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(AFX UK Focus) 2009-10-11 04:31 South Korea's capital investment improving - KDI (Interactive Investor)
SEOUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - South Korea's capital investment is improving and the country's exports are expected to continue to grow, a top research agency said on Sunday, adding to hopes for a sustained recovery in Asia's fourth-largest economy. Capital investment has been one of the two worst points in the economy along with job creation.
Uncertainty blocking investment in Zim: Rio (The Financial Gazette)
ZIMBABWE will not see new investment in its mining sector unless uncertainty over a mining law and fiscal policy is resolved, Niels Kristensen, head of Rio Tinto’s diamond unit in the country said last week.
NBAD names Alan Durrant as Chief Investment Officer (Zawya)
11 October 2009 Abu Dhabi: National Bank of Abu Dhabi National Bank of Abu Dhabi ( NBAD NBAD ), The Number One Bank in the UAE, has announced TODAY the appointment of Mr. Alan Durrant as Chief Investment Officer of its Asset Management Group.
ANB Invest assigns the marketing of its investment funds to Derayah Financial (Mena Report)
ANB Invest, the investment arm of Arab National Bank, has signed a distribution agreement with Derayah Financial. According to this agreement, Derayah will make ANB Invest’s Sharia-compliant mutual funds available to individual investors through its website www.derayah.com .
Baniyas Investment and Development signs up Carrefour at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall (Mena Report)
Baniyas Investment and Development Company (BID) – the investment arm of Bani Yas Sports Club – has recently signed up leading French chain Carrefour as the anchor hypermarket for its destination mall at Bawabat Al Sharq in Bani Yas, Abu Dhabi.
Tea sector moves to attract investment (Vietnam Net)
VietNamNet Bridge – The tea sector will hold its first investment and trade promotional conferences in Phu Tho and Hanoi on October 15 and 16, hoping to attract more domestic and foreign investment in the sector, expand the market and increase its exports.
Attracting investment is Budget's priority - PM (di-ve)
Next year’s Budget will aim to encourage investment and crack down on social services abuse, while still providing them to those in need, Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi said on Sunday.
Uncertainty blocking investment in Zim: Rio (The Financial Gazette)
ZIMBABWE will not see new investment in its mining sector unless uncertainty over a mining law and fiscal policy is resolved, Niels Kristensen, head of Rio Tinto’s diamond unit in the country said last week.
Investment house in Bahrain eyes Dubai's stake in Malaysian bank (MalaysiaNews.net)
MANAMA: Bahrain’s Unicorn Investment Bank is interested in buying Dubai Group’s stake in Malaysia’s Bank Islam and plans to issue sukuk in Saudi Arabia before the end of the year, it...
Meridian wins FIRB approval for Chinese investment (thewest.com.au)
Meridian Minerals has received the Foreign Investment Review Board nod for a $10.5 million Chinese deal to advance its Lennard Shelf zinc and lead project in WA.
Guinea in talks with China over resources investment (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Guinea's ruling regime is in talks with China over investment in its natural resources, the west African country's minister of mines said, according to British newspaper the Financial Times on Monday.
Guinea in talks with China over resources investment (Malaysian Mirror)
LONDON -Guinea's ruling regime is in talks with China over investment in its natural resources, the west African country's minister of mines said, according to British newspaper the Financial Times on Monday. Read more...
Checks ordered on investment projects (Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news)
Government agencies have been ordered to run a check on investment projects throughout the country to see if any of them are in violation of Article 67 of the constitution, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday.
Oracle guarantees investment in Sun core systems (vnunet.com)
Rosalie Marshall, V3.co.uk , Monday 12 October 2009 at 07:34:00 Oracle announces it will increase investment in My SQL, Solaris and Sparc Speaking at the Oracle OpenWorld opening keynote on Sunday in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems founder and chairman, Scott McNealy , said Oracle would boost developer spending. Meanwhile Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison joined McNealy on stage to discuss ...
InfoLogix retains SSG Capital Advisors as its investment banker (News-Medical-Net)
InfoLogix, Inc., a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, today announced that it has retained SSG Capital Advisors, LLC, a nationally recognized investment bank based in West Conshohocken, PA to assist InfoLogix in exploring its private placement alternatives.
Dong Nai attracts investment (Việt Nam News)
HCM CITY — Dong Nai Province is one of the top southern provinces attracting domestic and foreign investment in port and hotel projects and is becoming a major investment destination, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
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China bans foreign investment in online games industry (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
China has banned foreign investment into its lucrative online games industry in an effort to tighten control over its virtual worlds.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.71 or .4 percent, to $190.01. Morgan Stanley fell $.06 or .2 percent, to $32.03.
Shoprite Scraps Plan to Pursue OK Zimbabwe Investment (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Shoprite Holdings Ltd. , South Africa’s biggest food retailer, said it won’t pursue investment in Zimbabwe, citing political and economic “uncertainty.”
S.Africa farmers want land in Zimbabwe investment pact (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
South Africa's biggest farmers union Agri SA Monday urged the country's government to ensure a planned investment protection agreement with Zimbabwe includes a clause to protect land and property rights.
S.Africa farmers want land in Zimbabwe investment pact (AlertNet)
Source: Reuters * Union says investment deal stalled over inclusion of land * Urges farmers to stay away from deals without protection By Muchena Zigomo JOHANNESBURG, Oct 12 (Reuters) - South Africa's ...
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $.35 or .2 percent, to $189.65. Morgan Stanley fell $.47 or 1.5 percent, to $31.62.
UN: Agriculture investment must increase 5-fold (AP via Yahoo! Philippines News)
Agricultural investment in developing countries will have to increase more than fivefold to ensure that by 2050 the world has enough to eat, a U.N. food agency said Monday. Poor countries will need a yearly $44 billion of development assistance in agriculture compared with the current $7.9 billion, the Food and Agriculture Organization said as it opened a two-day forum of experts on how to feed ...
UN: Agriculture investment must increase 5-fold (AP via Yahoo! News)
Agricultural investment in developing countries will have to increase more than fivefold to ensure that by 2050 the world has enough to eat, a U.N. food agency said Monday.
UN: Agriculture investment must increase 5-fold (San Francisco Chronicle)
Agricultural investment in developing countries will have to increase more than fivefold to ensure that by 2050 the world has enough to eat, a U.N. food agency said Monday. Poor countries will need a yearly $44 billion of development assistance in agriculture... Sponsored Topics: Agriculture - Developing country - United Nations - Development aid - Third World
Report: Global Cleantech Investment Down 22% In 3Q (TheStreet.com)
Research report says 3Q investment in global cleantech fell 22%; recovery forecast in 2010
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 rose $.85 or .4 percent, to $190.15.
Austria eyes for investment in Iran (People's Daily)
A visiting Austrian lawmaker said on Monday that Austria mulls making investment in Islamic Republic, the official IRNA news agency reported. Visiting Peter Fitschen Bauer, the head of Austrian National Council's Defense Commission, made the remarks in the meeting with Iran's Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance Behrouz Ali-Shiri, the report said. Criticizing European countries' political ...
Local investment adviser is banned for life (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Another Morgan Stanley broker has lost his securities license for bad investment advice to Kodak and Xerox retirees.
Foreign direct investment rises 40.37 percent in August (Calcutta News)
Despite a slowdown in the economy, India saw an impressive 40.37 percent jump in the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country in August over the same month last fiscal, latest data released by the central bank Tuesday showed.
VC investment momentum continues in third quarter (CNET)
New data from Chubby Brain shows that venture investment upticked nicely in the third quarter. The big unknown is if this trend will continue.
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 $4.53 or 2.4 percent, to $185.62. Morgan Stanley fell $.58 or 1.8 percent, to $31.18.
ANB Invest assigns the marketing of its investment funds to Derayah Financial (Mena Report)
ANB Invest, the investment arm of Arab National Bank, has signed a distribution agreement with Derayah Financial. According to this agreement, Derayah will make ANB Invest’s Sharia-compliant mutual funds available to individual investors through its website www.derayah.com .
Baniyas Investment and Development signs up Carrefour at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall (Mena Report)
Baniyas Investment and Development Company (BID) – the investment arm of Bani Yas Sports Club – has recently signed up leading French chain Carrefour as the anchor hypermarket for its destination mall at Bawabat Al Sharq in Bani Yas, Abu Dhabi.
Hedge fund Coupland Cardiff Asset Management threatens to quit London over EU's Directive on Alternative Investment ... (Daily Telegraph)
Coupland Cardiff Asset Management a 300m £190m Asiafocused hedge fund will quit its London base to set up outside Europe if the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers AIFM goes ahead as planned.
Jayco to move investment to China, VN (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Jayco, an Australian member of the Elite Card scheme, has abandoned its Bt20-billion ecotourism and motor-home plans following internal troubles at Thailand Privilege Card, domestic political instability and the recent injunction on investment projects in Map Ta Phut.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $3.87 or 2.0 percent, to $186.28. Morgan Stanley fell $.55 or 1.7 percent, to $31.21.
US firms urged to tap investment opportunities in UAE (MalaysiaNews.net)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Trade Minister Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Tuesday urged the US firms to tap the investment opportunities in the country to bolster trade ties, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.
hier mein neues Investment im High-Risk B. (Stock World)
1. hier mein neues Investment im High-Risk Bereich "Gemäß anerkannter flugmechanischer Gesetze kann eine Hummel aufgrund ihrer Gestalt und ihres Gewichtes im Vergleich zur Flügelfläche nicht fliegen.
India Finds Itself Awash in Foreign Investment (International Herald Tribune)
A second-quarter surge in which $7 billion more foreign direct investment flowed into India than left it raises confidence and some worries.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $2.92 or 1.5 percent, to $187.23. Morgan Stanley fell $.62 or 2.0 percent, to $31.14.
Pakistan seeks Chinese energy investment (UPI)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Pakistan is seeking Chinese investment in its energy sector to ameliorate the country's periodic power shortages.
Deutsche Bank Hires Former Citadel Investment Trader Kallal (Bloomberg)
Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s biggest bank, said it hired Hedi Kallal , a former trader at hedge fund Citadel Investment Group, to run cross-market algorithmic trading.
India Finds Itself Awash in Foreign Investment (New York Times)
A surge that began in the second quarter, when $7 billion more foreign direct investment flowed into India than left it, raises confidence and some worries.
Jayco to move investment to China, VN (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Jayco, an Australian member of the Elite Card scheme, has abandoned its Bt20-billion ecotourism and motor-home plans following internal troubles at Thailand Privilege Card, domestic political instability and the recent injunction on investment projects in Map Ta Phut.
GM previews $230 million Flint investment (Detroit News)
Flint -- Four Flint-area plants are sharing a $230 million investment by General Motors Co. that preserves jobs and burnishes the automaker's legacy in Flint, its hardscrabble hometown.
Hang Seng Investment’s Ho Sees China, Hong Kong Stocks Gaining (Bloomberg)
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- China’s Shanghai Composite Index may gain 19 percent this year from yesterday’s close as the mainland’s economy expansion outpaces other regions, according to Hang Seng Investment Management.
Resource investment risky in Pakistan's Baluchistan (The Star)
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A low-level separatist insurgency and fears of the spread of Taliban militancy are likely to keep a lid on foreign investment in the rich gas and mineral resources of Pakistan's poorest province.
J.P. Morgan Profit Up On Strong Investment Banking (Fox News)
J.P. Morgan Profit Up On Strong Investment Banking