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Chilean FM calls for greater Chinese investment (China Daily)
SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile is happy with its increasing trade with China and hopes to see growing Chinese investment in Chile, said Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno Charme on Friday.
Business : Kuwait’s Investment Dar files for legal protection (Khaleej Times)
KUWAIT CITY - Investment Dar, the firm that owns half of luxury British carmaker Aston Martin, said on Saturday it has filed for legal protection under Kuwait’s financial stability law.
Investment Dar Seeks Protection for Restructuring (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Investment Dar. Co. , the Kuwait- based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., started a process of legal protection under the country’s Financial Stability Law to implement a restructuring plan.
India among world s top three preferred investment destinations (Hindustan Times)
India is among the world's top three preferred investment destination, but equity caps limit the size of potential inflows, according to a Columbia University report.
Investment in IMF is good: RBI (The Economic Times)
Reserve Bank Deupty Governor KC Chakrabarty on Saturday said the investment in the International Monetary Fund by purchasing $10 billion worth of its notes is a good decision.
Charlotte Church - Investment Company Pays For Churchs Comeback (ContactMusic)
Former child star CHARLOTTE CHURCH has teamed up with an investment company to launch her comeback.The savvy singer has reportedly agreed a $3 million (2 million) deal...
Kuwait's Investment Dar files for legal protection (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Investment Dar, the troubled Kuwaiti firm that owns half of luxury British carmaker Aston Martin, said on Saturday it has filed for legal protection under Kuwait's financial stability law.
Investment in IMF is good: RBI (The Economic Times)
Reserve Bank deupty governor KC Chakrabarty said the investment in the International Monetary Fund by purchasing USD 10 billion worth of its notes is a good decision as the country has surplus foreign exchange reserves.
Billionaire Joe Lewis poised to increase stake in Kenmore investment vehicle (Scotland on Sunday)
JOE Lewis, the US and Bahamas-based billionaire, is expected to up his stake and possibly even buy out Kenmore European Industrial Fund (KEIF), the listed investment vehicle launched by Edinburgh's failed Kenmore Property Group.
Financial industry veterans open local investment firm (Springfield News-Sun)
SPRINGFIELD - With their collective 32 years’ experience, two former Security National Bank and Raymond James investment advisers have taken the leap and started their own investment firm.
Chilean FM calls for greater Chinese investment (People's Daily)
Chile is happy with its increasing trade with China and hopes to see growing Chinese investment in Chile, said Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno Charme on Friday. "China is enormously important. There is growing trade and China is now Chile's largest trade partner," Moreno said in an interview with Xinhua. "We are very interested in attracting Chinese investment to Chile," he added. China is now ...
Kuwait's Investment Dar files for legal protection (Zawya)
The Investment Dar (ID), co-owner of British carmaker Aston Martin, has started a process of legal protection under the terms of Kuwait's Financial Stability Law (FSL), according to a statement posted on its website.
Global Investment Sells Stake in Property Finance Unit in Egypt (Bloomberg)
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Global Investment House KSCC said it made a 200,000 dinar ($694,444) profit from selling stake in its real-estate finance unit in Egypt to Arab African International Bank.
CHINA NPC: Wen Repeats Concerns Over Dollar, Investment In US Assets (Fox News)
CHINA NPC: Wen Repeats Concerns Over Dollar, Investment In US Assets
Tony Bradley: State Representative deserves salute for advocating investment and jobs (Summit Daily News)
On behalf of my organization's Colorado members, I applaud Representative Christine Scanlan for co-sponsoring HB1289, a piece of legislation meant to create jobs by encouraging investment in broadband and telecom services. Although HB1289 wasn't adopted into law, it had bipartisan support from Representatives who know that investment creates jobs and speeds up economic recovery. HB1289 would ...
Global Investment Loss Narrows as Provisions Drop (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Global Investment House KSCC , which is restructuring $1.73 billion in debt, said full-year loss narrowed as the Kuwait-based firm allocated less provisions to cover bad assets. The shares jumped the most in three months.
Liverpool set for new £100M American investment (tribalfootball.com)
Fresh American investment is set to arrive at Liverpool . The Sunday Times says it was reported last night that an American equity firm, the Rhone Group, is working on a £100m deal to buy 40% of Liverpool . However, sources with knowledge of the club’s search for new investors said Liverpool “are not anywhere close to a deal to sell a major stake in the club”. No deal will happen before ...
Investment Dar Says Legal Action on Hold Pending Restructuring (Bloomberg)
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Investment Dar Co., the Kuwait- based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., said a court will suspend all legal procedures against the company until a restructuring plan is approved.
Global reports continuing profitability in its fee-based businesses of investment banking, asset management and ... (Zawya)
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Aussie batsman caught out by investment (The New Zealand Herald)
Former Australian cricket captain Greg Chappell is among a clutch of investors who rue the day they got involved in an investment scheme once linked to the Bradleys.Chappell was part of a group of Australian investors who claimed...
Moelis Hires Pridham as Australian Head of Investment Banking (Bloomberg)
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Moelis & Co. said it hired Andrew Pridham from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to become managing director and head of investment banking for Australia.
Moelis & Co Names Andrew Pridham As Australia Head Of Investment Banking (Fox News)
Moelis & Co Names Andrew Pridham As Australia Head Of Investment Banking
Australia says welcomes foreign investment in iron ore (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
CANBERRA, March 15 (Reuters) - Trade Minister Simon Crean on Monday said Australia welcomed foreign investment in expanding its iron ore operations.
North Korea revises law to attract investment (Asia News Network)
North Korea recently revised its law to speed up development and better attract foreign investment to the Raseon special economic zone in efforts to scrape up some cash.
HCC board to consider investment in overseas company (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)
MUMBAI, March 15 (Reuters) - The board of Hindustan Construction Company Ltd will meet on Monday to consider an investment proposal in an overseas company, it said in a statement to the stock exchange.
China plays investment blame game (BigPond News)
Reports say China blames a campaign by BHP Billiton for the failure of its planned investment in Rio Tinto.
China to ramp up investment in restive Xinjiang (AFP via Yahoo! News)
China will sharply increase investment in Xinjiang in hopes that higher living standards for ethnic Uighurs in the restive region can quell long-standing unrest, state press said Monday.
Guardian Media Group to take £150m hit on value of Emap investment (Daily Telegraph)
Guardian Media Group (GMG) is to take a £150m hit on its investment in publishing company Emap, in a further blow to the newspaper group's finances.
Foreign Investment in China Climbs a Seventh Month (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China, the world’s third-biggest economy, rose for a seventh month in February. Investment climbed 1.1 percent from a year earlier to $5.9 billion, the Ministry of Commerce press office said by phone in Beijing.
Foreign Investment in China Climbs a Seventh Month (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China, the world’s third-biggest economy, rose for a seventh month in February. Investment climbed 1.1 percent from a year earlier to $5.9 billion, the Ministry of Commerce press office said by phone in Beijing.
Foreign investment in China up 1.1 percent in Feb (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Foreign direct investment in China rose at its slowest rate in seven months in February, the Commerce Ministry reported Monday.
Investment Banker and Wife Charged With Insider Dealing by FSA (Bloomberg)
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- The Financial Services Authority said it charged and investment banker and his wife with 13 counts of insider dealing and one count of conpiracy to committ insider dealing.
Pakistani foreign investment falls 45.9 pct (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
KARACHI, March 15 (Reuters) - Net foreign investment in Pakistan fell 45.9 percent to $1.02 billion in the first eight months of the 2009/10 fiscal year compared with $1.89 billion in the same period last year, the central bank said on Monday.
Exor Says Company Studying Investment in U.K. Property Fund (Bloomberg)
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Exor SpA, a company controlled by the Agnelli family, said it’s considering an investment in a U.K. property fund headed by Mike Hussey and Neil Jones. An Exor spokesman in Turin, Italy said the project is “one of many” that the company is studying.
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 $.69 or .4 percent, to $174.27. Morgan Stanley fell $.07 or .2 percent, to $29.84.
China's foreign direct investment up 4.86 percent in Jan-Feb (AFP via Yahoo! Singapore News)
Foreign direct investment in China rose 4.86 percent year-on-year in the first two months of 2010, the government said Monday, in a sign of growing confidence in the world's third-largest economy.
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 $4.30 or 2.5 percent, to $170.66. Morgan Stanley fell $.53 or 1.8 percent, to $29.38.
U.S. Economy: Output Gain Points to More Investment (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Industrial production unexpectedly rose in February, due in part to gains in demand for computers and semiconductors that signal the pickup in U.S. business investment is being sustained.
U.S. Economy: Output Gain Points to More Investment (Update2) (Bloomberg)
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Industrial production unexpectedly rose in February, due in part to gains in demand for computers and semiconductors that signal the pickup in U.S. business investment is being sustained.
Investment Manager Goes Down The Totem Pole To Find Market (Investor's Business Daily, Inc. via Yahoo! Finance)
Main Street may not trust Wall Street these days. But still, somebody has to manage all those 401s. That's the logic behind Financial Engines' business model. The company targets a more downscale client base than your average investment manager: some 45% of members have less than $20,000 in their
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 $1.43 or .8 percent, to $173.53. Morgan Stanley fell $.27 or .9 percent, to $29.64.
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills (Fox News)
Calendar Of Investment-Grade Debt: Agency Bills
Sony Financial shares soar on new investment policy (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)
TOKYO, March 16 (Reuters) - Shares in Sony Financial Holdings <8729.T> jumped nearly 14 percent after it said it would boost investment in bonds and cut exposure to stocks, aiming to reduce risk and boost a key measure of its corporate value.
Chinalco Says It’s Pursuing Investment Opportunities With Rio (Bloomberg)
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Aluminum Corp. of China, the nation’s biggest aluminum producer, is pursuing investment opportunities with Rio Tinto Group to further growth.
China: Government Working To Improve Investment Policies (Fox News)
China: Government Working To Improve Investment Policies
Chinalco Pursuing Investment Opportunities With Rio (Update1) (Bloomberg)
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Aluminum Corp. of China, the nation’s biggest aluminum producer, is pursuing investment opportunities with Rio Tinto Group amid reports they are in discussions to jointly develop a $12 billion iron-ore project.
Copper Rises in Asia as Dollar Decline Boosts Investment Appeal (Bloomberg)
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Copper advanced in Asian trading after reaching a two-week low yesterday, as a slide in the dollar increased the appeal of raw materials as an alternative investment.
Coca Cola's RM1 BLN investment boost for M'sia (Business Times (Malaysia))
COCA-COLA TO INVEST RM1 BLN IN M'SIA TO GROW SEA MARKET NILAI: Coca-Cola Company plans to invest RM1 billion in Malaysia over the next five years to further boost its growth in the South East Asian market. The company's Pacific Group President, Glenn Jordan said the investment represented Coca-Cola system's strong commitment to Malaysia and its consumers in delivering refreshing beverage choices ...
Taiwan Opens Finance Sector To China Investment (Fox News)
Taiwan Opens Finance Sector To China Investment
Investment bank 2010 revenues seen holding up (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Global investment banking revenues this year may match the buoyant levels of 2009, analysts forecast on Tuesday, easing fears of a sharp drop during what looks set to be a "pivotal" year for the industry.