The number of family offices --
companies that manage portfolios for individual families -- has
risen by 38% over the past two years worldwide, advisory group
Campden Wealth said, with the firms overseeing assets valued at
Two years ago Nasdaq Inc
and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain
system they said would make payments of private securities
transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena
Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."
plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost
continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to
five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions more
patients worldwide, the company told Reuters.