Major banks are at risk of losing billions of dollars of fee-based retail revenue as they face increased regulatory pressure and growing competition from new entrants offering no-fee services, Accenture Plc <ACN.N> said on Wednesday.
The risk of a military confrontation is higher in the Strait of Hormuz than anywhere else in the Persian Gulf region, Oman’s foreign minister said, due in part to the growing number of military vessels from different countries that are patrolling it.
The world’s existing climate policies will not be enough to end the upward march of record energy emissions rising beyond 2040 without a “grand coalition” of governments and investors, according to the global energy watchdog.
Doctors consider a variety of factors to determine a person's risk of experiencing cardiovascular events, including age, smoking history, and blood pressure. But changes to the blood vessels in the back of the eye may make for a more accurate prediction.