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Comerica Bank's California Index Inches Higher

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 9:50pm

DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index increased in August to a level of 118.4.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index increased in August to a level of 118.4.
  • Our California Economic Activity Index grew by 0.1 percent in August.
  • This marks the fourteenth consecutive monthly gain in the California Index.
  • The growth rate of the California Index reached a strong 3.0 percent in May but has trended lower through August.

Comerica Bank's Texas Index Ticks Up

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 9:35pm

DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index increased in August to 126.5.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index increased in August to 126.5.
  • Our Texas Economic Activity Index increased by 0.3 percent in August, marking the sixth consecutive monthly gain, and the thirteenth increase in the last fourteen months.
  • The Texas Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, Texas rotary rig count, total trade, hotel occupancy and sales tax revenue.
  • Comerica Bank is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Commercial Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management.

Comerica Bank's Michigan Index Declines

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 9:20pm

DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index decreased in August to a level of 106.6.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index decreased in August to a level of 106.6.
  • The index averaged 100 points for all of 2020, 9.0 points below the index average for 2019.
  • Our Michigan Economic Activity Index eased by 0.8 points, or 0.7 percent, in August.
  • The Michigan Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, auto assemblies, total trade, hotel occupancy and sales tax revenue.

BMO Wins ATD BEST Award for Talent Development and Corporate Learning

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ -The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2021 BEST Award.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ -The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2021 BEST Award.
  • Distinguishing corporations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through talent development, ATD's BEST Award is one of the industry's most rigorous and coveted recognitions.
  • The award showcases our Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good through a winning culture," said Karen Collins, Chief Talent Officer at BMO.
  • As a champion of employee development, BMO has been at the forefront of corporate learning initiatives for more than 25 years.

CIBC announces Financial Wellbeing initiatives to help Canadians achieve their ambitions

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ - Today CIBC announced a number of initiatives focused on financial wellbeing to help Canadians achieve their goals and ambitions.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ - Today CIBC announced a number of initiatives focused on financial wellbeing to help Canadians achieve their goals and ambitions.
  • Our focus on financial wellbeing incorporates tools and advice that can support Canadians on their financial journeys," said Carissa Lucreziano, Vice-President, Financial and Investment Advice at CIBC.
  • A new website, CIBC Smart Advice , which offers tools, videos and articles on a range of personal financial planning topics to help Canadians with their overall financial wellbeing.
  • Canadians may not be aware of all of the financial tools and support available online to help them plan and achieve their ambitions.

Corporate Finance Institute Selects Vertical IQ to Provide Users with Industry Intelligence

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:31pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Corporate Finance Institute(CFI),the leading global online finance training platform, has selected Industry Intelligence leader Vertical IQ as the source for industry insights for their users.

Key Points: 
  • RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Corporate Finance Institute(CFI),the leading global online finance training platform, has selected Industry Intelligence leader Vertical IQ as the source for industry insights for their users.
  • "Vertical IQ delivers extensive Industry Intelligence for global economies and offers on-demand industry reports written from a banking perspective that our students can use in our courses and case-based curriculum while providing valuable real-world knowledge."
  • Adds Lisa Dorian, CFI co-founder and CRO: "We are delighted to be partnering with the industry leader in banker-specific intelligence.
  • CFI's collaboration with Vertical IQ is a synergistic fit, explains Vertical IQ co-founder and CEO Bobby Martin.

DFIN Partners with Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021 Global Fast Track; Spotlights Innovative Fintech Enterprises

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

HONG KONG, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN), a leading risk and compliance company, today announced its partnership with Hong Kong FinTech Week 2021 Global Fast Track program.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN), a leading risk and compliance company, today announced its partnership with Hong Kong FinTech Week 2021 Global Fast Track program.
  • More than 400 applicants and 120 Fintechs will vie for the opportunity to be showcased prominently on the center stage at Hong Kong FinTech Week 2021, to be held November 1-5, 2021.
  • "This year's Global Fast Track program is the most comprehensive to date and we are pleased to welcome DFIN as a Fast Track Partner for the first time at the 2021 Hong Kong Fintech Week.
  • For more information on Hong Kong FinTech Week and the Global Fast Track Program, visit https://www.fintechweek.hk/fast-track
    Learn more about Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021 and event registration: https://www.fintechweek.hk/
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Citizens Financial Group to Participate at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 9:30pm

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG) announced today that Head of Consumer Banking Brendan Coughlin will participate at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET.

Key Points: 
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG) announced today that Head of Consumer Banking Brendan Coughlin will participate at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET.
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nations oldest and largest financial institutions, with $187.0 billion in assets as of September 30, 2021.
  • Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and by understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions.
  • Consumer Banking products and services include a full range of banking, lending, savings, wealth management and small business offerings.

Qene Games Announces Launch of Full Mobile Game, Kukulu, for All iOS Devices

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 9:20pm

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kukulu, a 3D premier mobile game created by Qene Games , launched on devices running iOS in October 2021.

Key Points: 
  • ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kukulu, a 3D premier mobile game created by Qene Games , launched on devices running iOS in October 2021.
  • The game is similar to Subway Surfers, which has become a global hit in the mobile gaming world.
  • Earlier this year, Qene Games made the first successful electronic purchase of Kukulu through the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia.
  • Beyond Kukulu, Qene Games has plans to launch a puzzle slider game known as Feta in 2021.

Comerica to Participate in BofA Securities 2021 Banking and Financials Conference

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

The live audio webcast and presentation slides will be available on the Investor Relations Presentations and Events page on www.comerica.com .

Key Points: 
  • The live audio webcast and presentation slides will be available on the Investor Relations Presentations and Events page on www.comerica.com .
  • In addition, an investor presentation will be available on Comerica's Investor Relations website.
  • Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Commercial Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management.
  • In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico.