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Deloitte survey shows continued economic pessimism among CFOs in China amid increasing levels of market uncertainty

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:25:47 EST

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - CFOs in China generally remain pessimistic over the economic prospect with concerns fueled by a potential turmoil due to continued economic slowdown and a rising financial leverage. Only 8 percent of CFOs expressed optimism towards the economy, while 54 percent believed there was no change in economic sentiment during the past few months. Compared with Q1 2016, however, CFO sentiment has somewhat turned positive, where 38 percent of CFOs were "less optimistic" when asked about their views about the economy, versus 50 percent previously, according to the latest CFO Survey by Deloitte China.




Southern Home Medical Inc. Announces Clarification of Press Release Dated December 1, 2016

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:53:55 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Southern Home Medical Inc. (OTC PINK: SHOM), a leading developer in the Healthcare Industry, announced that it is issuing this news release to clarify the information contained in its news release titled "Southern Home Medical Inc. Subsidiary signs a Testing Contract with Coca-Cola East Japan" dated December 1, 2016. 




Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. Declares $0.3462 Ordinary Income Distribution, $0.0568 Short-Term Capital Gains Distribution, and $0.5331 Long-Term Capital Gains Distribution

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:23:47 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JOF) (the "Fund") announced that it would make an ordinary income distribution of $0.3462 per share, a short-term capital gains distribution of $0.0568 per share, and a long-term capital gains distribution of $0.5331 per share, payable on December 23, 2016 to shareholders of record on December 19, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be December 15, 2016.




Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Declares $0.0989 Short-Term Capital Gains Distribution and $0.1166 Long-Term Capital Gains Distribution

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:22:33 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Korea Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: KEF) (the "Fund") announced that it would make a short-term capital gains distribution of $0.0989 per share and a long-term capital gains distribution of $0.1166 per share, payable on December 23, 2016 to shareholders of record on December 19, 2016. The ex-dividend date is December 15, 2016.




Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Month-End Assets Under Management

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:30:00 EST

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton Investments) (NYSE: BEN) today reported preliminary month-end assets under management by the company's subsidiaries of $714.4 billion at November 30, 2016, compared to $723.0 billion at October 31, 2016, and $790.0 billion at November 30, 2015.




Zywie Receives the Two Top Awards for Innovation at Health IT Leadership Summit

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:58:29 EST

Next-Generation Remote Cardiac Monitoring Solution Revolutionizing Decades-Old Solution




Raciel V. Perez Joins Peapack-Gladstone Bank

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:23:17 EST

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Raciel V. Perez, Senior Vice President, Senior Underwriter, Credit Administration at Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Mr. Perez is responsible for structuring and underwriting loans in the wealth management and commercial and industrial (C&I) divisions of the Bank.




/NOTICE TO DISREGARD - Southern Home Medical Inc. Subsidiary signs a Testing Contract with Coca-Cola East Japan

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:33:15 EST

NEW YORK, NY and TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - We are advised by Southern Home Medical, Inc. (OTC PINK: SHOM) that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, "Southern Home Medical Inc. Subsidiary signs a Testing Contract with Coca-Cola East Japan" issued Thursday, December 1, 2016, over Marketwired.




Medaca Groupe de Santé élargit son service innovant en matière de santé mentale en milieu professionnel basée sur la psychiatrie au Canada

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:30:00 EST

TORONTO,ON--(Marketwired - 8 décembre 2016) - Medaca Groupe de Santé, chef de file des services d'intervention précoce en santé mentale basée sur la psychiatrie en milieu professionnel au Canada, a annoncé aujourd'hui un certain nombre d'améliorations de sa plateforme de traitement.

Le réseau de Medaca, composé de plus de 100 des meilleurs psychiatres canadiens, aide les employeurs et les assureurs à soutenir les salariés souffrant de troubles mentaux. Par le biais de son service phare TeamCareMC, des psychiatres travaillent avec les médecins de famille pour fournir un accès rapide et un traitement spécialisé aux premiers stades de la maladie. Medaca propose un accès de classe mondiale, des diagnostics précis et des traitements efficaces. Ces atouts génèrent de biens meilleurs résultats en matière de reprise du travail et, partant, une réduction des coûts d'invalidité et de production. L'accès à des psychiatres que propose Medaca est actuellement, et de loin, le meilleur sur le marché.




Medaca Health Group Expands Canada's Leading Psychiatry-based Workplace Mental Health Service

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:30:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Medaca Health Group, Canada's leading psychiatry-based early intervention service for workplace mental health, today announced a number of enhancements to its treatment platform.

Medaca's network of over 100 of Canada's top psychiatrists, assists employers and insurers to support employees with mental illnesses. Through its flagship TeamCareT service, psychiatrists work with family physicians to provide rapid access, accurate diagnosis and specialized treatment in the early stages of employee illness. Since 2005, this innovative early intervention approach has helped employees return to health and work faster1, resulting in reduced disability and productivity costs for their employers. Access to psychiatrists is by far the best in the market today.




Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties Complete Successful Sale of Waters Edge Apartments in Kent, Washington

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:10:41 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) -  Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties today announced the successful sale of Waters Edge Apartments, a 304-unit multifamily property located in Kent, Washington, in the Seattle MSA on November 30, 2016.




Cluny Capital Corp. Announces Termination of Letter of Intent With Sandbox Global Limited

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:43:29 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 8, 2016) -




Scotiabank se asocia con QED Investors para promover las empresas tecnofinancieras (fintech) emergentes en América Latina

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:08:14 EST

TORONTO, ON and ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - 8 de diciembre de 2016) - Scotiabank y QED Investors anunciaron hoy una nueva e innovadora alianza que inyectará capital y experiencia en el sector a ciertas empresas tecnofinancieras (fintech) en América Latina. La inversión conjunta creará una plataforma de capital de riesgo que identificará, invertirá y promoverá el crecimiento de empresas innovadores emergentes dentro del sector fintech, cuyo objetivo es mejorar tanto los productos como la experiencia de los clientes en América Latina.




La Banque Scotia s'associe à QED Investors pour encourager les jeunes entreprises de technologie financière en Amérique latine

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:08:08 EST

TORONTO, ON et ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - 8 décembre 2016) - La Banque Scotia et QED Investors ont annoncé aujourd'hui un nouveau partenariat novateur qui leur permettra de mettre leurs capitaux et leur savoir-faire au service des entreprises de technologie financière d'Amérique latine. Ces investissements conjoints permettront de créer une plateforme de capital de risque qui investira sélectivement dans la croissance de jeunes entreprises visionnaires de cette sphère qui cherchent à améliorer les produits et les services aux clients de la région.




BMO Harris Bank Announces Plans for New Office Tower in the Heart of Downtown Milwaukee

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST

- At 335 feet, the BMO Harris Financial Center will be one of the tallest office towers in Milwaukee.

- Reinforces BMO's commitment to the economic development of the city, and adds to the momentum of Milwaukee's downtown renaissance.




FinTech Startup Symend Inc. Closes $1 Million Seed Round

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST

The $1 million seed round was raised exclusively from angel investors and is the largest FinTech angel capital raise in Western Canada in 2016




Scotiabank partners with QED Investors to promote FinTech start-ups in Latin America

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:18:27 EST

TORONTO, ON and ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Scotiabank and QED Investors announced today a new and innovative partnership that will inject capital and industry expertise into select Latin American FinTech companies. The joint investment will create a venture capital platform that will identify, invest and promote the growth of innovative start-ups across the FinTech spectrum that look to improve customer products and experiences in Latin America.




Global Equity International, Inc. CEO Peter Smith Interviewed on The RedChip Money Report

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:12:44 EST

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) -  Global Equity International, Inc. (OTCQB: GEQU), announced today that its CEO, Mr. Peter Smith, was recently interviewed on "The RedChip Money Report" television program. The interview will air Friday, December 9, at 5:30 a.m. on Blaze TV and Sunday, December 11, at 12:30 p.m. ET on American Business TV on The Family Channel, available in 100 million homes across the U.S. The interview will also be streamed on the Show Production Network channel various times over the next week.




Waterstone Defeasance, LLC Closes on the Defeasance of a $19.1 Million CMBS Loan

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:06:00 EST

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $19.1 million CMBS loan, secured by a retail property in Lodi, New Jersey. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners' refinance of their loan.







JLL Income Property Trust Announces 3Q 2016 Portfolio Activities

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:58:03 EST

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - JLL Income Property Trust (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX) (NASDAQ: ZIPTMX) (NASDAQ: ZIPIAX) (NASDAQ: ZIPIMX)




WSI Industries Announces Earnings Release Date

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:55:05 EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - WSI Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSCI) today announced that it expects to release its fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results on December 22, 2016 after market close. 




Wedbush Securities' Sheri Kaiserman Receives "Achievement in Innovation" Award at Markets Media's Second Annual Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:48:14 EST

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Wedbush Securities is pleased to announce that Head of Advanced Securities, Sheri Kaiserman has received the "Achievement in Innovation Award" at Markets Media's Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance. The second annual awards ceremony took place at a luncheon held at Tao Downtown in New York on Tuesday, November 15 and recognized the best-of-the-best across the institutional buy-side and sell-side: exchanges, sell-side trading desks, institutional asset owners, investment managers, and technology providers. The awards are determined by Market Media's editorial team, who identify the best candidates though interviews with senior market participants who are colleagues, customers and competitors, as well as, through the online submissions process. From there, the Women in Finance Advisory Board winnows the field and conducts final internal deliberations before winners are selected.




Stifel Announces Global Settlement Regarding Wisconsin School District Litigation Matters

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:17:43 EST

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that it and its subsidiary, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated ("Stifel Nicolaus"), have reached a settlement of two civil lawsuits that relate to the sale of collateralized debt obligations investments to five Southeastern Wisconsin school districts in 2006. These settlements resolve all pending litigation related to this subject matter.




Freddie Mac Implements Common Securitization Platform for Single-Family Mortgage-Backed Securities

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:12:54 EST

Successful Test Paves Way for $3.5 Trillion Market of Fungible Agency MBS




Mortgage Rates Hit New 2016 High

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the sixth consecutive week.




Jeremy Josse Joins Brock Capital Group as a Managing Director

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:50:48 EST

NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Brock Capital Group LLC is pleased to announce that Jeremy Josse has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Jeremy has over twenty years of experience covering the Financial Institutions sector, specializing in highly structured capital raising debt, equity, hybrid equity, tier 1 and tier 2 bank capital and preferred securities, financial restructurings and solvency opinions, equity and debt valuations and fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions, and financial services product structuring and strategic advisory.




New America Energy Corp. (OTC: NECA) Announces Transition into A Holdings Company

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:30:00 EST

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - New America Energy Corp. (OTC PINK: NECA), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Title King, LLC, proudly announces the third step of The Company's new three-step investor-confidence program: The Company will transition into a Holdings Company.




Solar Senior Capital Ltd. Announces Monthly Distribution of $0.1175 Per Share for December 2016

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Solar Senior Capital Ltd. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUNS) today declared a distribution of $0.1175 per share for the month of December 2016. The distribution is payable on January 4, 2017 to stockholders of record as of December 22, 2016. The specific tax characteristics of the distribution will be reported to stockholders on Form 1099 after the end of the calendar year.




TICC Announces Appointment of Richard W. Neu and George "Chip" Stelljes III to Board of Directors

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Adds Two New Independent Directors to Board




MoneyOnMobile Announces New $1.5 Million Unsecured Credit Facility

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

DALLAS, TEXAS and MUMBAI, INDIA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - MoneyOnMobile, Inc. (OTCQX: MOMT) announced today that its Indian subsidiary My Mobile Payments Ltd. ("MMPL") has been provided a new unsecured credit facility from YES BANK Limited (the "Lender"). The revolving credit facility amount is INR 100 million or approximately USD 1.5 million at an aggregate annual interest rate of 11.6% and matures in December 2017. As part of the agreement, a performance guarantee was provided in order to assure repayment by MMPL of any amounts borrowed from the Lender. 




GridGain Selected as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

In-Memory Computing Company Also Selected for the Database Trends & Applications Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information 2017 List




INTL FCStone Ltd's Global Payments Division Bolsters Executive Team With Key Appointment

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Company hires Francois Beau Yon de Jonage as Senior Vice President




Champion Pain Care Corporation Directors and Affiliated Shareholders Enter into a Pledge and Escrow Agreement

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - (OTCQB: CPAI) - On December 1, 2016, the Directors and affiliated shareholders of Champion Pain Care Corporation ("Champion", the "Company") entered into a Pledge and Escrow Agreement for a total of over 83 Million shares for the term of the Senior Secured Credit Facility Agreement (the "Credit Facility") entered into on December 1, 2016 and disclosed in a news release and Form 8-K filed by the Company on the SEC website on December 5, 2016.




Huntington Bank Maintains Perfect Rating Among 2017 HRC Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Huntington Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: HBAN) today announced it is rated among the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality for the fourth consecutive year, based on a 100 percent score on the 2017 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The annual index is the leading national measurement of corporate support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer workers.




Fraser Institute News Release: Government employees in Canada get 10.6 per cent higher pay than comparable private-sector workers

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 08, 2016) - Government workers in Canada continue to enjoy higher wages and more generous benefits -- including earlier retirement -- than their private-sector counterparts, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.




BMO Global Asset Management Releases Five-Year Outlook Report

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO and CHICAGO, ILLINOIS and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Dec. 8, 2016) - BMO Global Asset Management today released its annual Five-Year Outlook report, which examines the long-term impact of several themes shaping the global economy and markets. It considers a number of likely scenarios and the investment opportunities they may bring to portfolio allocation strategies across asset classes and sectors.




BMO Gestion mondiale d'actifs publie un rapport sur ses perspectives quinquennales

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:00:00 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC et CHICAGO, ILLINOIS et LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM et HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - 8 déc. 2016) - BMO Gestion mondiale d'actifs a publié aujourd'hui son rapport annuel de perspectives quinquennales qui analyse les répercussions à long terme de plusieurs enjeux qui façonnent l'économie et les marchés mondiaux. Le rapport évalue divers scénarios et les stratégies de répartitions des portefeuilles de placement dans les diverses catégories d'actifs et secteurs d'activité.




ADP Nederland Werkgelegenheidsrapport: Werkgelegenheid in Nederland in November 2016 gegroeid met 8.700 banen

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 02:00:00 EST

ROTTERDAM, NEDERLAND--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - De werkgelegenheid in Nederland groeide in de maand november met 8.700 banen, zo blijkt uit het ADP Nederland Werkgelegenheidsrapport. Dit rapport, geproduceerd door het ADP Research Institute® in samenwerking met Moody's Analytics, wordt maandelijks gepubliceerd en breed verspreid.




EPIC, The Dividend Company, Is Developing Joint Ventures With Medical Device Companies, and Announces the Fifteenth Quarterly Stock Dividend

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:30:00 EST

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - EPIC Corporation (OTC PINK: EPOR) ("EPIC" or "Company") and Ronald S. Tucker announced, "EPIC has, within the last several months, identified and made contact with more than 10 development stage Medical Device companies which has helped to refine the 'EPIC Process,' and EPIC announced its 15th consecutive quarterly dividend of common stock payable to preferred stockholders."




Founders Advantage Capital Corp. Announces Extension of ATB Credit Facilities

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:07:14 EST

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - Founders Advantage Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FCF) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the extension of its $17 million revolving credit facility and $5 million non-revolving credit facility with ATB Financial from December 31, 2016 to June 30, 2017. As at the date hereof, the Corporation has $5 million drawn on the non-revolving credit facility and $Nil drawn on the revolving credit facility.




Slate Retail REIT Announces the Purchase of Norwin Town Square in Pennsylvania

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:33:58 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Slate Retail REIT (TSX: SRT.U) (TSX: SRT.UN) (the "REIT"), an owner and operator of U.S. grocery-anchored real estate, announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Norwin Town Square, a 100% occupied Shop 'n Save-anchored center, in the Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.




Mise à jour multimédia - La Banque Scotia devient le partenaire bancaire officiel du FC Barcelone

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:17:56 EST

L'entente pluriannuelle vise à appuyer la jeunesse dans les pays d'Amérique latine et des Antilles




Freddie Mac Prices $244 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J10

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:08:37 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $244 million in K Certificates (K-J10 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about December 21, 2016.




North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. Declares Regular Dividend of $0.17 Per Share And Special Dividend of $0.12 Per Share

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:32:51 EST

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - On December 6, 2016 the North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. (OTCBB: NODB) Board of Directors declared a regular dividend of $0.17 per share and a special dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividends are payable to shareholders of record as of December 21, 2016 and will be paid on December 23, 2016.




Revenues from Nickel Alloys for Additive Manufacturing to Grow to $520 Million by 2026, according to New SmarTech Publishing Report

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:34:04 EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Two major metals suppliers -- ATI Metals and Arconic -- have recently announced their intent to increase their capacity and focus on nickel based additive manufacturing. Meanwhile the market for nickel-based powders used in AM processes will grow from an estimated $28 million worldwide in 2015 to over $520M by 2026, according to a new report from SmarTech Publishing -- the leading provider of market intelligence and forecasts for the additive manufacturing/3D printing sector.




One Liberty Properties Announces Dividend

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:25:07 EST

Raises Quarterly Dividend By 4.9%




Actualizacion de Multimedia - Scotiabank por convertirse en el Socio Bancario Oficial del FC Barcelona

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:15:11 EST

El acuerdo multianual apoyará a los jóvenes en los países de América Latina y el Caribe




Multimedia Update - Scotiabank to Become the Official Banking Partner of FC Barcelona

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:14:33 EST

Multi-year agreement will support youth in Latin America and Caribbean countries




MEDIA ADVISORY / INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY - BMO Experts Available for Market Commentary Ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Rate Decision

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - With the U.S. Federal Reserve set to announce its first potential interest rate rise in a year, BMO experts are available to provide commentary on the potential impact on the global economy, as well as on currency, commodity, equity and debt markets.




AVIS AUX MÉDIAS / OCCASION D'ENTREVUE - Des experts de BMO sont disponibles pour commenter le marché avant l'annonce du taux d'intérêt de la Réserve fédérale américaine

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:00:00 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC et NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - 7 déc. 2016) - La Réserve fédérale américaine s'apprêtant à annoncer sa première hausse de taux d'intérêt potentielle en un an, des experts de BMO sont disponibles pour commenter les répercussions possibles d'une telle hausse sur l'économie mondiale, ainsi que sur les marchés des devises, des marchandises, des actions et des obligations.




Stonegate Bank Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:30:00 EST

POMPANO BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - The Board of Directors of Stonegate Bank (NASDAQ: SGBK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share, payable on December 30, 2016. The December 30, 2016, dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 16, 2016.




Servus Credit Union announces a fair and flexible alternative to payday loans

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:30:00 EST

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Albertans looking for an alternative to payday loans now have a province-wide option in the Servus Credit Union Fast Forward Small Loan. Servus developed the new socially responsible loan product to provide cash very quickly at a low cost of borrowing to give people an alternative to payday loans and help them become more financially fit.




Wolters Kluwer's BizFilings Launches Partnership with the Pro Football Legends

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:43:00 EST

Program Provides NFL Alumni with the Resources to Start and Grow a Business




CORRECTION - Lottery Trends to be Examined at January 6-8 Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:00:00 EST

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - In the news release, "Lottery Trends to be Examined at January 6-8 Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States" issued earlier today by NCLGS, we are advised by the company that in the bullets, Tom Nieman's title should read "Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, JCM Global" rather than "Vice President of Sales & Marketing, JCM" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.




La Banque Scotia devient le partenaire bancaire officiel du FC Barcelone

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:50:07 EST

L'entente pluriannuelle vise à appuyer la jeunesse dans les pays d'Amérique latine et des Antilles




Scotiabank por convertirse en el Socio Bancario Oficial del FC Barcelona

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:45:36 EST

El acuerdo multianual apoyará a los jóvenes en los países de América Latina y el Caribe







Scotiabank to Become the Official Banking Partner of FC Barcelona

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:37:54 EST

Multi-year agreement will support youth in Latin America and Caribbean countries




RAGE Frameworks' Artificial Intelligence Solution Automates Financial Data Processing for Major Financial Institution

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

AI enabled automation will drive dramatic time and money savings




People Corporation Announces Security Based Compensation Grants

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:15:00 EST

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - People Corporation (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PEO) has granted 18,634 restricted stock units to certain officers and employees of the Company. The options were granted in accordance with the Company's Security Based Compensation Plan (the "Plan"), established to reward directors, senior officers and employees based on individual and corporate performance, to align their interests with that of the Company and to provide for long-term incentives. These restricted stock units have a term of five years, will vest after three years and are otherwise subject to the terms of the Plan.




Media Advisory: Servus Credit Union to Announce Fast Forward Small Loan

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Servus will announce a new small loan product at a news conference where the Government of Alberta will be also be making an announcement regarding their payday loan legislation. A representative of the United Way will speak about the impacts of these measures on Albertans.




CME Group Executive Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce Board of Advisors

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - The Chamber of Digital Commerce proudly announces the appointment of Rumi Morales to its distinguished Board of Advisors.




International Western Petroleum Acquires 3D Seismic Acreage in the Prolific King County of Texas

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - International Western Petroleum, Inc. (OTCQB: INWP), a Texas-based E&P company specializing in the acquisition, development, and exploration of crude oil and natural gas properties, announced today that it has acquired a 3D Seismic 350-acre leasehold in King County, Texas. 




PIMCO Announces Joint Venture with Solar Capital Partners in Private Corporate Credit

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Joint venture continues development of PIMCO's private credit platform




INTL FCStone Inc. Launches Converge -- Industry-Leading Commodities Risk Management Platform for the Middle-Market

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Innovative software solution provides middle-market participants with comprehensive tools to manage commodities exposure




S3's Best Execution Analytics Data Now Available for Fidessa Canada's Customers

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) -  S3 ("the Company"), a financial services software company that provides customized solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution, today announced that its best execution analytics suite for both equities and options is now available for firms that utilize Fidessa Canada's order management system ("OMS"). Fidessa Canada's clients will now have access to S3's proprietary data analysis platform, which offers transparency into those factors impacting execution quality for both Canadian and U.S. securities. 




autoGraph(R) Secures $4.7 Million in Series B Funding Round

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

Rally Capital and Voyager Capital lead latest investment in Seattle based technology firm to enable global expansion of its patented User Generated Profile platform




ANNA Announces Membership of Product Committee of the Derivatives Service Bureau

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) is pleased to announce the membership of the Product Committee determining the specifications and maintaining the technical integrity of the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) for OTC derivatives. The committee is comprised of a balanced representation of end users and those institutions that will be mandated by European regulations to obtain and use ISINs for some OTC derivative products -- buyside, sellside and trading venues.




BBX Capital Corporation and BFC Financial Corporation Announce That Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Vote "FOR" the Merger

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - BBX Capital Corporation ("BBX Capital" or "BBX") (NYSE: BBX) and BFC Financial Corporation ("BFC Financial" or "BFC") (OTCQB: BFCF) announced today that leading independent proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis) have both recommended that BBX shareholders vote "FOR" the proposal to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger providing for the acquisition of BBX by BFC. Under the terms of the merger agreement, which is being submitted to a vote at a special meeting of BBX shareholders to be held on December 15, 2016, BBX shareholders will have the right to receive, in consideration for each share of BBX Capital's Class A Common Stock that they own at the effective time of the merger, at their election, $20.00 in cash, without interest, or 5.4 shares of BFC's Class A Common Stock.




MoneyOnMobile EVP Will Dawson Interviewed on The RedChip Money Report

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

DALLAS, TX and MUMBAI, INDIA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - MoneyOnMobile, Inc. (OTCQX: MOMT) announced today that Executive VP, Will Dawson, was recently interviewed on The RedChip Money Report television program. The interview will air Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 5:30 a.m. ET on Blaze TV, available in 13 million homes across the U.S.




Tecnoglass Announces Timing Of Regular Quarterly Dividend For Fourth Quarter 2016

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST

BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) -  Tecnoglass, Inc. (NASDAQ: TGLS) ("Tecnoglass" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of architectural glass, windows, and associated aluminum products for the global commercial and residential construction industries, today announced the timing for the payment of its declared regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per share for the fourth quarter 2016. The dividend will be payable on February 1, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 29, 2016. 




KC Holdings Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of SHOM is working within Kuala Lumpur focusing on healthcare companies in Malaysia

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY and KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) -  Southern Home Medical, Inc. (OTC PINK: SHOM), a technology developer within the healthcare industry, has announced today that KC Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SHOM, is working within Kuala Lumpur focusing on healthcare in Malaysia. Mr. George Chang, CEO of SHOM, visited Malaysia back in October to meet with Malaysian healthcare officials focusing on improving their technology. These meetings led to the role of KC Holdings, Inc. assisting healthcare companies improve throughout the country while Kuala Lumpur will continue to assist Malaysian healthcare companies' businesses development. This new focus could increase the quality of healthcare for the people of Malaysia in areas such as treatment, safety and detection of health issues.




Paragon Financial Group's National Sales Manager to Speak at Rutgers Graduate Business School

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Paragon Financial Group's National Sales Manager, Chris Curtin, will be speaking at Rutgers Graduate Business School. Curtin will be talking about invoice factoring and Purchase Order financing to graduate students in two sessions. The first session will be December 14th, 6 pm to 9 pm at Rutgers-Newark. The 2nd session will be December 17th, 10 am to 1 pm at Rutgers-Jersey City.




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How much more do government workers in Canada make compared to their private-sector counterparts? New study coming Thursday, Dec. 8

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - On Thursday, Dec. 8, the Fraser Institute will release a new study comparing the wage gap between public- and private-sector workers in Canada.




UPDATE - Prolacta Bioscience(R) Raises $35 Million in Mezzanine Financing

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:36:49 EST

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - Prolacta Bioscience®, the nation's leading provider of human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, today announced the closing of a $35 million mezzanine round of financing. The transaction was led by Essex Woodlands and included participation from Aisling Capital, with existing shareholder Health Evolution Partners. As part of the transaction, Martin Sutter, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Essex Woodlands, will join Prolacta's Board of Directors.




Cheryl Edison, co-founder of The Gate 510, to share professional insight into real estate trends and safety implications for repurposing warehouses, factories and retail malls; with synergetic response to the recent Oakland fire tragedy

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:50:07 EST

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - The Gate 510, a creative commercial space for the art, tech and maker community, based in an upcycled warehouse, factory and shopping mall, announces Cheryl Edison is to join the Urban Land Institute panel for PWC Emerging Trends in Real Estate.




Seaport Capital Acquires Fiber-to-the-Home Provider iTV-3

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:00:00 EST

Seaport backs CountryWide Broadband management team in acquisition of Peoria, IL fiber network




JLL Income Property Trust Acquires Premier Apartment Building in Chicago's West Loop

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:50:47 EST

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally managed, daily valued perpetual life REIT (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX) (NASDAQ: ZIPTMX) (NASDAQ: ZIPIAX) (NASDAQ: ZIPIMX), today announced the acquisition of 180 North Jefferson Street, a 28-story, 274-unit premier apartment tower in Chicago's dynamic West Loop. The property, which was originally built in 2004, is located in a true live/work/play neighborhood where residents have immediate walkable access to Chicago's employment center, mass transit, restaurants, nightlife and necessity retail. The purchase price was approximately $96.5 million.




Prakash Chonkar Joins Sterling National Bank's Commercial Banking Team

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:45:40 EST

MONTEBELLO, NY--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Sterling National Bank, the principal subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL), announced today that Prakash Chonkar has joined the bank's commercial banking team as Managing Director and Vice President in the bank's corporate office in Montebello. He will report to Chris Fiorillo, Senior Manager, Commercial Banking.




Servus Credit Union shares $48.1 million with its member-owners in 2016

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:23:09 EST

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Member-owners of Servus Credit Union will receive $48.1 million this December through the credit union's annual Profit Share® program.




AC Alternatives From American Century Investments Launches Emerging Opportunities Total Return Fund

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:25:53 EST

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Effective today, the AC Alternatives Emerging Opportunities Total Return Fund is available to clients and investors seeking ways to diversify their fixed income portfolios through securities that are economically tied to emerging market countries. Managed by a team of emerging markets debt specialists, the new fund is available in investor, institutional, A, R and R6 share classes.




CCAB announces recipients of the 2017 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF) Aboriginal Lifetime Achievement Award and National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:37:38 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce:




Lottery Trends to be Examined at January 6-8 Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:15:00 EST

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - Recognizing that lotteries across the United States are confronting a variety of serious challenges, the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) will host a national panel of leading lottery experts at its Winter Meeting, which takes place January 6-8, 2017, at Hotel Valley Ho here.




PIMCO Holds 9th Annual "Share the Harvest" Charity Event

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:15:09 EST

Nearly 900 Volunteers in Newport Beach and New York Pack Food and More for Needy Families




Wedbush Securities Appoints Bob Fitzsimmons Managing Director

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:45:00 EST

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Wedbush Securities is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Fitzsimmons as a Managing Director. In this capacity, Bob will oversee the business operations within the Futures Commission Merchant ("FCM"), with a focus on developing and defining the strategic direction for the Futures and Treasury division. Bob is based in the Chicago office and reports to Executive Vice President of Wedbush Securities, Rich Jablonski.




Leap the Pond Predicts Accounting Professionals will Play a More Strategic Role in Business Growth in 2017

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:32:00 EST

Cloud, Analytics, AI to Enable Strategic Insight




LockPath wins 2016 GRC Value Award for IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

Health IT Company Surescripts Realizes the Benefits of the Keylight Platform




Chamber of Digital Commerce Releases Smart Contracts White Paper

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST

Paper Unveiled Featuring 12 Use Cases at Smart Contracts Symposium in NYC




Prolacta Bioscience(R) Raises $35 Million in Mezzanine Financing

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:00 EST

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - Prolacta Bioscience®, the nation's leading provider of human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, today announced the closing of a $35 million mezzanine round of financing. The transaction was led by Essex Woodlands and included participation from Aisling Capital, with existing shareholder Health Evolution Partners. As part of the transaction, Martin Sutter, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Essex Woodlands, will join Prolacta's Board of Directors.




Amur Equipment Finance's Malia K. Du Mont Elected to ELFA Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:04:00 EST

GRAND ISLAND, NE--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF), one of the nation's leading commercial equipment finance companies, announced that Co-President and Chief Operating Officer Malia K. Du Mont has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee.




Waterstone Defeases a $12.8 Million CMBS Loan

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Waterstone Defeasance, LLC recently defeased on a $12.8 million CMBS loan, secured by an office property in Bellevue, WA. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners' refinance of their loan.




ICTV Brands, Inc. Retail Sales Grow Significantly Entering the Holiday Season

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) - ICTV Brands, Inc. (OTCQX: ICTV) (CNSX: ITV), a digitally focused, direct response marketing and branding company specializing in the health, wellness and beauty sector, today announced significant growth in sales of its flagship product DermaWand entering the holiday season.




Abeona Therapeutics to Present at 2016 Genetic Rx Boston Biotech Conference at Harvard Medical School

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:43:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY and CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ABEO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases, today announced President and CEO, Timothy J. Miller, Ph.D., will participate in a panel discussion at the 2016 Genetic Rx Conference at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.




Digital Ally Announces Plans to Enter the Non-Lethal Weapons Market

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:30:00 EST

Digital Ally seeks patent protection for wirelessly conducted electronic weapon




QASymphony Selected as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST

Atlanta-Based Agile Software Leader Recognized as One of the Most Promising Companies Across the Globe




BMO Groupe financier augmente son dividende par action ordinaire

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:49:08 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - 6 déc. 2016) - La Banque de Montréal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) a annoncé aujourd'hui que son Conseil d'administration a déclaré un dividende trimestriel de 0,88 $ par action ordinaire libérée de la Banque de Montréal pour le premier trimestre de l'exercice 2017, une augmentation de 2 cents par rapport au trimestre précédent et de 5% par rapport à l'an dernier.




BMO Financial Group Increases Common Share Dividend

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:48:38 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 6, 2016) - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.88 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017, a 2 cent increase from the previous quarter and up 5% from a year ago.




BMO Financial Group Reports Net Income of $4.6 Billion for Fiscal 2016

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:45:00 EST

Financial Results Highlights:

Fourth Quarter 2016 Compared with Fourth Quarter 2015:

- Net income of $1,345 million, up 11%; adjusted net income(1) of $1,395 million, up 10%

- EPS(2) of $2.02, up 10%; adjusted EPS(1,2) of $2.10, up 11%

- ROE of 13.8%, compared with 12.9%; adjusted ROE(1) of 14.4%, compared with 13.5%

- Provisions for credit losses of $174 million, compared with $128 million

- Common Equity Tier 1 Ratio of 10.1%

- Dividend increased by $0.02 from the preceding quarter to $0.88

Fiscal 2016 Compared with Fiscal 2015:

- Net income of $4,631 million, up 5%; adjusted net income(1) of $5,020 million, up 7%

- EPS(2) of $6.92, up 5%; adjusted EPS(1,2) of $7.52, up 7%

- ROE of 12.1%, compared with 12.5%; adjusted ROE(1) of 13.1%, compared with 13.3%

- Provisions for credit losses of $815 million, compared with $612 million

- Annual dividends paid per share of $3.36 compared to $3.20, an increase of $0.16 or 5%