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Mar 31, 2020
NIRI postpones annual conference due to Covid-19
The NIRI annual conference, which was scheduled for June 14-17, has been postponed until further notice, with hopes to reschedule for early December, NIRI president and CEO Gary LaBranche says. NIRI announced the decision to its members on March 26, after the board unanimously voted to postpone the conference last week. LaBranche says NIRI’s leadership is working with the venue – the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach – to secure a new date. All hotel bookings will ...
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Mar 26, 2020
Five IResolutions for 2020
As we enter a bold new year, it seems the perfect time for a little self-reflection on both your professional and your personal life. After all, this year heralds several epoch-defining moments, such as the US presidential election and Brexit. With that in mind, here are five ways you might like to consider your own IR-adjacent development as we head into a new decade. Learn a new skill Personal branding is hugely important in the social med...
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Mar 24, 2020
Highs and lows for Hong Kong capital markets
The last 12 months have proven tumultuous in Hong Kong. In April 2019, the region’s local government proposed controversial changes to laws that would allow criminals to be extradited to mainland China. The summer was punctuated by demonstrations and clashes between citizens and police that often boiled over. By November, Hong Kong had officially entered a recession, with total economic activity down more than 3 percent in the third quarter of the year, mainly tha...
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Mar 23, 2020
Most CFOs fear Covid-19 could trigger global recession
A Covid-19-triggered global recession is a top concern for American CFOs as they prepare for falling revenues and a drop in consumer confidence, according to a pulse survey from PwC. In a survey of 50 leaders from a cross-section of industries in the US and Mexico polled during the week of March 9, 80 percent of respondents say they fear Covid-19 will lead to a global recession. When asked to name their top three concerns in response to the pandemic, 48 percent poin...
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Mar 20, 2020
Guest article: Covid-19 becomes Black Swan of 2020
Countries, companies, individuals and institutions are personally impacted by the virus, with lives at risk. Understandably, IR practitioners have been inundated with requests from the investing community and the media regarding the impact on their company, how management is preparing for this Black Swan event, and some basic granular issues related to the employees, customers, suppliers and business contingency and continuity. Singapore leaders have indicated th...
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Mar 05, 2020
Short lists announced for the IR Magazine Awards – Canada 2020
We’ve postponed our awards ceremony to a later date due to the situation surrounding Covid-19. The IR Magazine Awards - Canada will now be held on October 19, 2020.   The short lists for the IR Magazine Awards – Canada 2020 have been revealed, with just a month to go until the gala dinner at The Ritz-Carlton in Toronto. Agnico Eagle Mines, ARC Resources and Fortis have all had success at recent IR Magazine Award...
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Feb 27, 2020
IR at cannabis companies: A budding industry
Investor relations in the cannabis sector is unique. IR professionals have to contend with large retail investor bases, volatile stock prices, high demand for information and transparency, all while often working with executives with limited public markets experience. In this best practice guide from IR Magazine, we explore the rigors of running an IR program at a cannabis company, in addition to the many exciting potential opportunities of working in such a volat...
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Feb 26, 2020
Nominees announced for the IR Magazine Awards – US 2020
We’ve postponed our awards ceremony to a later date due to the situation surrounding Covid-19. The IR Magazine Awards - US will now be held on September 16, 2020.   With just one month to go until the IR Magazine Awards – US 2020, the short lists have been announced. The awards ceremony will gather the best and brightest of the IR community on March 25 at Cipriani 25 Broadway.   General Electr...
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