UNODC, PM discuss Fin-Tech platform

UNODC representative meets Prime Minister Jugnauth. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Representative for Eastern Africa to Mauritius, Dr. Amado Philip de Andres held a meeting with PM Mr. Pravind Jugnauth where issues such as the creation of FinTech platform to support financial institutions were on the agenda. Dr. Amado Philip de […]

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Governor hints at review of banking laws at an advanced stage

Speech of Mr Yandraduth Googoolye, Governor, Bank of Mauritius, At the opening of the Seminar on Core Elements of Banking Supervision organized by AFRITAC South Ebène Mauritius The Bank of Mauritius (BoM) Governor Mr. Yandraduth Googoolye has urged banking supervisors to avail of opportunities offered by the Knowledge Management Centre housing periodicals, financial magazines, books, […]

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Ocorian, Estera merge to form global corporate entity

Ocorian has four core service lines which are Corporate; Funds; Private Client; Capital Markets. The Ocorian and Estera Groups have combined efforts together in forming a new global leader entity that will offer corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets. Both entities will operate under Ocorian with assets under administration of $260bn where […]

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FSC to host IOPS conference on Feb 27

The Financial Services Commission (FSC), regulating the private pension schemes, will host in Mauritius, on 27 February 2020, the international conference of the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) on the theme of “Financial and governance issues in private pension schemes”. The Financial Services Commission (FSC) will host on February 27 the International Organisation of […]

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Mo Ibrahim Index 2018: Mauritius remains No. 1 in overall governance in Africa

The Mo Ibrahim Index 2018 of African Governance (IIAG) has just been published and Mauritius remains the top ranking country in Africa. Mauritius has achieved the highest overall score (79.5) out of a total of 54 African countries. Seychelles is ranked second with a score of 73.2, followed by Cabo Verde (71.1), Namibia (68.6) and […]

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Global Study reveals the true barometers of financial prosperity in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

The world’s first Financial Prosperity Barometer investigated the concept of prosperity across multiple markets and global regions. The report focused on the relationship between financial services and prosperity in high-growth markets and discovered myriad views on what defines prosperity and financial inclusion The report targeted Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa to gather insights from these […]

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Increase in demand for Financial Services jobs: UK

Uptick in UK Financial Services Jobs as Regions Take Roles From London Despite ongoing political and economic turmoil, demand for professionals to work across the UK’s financial services sector increased by 3% year-on-year in 2019. That is according to data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and business intelligence specialist, Vacancysoft. While London […]

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