The 86th Annual General Meeting of the Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants, was held on Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 6pm at The Wesley Hotel, 81-103 Euston Street, London, NW1 2EZ for the following purposes:
- To receive the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 30 September 2017.
- To elect Members of the Council.
- To appoint Auditors and to fix their remuneration.
The government has sold another £500m of Lloyds Banking Group shares through the trading plan launched in December 2014, taking the total raised for the taxpayer to over £10 billion. Over half of the amount invested by the taxpayer in Lloyds has now been recovered.
Hang Seng Bank (0011) announced today it has sold a 4.99 percent interest in Industrial Bank to institutional investors at 17.68 per share (HK$22.08 per share) in cash.
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China may be close to deregulating deposit interest rates, economists believe, after the central bank raised the maximum amount that banks may pay in interest.
ROC President Ma Ying-jeou said May 8 that he expects Taiwan to transform into a hub for higher education and Chinese language studies on the back of the country’s scholarship programs.