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India-US to sign key trade, investment pact on Mar 17 (Press Trust of India)
New Delhi, Mar 7 (PTI) India and the US will sign a crucial agreement on March 17, laying down fresh rules and objectives for mutual trade and investment.
Investment brings more nurses (Bury Times)
A RADCLIFFE woman is among 50 new neonatal nurses caring for children across Greater Manchester Salford University graduate Faye Bushell, aged 22, is based at the Royal Oldham Hospital. She is one of 50 extra nurses than in 2007 recruited using the Making it Better investment, which focuses on neonatal care.
DeltaPoint Wins OEN Angel Investment (seattlepi.com)
Portland, OR-based DeltaPoint has won $170,000 in the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's angel investment competition today. DeltaPoint is developing diagnostic software that performs virtual biopsies on suspected cancers, starting with breast cancer. The company was a finalist in the OEN event's "launch stage" category. Portland-based Enjoy Life, which says it is the producer of the first ...
Saudi Arabia, Syria discuss investment projects (MENAFN)
Saudi Arabia, Syria discuss investment projects
Flow of foreign investment falters (Nepalnews. com)
It appears that the flow of foreign investment sector into the country is still being affected by the ramifications of the global economic crisis. Moreover, the poor investment climate in the country is also only contributing to stifle its growth.
Ohio takes fourth straight capital investment honor (Chillicothe Gazette)
It's a four-peat for Ohio's ability to attract capital investment to the state.
Intel announces $25b investment in Hillsboro, Aloha (The Hillsboro Argus)
The potential $25 billion Intel will spend upgrading its Hillsboro and Aloha facilities will be spread over the next 15 years. This is part of the agreement Intel struck during 2005 negotiations with Washington County and the City of Hillsboro under terms of Oregon’s Strategic Investment Program.
Investment Dar May Seek Recourse to Kuwait’s Stability Law (Bloomberg)
March 7 (Bloomberg) -- Investment Dar Co., the Kuwait- based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., said it may seek recourse to the country’s Financial Stability Law as part of its restructuring plan.
HBOS investment portfolio to sell this week: report (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The remains of HBOS's investment portfolio could be sold this week with private equity group Coller Capital believed to be in pole position to buy what is left, according to the Sunday Times.
Investment Dar May Seek Protection for Restructuring (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 7 (Bloomberg) -- Investment Dar. Co. , the Kuwait- based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., said it may take advantage of the country’s Financial Stability Law to implement a restructuring plan and won’t seek financial support.
China CIC '09 investment return over $10 bln -paper (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
SHANGHAI, March 8 (Reuters) - China Investment Corp (CIC), the country's $300 billion sovereign wealth fund, made an unaudited return of more than $10 billion last year on its foreign investments, the China Business News said on Monday.
Investment-Grade Composite Spread Tightens Marginally To 188 Basis Points (Thaipr.net)
Standard & Poor's investment-grade and speculative-grade composite spreads tightened marginally yesterday to 188 basis points (bps) and 634 bps, respectively. By rating, the 'AA', 'A', and 'BBB' sprea
PM to open Comoros investment conference (The Peninsula)
Doha: The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani will open on Wednesday a conference to support investment and development in the Republic of the Comoros to be hosted by Qatar in collaboration with the Arab League, the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) and the United Nations Fund for Development.
Thomson Reuters Strengthens Commitment to Asia Pacific As President, Investment & Advisory Moves to Hong Kong (Thaipr.net)
Thomson Reuters today announced that Eric Frank, President, Investment & Advisory, Thomson Reuters Markets, has relocated to Hong Kong from New York. Mr. Frank’s move to Hong Kong strengthens Thomson
David W. Shoulders: Navigating tough investment waters (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Investment banker David W. Shoulders is moving up. After two years as a senior analyst with the investment bank Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc., Shoulders, 28, has been promoted to senior associate. “I am involved in all aspects of an M&A [mergers and acquisitions] transaction or capital raising,“ said the Chesterfield County resident.
Kuwait's Investment Dar could seek bankruptcy protection (Zawya)
KUWAIT CITY, Mar 07, 2010 (AFP) - Investment Dar, the troubled Kuwaiti firm that owns half of luxury British carmaker Aston Martin, said on Sunday it may seek legal protection to push through a restructuring plan that is opposed by some creditors.
Chaucer Swings to Profit on Higher Investment Returns (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 8 (Bloomberg) -- Chaucer Holdings Plc , a Lloyd’s of London insurer, swung to a profit last year on higher investment returns. Net income was 28.1 million pounds ($43 million), compared with a 19 million-pound loss a year earlier, the London-based company said today in a statement.
Taiwan will open door wider for Chinese investment: minister (Chinapost.com.tw)
TAIPEI, Taiwan --The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is assessing the feasibility of further easing curbs on Chinese investment in Taiwan, but no timetable has been set for a second round of liberalization, a senior official said Monday.
Societe Generale Hires Micucci to Head Italy Investment Banking (Bloomberg)
March 8 (Bloomberg) -- Societe Generale SA hired Patrizia Micucci as head of investment banking for Italy, reporting to Thierry Aulagnon and Giovanni Ortolani.
TPI Plans to Sell Rio Verde Energia Unit to Fund Investment (Bloomberg)
March 8 (Bloomberg) -- TPI - Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos SA said it plans to sell its Rio Verde Energia SA unit to fund investment. Triunfo posted a statement to Brazil’s securities regulator on March 5.
European Investment Bank lending soars to $107B (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
The European Investment Bank says it increased its lending by 37 percent in 2009 from the previous year. The development bank says its loans jumped to a record euro79 billion from euro58 billion in 2008.
European Investment Bank lending soars to $107B (Boston Globe)
The European Investment Bank says it increased its lending by 37 percent in 2009 from the previous year.
Israel visa restrictions "block investment" (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Israeli visa restrictions are the main obstacle to foreign investment in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the Palestine Trade Centre (PALTRADE) said in a report on Monday.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $1.10 or .7 percent, to $168.28. Morgan Stanley fell $.04 or .1 percent, to $29.37.
Investment Technology Feb. US trading volume dips (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Investment Technology Group Inc., a provider of a technology-based trading platform, said Monday that its U.S. trading volume slipped in February to 3.1 billion shares when compared with the prior-year period's 4 billion shares.
Sunridge International to Present its Non-Invasive Treatment for Glaucoma to the Southwest Investment Association ... (redOrbit)
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunridge International, (OTC Bulletin Board: SNDZ) said it will be presenting details of its patented pneumatic trabeculoplasty treatment (PNT) a non-invasive treatment at the upcoming Southwest Investment Association, Inc.
Investment interest still strong, says envoy (Business Times (Malaysia))
OUTGOING US ambassador James Keith says there has been no let-up in investment interest between the US and Malaysia despite stalled bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) talks. There have been eight rounds of discussions since 2006, but the talks ended when the US administration changed more than a year ago. Keith said he was still confident that bilateral investments would continue regardless of ...
Citi Senior Investment Banker Sehdlin Moves to Morgan Stanley (Fox News)
David Head will now lead Citi's financial-services investment banking business.
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 $2.39 or 1.4 percent, to $169.57. Morgan Stanley rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $29.45.
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 $2.66 or 1.6 percent, to $169.84. Morgan Stanley rose $.17 or .6 percent, to $29.58.
Lords in science investment call (BBC News)
Former Labour and Conservative science ministers challenge the next UK government to maintain investment in science.
Taiwan studies steps to woo Chinese investment (Asia News Network)
The economic affairs ministry (MOEA) is still assessing the feasibility of further easing curbs on Chinese investment in Taiwan while Beijing authorities are more aggressively luring Taiwan capital by increasing lending to investors from the island.
Taiwan studies steps to woo Chinese investment (Asia News Network)
The economic affairs ministry (MOEA) is still assessing the feasibility of further easing curbs on Chinese investment in Taiwan while Beijing authorities are more aggressively luring Taiwan capital by .....
General Growth gets offer of $3.93B investment (San Francisco Chronicle)
Two major investors in General Growth Properties are joining Brookfield Asset Management in offering to inject a combined $6.5 billion in fresh funds into the shopping mall operator to help it emerge from bankruptcy protection. General Growth said in a... General Growth Properties - Bankruptcy - Investment - Brookfield Asset Management - Law
General Growth Gets Offer of $3.93B Investment (ABC News)
General Growth says Fairholme and Pershing Square offer $3.93 billion investment General Growth Properties - Business - Brookfield Asset Management - Financial Services - Pershing Square
Gold ‘Unlikely’ to Be Main China Reserve Investment (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 9 (Bloomberg) -- Gold is “unlikely” to be China’s primary investment to diversify its reserve holdings because of price risks, Yi Gang , head of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, said today.
Israel visa restrictions block investment: Palestinians (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Israeli visa restrictions are the main obstacle to foreign investment in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the Palestine Trade Centre (PALTRADE) said in a report on Monday.
View From the Bridge Recoups Investment (Playbill)
The current revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge has recouped its initial investment of $2.5 million, according to Variety.
Tax Tip: 4 facts parents should know about children's investment income (KIVI Boise)
The following four facts will help parents determine whether their child's investment income will be taxed at the parents' rate or the child's rate.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.13 or .1 percent, to $169.97. Morgan Stanley fell $.40 or 1.4 percent, to $29.18.
Court action against commissioner over investment adviser role (Marlborough Express)
Court proceedings have been filed against Commerce Commission member Donal Curtin over his role as an investment adviser.
Acai Roots plans expansion after Brazilian investment (Nutraingredients.com)
“The investment will also cover product-development costs, it will be used to back-up our growing operations (logistics, distribution, sales, retail, etc), and at the same time it will allow us to provide marketing support to our brand.”
China's forex reserve investment yields 'relatively good' (China Daily)
BEIJING - Investment of China's foreign exchange reserve has seen "relatively good" yields despite global economic woes, while asset safety remains the base line for the country's foreign reserve investment.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $1.93 or 1.1 percent, to $171.77. Morgan Stanley fell $.16 or .5 percent, to $29.42.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.99 or .6 percent, to $168.85. Morgan Stanley fell $.53 or 1.8 percent, to $29.05.
3G Buildouts Push up Mobile Network Investment (PC World)
Analysts expect mobile infrastructure investment to rebound slightly this year, led by 3G buildouts and upgrades.
PicksThatMove.com Provides Investment Opinion on Apple Inc, Dell Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion and ... (MalaysiaNews.net)
CALGARY, Alberta - (Business Wire) The investment opinions offered below and in this press release are provided by Nick Hunter, RIA, of PicksThatMove.com. PicksThatMove is pleased to bring investors s...
Citigroup Reportedly Agrees To Sell Real Estate Investment Unit To Apollo Global Management - Update (MalaysiaNews.net)
News ) reportedly agreed Tuesday to sell its real-estate investment business Citi Property Investors under Citi Holdings, to private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC. The unit has about 65 inv...
SDI, LG Chem to Gain on Battery Sales, Korea Investment Says (BusinessWeek)
South Korean rechargeable battery makers’ stocks will outperform the benchmark index on increased use in mobile devices, autos and electricity grids, according to Korea Investment Trust Management Co.
Opportunities for investment in Saudi environmental projects abound (MENAFN)
Opportunities for investment in Saudi environmental projects abound