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Investment News 11/2009 (Page 10)



Investment allowance countdown (The Age)
There is now less than a month to go for small business owners to take advantage of the federal government's investment allowance.
Where’s the Investment in Education for 2025? (Scoop.co.nz)
Where’s the Investment in Education for 2025? The lack of investment in public education and failure to address low pay are glaring holes in the first report of the 2025 Taskforce, says the education sector union NZEI Te Riu Roa.
Hau Giang calls for investment (Vietnam Net)
VietNamNet Bridge – The People's Committee of southern Hau Giang Province granted 11 investment licences to investors and signed memorandum of understandings with others totalling VND34.8 trillion (US$1.93 billion).
SEC seeks higher overseas investment limit (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is prepared to ask for the central bank's permission to expand the ceiling on overseas investment.
Zimbabwe : Govt, SA Sign Investment Agreement (AllAfrica.com)
Harare — Zimbabwe and South Africa yesterday signed the much-awaited Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement that is set to unlock investment inflows into both countries.
China may see investment opportunity in Dubai woes: report (The Economic Times)
China may see investment opportunity in Dubai woes: reportChina may see investment opportunity in Dubai woes: report
Scottish Investment Trust maintains dividend growth (ShareCast)
LONDON (SHARECAST) - Scottish Investment Trust is to continue its policy of lifting its dividend ahead of inflation despite seeing its net asset value per share (NAV) lagging broader indicators in the year to October 31.
China, EU to promote trade and investment (China Daily)
China and the European Union, in a joint statement issued Monday, vowed to step up efforts to promote trade and investment and increase effective market access.
MINING FINANCE / INVESTMENT (Mineweb)
After reviewing Vedanta's financial policy, growth aspirations and asset investment/divestment strategies, Standard & Poor's has removed the Indian miner from CreditWatch with negative implications.
China, EU to promote trade, investment (People's Daily)
China and the European Union, in a joint statement issued Monday, vowed to step up efforts to promote trade and investment and increase effective market access. The statement was issued on the sidelines of the 12th China-EU Summit held in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province in east China. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao attended the meeting with President of the European Council and Swedish Prime ...
SEC seeks higher overseas investment limit (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is prepared to ask for the central bank's permission to expand the ceiling on overseas investment.
US Treasury Announces Latest Investment In Toxic-Asset Program (Nasdaq)
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday announced that another investment fund has met the necessary requirements and is prepared to partner with the federal government to purchase toxic real-estate related assets.
UPDATE:Treasury Announces Latest Investment In Toxic-Asset Plan (Nasdaq)
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday announced another investment fund, Marathon Asset Management LP, will buy toxic real- estate related assets as part of a government-backed program.
IFC proposes up to US$19mn investment in QBE del Istmo Re - Regional (Business News Americas)
IFC has proposed an investment in Panama-based reinsurer QBE del Istmo Re of US$10mn in preferred shares and maximum US$9mn in equity for an up to 7.5% capital share, the World Bank's private sector arm said on its website.
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 $2.48 or 1.5 percent, to $166.29. Morgan Stanley rose $.42 or 1.4 percent, to $30.93.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management inks State Street to handle processing, absorb 100 staff (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
BOSTON - State Street Corp. will absorb 100 employees from Morgan Stanley Investment Management as part of a deal announced Monday to provide servicing for investments worth about $300 billion.
Chelsea Clinton engaged to investment banker Marc Mezvinsky (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
Chelsea Clinton, the 29-year old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, has become engaged to her longtime boyfriend, investment banker Marc Mezvinsky. The Associated PressIn this 1996 photo, Chelsea Clinton sits with Marc...
Forum to showcase energy investment opportunities (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY is calling on government institutions in Korea, Japan, China and Europe to invest in the Philippine power sector, as it prepares to showcase opportunities in the upcoming Energy Investment Forum.
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 $2.47 or 1.5 percent, to $166.28. Morgan Stanley rose $.49 or 1.6 percent, to $31.00.
Dubai's state-backed investment portfolios (eFinancial News)
Dubai’s state-backed investors have interests in a variety of companies across Europe and the US. Below is a breakdown of what businesses are owned by Dubai International Capital, part of Dubai Holding Investment Group, and Istithmar World, the investment arm of Dubai World, which last week sought a six-month “standstill” from creditors on its debt repayments.
Trustmark selling stock to pay back US investment (AP via Yahoo! News)
Regional bank Trustmark Corp. said Monday it is selling $100 million common shares in a public offering to raise money to help pay back the government's $215 million investment under the financial bailout plan.
NM investment funds improve with market gains (AP via Yahoo! News)
New Mexico's public investment funds gained almost $3 billion during the last quarter as financial markets rallied, but they still haven't recovered from losses suffered over the past two years.
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 $5.85 or 3.6 percent, to $169.66. Morgan Stanley rose $1.07 or 3.5 percent, to $31.58.
Trustmark selling stock to pay back US investment (San Francisco Chronicle)
Regional bank Trustmark Corp. said Monday it is selling $100 million common shares in a public offering to raise money to help pay back the government's $215 million investment under the financial bailout plan. The parent of Trustmark Bank, which operates... Government - Bailout - Business - Bank - Financial Services
NM investment funds improve with market gains (San Francisco Chronicle)
New Mexico's public investment funds gained almost $3 billion during the last quarter as financial markets rallied, but they still haven't recovered from losses suffered over the past two years. The state's largest permanent and pension funds of the Public... New Mexico - Pension - United States - Financial market - Business