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Overseas Indians keen on real estate investment (IANS via Yahoo! India News)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Real estate investment tops the list of queries received by the Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) launched by the government.
NRIs keen on real estate investment (The Times of India)
NEW DELHI: Real estate investment tops the list of queries received by the Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) launched by the government.
NRIs keen on real estate investment (The Times of India)
Real estate investment and stock market reports top the list of queries received by the government from NRIs.
Bahrain investment bank declares prices of international offering of GDRs (Gowealthy)
Gulf Finance House (GFH), Bahrain-headquartered leading Shari'a compliant Islamic investment bank, has announced the pricing for its international offering of Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs).
Obelisk International Notes Thailand's Economic Growth Attracting Huge Foreign Investment (PRWeb)
Thailand's successful recovery from the devastating Tsunami in December 2004 highlights its steady economic growth, substantial inward foreign investment and the elevated interest in the country as an investment location. (PRWeb Jul 1, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: (link) Q3Jhcy1JbnNlLVNpbmctUGlnZy1UaGlyLVplcm8=
Elron Enters the Field of Internet and Cellular Through an Initial Investment in Journeys, a Massive Multiplayer ... (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
TEL AVIV, Israel----Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. , announced today that it has made its first investment in the internet and cellular field by providing a convertible loan of $600,000 to Journeys Ltd., an Israeli company which is in the Massive Multiplayer On-line Gaming arena.
Overseas Indians keen on real estate investment (New Kerala)
By Aroonim Bhuyan, New Delhi, July 1: Real estate investment tops the list of queries received by the Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) launched by the government.
Continental Tire announces 78 million investment in Mount Vernon facility (The Southern Illinoisan)
MOUNT VERNON - History repeated itself in a good way Friday, as company leaders of Continental Tire North America, Inc., announced a new multimillion-dollar investment in their Mount Vernon facility.
Investment Dar gains international recognition for its iconic Aston Martin acquisition (AME Info)
Kuwait's The Investment Dar (TID) has received international recognition for its lead in the landmark GBP479m acquisition of the Aston Martin Car Company in the UK.
Continental Tire announces 78 million investment in Mount Vernon facility (The Southern Illinoisan)
MOUNT VERNON - History repeated itself in a good way Friday, as company leaders of Continental Tire North America, Inc., announced a new multimillion-dollar investment in their Mount Vernon facility.
Continental Tire announces 78 million investment in Mount Vernon facility (The Southern Illinoisan)
MOUNT VERNON - History repeated itself in a good way Friday, as company leaders of Continental Tire North America, Inc., announced a new multimillion-dollar investment in their Mount Vernon facility.
Caborn happy for investment to continue (ESPN Soccernet.com)
Caborn happy for investment to continue by England
Arab investment eyeing Jaguar and Land Rover - report (Sharewatch)
LONDON (Thomson Financial) - Arab investment funds are targeting Jaguar and Land Rover, the luxury car marques that US owner Ford has put up for sale for more than 3 bln stg, The Observer reported.
SMEs making city an ideal investment hub (Sun Star)
THE country's Tuna Capital may just have to live up to what it has been known for -- an ideal business and investment hub in the south.
Investment climate brightens (Bangkok Post)
Chiang Mai _ The investment atmosphere in Chiang Mai has improved in recent months as local punters gain greater confidence in the country's political and economic outlook.
Citigroup Spies Recovery at Scandal-Hit Japan Investment Bank (Bloomberg.com)
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc.'s investment-banking unit in Japan is managing the nation's fourth-biggest share sale this year, its largest underwriting assignment since the government sold stock in Toyota Motor Corp. in November.
RGI International Makes Small Investment In New Moscow Projects (Nasdaq)
MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russian property developer RGI International Ltd. Monday said it had invested in four new development projects in Moscow. RGI said the investment had been made via the acquisition of a 73% shareholding in Sucreti Holdings Ltd. for $2.0 million.
Outward investment opening doors wider (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
Outward investment opening doors wider
Cover investment bases (New York Daily News)
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OSK Investment gets new equity capital head (The Star Online)
KUALA LUMPUR: OSK Investment Bhd Bhd has appointed Gan Kim Khoo head of equity capital market. A chartered accountant and certified financial planner, Gan has more than 13 years' experience in the securities industry.
Continental Tire announces 78 million investment in Mount Vernon facility (The Southern Illinoisan)
MOUNT VERNON - History repeated itself in a good way Friday, as company leaders of Continental Tire North America, Inc., announced a new multimillion-dollar investment in their Mount Vernon facility.
UK Firm To Help Put Sabah On European Countries' Investment Map (Bernama)
KOTA KINABALU, July 2 (Bernama) -- Yayasan Sabah Group is to work with a British-based firm to help place Sabah on the investment map of European companies.
Ahead of the Bell: Investment Banks (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
A Wachovia Securities analyst said Monday shares of investment banks are almost too cheap to pass up. Wachovia Securities analyst Douglas Sipkin said brokerages' shares are a good value by several measurements.
Investment firm buys 10 pct stake in Russia's MDM (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
MOSCOW, July 2 (Reuters) - Investment firm Olivant Limited and International Finance Corporation will buy stakes in Russia's private MDM Bank, the bank said in a statement on Monday.
Farsons investment project on track and within budget (di-ve)
The completion during this year of the new Soft Drinks Packaging Hall and the Logistics Centre in Mriehel will signify the realisation of the first two phases of the Farsons investment programme which is on track and within budget. The third phase, that of a new Brewhouse, is planned in 2009-2011.
Expert hired to boost investment (BBC News)
An expert is hired to boost investment in Jersey and help local firms expand overseas exports.
PSS World Medical Announces 5% Equity Investment in and Exclusive Distribution Agreement With athenahealth (FinanzNachrichten)
PSS World Medical, ( Nachrichten ) Inc. (NASDAQ GS:PSSI) announced today that it has made a $22.5 million equity investment, approximately 5% of current outstanding shares, in athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of internet-based healthcare information technology and business services to physician practices.
Foreign investment restrictions in U.S. could take effect in fall (Russian Information Agency Novosti)
MOSCOW, July 2 (RIA Novosti) - Proposed restrictions on foreign investment in strategic U.S. sectors currently being debated in Congress could come into effect this fall if passed before the July recess, a source in Russia's Finance Ministry said Monday.
Investment firms call for Whitney chair's ouster (The News-Press)
Two investment firms, which together own 4.
SMEs making city an ideal investment hub (Sun Star)
THE country's Tuna Capital may just have to live up to what it has been known for -- an ideal business and investment hub in the south.
Bethesda and Baltimore investment-advice firms to merge (BizJournals)
Two investment advisory firms based in Maryland are merging.
Investment firms call for Whitney chair's ouster (The News-Press)
Two investment firms, which together own 4.
Credit crunch will 'shred investment portfolios to ribbons' (Daily Telegraph)
Credit crunch will 'shred investment portfolios to ribbons'
American Home Mortgage Investment "market perform," estimates reduced (New Ratings)
NEW YORK, July 2 (newratings.com) - Analysts at JMP Securities maintain their "market perform" rating on American Home Mortgage Investment Corp ( AHMH.NAS ), while reducing their estimates for the company.
Money manager pleads not guilty to BWC investment losses (The Toledo Blade)
AKRON, Ohio — The head of a money management firm pleaded not guilty Monday to charges accusing him of losing $215 million in state investment funds as part of a wide-reaching scandal involving the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
Money Manager Pleads Not Guilty To Investment Losses (WHIO-TV 7 Dayton)
AKRON, Ohio -- The head of a money management firm has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of losing $215 million in state investment funds. Mark Lay appeared briefly in U.S. District Court in Akron.
North Sea output continues to drop despite record investment (The Herald)
The decline in oil and gas production in the UK North Sea continued in April, despite record investment in 2006, in what economists at Royal Bank of Scotland said was another sign that the province is maturing rapidly.
Investment Opportunities In Healthcare: An Interview With Alan Brochstein (Seeking Alpha via Yahoo! Finance)
H.S. Ayoub submits: Interview: Alan J. Brochstein, CFAAB Analytical Serviceswww.analystforhire.com Topic: Investment Opportunities in Healthcare BioHealth Investor: Let's start by giving us your near term outlook on the healthcare sector in general.
Foreign investment to be allowed in China's defence sector (AFP via Yahoo!Xtra News)
China will allow outside investment including foreign investors in its defence sector, state media reported Tuesday, as it seeks to invigourate the long-protected industry.
Foreign investment to be allowed in China's defence sector (AFP via Yahoo! News)
China will allow outside investment including foreign investors in its defence sector, state media reported Tuesday, as it seeks to invigorate the long-protected industry.
Adviser pleads not guilty to state investment charges (Akron Beacon Journal)
The head of a money management firm pleaded not guilty Monday to losing $215 million in state investment funds as part of a wide-reaching scandal involving the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation.
HSBC appoints new head of Asia investment banking (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
HONG KONG, July 3 (Reuters) - HSBC said on Tuesday it has appointed Chang Tou Chen as head of investment banking, Asia Pacific, following the departure of Steven Wallace.
HSBC appoints new head of Asia investment banking (The Economic Times)
HSBC said it has appointed Chang Tou Chen as head of investment banking, Asia Pacific.
HSBC's Asia Investment Banking Head Joins Citigroup (Update1) (Bloomberg.com)
July 3 (Bloomberg) -- HSBC Holdings Plc's Asia investment banking head Steven Wallace left for Citigroup Inc., a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.
China H1 investment growth around 26 pct -media (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
BEIJING, July 3 (Reuters) - China's fixed-asset investment in the first half probably grew by around 26 percent from a year earlier, suggesting a pick-up in capital spending, state media said on Tuesday.
ABN investment bank combat zone for Barclays, RBS (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
ABN AMRO's investment bank business is becoming the second key battleground in the fight to buy the Dutch bank, with both Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland claiming an edge in cost savings and growth plans.
WallSt.net (www.wallst.net) Updates the Investment Community Through All-New, Exclusive Interviews with IPEI, DEEP and ... (SYS-CON Media)
On June 29, Ken Eade, Chairman of Imperia Entertainment, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IPEI) ( (link) . Interview highlights include detailed discussions on the following topics:
Piper Jaffray to buy investment bank for $50 mln (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
July 3 (Reuters) - Piper Jaffray Cos. said it agreed to buy Hong Kong-based investment bank Goldbond Capital Holdings Ltd. for about $50 million in cash and stock to expand in Asia.
HSBC's Asia Investment Banking Head Joins Citigroup (Update2) (Bloomberg.com)
July 3 (Bloomberg) -- HSBC Holdings Plc's Asia investment banking head Steven Wallace left for Citigroup Inc., a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Investment Landfill: How Professionals Dump Their Toxic Waste on You (GoldSeek.com)
"...Not sure what happened at Bear Stearns? The root cause might surprise you. You might also find your own investment funds at risk, after being used as a landfill for the same kind of toxic waste..."