solution for KIK
Entrepreneurs conducting activities not only in the national but also in the global business field have been forced in the past few years to adapt to the requirements of the…

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How Mayans and Cherokee helped insurers

Insurance at first glance seems to be a serious form of economic relations, designed to protect people, their property and affairs from all sorts of dangers. However, if you dig deeper, it turns out that the insurance industry is a repository of funny human phobias, illusions and stupidities. There are frequent cases when people are insured against otherworldly things.

For example, it was said that a group of organizers of the esoteric festival turned to the Latvian insurance company Balta with an unusual request – to insure them from the end of the world, which, according to the Mayan calendar, is supposedly expected on December 21 of this year. However, this is not so rare.

In Germany, for example, there are unusual types of insurance business that Sir Hucklebury offers. The company insures against 50 “vicissitudes of fate”. Insurance rates range from 12 euros per year, depending on the nature of the vicissitudes …

In addition, “Sir Huckleberry” insures against getting stuck in an elevator, shooting with a hidden camera for the purpose of rallying, double-marriage, the disappearance of an erection in men, the collapse of a particular musical group. Continue reading

Gold remains a reliable asset
The market of precious metals after the New Year surprises with its diversity. The search for fallback options for traders and investors leads to a natural increase in gold and…

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Ministry of Finance is preparing a new blow to business
The Russian Ministry of Finance proposes to prescribe in the Tax Code the maximum allowable interest rates on corporate loans. Thus, the ministry expects to simplify tax accounting and avoid…

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Banks are ready to work online
On Tuesday, the Association of Russian Banks presented its updated Internet portal, which significantly expanded the capabilities of customers in the field of interaction with domestic credit organizations. Now users,…

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It's time to hold the horses on the lending market
The Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation consider it necessary to contain the rapid growth of consumer lending. The financial department, according to Deputy Minister…

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