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Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were up at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $4.60 or 2.7 percent, to $174.87. Morgan Stanley rose $.09 or .3 percent, to $28.64.
China prices show August drop, investment rising (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Consumer prices in China fell further in August while government-funded investment picked up slightly, official data showed Friday.
China's August industrial output, investment rise (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
China's industrial output, investment and retail sales improved in August, the government said Friday, as stimulus spending and nascent recoveries in overseas markets helped boost demand.
China output, investment strong; policy intact (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Chinese industrial output and investment accelerated in August, suggesting the economic recovery is on a solid course, but Beijing is still unlikely to tap on the policy brakes too hard for fear of derailing it.
China Stocks Rise as Output, Investment Accelerate; SAIC Gains (Bloomberg)
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- China’s stocks rose after industrial production and investment growth accelerated, and new bank lending expanded in August, increasing optimism growth in the world’s third-largest economy will continue to revive.
China's August industrial output, investment rise (San Francisco Chronicle)
China's recovery gained momentum in August as stimulus spending helped boost industrial output, investment and retail sales in the world's third-largest economy, offsetting a slump in exports. The National Statistics Bureau reported that industrial production... Sponsored Topics: China - Asia - Retail - Business and Economy - Office for National Statistics
China's August industrial output, investment rise (AP via Yahoo! News)
China's recovery gained momentum in August as stimulus spending helped boost industrial output, investment and retail sales in the world's third-largest economy, offsetting a slump in exports.
China's August industrial output, investment rise (Newsday)
SHANGHAI (AP) — China's recovery gained momentum in August as stimulus spending helped boost industrial output, investment and retail sales in the world's third-largest economy, offsetting a slump in exports. The National Statistics Bureau reported that industrial production rose 12.3 percent from a year earlier, accelerating from July's 10.8 percent increase, while retail sales surged 15.4 ...
Chile’s Codelco to Stem Output Drop With $11 Billion Investment (Bloomberg)
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Codelco , the world’s largest copper producer, will boost output for the first time in five years as an $11 billion investment program revamps aging mines.
MarketWatch First Take: Investment lessons of 9/11, eight years later (Market Watch)
One lesson of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon is that the investment impact turned out suprisingly modest.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $2.20 or 1.3 percent, to $177.07. Morgan Stanley rose $.14 or .5 percent, to $28.78.
Kensett in £1m finishing investment (PrintWeek)
Trade finisher Kensett Bookbinders and Finishers has completed a near £1m investment with its second folder from Heidelberg.
Alliance Investment announces payout (Business Times (Malaysia))
ALLIANCE Investment Management Bhd has declared a distribution of 1.5 sen per unit on its Alliance Optimal Income Fund (AOIF) for the financial year ended August 31. The distribution represents a 3.7 per cent yield for the six-month period based on the average selling price of RM0.4060. AOIF invests in high dividend yielding stocks and fixed-income securities.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $1.22 or .7 percent, to $176.09. Morgan Stanley rose $.55 or 1.9 percent, to $29.19.
Ameriprise May Buy Columbia Divisions, Investment News Says (Bloomberg)
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Ameriprise Financial Inc. may announce an acquisition of Columbia Management Group LLC’s equity and fixed-income divisions from Bank of America Corp., Investment News reported, citing an unidentified industry source.
NewsWatch: Investment lessons of 9/11, eight years later (Market Watch)
One lesson of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon is that the investment impact turned out suprisingly modest.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.17 or .1 percent, to $174.70.
Agribusiness a career and investment of choice (Queensland Country Life)
IT HAS been a challenging 12 months for all industries, but agriculture has ridden the storm of global financial uncertainty and emerged as a career and investment of choice, AgForce president John Cotter told the organisation’s 10th anniversary State Conference this week.
Ben Yearsley: VCTs make investment less taxing (Independent)
Venture Capital Trusts are a promising area of investment that, although high risk, can save an investor a great deal of tax. Clearly, there is no point making investment decisions purely because they are tax efficient. If you don't think the investment stands up in its own right then you shouldn't invest – any tax benefits should just be the icing on the cake.
Global Investment Firm--The D. E. Shaw Group Opens Office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (Zawya)
Established in 1988, the D. E. Shaw group has more than 1,600 employees and approximately $29 billion in investment and committed capital as of July 1, 2009. The firm has been an active participant in the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA") region's public securities markets and, through the establishment of D. E. Shaw & Co. MENA, Ltd., aims to build on its public and private investment ...
New investment advisory firm opens (The Champaign News-Gazette)
CHAMPAIGN – Paul Ruedi and Dan Holder, who for years were executives at Strategic Capital Trust in Champaign, are leaving to form their own registered investment advisory firm. Ruedi Holder and Associates Inc. plans to open for business today at 2004 Fox Drive, Suite G, in Champaign. Usual hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Alliance Investment announces payout (Business Times (Malaysia))
ALLIANCE Investment Management Bhd has declared a distribution of 1.5 sen per unit on its Alliance Optimal Income Fund (AOIF) for the financial year ended August 31.
Greek Socialists Make Pledge to Raise Pay, Investment (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Greece’s main opposition party promised to boost public investment and increase wages faster than inflation to spur consumer confidence and revive growth if it wins national elections on Oct. 4.
American Air in JAL tie-up, investment talks: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The parent company of American Airlines is in talks to set up a broad venture with Japan Airlines Corp (9205.T) in a deal that could see the U.S. carrier investing hundreds of millions of dollars in JAL, The Wall Street Journal cited sources as saying on Saturday.
Investment, cooperation needed for green economy promotion (People's Daily)
As green economy is widely believed to be able to bring a sustained growth for the world, it still faces various difficulties in promotion and development in an unbalanced world. Barbara Judge, chairman of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, said at the Summer Davos forum that investment was needed for the development of green economy. At the three-day forum which ended Saturday in ...
American Air in JAL tie-up, investment talks -Report (The Economic Times)
American Air in JAL tie-up, investment talks -ReportAmerican Air in JAL tie-up, investment talks -Report
FORUM COMMENDS MALAYSIA ON ITS INVESTMENT STRATEGY IN R&D (The New Sabah Times)
DALIAN (China): A forum at this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions here has commended Malaysia on its investment strategy in research & development (R&D) and its focus on an innovation driven economy.
US welcomes Indian investment, says it can be across sectors (The Economic Times)
US welcomes Indian investment, says it can be across sectorsUS welcomes Indian investment, says it can be across sectors
British national accused of $100,000 investment fraud scheme (Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)
A British national accused of an investment fraud scheme worth at least $100,000 is being jailed at West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga. Adam Al-Muhanna, 21, was booked Monday on suspicion of passing fraudulent checks.
GFH shareholders back plans to recapitalize Bahrain’s leading investment bank (Mena Report)
At an Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting held on Thursday 10th September, shareholders in Gulf Finance House (GFH), the leading Middle Eastern Islamic investment bank, confirmed their backing for dynamic plans to recapitalize and reinvest in the bank.
RTA signs bus advice deal with Investment Park (AME Info)
The Public Transport Agency at Roads & Transport Authority in Dubai has signed an agreement with Dubai Investment Park (DIP) to advise it on plans to deploy commuter buses. The bus services would be for employees working at DIP to travel between work and home.
Gulf Finance House shareholders back plans to recapitalize Bahrain's investment bank (AME Info)
At an Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting held on Thursday 10th September, shareholders in Gulf Finance House (GFH), the Middle Eastern Islamic investment bank, confirmed their backing for dynamic plans to recapitalize and reinvest in the bank.
GFH shareholders back plans to recapitalize Bahrain’s leading investment bank (Mena Report)
At an Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting held on Thursday 10th September, shareholders in Gulf Finance House (GFH), the leading Middle Eastern Islamic investment bank, confirmed their backing for dynamic plans to recapitalize and reinvest in the bank.
Saudi govt's investment programs continue to attract contractors (MENAFN)
Saudi govt's investment programs continue to attract contractors
Origo debt recycling fund makes first investment (Globes Online)
For Nimrodi's Israel Land Development Co., this is the second investment by a debt recycling fund.
Investment experts burst 'green bubble' fears (The Age)
World's rising energy demand predicted to save clean technology investment from inhabiting same bubble that claimed victims such as the dot-com boom.
3i sells investment portfolio for 130 mln stg (The Economic Times)
3i sells investment portfolio for 130 mln stg3i sells investment portfolio for 130 mln stg
Investment banks enjoy bond boom (Financial Times)
If commercial banks have been finding it tough to make money on lending to companies, investment banks have not.
Investment banks are in danger of repeating mistakes made in the run-up to the financial crisis unless they cut the ... (eFinancial News)
Investment banks are in danger of repeating mistakes made in the run-up to the financial crisis unless they cut the number of committees that decide on risk management and increase the diversity of their members.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has conceded that offering investment bank-style pay packages to retain key former Lehman ... (eFinancial News)
PricewaterhouseCoopers has conceded that offering investment bank-style pay packages to retain key former Lehman Brothers staff may not be enough to prevent them returning to a resurgent financial services sector.
Investment advisory firm Mercer has beaten management consulting company McKinsey and a former US Secretary of State ... (eFinancial News)
Investment advisory firm Mercer has beaten management consulting company McKinsey and a former US Secretary of State to work with one of the world’s biggest sovereign funds on how best to deploy its billions in the wake of the financial crisis.
US Investment Banks sell EURUSD (The Forex Market)
US Investment Banks have aggressively sold EURUSD back down thru Friday's close. The USD seems to have found some support after sellers of USDJPY ran into huge bids ahead of the 90.00 level, encouraging some profit taking of shorts. Look for bids at 1.4500 to form next level of support in EURUSD.
Pension scheme and endowment investment committees, globally in charge of a total $5 trillion (€3.4 trillion), are ... (eFinancial News)
Pension scheme and endowment investment committees, globally in charge of a total $5 trillion (€3.4 trillion), are failing to deliver not because of poor decisions about where to invest, but because of poor leadership and lack of member diversity.
Pension troubles mount with investment losses (The Press-Enterprise)
Inland governments sweetened retirements for employees when times were good, but now that the economy has soured, taxpayers may end up paying a hefty price. Retirement investment funds for Riverside and San Bernardino counties each lost about $1.5 billion -- roughly a quarter of their value -- in the fiscal year that ended June 30, finance staff estimate. Many cities also lost big as markets ...
Bank of America has begun to aggressively rebuild its investment banking division, a year after the disruption caused ... (eFinancial News)
Bank of America has begun to aggressively rebuild its investment banking division, a year after the disruption caused by the Merrill Lynch deal, a merger that its most senior international executive described as having “bumps along the road”.
City of London Investment FY profit falls  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
(Reuters) - Fund manager City of London Investment Group (CLIG) said its full-year adjusted pretax profit fell 41 percent, hurt by volatile markets, and it cut its final dividend by 26 percent.
Morales: Bolivia open to energy sector investment (AP via Yahoo! News)
Bolivia welcomes foreign investment in its energy and natural resource sectors but without foreign companies acting as owners, President Evo Morales said Monday.
Morales: Bolivia open to energy sector investment (Newsday)
MADRID (AP) — Bolivia welcomes foreign investment in its energy and natural resource sectors but without foreign companies acting as owners, President Evo Morales said Monday. Bolivia's plans to nationalize its electricity sector and how this might affect Spanish companies in the South American country will be among the top items on Morales' agenda during his trip to Madrid , which began Sunday ...
Morales: Bolivia open to energy sector investment (San Francisco Chronicle)
Bolivia welcomes foreign investment in its energy and natural resource sectors but without foreign companies acting as owners, President Evo Morales said Monday. Bolivia's plans to nationalize its electricity sector and how this might affect Spanish companies... Sponsored Topics: Bolivia - Evo Morales - South America - Society and Culture - Spanish language
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $.10 or .1 percent, to $174.60. Morgan Stanley fell $.50 or 1.7 percent, to $28.32.