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Xchanging PLC Managing SEB Investment Accounts (Marketwire)
LONDON--(Marketwire - January 18, 2010) - Press Release XCHANGING CONTINUES TO GROW Chosen by SEB Bank and SEB Asset Management to manage their investment accounts, making Xchanging the largest independent investment account processing platform in Germany. FRANKFURT, 18 January 2010 - FRANKFURT, 18 January 2010 - Fondsdepot Bank, an Enterprise Partnership of Xchanging and Allianz Global ...
JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs will today fire the starting gun on this year’s bonus season, with many investment bankers ... (eFinancial News)
JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs will today fire the starting gun on this year’s bonus season, with many investment bankers in line to receive the largest payouts of their career after several businesses enjoyed a a record year.
Investment pledges seen rising 10% (Manila Standard Today)
The Board of Investments is optimistic of more investment inflows this year as foreign and localbusinessmen take advantage of opportunities in food production, manufacturing, power and renewable energy sources, water supply, infrastructure and mining.
Midmarket Buyout Market To Lead Investment Surge - Study (Nasdaq)
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Private equity houses in the mid-market bracket are braced for a surge in investment ahead of the large buyout houses because their deals depend less on debt, which remains elusive, and more on growing businesses need for cash, according to research released Monday.
TPSA, Regulator Monday To Sign Attachment To Investment Deal (Fox News)
TPSA, Regulator Monday To Sign Attachment To Investment Deal
Midmarket Buyout Market To Lead Investment Surge - Study (Fox News)
Midmarket Buyout Market To Lead Investment Surge - Study
Hanley Investment Group Reps Buyer & Seller in $7.8 Million Transaction (dBusinessNews.com)
IRVINE, CALIF. - Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, one of the most dominant retail investment groups in the western United States and a market leader in the sale of retail properties, announced today that Edward B. Hanley and William B. Asher of Hanley Investment Group represented the buyer and seller in the sale of a single-tenant PETCO in Denver, CO. The purchase price was $7,800 ...
UPDATE: TPSA, Regulator Set To End Spat Over Investment Deal (Fox News)
UPDATE: TPSA, Regulator Set To End Spat Over Investment Deal
Spain Would Like Italy to Be More Open to Spanish Investment (Bloomberg)
Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Spain would like to see a greater openness in Italy to investment from Spanish companies, Industry Minister Miguel Sebastian said in Madrid today.
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2009 Earnings Release, Conference ... (MalaysiaNews.net)
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX:REI.UN) today announced that it is scheduled to release its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2009 prior to the mar...
FMIC bullish on real estate investment trust law (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
FEARS THAT THE RECENTLY passed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Act might encourage speculative activities and create an asset bubble similar to the one that partly triggered the Asian financial crisis of 1997 are premature and unfounded.
Iran Weighing $20b Foreign Energy Investment (Payvand Iran News)
Iran is examining proposed foreign investments of up to $20 billion in its energy sector, Oil Minister Masoud Mirkazemi said on Monday. "We are in talks with some foreign companies which had proposed such investments to finance our energy projects in buy-back or direct investment methods, Mirkazemi added, without giving any further detail on the foreign investors.
DuPont to Boost Investment In Solar Production Line (Fox News)
The investment will be in DuPont's Circleville, Ohio, plant.
Platinum at 17-Month High on Investment, Industrial Demand (Bloomberg)
Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Platinum climbed to a 17-month high on speculation investment and industrial demand will increase. Gold rose as the dollar weakened.
China 2009 Property Development Investment CNY3.62 Trillion; Up 16.1% (Nasdaq)
SHANGHAI -(Dow Jones)- Investment in urban property development in China rose 16.1% in 2009 to CNY3.62 trillion (US$530.27 billion), the National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday.
South Korea Seeks UAE for Investment in Hynix Semiconductor (Bloomberg)
Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea has sought the United Arab Emirates for possible investment in Hynix Semiconductor Inc. , the world’s second-largest maker of computer-memory chips, Vice Knowledge Economy Minister Kim Young Hak said.
China, India Ministers Aim To Boost Bilateral Investment (Nasdaq)
BEIJING -(Dow Jones)- Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming and his Indian counterpart, Anand Sharma, said Tuesday the two countries aim to boost bilateral investment.
Saudi Arabia leads investment in Jordan (AME Info)
Figures by the Jordan Investment Board (JIB) have indicated that Saudi investments in Jordan have ranked first with a total of JD934m. Most foreign investments in the kingdom were in the industrial, hotels, agricultural, transport, hospitals, and recreation sectors, JIB said.
Credit Suisse: China's property investment to pick up (The Edge Daily)
KUALA LUMPUR: Credit Suisse says infrastructure investment was the key driver of almost all the sales recovery in CONSTRUCTION [ ] machines in 2009 in China. But in 2010, it believes infrastructure growth will slow down.
Bay Area investment adviser sentenced (San Francisco Chronicle)
A Bay Area investment adviser has been sentenced to four years and three months in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $4.3 million to clients he defrauded from 2001 to 2006. Edmund Ehee, 46, of Walnut Creek pleaded guilty in March to wire fraud and... San Francisco Bay Area - Wire fraud - Plea - Fraud - United States
Investment in urban land in China surges 16% (Market Watch)
China’s urban property investment totals $530.27 in 2009, a rise of 16.1% from a year earlier.
JPMorgan Allots $378,600 Per Investment Bank Worker (Update2) (BusinessWeek)
JPMorgan Chase & Co., the second- largest U.S. bank, set aside $9.3 billion for compensation and benefits for investment-bank employees in 2009, enough to pay each worker in that unit $378,600.
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 $.97 or .6 percent, to $166.18. Morgan Stanley rose $.51 or 1.7 percent, to $30.89.
RBC Capital Appoints Blair Fleming Head of U.S. Investment Bank (Bloomberg)
Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Bank of Canada said it appointed Blair Fleming as head of its U.S. investment bank.
Tisco advises early equity investment (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Tisco Asset Management recommends that investors pour money into the equity market in the early part of this year, as more global investment is expected to reach the Thai market and offer an upside gain.
Cafta opening investment doors (The Nation - Thailand's English news)
Asean's zero-tariff implementation this year has created great investment opportunities between the country's biggest agro-conglomerate, the Charoen Pokphand Group, and Chinese investors with billions of US dollars to be spent on a range of projects.
RBC Capital names head of US investment banking (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
RBC Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, announced Tuesday the appointment of Blair Fleming as head of U.S. investment banking.
Moody's Says Kraft To Remain Investment-grade (Fox News)
Moody's Says Kraft To Remain Investment-grade
Moody's: Kraft likely to stay investment grade (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday that Kraft would most likely keep an investment-grade rating based on the terms of a proposed deal to acquire Cadbury PLC for $19.5 billion.
RBC Appoints Fleming as Head of U.S. Investment Bank (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- RBC Capital Markets appointed Blair Fleming as head of U.S. investment banking to help lead an expansion of its business outside Canada.
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 $1.65 or 1.0 percent, to $166.86. Morgan Stanley rose $.78 or 2.6 percent, to $31.16.
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: KfW 10-Year Bond (Fox News)
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: KfW 10-Year Bond
RBC Names New Head of U.S. Investment Banking (New York Times)
The Royal Bank of Canada on Tuesday named a new head of U.S. investment banking as the firm seeks to bolster its American footprint.
Intel Capital May Boost Investment in Japan in 2010 (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Intel Capital will likely increase investment in Japan this year as the nation’s technology companies seek funding for growth now that demand for their products is recovering.
Infrastructure investment crucial: Rudd (The Age)
Australia will slide backwards if it fails to address a lapse in infrastructure investment, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says.
Trade Pact Will Boost Chinese Investment In Indonesia - Minister (Nasdaq)
JAKARTA -(Dow Jones)- Chinese investment in Indonesia is likely to increase following the implementation of a trade pact between China and Southeast Asian countries, the Industry Minister said, adding that Chinese companies have been conducting more business in Indonesia in recent years.
U.K. to Extend Rail Franchises to Encourage Greater Investment (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The U.K.’s ruling Labour party will offer train-operating companies longer franchises to encourage more investment in the nation’s railways, according to the Department for Transport.
Thailand reports surge in planned private investment (Thailandnews.net)
Bangkok - Thailand last year attracted new local and foreign investment proposals worth almost 22 billion dollars, a 67-per-cent leap over 2008 figures, officials said Wednesday. A total of 1,573 appl...
Bank Of New York 4Q Net Surges After 2008 Investment Losses (Fox News)
Bank Of New York 4Q Net Surges After 2008 Investment Losses
Jefferies Has Fourth-Quarter Profit on Investment Banking (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Jefferies Group Inc. , the New York- based brokerage that specializes in mid-sized companies, returned to a fourth-quarter profit of $93.5 million on investment banking revenue.
Pao de Acucar to Lift Investment in Brazil by 72% (Update1) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar , Brazil’s biggest retailer, plans to boost its investment in the country by as much as 72 percent to open 300 stores over the next three years as Latin America’s largest economy returns to growth.
Jefferies Has Profit on Investment-Banking Gains (Update2) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Jefferies Group Inc. , the New York- based brokerage that specializes in mid-sized companies, swung to a fourth-quarter profit of $93.5 million as investment- banking revenue more than doubled and said it will resume paying a dividend.
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 $1.11 or .7 percent, to $165.75. Morgan Stanley fell $.44 or 1.4 percent, to $30.72.
New Jersey Investment Division Director Clark to Step Down (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- William Clark, director of New Jersey’s division of investment, said he will step down Feb. 5. Clark, 49, said in a telephone interview that he sent an e- mail to members of the State Investment Council informing them of his decision to resign.
Investment banking pushes Jefferies to 4Q profit (AP via Yahoo! News)
Jefferies Group Inc. on Wednesday posted a fourth-quarter profit that easily beat Wall Street expectations, as stronger revenue from investment banking reversed its year-ago loss.
Investment banking pushes Jefferies to 4Q profit (San Francisco Chronicle)
Jefferies Group Inc. on Wednesday posted a fourth-quarter profit that easily beat Wall Street expectations, as stronger revenue from investment banking reversed its year-ago loss. For the three months ended Dec. 31, the firm earned $93.5 million, or 46 cents... Investment Banks - Wall Street - Jefferies & Company - Business - Financial services
BNP Paribas Debt Rating Cut by Moody’s on Investment Banking (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- BNP Paribas SA , France’s largest bank, had its credit rating cut one step by Moody’s Investors Service, which cited risks related to investment banking and the integration of Fortis.
BofA Investment Bankers Get More Pay Deferred, Moynihan Says (BusinessWeek)
Bank of America Corp., the lender that bought Merrill Lynch & Co. last year, plans to use more deferred compensation to pay its investment bankers, Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said.
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 $1.49 or .9 percent, to $165.37. Morgan Stanley fell $.17 or .5 percent, to $30.99.
Pao de Acucar to Lift Investment in Brazil by 72% (Update3) (Bloomberg)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar , Brazil’s biggest retailer, plans to boost its investment in the country by as much as 72 percent to open 300 stores over the next three years as Latin America’s largest economy returns to growth.