Ashok Shah, director of London & Capital, discusses the Federal Reserve and how the cost of capital is changing.
The dip in ag-tech financing follows 2015' s record-high $4.6 billion investment, according to Ag Funder. "It's an area we're keenly interested in," said Matt Bell, principal of Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, whose investments include Harvest Automation, a company that makes mobile robots for tree nurseries. Headon will spend C $250,000 retrofitting his tractor...
LONDON, Aug 8- Six weeks after Britain's vote to leave the European Union threw London's future as a leading global fintech hub into doubt, there are tentative signs the country's reputation for innovation in financial services will survive. From high in a skyscraper in Canary Wharf to Victorian warehouses around "Silicon Roundabout", some of the startups...
CNBC's Steve Liesman looks ahead at this week's jobs report as well as how business spending is affecting growth.
Ashok Shah, director of London & Capital, says to expect more large mergers and acquisitions in the months to come due to the low cost of capital.
Entrepreneurship among Gen Y is lower than for prior generations, but those who do start businesses are bent on making a difference.
Eamon Jubbawy, co-founder and COO of Onfido, describes how his company, which performs identity checks, has raised funding to expand into the U.S.
David Neuhauser, managing director of Livermore Partners, discusses reports that ITV is considering a takeover of Entertainment One.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, talks about the cost cutting measures announced by Credit Suisse and the challenges it faces.
Mark Wilson, CEO of Aviva, says the insurance company has several options to deploy surplus capital.
Beat Wittmann, partner at Porta Advisors, says capital spending is at historic lows.
Eric Partaker, co-CEO & founder of Chilango, explains why the company chose crowdfunding over traditional bank or investment financing.
Darren Westlake, CEO and co-founder of Crowdcube, says demand from investors for crowdfunding has grown since the company launched in 2010.
Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, talks about the importance of getting capital and finance into emerging and developing economies.
Dieter Wemmer, CFO of Allianz, says the company's outflow level has caught up with the market.
Frank Taubert, founder of PanTau Invest, says there is confidence in investing and hiring among CEOs across the euro zone.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, talks about the success pharma and health care companies have had raising capital in the U.K.
Dermot O'Kelly, senior vice president for Oracle UK, Ireland and Israel, says the company needs to invest heavily in the rapid expansion of Cloud in order to grow.
Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, says the line between capital expenditure and consumer spending has blurred.
David Solomon, co-head of the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs, says more IPOs and company sales may occur, as businesses turn from private capital to the public market.