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China's western regions get approximately 300 bln yuan of investment (People's Daily)
China's relatively poor western regions are to receive 296 billion yuan (about 43.3 billion U.S. dollars) of investment through 551 projects signed Friday with investors from both China and abroad. Those deals were sealed at the tenth Western China International Economy and Trade Fair in Chengdu, provincial capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province. The region has 12 provinces, autonomous ...
Saudi Arabia, African countries aim to promote trade and investment (MENAFN)
Saudi Arabia, African countries aim to promote trade and investment
New member appointed to Community Investment Committee (Pikes Peak Courier View)
Woodland Park City Council named two new members to the city’s Community Investment Fund Review Committee.
Chinese delegation visits Babel to study investment opportunities (Zawya)
17 October 2009 BABEL: A Chinese delegation visited the Babel investment commission to get abreast of opportunities in the different fields, including the construction of a large compound, to display samples of Chinese products in the province, the commission chief said on Saturday.
Chinese delegation visits Babel in Iraq to study investment opportunities (MENAFN)
Chinese delegation visits Babel in Iraq to study investment opportunities
Investment fraud victims (The Sacramento Bee)
Contrary to popular wisdom, the typical victim of investment fraud is not a senior living alone or s
Worth Investment Group, LLC Engages ARC-Insight (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Worth Investment Group, LLC is proud to announce that in an effort to maintain complete financial and operational transparency and to provide the utmost support to our Broker Dealer, Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and Financial Advisor relationships, we have engaged ARC-Insight to provide product education services to our network of relationships with the highest level of regulatory ...
Quest Investment Services rebrands, enhances services (Times of Malta)
Sandro Bartoli is the new managing director of Quest Investment Services. Quest Investment Services is undergoing a rebranding exercise to align itself more closely with its major stakeholder, one of Austria's largest savings bank, Sparkasse Schwaz AG.
U of I president decries lack of education investment (Argus Observer)
MOSCOW (AP) — The results of a lack of investment in public higher education in Idaho and the rest of the nation are now becoming apparent with increased global competition, University of Idaho President Duane Nellis said.
(AFX UK Focus) 2009-10-18 09:30 Ex-banker Wirjawan says to head Indonesian investment board (Interactive Investor)
BOGOR, Indonesia, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Former investment banker Gita Wirjawan on Sunday told Reuters that Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono had appointed him head of the Investment Coordinating Board, a new cabinet position. His role will be to boost foreign and domestic investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy and attract capital inflows in order to boost economic growth and ...
(AFX UK Focus) 2009-10-18 11:02 Ex-banker Wirjawan says to head Indonesian investment board (Interactive Investor)
BOGOR, Indonesia, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Former investment banker Gita Wirjawan on Sunday told Reuters that Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono had appointed him head of the Investment Coordinating Board, a new cabinet position. His role will be to boost foreign and domestic investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy and attract capital inflows in order to boost economic growth and ...
Indonesian ex-banker Wirjawan in investment post (The Star)
BOGOR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian banker-turned-investor, Gita Wirjawan, said on Sunday he had been appointed head of the country's investment co-ordinating board with a mandate to attract investors, create jobs and lift growth.
U.K.’s Myners Says Investment Bank Clients May Pay Too High Fees (Bloomberg)
Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Myners said there was an “element of market failure” at investment banks.
Saudi Arabia and African countries aim to promote trade and investment (Zawya)
18 October 2009 RIYADH: A special committee composed of Saudi businessmen and African ambassadors was set up on Saturday to promote trade and investment between the Kingdom and African countries.
Investment club recieves $25,000 (Massachusetts Daily Collegian)
Recently, the University of Massachusetts Investment Club attained $25,000 from the University of Massachusetts Foundation for the first student-managed investment fund.
Tata Teleservices to Increase Network Investment by $1 Billion (Cellular-News.com)
India\'s Tata Teleservices says that it plans to increase the investment in its GSM network by 50% to cope with growing demand. The company has already earmarked US$2 billion and will now increase that by a further US$1 billion.
Australia attractive spot for property investment (Business Times (Malaysia))
AUSTRALIA'S housing shortage provides good opportunity for those seeking to diversify their property investment portfolio overseas.
high corporate tax discouraging overseas investment (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Exporters have called for the government to revamp its overseas investment promotion plan, saying the current conditions for collecting corporate tax do not facilitate Thai investment abroad.
Australia attractive spot for property investment (Business Times (Malaysia))
AUSTRALIA'S housing shortage provides good opportunity for those seeking to diversify their property investment portfolio overseas.
SA to welcome Chinese investment (BigPond News)
South Australia will continue to look to China as a source of investment in the state's mining industry.
SA to welcome China investment: minister (The Age)
South Australia will continue to look to China as a source of investment in the state's mining industry, says Mineral Resources Minister Paul Holloway.
Ninh Thuan attracts huge investment pledges (Thanh Nien Daily)
Pledges worth about US$1.3 billion were made at an investment promotion conference in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan last Saturday.
Dell launches new services as part of ME investment push (MENAFN)
Dell launches new services as part of ME investment push
New member appointed to Community Investment Committee (Pikes Peak Courier View)
Woodland Park City Council named two new members to the city’s Community Investment Fund Review Committee.
26 firms offer to carry out investment projects in Baghdad (MENAFN)
26 firms offer to carry out investment projects in Baghdad
UP investment meet at Mumbai on Oct 27 (New Kerala)
Lucknow, Oct 19 : After cancellation of last year's investment meet at New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh government has now decided to hold an investors meet in Mumbai on October 27 next.
Eagle Investment Systems Establishes Asian Hub in Singapore (redOrbit)
SINGAPORE and BOSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a leading provider of financial services technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, today announced the opening of a new operational centre in Singapore.
Jobs, jobs and investment (The Longview News-Journal)
The ability for any community to grow economically is based directly on having the assets needed by companies willing to make an investment in that community. They locate where they feel they can get the maximum return on their investment.
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 $.70 or .4 percent, to $183.67. Morgan Stanley fell $.18 or .5 percent, to $32.82.
First State Investment acquires 5.4% stake at Manila Water (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
MANILA - A United Kingdom-based investment firm and its units acquired a minority stake in Ayala-led water concessionaire, according to the company's disclosure to the Philippine stock exchange.
How Chinese firms benefit from the diversity of foreign direct investment (EurekAlert!)
( Rice University ) New research from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business shows that the diversity of foreign invested firms' national origin helps businesses in China benefit from foreign direct investment.
NCS Progresses on CD&R Investment (Zacks.com via Yahoo! Finance)
NCI announces that major milestones for completion of CD&R Investment have been met.
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 $1.61 or .9 percent, to $185.98. Morgan Stanley rose $.36 or 1.1 percent, to $33.35.
China bans foreign investment in online gaming (Financial Times)
China has banned foreign investment in its online gaming industry in a tightening of its censorship regime and an effort to protect local gaming companies.
Turkmenistan: Investment Conference Highlights Slow Pace of Reform (EurasiaNet)
Attempting to develop an image as an investment-friendly destination, Ashgabat hosted what was billed as the inaugural International Investment Forum of Turkmenistan in mid-October. Turkmen leaders spent lavishly to produce a slick three-day event. Nevertheless, some business executives were not sold on the concept of Turkmenistan being an open economic environment.
Gladstone Investment Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates (MalaysiaNews.net)
City of Industry, CA --(www.FinancialNewsUSA.com)-- 10/19/2009 - Earnings industry news provided by Financial News USA. MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gladstone Investment Corp. (Nasda...
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 $1.13 or .6 percent, to $185.50. Morgan Stanley rose $.12 or .4 percent, to $33.11.
Eagle Investment Systems Establishes Asian Hub in Singapore (Thaipr.net)
Firm Hires Services, Consulting and Sales Staff to Serve Local Clients and Prospects Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a leading provider of financial services technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of
Armonk investment adviser admits stealing millions (The Journal News)
NEW YORK - An Armonk investment adviser admitted Monday that he stole more than $7 million from his clients and used the money for himself.
India July-Sep Venture Capital Investment Totaled $77 Million (Nasdaq)
NEW DELHI -(Dow Jones)- Venture capital investment in India totaled $77 million across 17 deals in the July-September quarter, Venture Intelligence said Tuesday.
Bob Shallit: Investment group seeks entertainment niche (The Sacramento Bee)
Can a new investment group make a financial killing on traditional Hollywood turf?
Venture investment in state drops (Detroit Free Press)
Venture capital investment in Michigan companies plunged nearly 60% in the first nine months of this year, a report released today shows.
FTI consulting launching investment banking firm (Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore-based FTI Consulting Inc., a business advisory company with specialties including forensic accounting and corporate restructuring, said Monday that it is launching an investment banking firm that will focus on real estate worldwide. The new company, EdgeRock Realty Advisors, is a joint venture between FTI and Compass Advisers LLP, an investment banking and financial advisory firm ...
Financial crisis has hit network investment: ITU (telecomasia.net)
Telecom carriers have been cutting back on network spending since the global financial crisis and face a possible “major shortfall” in investment, the ITU has warned.
Former Aptos man convicted of investment scam, faces 25 years in prison (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
SANTA CRUZ -- A jury on Friday convicted a former investment broker who recently lived in Aptos and attended Twin Lakes Church of 20 charges in a securities fraud case that involved bilking investors out of tens of thousands of dollars.
Sainsbury shares up on Qatari investment rumors (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Shares in supermarket chain J. Sainsbury PLC rose 5 percent on Tuesday after a Qatari investment fund announced plans to sell a 1.3 billion pound stake in Barclays PLC -- fueling speculation it would use the funds to resume its interest in the grocer.
Tracinda To Explore Options For MGM Investment (Fox News)
Tracinda To Explore Options For MGM Investment
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 $.74 or .4 percent, to $186.24. Morgan Stanley rose $.14 or .4 percent, to $33.25.
Armonk investment adviser admits stealing millions (The Journal News)
NEW YORK - An Armonk investment adviser admitted Monday that he stole more than $7 million from his clients and used the money for himself.
Mubadala eyes investment deals in Asia (Business Times (Malaysia))
LONDON: Abu Dhabi investment fund Mubadala is looking at investment possibilities in Asia, including China, India and Vietnam, a director of the fund said on Monday.