For about 20 years, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has been a star in Major League Baseball. He was a star again at Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game. The star. It started with a standing ovation when he walked onto the field for his first at-bat and continued when he left the field to another standing O in the fourth inning with two hits.
Posted March 17, 2017 15:15:59 Westpac will raise its home loan interest rates for investors and owner-occupiers, following a similar move by National Australia Bank. Westpac has raised its standard variable mortgage rate for owner-occupiers by 0.03 percentage points to 5.32 per cent for those who are making principal and interest repayments, while investor loans in that category will increase by 0.23 percentage points to 5.79 per cent.
When microfinance banks in Africa speak of the rise of new technology, they usually focus on its potential and, perhaps disingenuously, play down the risks. They say the spread of mobile phones and internet access enables small loans to reach Africa's rural poor more efficiently than ever before.