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Finance

A discipline concerned with determining value and making decisions. The finance function allocates resources, including the acquiring, investing, and managing of resources.

Finance

The study of money and how it is used. Finance considers the relationship of money to time and risk. One of the main subsets of finance is the study of credit and banking, as this involves money, time, and risk all together. Finance may deal with personal or corporate issues, such as how will an individual or company acquires the money needed to perform a certain act.
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Paris wishes to connect the expertise of its ecosystem with this new network of financial centres.
Financial centres are key locations in the economy where banking, investment and insurance markets are concentrated.
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is a financial and business centre established by the Government of Qatar and located in Doha.
GFCI 15 uses 25,441 financial centre assessments completed by 3,246 financial services professionals.
Financial centres based in Gulf countries are leading the index among the Middle Eastern countries.
London has lost the crown of the world's leading financial centre, but UK believes that the city is still on top in many ways.
Al Awar was speaking at a session on Moscow International Financial Centre (MIFC) at the Russia Calling Forum organised by VTB Bank.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) concluded its participation at the annual City Week forum in London underpinning its status as a mature global financial hub connecting the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) markets with the economies of Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Chatham House is pleased to have worked together with the three financial centres of the region - DIFC, QFCA and Bahrain EDB - for the completion of this project.
In 2011 Qatar won the award of Best Financial Centre in the Middle East from Global Investor magazine and was ranked highest in the Middle East by consultants Z/Yen Group.
With offices in all the world's major financial centres, the company covers markets worldwide in foreign exchange, commodity, and equity options, as well as exotic structures, pulp and paper and bandwidth.
Shashank Srivastava, CEO and Board Member of the QFC Authority, added: I am delighted that Qatar has again been recognised as the leading financial centre in the GCC.

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