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Thailand's Upstream Investment Environment and Economic Modelling of Fiscal Regime
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Multi-million dollar GM investment to help Bay City's Powertrain facility
Mid-Michigan is on the receiving end of another multi-million dollar investment by General Motors.
Sands CEO expects Marina Bay Sands investment to break even in 5 years
SINGAPORE : Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson said on Tuesday that he expects the investment in Marina Bay Sands to break even in five years.
Deutsche Bank First-Quarter Profit Rises 48% on Investment Bank
April 27 (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG , Germanys biggest bank, said first-quarter profit rose 48 percent, surpassing analysts estimates, on gains at the investment bank.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $1.27 or .8 percent, to $153.30. Morgan Stanley fell $.23 or .7 percent, to $30.71.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $.08 or .1 percent, to $152.11. Morgan Stanley fell $.82 or 2.7 percent, to $30.12.
Deutsche Bank Profit Rises 48% on Investment Banking (Update3)
April 27 (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG , Germanys biggest bank, reported a 48 percent increase in first-quarter profit as record earnings at the investment bank outweighed a loss from asset and wealth management.
Alberta Investment Management Makes Candover Approach, FT Says
April 27 (Bloomberg) -- Alberta Investment Management Company is in talks with Candover Investments Plc about a possible purchase of the London-listed private equity group, the Financial Times reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation.
Apollo Investment offering 15 million shares
Apollo Investment Corp. said Tuesday it will publicly offer 15 million shares of its common stock. The company also said it would grant underwriters the option to buy up to an additional 2.25 million shares of stock to cover overallotments.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $1.01 or .7 percent, to $153.04.
BP to Be Paid in Crude for Iraq Investment Costs, Hayward Says
April 28 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc will be paid in crude for its investment costs in an Iraqi contract that offers about the same rate of return as other projects worldwide, Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward said.
Investment council member questions NM film loans
SANTA FE - A newly appointed member of the State Investment Council questioned Tuesday whether New Mexico should use an endowment fund to make interest-free loans to films.
Many O&G Companies Unaware Of Investment Treaties - Lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 (Bernama) -- Many Malaysian oil and gas (O&G) companies are unaware of the existence of investment treaties affecting the industry, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Virgin Media Considering Dividend, Higher Investment, CEO Says
April 28 (Bloomberg) -- Virgin Media Inc. is considering options including paying a dividend and boosting investment in high-speed Internet after completing its refinancing, Chief Executive Office Neil Berkett said today in a phone interview. The company will study options over the summer, he said.
MITI Hopes Domestic Investment Make Up Half Of Total Investment In Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 (Bernama) -- The government hopes the ratio between foreign direct investment and domestic investment will be at 50:50 from the current 70:30 during the 10th Malaysia Plan period, says International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.
Rwanda : Rural Investment Facility Uses Rwf400 Million in Loans
Kigali In its first year, the Rural Investment Facility (RIF) an agricultural development program under the Ministry of Agriculture has already drawn in loans Rwf400 million according to the PSF report.
John Deere launches new Russian investment
DOMODEDOVO, Russia, April 28 (UPI) -- U.S. farm equipment firm John Deere kicked off a $500 million investment in Russia, saying the investment would grow if the price was right.
Industrial investment
An important and a practical suggestion as regards investment in industries in Madhya Pradesh is that whatever land the Government allocates for industries, it (the land) may be acquired by the Government from private land owners and then the Govt should give the same to the industrialists.
Investment council member questions NM film loans
A newly appointed member of the State Investment Council has questioned whether New Mexico should use an endowment fund to make interest-free loans to films.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $2.41 or 1.6 percent, to $155.45. Morgan Stanley rose $.59 or 2.0 percent, to $30.47.
Investment Corporation of Dubai MD leaves post
DUBAI, April 28 (Reuters) - The managing director of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the investment arm of the Gulf Arab emirate, has left the post, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Investment council member questions NM film loans
SANTA FE - A newly appointed member of the State Investment Council questioned Tuesday whether New Mexico should use an endowment fund to make interest-free loans to films.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at noon: Goldman Sachs rose $2.43 or 1.6 percent, to $155.47. Morgan Stanley rose $.28 or .9 percent, to $30.16.
Allstate Reports Fourth Straight Profit on Investment Results
Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. home and auto insurer, reported its fourth straight quarterly profit as investment results improved.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were up at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $3.97 or 2.6 percent, to $157.01. Morgan Stanley rose $.45 or 1.5 percent, to $30.33.
Elevation Partners Squeezes Tiny Profit From Palm Investment
Did Elevation Partners make a profit on its high-profile investment in Palm? Barely. In fact just $25 million on a $460 million outlay spread out over two years. That's roughly a 5% return on its money. Hardly the stuff of venture-capital dreams. But perhaps a respectable save for a company that faltered mightily over the past year.
Bravia plans $40 mln investment in Spicejet-paper
MUMBAI, April 29 (Reuters) - U.S. investment fund Bravia Capital Partners has proposed to pump $40 million into India's second largest low-fare carrier, Spicejet , Economic Times newspaper reported on Thursday.
Elevation Gets Bailed Out of Palm Investment by Hewlett-Packard
Elevation Partners LPs $460 million investment in Palm Inc. got rescued yesterday when Hewlett-Packard Co. agreed to buy the money-losing phone maker.
MINING FINANCE / INVESTMENT
Global commodities investment fund BlackRock Inc (BLK.N: Quote ) said iron ore prices are unlikely to rise much more after tripling in the past year, adding that a recent rally in mining company stocks is not overdone.
Thai politics could defer private investment: Moody's research
Uncertainty surrounding the political situation could defer private investment, which has been accelerating at a rapid rate recently, according to an economic research of Moody's Corp.
Ex-McDonalds Visionary Beats His Investment Drum
When it comes to understanding U.S. sensibilities, European entrepreneur Mats Lederhausen has always been ahead of the curve. Now, he is strategically forging his own investment agenda, Reuters writes .
American Water Supports Senate Action On Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act Of 2010
American Water, the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater company, supports S. 3262, the bipartisan Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2010 introduced by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and cosponsors Senator Kit Bond (R-MO) Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Senator John Kerry (D-MA).
Investment fund savings at new high
Consumers paid a record amount of money into investment funds during the first quarter of the year as people continued to look for alternative homes for their cash in the face of low interest rates, figures have shown.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are up at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $1.97 or 1.3 percent, to $158.98. Morgan Stanley rose $.38 or 1.3 percent, to $30.71.
Carnegie Investment Counsel hires Mark Bander
Mark Bander has joined Carnegie Investment Counsel, a registered investment advisory firm, as portfolio manager. Carnegie has recently relocated to Beachwood and has been serving high net worth clients, retirement plans and nonprofits since 1974.
Ping An Profit Nearly Doubles on Investment Returns (Update1)
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co., Chinas second-largest insurer, said first-quarter profit almost doubled as investment returns climbed.
Fixed investment growth may gain pace in 2011
RBC, 29.04.2010, Moscow 18:34:45. The Economy Ministry suggested hiking the fixed investment forecast for 2011 from 7.9 to 8.8 percent, and leaving the forecast for 2010 unchanged, Andrei Klepach, deputy economy minister, stated today.
First Metro Investment income rises by 65%
FIRST METRO INVESTMENT Corp., the investment arm of the Metrobank group, reported a 65-percent increase in profit to P390 million in the first quarter.
Barclays Posts 29% Rise in Profit on Investment Bank (Update2)
Barclays Plc, the U.K.s third- largest bank by assets, said profit rose 29 percent in the first quarter, lifted by investment banking revenue and falling impairments.
Barclays Falls as Investment Banking Revenue Misses Estimates
Barclays Plc, the U.K.s third- largest bank by assets, fell the most in 12 weeks after first- quarter investment banking revenue dropped more than expected.
ETS delay hits green investment
Billions of dollars worth of green energy investment will melt away because of the delay in introducing emissions trading, as super fund managers put their assets elsewhere, they say.
ETS delay hits green investment
Billions of dollars worth of green energy investment will melt away because of delay, as super fund managers put their assets elsewhere, they say.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $12.16 or 7.6 percent, to $148.08. Morgan Stanley fell $.77 or 2.5 percent, to $30.54.
Feds expect $320 million more from PNC investment
The U.S. Treasury Department said today it expects to collect more than $320 million more from its investment in PNC Financial Services Group
Investment allows Chromadex to pursue clinical trials
The investment will allow ChromaDex to pursue clinical studies and commercialization for its new pterostilbene ingredient, as well as to continue development of several other novel natural ingredients, said the company. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.
Barclays Falls as Investment Banking Misses Estimates (Update3)
Barclays Plc, the U.K.s third- largest bank by assets, fell in London trading after first- quarter investment banking revenue dropped more than estimated.
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $14.06 or 8.8 percent, to $146.18. Morgan Stanley fell $.47 or 1.5 percent, to $30.84.
Chuck Jaffe: Stupid investment of the week
The 13D Activist Fund, which just filed registration paperwork, comes into being, straight out of the box, as the Stupid Investment of the Week.