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India approves Mitsui, Diageo investment plans-finmin (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
NEW DELHI, Dec 30 (Reuters) - India has approved investment plans of Japanese firm Mitsui <8031.T> and Britain's Diageo , the world's biggest spirits company, the finance ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
2009 the year of investment scam collapses (The Washington Times)
MIAMI It was a rough year for Ponzi schemes. In 2009, the recession unraveled nearly four times as many of the investment scams as fell apart in 2008, with "Ponzi" becoming a buzzword again thanks to the collapse of Bernard Madoff's $50 billion plot. Tens of thousands of investors, some of them losing their life's savings, watched more than $16.5 billion disappear like smoke in 2009, according ...
Contravisory Investment CEO Bill Noonan appears on Bloomberg TV's (dBusinessNews.com)
HINGHAM, MA, ISSUED DECEMBER 29, 2009…Bill Noonan, CEO of Contravisory Investment Management, a Hingham-based investment management firm specializing in equity portfolio management for high net worth individuals, families and institutions was a recent guest on the nationally aired Bloomberg Television show “Street Smart” where he addressed the 2010 stock market outlook.
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 $.93 or .6 percent, to $165.05. Morgan Stanley rose $.03 or .1 percent, to $29.46.
KMT plans new sale of Central Investment Co (Taipei Times)
The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) wants to sell the Central Investment Co by June 30 to resolve issues involving contentious assets and streamline itself into an “election machine,” KMT Secretary-General King Pu-tsung (金溥聰) said yesterday.
Investment Centers of America Continues to Expand (Financial Planning.com)
Investment Centers of America hired Tucker Muhrer as vice president of the independent broker-dealer’s new business development unit. He will be responsible for marketing ICA’s business capabilities to independent advisors, as well as banks.
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 $2.89 or 1.8 percent, to $167.01. Morgan Stanley rose $.10 or .3 percent, to $29.53.
Much of Hawaii's investment portfolio off limits (AP via Yahoo! News)
Hawaii is unwilling to access $975 million in its investment portfolio for fear of taking a $200 million loss.
Much of Hawaii's investment portfolio off limits (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Hawaii is unwilling to access $975 million in its investment portfolio for fear of taking a $200 million loss. That's what state Finance Director Georgina Kawamura told state lawmakers at a joint House-Senate informational hearing.
Investment group buys 3 office buildings in Addison (Dallas Morning News)
A Dallas investment group has purchased three Addison office buildings.
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 $2.58 or 1.6 percent, to $166.70. Morgan Stanley rose $.06 or .2 percent, to $29.49.
M’sia still a competitive investment destination (The Borneo Post)
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia continues to be a safe and competitive investment destination in Asia due to its well-developed physical and institutional infrastructure compared with other countries on the continent.
M’sia still a competitive investment destination (The Borneo Post)
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia continues to be a safe and competitive investment destination in Asia due to its well-developed physical and institutional infrastructure compared with other countries on the continent.The national economy is expected to continue showing low inflation, a strong current account surplus, stable monetary and exchange rates and a resilient banking sector despite the current ...
SDC receives more than RM4 bln in private sector investment (The Borneo Post)
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Development Corridor (SDC) has received more than four billion ringgit in investments from the private sector to date.“In addition, another RM20 billion is in the planning stage,” said the Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman in his opening remarks, while chairing the fourth meeting of the Sabah Economic Development and Investment Authority (Sedia), here.
VC Investment in Greentech Approaches $5B in 2009 (GreenBiz)
Cambridge, MA — VC investment in green technologies totaled $4.85 billion in 356 deals in 2009, down from 2008's $7.6 billion, though the number of deals in 2009 exceeded the previous year, as entrepreneurs and venture firms look to greentech to help lead the economy back to health.
Turkey weighs investment in Iran South Pars (Press TV)
Turkey continues discussions with Iran over an investment in three phases of Iran's South Pars gas field as well as a gas swap, the Iranian Oil Minister says.
Bahraini investment firm recruits top personnel to capitalize on opportunities in GCC market (Mena Report)
Finance and investment firms throughout the Gulf region are making strategic appointments to take advantage of the regional financial market’s resilience against the global economic downturn.
Wyoming's investment portfolio recoups losses (AP via Yahoo! News)
Wyoming recouped more than $1 billion in the value of its investment portfolio in 2009. The state now has recovered fully from the paper losses it suffered in the recent economic downturn.
Corn, Soy, Wheat Called Higher on Investment Demand (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) -- What follows are opening calls for U.S. grain and oilseed markets. -- Corn futures are called to open 2 cents to 4 cents a bushel higher on the Chicago Board of Trade on speculation that the dollar will decline next year, increasing investment demand for commodities as a hedge against inflation, said Greg Grow , the agribusiness director at Archer Financial Services in ...
Al Ahli Bank Sells 5% Stake to Qatar Investment Authority (Bloomberg)
Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Al Ahli Bank QSC, a Qatari lender, said it received funds from the country’s sovereign wealth fund to bolster its capital. The funds will increase the Qatar Investment Authority’s stake in the bank by 5 percent, Al Ahli said in a release on the Qatar Exchange Web site.
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 $.82 or .5 percent, to $167.52. Morgan Stanley rose $.08 or .3 percent, to $29.57.
BRIEF-Turkey's Eczacibasi to apply to form investment bank (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
ISTANBUL, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Turkish investment company Eczacibasi Yatirim Holding and pharamaceuticals company Eczacibasi Ilac .
Orissa clears Rs 30,000 crore investment proposals (Press Trust of India)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 31 (PTI) The Orissa government today approved 16 investment proposals worth about Rs 30,000 crore, including the expansion plan of domestic major Aditya Alumina Ltd.
Orissa clears Rs 30,000 cr investment proposals (Business Standard India)
The Orissa government today approved 16 investment proposals worth about Rs 30,000 crore, including the expansion plan of domestic major Aditya Alumina.
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 $2.70 or 1.6 percent, to $169.40. Morgan Stanley rose $.24 or .8 percent, to $29.73.
Kohlberg Capital Sued for Fraud Over Investment Value (Update2) (Bloomberg)
Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Kohlberg Capital Corp., the investment company taken public in 2006 by leveraged-buyout pioneer Jerome Kohlberg , was sued by an investor who says the company lied about the value of its portfolio.
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 $2.14 or 1.3 percent, to $168.84. Morgan Stanley rose $.11 or .4 percent, to $29.60.