Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) HY2015 Interim Report

first_imgContinental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2015 interim results for the half year.For more information about Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng)  2015 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileContinental Reinsurance Plc offers reassurance services for life and non-life classes through service centres in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tunisia and Botswana. The company’s reinsurance offering covers fire and engineering; motor, liability and general accident; marine and aviation; oil and energy; and individual and group life risks. Continental Reinsurance Plc also provides specialist advisory services for reinsurance structuring, actuarial and risk management and product development support. Continental Property and Engineering Risk Services (CPERS) Limited in South Africa is a subsidiary of Continental Reinsurance Plc and operates as a technical referral competence with the Group. The subsidiary company was established to meet the growing demand for specialist engineering insurance risk cover and advisory services. Its core functions are underwriting, risk surveys, claims handling and training. Continental Reinsurance Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Continental Reinsurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Investrust Bank Plc (INVEST.zm) Q32017 Interim Report

first_imgInvestrust Bank Plc (INVEST.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2017 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Investrust Bank Plc (INVEST.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Investrust Bank Plc (INVEST.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Investrust Bank Plc (INVEST.zm)  2017 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileInvestrust Bank Plc is a wholly-owned commercial and retail financial services institution in Zambia, providing products and services in two segments: retail and operations, and wholesale banking. Investrust Bank offers a wide range of transactional accounts, aswell as solutions for wealth building, sole proprietor accounts, club society accounts and farmer accounts. The company offers short- to medium-term finance for project and working capital requirements, contractual and project security through guarantees, bid and performance bonds, and advance payment bonds. Its lease financing division is focused on movable and immovable assets in agriculture, tourism, information technology, transport and mining. Other financial service offerings range from discounting of bills of exchange, invoice discounting and shipment financing to buying and selling government securities, commercial papers trading, and treasury call accounts. Investrust Bank has a national network with 27 branches and 3 agencies located in the major towns and cities of Zambia. Investrust Bank Plc is listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Why I’d use the Warren Buffett method when investing money in UK shares

first_img FREE REPORT: Why this £5 stock could be set to surge Peter Stephens | Sunday, 24th January, 2021 Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Warren Buffett has a long and successful history as an investor. He has been able to outperform the stock market on a relatively consistent basis.As such, his strategy could be worth a closer look. His focus on buying undervalued shares and holding them for the long run could be applied to UK shares at the present time, since many of them trade at lower prices than their historic averages.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Although there are still high risks from using Buffett’s strategy and it is not guaranteed to deliver positive returns, it could be a useful guide in the long run.Warren Buffett’s focus on undervalued sharesWarren Buffett has previously purchased companies when they appear to be trading at a discount to their intrinsic value. In other words, after assessing a variety of factors, including their financial position and competitive advantage, Buffett attempts to place a value on a specific business. Should the stock in question trade at a price that is below that intrinsic, or real, value, there may be a margin of safety on offer that translates into capital growth over the long run.Of course, some companies may trade at a discount to their intrinsic value for good reason. For example, they may have financial challenges that lead to disappointing performance, or they could even fold. As such, applying Warren Buffett’s strategy is by no means guaranteed to succeed in such cases. However, it does provide an opportunity to potentially purchase high-quality businesses. These could be priced at low levels due to generally weak market sentiment. The stock market has previously recovered from each of its declines. That means there may be a reasonable chance of a recovery for today’s undervalued shares in the long run.Taking a long-term approach to buying UK sharesAs well as focusing on undervalued shares, Warren Buffett also typically holds companies for many years. In fact, many of his current holdings have been part of his portfolio for decades. This means he may be less concerned with their short-term performances, which can include periods of high volatility as the last year has shown.Although UK shares can see significant falls at times, their overall trajectory has been upwards in the past. For example, the FTSE 250 has recorded an annualised total return of 9% in the last 20 years. That’s despite challenges such as the global financial crisis and 2020 market crash.Of course, past performance is never a guide to the future. Share prices may fail to grow at all in the long run. However, following Warren Buffett’s long-term view could increase the potential to benefit from an increase in the prices of today’s undervalued shares, as well as the impact of compounding. Over time, this could lead to a surprisingly large portfolio value that provides a greater amount of financial freedom. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. Get the full details on this £5 stock now – while your report is free. Why I’d use the Warren Buffett method when investing money in UK shares Enter Your Email Address See all posts by Peter Stephens Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Image source: The Motley Fool last_img read more

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Vehicle Dependability at All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

first_img Facebook Facebook WhatsApp TAGS  J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study℠ WhatsApp Local NewsBusiness Pinterestcenter_img Vehicle Dependability at All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds Previous articleRaise Announces Key Hires in Brokerage, Project Management and Product TeamsNext articleVerdantix Says The Financial Market’s Obsession With ESG Performance Will Force Firms To Transform Their Sustainability Strategies Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Twitter Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – February 18, 2021 last_img read more

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“Never Interfered 15 Mins Prior To Swearing-In” SC Dismisses Plea By District Judge Challenging Appointment Of Additional Judges As Violative Of “Seniority Rule”

first_imgTop Stories”Never Interfered 15 Mins Prior To Swearing-In” SC Dismisses Plea By District Judge Challenging Appointment Of Additional Judges As Violative Of “Seniority Rule” Sanya Talwar3 May 2020 10:22 PMShare This – xSupreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking quashing of Presidential Order of dated April 30 which appointed a “junior” as Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court.The hearing was held at 10 AM, just 30 minutes before the judges were sworn in as the additional judge of the Karnataka High Court along with four other judicial officers.A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta & Aniruddha…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginSupreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking quashing of Presidential Order of dated April 30 which appointed a “junior” as Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court.The hearing was held at 10 AM, just 30 minutes before the judges were sworn in as the additional judge of the Karnataka High Court along with four other judicial officers.A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta & Aniruddha Bose observed that such a plea could not be entertained, especially at the “11th hour”. “Court has not interefered with a swearing-in ceremony in history, with just 15 minutes left for it” – Supreme CourtThe notification released by Law Ministry on April 30 has appointed judicial officers Shivashankar Amarannavar, Smt M Ganeshaiah Uma, Vedavyasachar Srishananda, Hanchate Sanjeev Kumar, and Padmaraj Nemachandra Desai as additional judges of the Karnataka High Court, for a period of two years.In a writ petition filed on Saturday, Sri Master RKGMM Mahaswamiji had contended that  the order passed to elevate Padmaraj Nemachandra Desai from district judiciary as additional judge of the HC for a period of two years, was “arbitrary, unconstitutional, unlawful and in total disregard of existing binding executive instructions””The Petitioner is aggrieved by the impugned Full Court adverse decision / resolution dated 06.11.2019 of the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka wherein his request dated 25.04.20 19 for grant of functional promotion as District Judge (Super time scale) and for restoration of original seniority were rejected and the same is intimated to the Petitioner by the communication letter dated 13.11.2019” – the plea stated.Petitioner contended that his name was ignored and was not taken into consideration for promotion or elevation, along with his batch mates. Petition was filed by Advocate Sanjay M Nuli.Next Storylast_img read more

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[Breaking] “Not An Attack Against Supreme Court”: AG Declines Consent To Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Swara Bhaskar, Petitioners Approach SG

first_imgTop Stories[Breaking] “Not An Attack Against Supreme Court”: AG Declines Consent To Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Swara Bhaskar, Petitioners Approach SG M.A. RASHID23 Aug 2020 5:22 AMShare This – xAttorney General KK Venugopal has declined to grant consent to initiate contempt proceedings against actress Swara Bhaskar.He has rejected an application filed by Advocate Anuj Saxena seeking sanction under Section 15 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971 read with Rule 3 of Contempt proceedings of the Supreme Court 1975, for initiating Criminal contempt proceedings against actor Ms. Swara…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginAttorney General KK Venugopal has declined to grant consent to initiate contempt proceedings against actress Swara Bhaskar.He has rejected an application filed by Advocate Anuj Saxena seeking sanction under Section 15 of Contempt of Courts Act 1971 read with Rule 3 of Contempt proceedings of the Supreme Court 1975, for initiating Criminal contempt proceedings against actor Ms. Swara Bhaskar.”The Statement in the first part appears to me a factual one and is a perception of a speaker. The comments refers to the Judgment of Supreme Court and is not an attack on the institution. This does not offer any comment on the Supreme Court itself or say anything that would scandalise or lower the authority of the Supreme Court”. “The Second Statement is a vague statement not related to any particular Court and something which is so general that no one would take any serious note of this statement . I do not think that this is a case where the offence of scandalising of Court or lowering the authority of the Court would arise”, AG stated in his Order.The petition alleges that she scandalized the court by saying “courts are not sure if they believe in the constitution” while addressing a conference “artists against communalism” at Mumbai in February 2020.According to the petition, Bhaskar said: “we are living in a country where the SC states in a judgment that demolition of Babri Masjid was unlawful and in the same judgement rewards the same people who brought down the mosque”.The plea alleged “objectionable statement” made by Bhaskar is reproduced in the petition as :”We are living in a country where the Supreme Court of our country states that the demolition of Babri masjid was unlawful and in the same judgment rewards the same people who brought down the mosque.””We are ruled by a government that doesn’t believe in our Constitution we are ruled by police forces that do not believe in the constitution it seems we are now in a situation where our courts are not sure whether they believe in the constitution or not what then do we do and it seems to me that as everyone has said that path is clear to its and it has been shown to us by you all whoever of you all have been part of the protest by the students by the women and by the citizen protestors it is to resist”It is alleged that her statements were not only a “cheap stunt of publicity” but also a deliberate attempt to turn masses to revolt against the Supreme Court.”The alleged contemnor statements intends to incite feeling of no-confidence amongst the public with respect to the proceedings of the Hon’ble Court and integrity of the Hon’ble Judges of the Apex Court of India”, states the Petition filed by Adv. Anuj Saxena, Prakash Sharma & Mahek Maheshwari on behalf of Usha Shetty.Being unsatisfied with the reasons provided by the AGI the petitioner has approached theSolicitor General of India as under rule 3 (c) both Attorney General & Solicitor General can provide the consentClick Here To Download Order[Read Order]Click Here To Download Application Filed Before SG[Read Application Filed Before SG]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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Donegal man described as ‘a significant member of an organised crime gang’

first_img Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest By News Highland – July 1, 2017 Google+ Donegal man described as ‘a significant member of an organised crime gang’ WhatsApp A Donegal man described by police as ‘a significant member of an organised crime gang’ involved in the importation of drugs into the North has appeared at Derry Magistrate’s Court.25 year old Blaine Curtis of Drumitoland, St Johnston faced a total of five charges, relating to dates in August last year and June 20 this year.The defendant is charged with conspiring to supply cannabis valued at £120,000, conspiring to supply cocaine and converting criminal property including £214,216 and €224,000.Derry Magistrate’s Court was told that this case was a ‘proactive major investigation’ into the activities of an organised crime gang responsible for importing drugs.A police officer told the court that they believed the gang were laundering the proceeds from the drugs by buying luxury cars and other high value items like jewellery.17 people have been arrested and charged so far in the investigation with police believing the principal of the gang appeared in court last week.During Police interview Curtis admitted receiving £3,000 from the Patrick O’ Connor, who police claim is the leader of the gang, and depositing it in an account at a jewellers as part of a money laundering scheme.In August, the defendant’s brother was arrested in connection to a large drugs seizure and on the day in question over 40 phone calls were recorded between the pair which the officer said was ‘not the normal communication’ between brothers.The defendant has been remanded in custody to appear again on July 27. Facebook Previous articleWork begins on replacing Loch an Luir footpathNext articleTheresa May urges Northern parties to reach collective agreement News Highland Twittercenter_img Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterestlast_img read more

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Full public display of final ten-t routes later this year

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ By News Highland – July 29, 2019 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Pinterest Previous articleDetails of new 100 million euro funding for beef farmers announcedNext article‘We are heading for a no-deal Brexit’ – Donaldson News Highland Full public display of final ten-t routes later this yearcenter_img Google+ FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Facebook Donegal County Council says there will be a full public display of the final routes once decisions are taken on the Ten-T roads network later this year.Responding to questions from Cllr Donal Coyle, senior engineers said there won’t be any more public consultations, but members will bebriefed and plan’s will be published.Cllr Coyle is welcoming the commitment, but says his focus remains securing the Bonagee Link and new bridge over the Swilly.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/cvcggfhgfhgfoyletent.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

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Sonoro Energy set to begin operations on Selat Panjang oil and gas concession in Indonesia

first_imgThe Selat Panjang Production Sharing Contract (PSC) has a 20-year term and an initial five year commitment of $74m Image: Sonoro Energy has commenced operations of the Selat Panjang oil and gas concession. Photo: courtesy of drpepperscott230/Pixabay. Canada-based oil and gas company Sonoro Energy is set to assume full operations of the Selat Panjang oil and gas concession from SKKMIGAS in Indonesia.The oil and gas concession has been operated by SKKIMIGAS since the time the concession was terminated by the Indonesian Government from the former operator.The company said that along with its partner they are staffing the project with technical and operational expertise to make better use of the development plan in progress.Currently, Sonoro and its Indonesian co-venturers are involved in analysing all technical data on the oil and gas concession and are completing the proposed work program and budget for approval by the partners and submission to SKKMIGAS.According to the company, the Selat Panjang Production Sharing Contract (PSC) has a 20-year term and an initial five-year commitment of $74 m. The co-venturers intend to implement a drilling programme at the earliest to reactivate previous wells where feasible and to begin drilling on new prospective targets.Sonoro holds a 25% interest in the project with an option to own an additional 24%. The company will provide services as the operator of the project.Sonoro Energy had bagged Selat Panjang PSC block in May 2019In May, Sonoro Energy had secured the Selat Panjang PSC in the 2019 conventional bid round from SKKMIGAS and the Ministry of Energy in Indonesia.On 25 April 2019, Sonoro along with its Indonesian partner PT Menara Global Energi, an affiliate of a substantial Indonesian company, submitted a bid for the Selat Panjang PSC.The Selat Panjang PSC area is situated in Riau province, spanning over an area of 923km2, in central Sumatra and is approximately 925km from Jakarta and 110 km from Pekanbaru, the capital city of Riau Province.The block was producing oil and gas in the past and in 2014, the Indonesian Ministry of Energy approved a plan of development of the block for further production. In 2018, the block was terminated by the Ministry and the plan of development was left unimplemented.last_img read more

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Destined for success

first_img#1’sdestiny’s ChildOut nowDo Destiny’s Child really need to bother with another album? Beyoncé Knowles is Rr‘n’B’s undeniable queen, hunted down for her services in fashion,film and as a “gangsta” accessory. With Kelly Rrowland giving her solo career a very decent go, even dabbling in the French hip-hop market with Monsieur Stomy Bugsy (yes him), and Michelle Williams just, well, existing on previously accrued money stacks, it would seem unnecessary and fundamentally egotistical to bring out a Nno.1’s album, wouldn’t it?Nope. Here it is, sixteen tracks, thirteen of which pay homage to over six years of hard graft, and the remainder mix it up with some fresh sounds. The album opens up with one of the three new tracks, an audacious move indeed, but one that ultimately pays off. Stand Up For Love is a touching and uplifting ballad that claims to be the 2005 World Children’s Dday Aanthem. It definitely shows as the lyrics are all too familiar, and if it weren’t loaded with the girls’ powerful and versatile voices the songwriting could well have been lifted from Westlife’s disgraceful Nno.1’s offering. Though the chords are predictable, the vocals certainly aren’t, reaching melodic tones that the Irish boys could only daydream of, and after four and a half minutes, you end up feeling pretty positive about the world. Infectious pop indeed.Second track Independent Women Part 1 bounces off with its shameless Charlie’s Angels plugs, and we’re away on our almost hour-long adventure through the favourites, all songs reaping in the cash in their day, but sticking in our minds to varying extents.However, even the lesser classics have quite a bit to offer.Mid-listings tracks Soldier and Check On It, featuring Lil’ Wayne and Slim Thug respectively, have the sort of slow-paced, bass centred production that the real hard boys like 50 Cent would be proud of. Once they have mixed their guests’ gravelled seduction with Beyoncé and Kelly’s piercing yet overwhelming lead vocals, they are onto a winner without doubt. Say My Name has the staccato, complex beats of its pre-chorus fused with its smooth verses and chorus, using every girl to her full potential, and it’s a good re-acquaintance with a track that marked out a lot of teenage angst-filled years. Of course, Bills, Bills, Bills is an even more popular case of exactly the same phenomenon.The ladies are only human of course, and Girl falls by the wayside, with no remarkable features, and its female independence lyrics lacking conviction, leading to a trundling bore. Emotion has got an unplugged bluesy backing track, but isn’t particularly memorable. However, No, No, No Part 2, which guest vocalist Wyclef Jean is determined to reiterate is a remix, really steps up the funk level, and even sceptical listeners will be tapping their feet.The final two new tracks are very disappointing, and just don’t have anything as distinctive about them, which will worry any die-hard fans for the future. They are far too lethargic, and even reproduce elements of others’ contemporary tracks, not what we’d expect from these three influential girls. However on the whole the 1’s collection is a very successful arrangement of some forgotten classics and more recent winners, and a welcome addition to the Rr‘n’B dabbler’slibrary.ARCHIVE: 4th week MT 2005last_img read more

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