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Emirates Investment sells 10.7m Eti Tech shares (The Edge Daily)
KUALA LUMPUR: Emirates Investment and Development disposed of 10.709 million Eti Tech Corporation shares recently. A filing with Bursa Malaysia showed the Dubai-registered fund sold the 1.57% stake from Oct 29 to Nov 10 in the open market.
‘Oligarchs’ of Investment Banks Block Break-Up Moves, Kay Says (Bloomberg)
Nov. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Investment bankers are wielding their political influence to override popular support for legislation to break up lenders’ trading and retail operations, economist John Kay said.
‘Oligarchs’ of Investment Banks Block Break-Up Moves, Kay Says (Bloomberg)
Nov. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Investment bankers are wielding their political influence to override popular support for legislation to break up lenders’ trading and retail operations, economist John Kay said.
Sirius investment returns (Denver Post)
Liberty Media's investment in Sirius XM Radio has returned more than $1.7 billion in nine months, chief executive Greg Maffei said.
Investment in ecosystems will reap rewards - UNEP (AlertNet)
Source: Reuters * Investment in restoring ecosystems can bring high returns * Subsidy reform, REDD actions need to be endorsed By Nina Chestney LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Nations that take into account ...
Super-fast Internet to stumble on lack of investment (EurActiv)
The EU's move to high-speed broadband will stumble on a lack of investment if the EU does not change its laws governing access to networks, Europe's biggest Internet providers and their equipment providers are arguing.
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 $2.00 or 1.1 percent, to $176.48. Morgan Stanley fell $.20 or .6 percent, to $32.81.
Lorain County's investment income going down (The Morning Journal)
ELYRIA — Lorain County officials expected investment income to decrease this year, and so far, they have been right. The county's investment advisory board learned the local bank that handles the county's portfolio is steeply increasing its fee, so it decided to move the investments to a Cincinnati bank.
Neb. investment council adopts new guidelines (AP via Yahoo! News)
The Nebraska Investment Council has adopted new regulations to help prevent fraud after an annual review revealed a loophole.
Neb. investment council adopts new guidelines (INO News)
(AP:LINCOLN, Neb.) The Nebraska Investment Council has adopted new regulations to help prevent fraud after an annual review revealed a loophole. The council that oversees a $12 billion pension fund for government employees released an annual attestation report on Thursday.
Neb. investment council adopts new guidelines (Rocky Mount Telegram)
LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Investment Council has adopted new regulations to help prevent fr...
Neb. Investment Council Adopts New Guidelines (ABC News)
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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 $1.07 or .6 percent, to $177.41. Morgan Stanley fell $.11 or .3 percent, to $32.91.
Neb. investment council adopts new guidelines (San Francisco Chronicle)
The Nebraska Investment Council has adopted new regulations to help prevent fraud after an annual review revealed a loophole. The council that oversees a $12 billion pension fund for government employees released an annual attestation report on Thursday. A... Pension - Government - Financial services - Fraud - Business and Economy
Neb. investment council adopts new guidelines (Newsday)
Neb. investment council adopts new rules to prevent fraud after annual review finds loophole
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 $1.72 or 1.0 percent, to $176.76.
Wealth of young talent: Up-and-coming managers are catching the eye of investment houses (Independent)
Investment houses are grooming the next generation of fund managers that they hope will deliver bumper double-digit returns over the next few years and help to restore the public's faith in the industry. Succession planning has always been seen as the key to success in a ferociously competitive environment, and this is growing in importance, with a number of current star managers now approaching ...
Baldor Electric Company to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference (The Auto Channel)
FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov. 13, 2009 -- John McFarland, Chairman and CEO of Baldor Electric Company , will give a presentation at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, in New York. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on Baldor's website at www.baldor.com.
China allocates $73b central investment for stimulus plan (China Daily)
China has channeled 497.9 billion yuan ($72.9 billion) of central investment by September for the stimulus package to shore up the economy, a senior official has said.
Gia Lai calls for investment in 53 projects and fields (Nhân Dân)
Nhan Dan Online – The People’s Committee of Gia Lai province held a conference on investment promotion with the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance and over 250 enterprises, investors from a lot of localities nationwide on November 13.
Tripura seeks investment in rubber industry (Press Trust of India)
Agartala, Nov 14 (PTI) Tripura has huge potential in rubber industry and for its growth more investment is the need of the hour, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said.
Business : Midex Airlines launches $500m investment fund (Khaleej Times)
DUBAI - Midex Airlines, the national company specialised in Cargo, has launched a 500-million-USD investment fund (1.8 billion Emirati dirham).
ING Life launches new investment solution (Central Chronicle)
Agencies Bhopal, Nov 14: part of the ING Group, today announced the launch of a highly versatile Unit-Linked investment solution, ING Flexi Life Plus, which offers flexibility in premium payments as well as the convenience to change premium amount during the term.
China's Hu prods West on trade, investment barriers (The Economic Times)
China's Hu prods West on trade, investment barriersChina's Hu prods West on trade, investment barriers
China allocates $73 bln central investment for economic stimulus plan (People's Daily)
China has channeled 497.9 billion yuan (72.9 billion U.S. dollars) of central investment by September for the stimulus package to shore up the economy, a senior official has said. The figure accounted for 42.2 percent of the total amount of 1.18 trillion yuan central budget earmarked to boost the recovery, Ding Xuedong, vice minister of China's Ministry of Finance, said Friday here while ...
El Monte spends millions trying to attract investment (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
EL MONTE - El Monte owes nearly $100 million for its efforts over the past two decades to bring investment and development to the city. Though the number is jarring, city officials say they are doing exactly what they are supposed to under state law.
Tripura seeks investment in rubber industry (INDOlink)
Agartala, Nov 14 (PTI) Tripura has huge potential in rubber industry and for its growth more investment is the need of the hour, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said.
Investment Dar to Unveil Debt Restructuring Plan This Month (Bloomberg)
Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The Investment Dar Co. KSCC , the Kuwait-based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., said it will present a restructuring plan to its banks and creditors later this month.
First Metro Investment earns P824m (Manila Standard Today)
First Metro Investment Corp., the investment banking unit of the Metrobank group, yesterday said consolidated net income jumped 164 percent to P824.2 million in the first nine months of the year from P312.2 million year-on-year.
Investment banking powers JPMorgan Chase & Co Q3 (The Economic Times)
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Midex Airlines launches a $500M investment fund (AME Info)
Midex Airlines, the national company specialized in air freight, has launched a $500m investment fund (Dhs1.8bn).
Italian oil firm discusses investment in Zubair oil field (Zawya)
15 November 2009 BASRA: Representatives of the Italian multinational oil and gas company, Eni, have met with Basra's deputy governor to discuss the technical and legal procedures related to the investment in al-Zubair oilfield.
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Factor ecosystem services in investment strategies, says UNEP Report (New Kerala)
New Delhi, Nov 15 : A new report has called for factoring the earth's multi-trillion dollar ecosystem services into national and international investment strategies for long term profit.
Infrastructure investment in super (Money Management)
Trustees should be free to make investment decisions without regulatory influences that may create artificial markets for certain classes, writes Pauline Vamos.
Congress aims to help seniors avoid bad investment choices (CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance)
Congress wants to help protect seniors who buy complex investment products that they don't understand or may do more harm than good.
Foreign Direct Investment in China Rises for a Third Month (Bloomberg)
Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China climbed for a third month in October from a year earlier as the nation’s economic recovery strengthened.
China says October foreign investment up (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Foreign direct investment in China rose for a third straight month in October, the government said Monday, suggesting the country's economic recovery is drawing in more foreign money after a slowdown amid the global crisis.
Foreign investment in China rising, says government (thewest.com.au)
Foreign direct investment in China rose for a third straight month in October, the government said, suggesting the country's economic recovery is drawing in more foreign money after a slowdown amid the global crisis.
Gia Lai offers investment incentives (Vietnam Net)
VietNamNet Bridge – The Central Highland province of Gia Lai has issued a list of projects calling for investment from now to 2015, in addition to a set of attractive investment incentives, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Foreign Direct Investment in China Climbs 5.7% (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China climbed for a third month in October from a year earlier as companies bought into a strengthening economic recovery.
Investment by Oman Oil Company in BORL (AME Info)
The Agreement was signed by H.E. Maqbool Bin Ali Sultan, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Chairman of OOC, Mr. Ashok Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director of BPCL and Mr. U.N. Joshi, Managing Director of BORL. The investment will result in OOC having a final holding of 26% of the equity share capital of BORL, second major shareholder after BPCL.
Investment Dar to present debt plan (AME Info)
Kuwait-based The Investment Dar has announced that it will present a restructuring plan to its banks and creditors later this month, Bloomberg has reported. Banks and investors 'will have a period to review and consider approving the proposed restructuring plan' following the meeting, the firm said.
At least eight investment banks and boutiques are actively seeking senior financial institutions bankers and teams ... (eFinancial News)
At least eight investment banks and boutiques are actively seeking senior financial institutions bankers and teams following a shake-up of the industry and the corporate finance businesses that service it.
Investment group approves nearly $1M in funding (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania approved a combined investment of $950,000 in five early-stage companies.
Investment sought for rural water (Việt Nam News)
HCM CITY — The government has released a decision that offers incentives for investment in rural water-supply programmes. The decision, dated earlier this month, says rural water-supply projects are eligible to get public land for free or at low rents.
ThyssenKrupp Sells Safway Unit To Odyssey Investment (Nasdaq)
FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG ( TKA.XE) has sold its U.S.-based Safway unit to U.S. private equity group Odyssey Investment Partners LLC, the company said Monday.
Ackermann Says Investment Banks Benefit From Fewer Competitors (Bloomberg)
Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG’s Chief Executive Officer Josef Ackermann said investment banks are benefiting from having fewer competitors. He was speaking at a conference in Frankfurt today.
Congress aims to help seniors avoid bad investment choices (CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance)
Congress wants to help protect seniors who buy complex investment products that they don't understand or may do more harm than good.
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 $.53 or .3 percent, to $177.29. Morgan Stanley rose $.71 or 2.1 percent, to $33.80.