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Investment schemers ordered to pay $29 million by OSC
The Ontario Securities Commission has ordered a group of firms and individuals to disgorge $27.9 million in investor funds, plus more than $1.5 million in commissions, related to an investment scam in which investors lost millions of dollars.
Investment Policy Pitfalls
It has always been a standard practice to have a robust investment policy statement (IPS) for institutional investors, but what's interesting is that this practice has become more common among individual investors.
Investment to Eastern Europe May Rise, Vienna Institute Says
June 8 (Bloomberg) -- Central and east European countries may attract more foreign direct investment this year after inflows halved in 2009, the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies said.
Al Bashayer Investment Company, a UAE-based Wealth Management Company
Announcing the start of the operations of a new investment company, Mrs. Fatima Al Jaber, Chairman of Al Bashayer Investment Company, said our key target segment is High Net Worth Individuals, Women Investors and Families in the UAE and the Region.
NC treasurer picks new chief investment officer
The chief investment officer for Indiana's public employee pension fund is taking a similar job in North Carolina. North Carolina state Treasurer Janet Cowell announced Monday that Shawn Wischmeier has been hired as chief investment officer of North Carolina's retirement systems.
EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Tsingda Education, Takes Control of Merged Company
EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTCBB: EBIG) today announced that its client, Tsingda Century Education, has filed a declaration with the SEC for an effective change of control of its merged company. read more
Moody's upgrades Watson to investment grade status
Moody's Investors Services raised its rating on Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. to investment grade status on Tuesday, saying it expects Watson's performance to keep improving.
Al Bashayer Investment Company, a UAE-based Wealth Management Company
Announcing the start of the operations of a new investment company, Mrs. Fatima Al Jaber, Chairman of Al Bashayer Investment Company, said our key target segment is High Net Worth Individuals, Women Investors and Families in the UAE and the Region.
Fla. panel revises pension investment policy
A panel headed by Gov. Charlie Crist approved a revised investment policy Tuesday for Florida's state retirement fund to reduce its reliance on stocks and other equities while adding hedge funds.
Investment Dar gets sharia board blow to Blom case
Sharia board asks Dar not to use Islamic law as defence in future in Blom Bank lawsuit.
Citigroup Hires Graniewski to Head Polish Investment Banking
June 9 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc. hired Morgan Stanleys Pawel Graniewski to head its Warsaw-based investment-banking office as the U.S. bank seeks to take advantage of planned government asset sales and expanding capital markets.
Apartment Investment, Caterpillar, Viacom: U.S. Equity Movers
June 9 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of the following companies are having unusual moves in U.S. trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are as of 11:30 a.m.
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Investment banks go pink in Hong Kong
Community Business publishes a resource guide that establishes best practices for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inclusive workplaces in Hong Kong, highlighting initiatives at investment banks.
Investment banks face OFT probe
The Office of Fair Trading is to announce a probe into parts of the investment banking industry, the watchdog says.
Investment banks facing probe by UK watchdog
Investment banks are to come under the glare of the Office of Fair Trading in Britain.
Investment banks face inquiry by watchdog
Investment banks are to come under the glare of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) after it announced a study into some of their fees and services. (10/06/2010 21:32:50)
Investment report on Novavax
MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring Novavax Inc. The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.
Investment Firm Looks at Next Generation Biofuels
Investment banker UBS is taking a look at investments in advanced biofuels, the Toronto Globe and Mail said.
Foreign investment in China up 27 percent in May
Foreign investment in China rose 27 percent in May from a year earlier to more than $8 billion, an official said Saturday.
Foreign investment in China up 27 pct in May
Foreign investment in China up 27 pct in MayForeign investment in China up 27 pct in May
Foreign Investment in China up 27 Percent in May
Foreign investment in China rises 27 percent in May to more than $8 billion China - Economy of the People's Republic of China - Asia - Business - Business and Economy
Foreign investment in China up 27 percent in May
Foreign investment in China rose 27 percent in May from a year earlier to more than $8 billion, an official said Saturday. Foreign entities invested $8.132 billion in the country during the month, a rise of 27.48 percent over the same month last year,... China - Economy of the People's Republic of China - Asia - Investment - Business
Foreign investment in China up 27 percent in May
Foreign investment in China rose 27 percent in May from a year earlier tomore than $8 billion, an official said Saturday.
Foreign investment in China up 27 percent in May
Foreign investment in China rises 27 percent in May to more than $8 billion
Investment group gets 2nd member on Gerber board
In a move that appears to have headed off a proxy fight, Gerber Scientific Inc. has added a second member from New York-based investment fund Barington Capital Group to its board of directors.
Investment conference
RENOWNED investor Jim Rogers will speak on his investment strategies including commodities, at CIMB Private Bankings Investment Conference 2010 on July 7 in Kuala Lumpur.
Investment adviser banned after fraud conviction
An investment adviser found guilty of forgery and theft has been banned from operating as an adviser or investment broker for five years, the Securities Commission said today. Former Timaru-based investment adviser Neville Ian Cant was banned automatically as a result of being convicted under the Crimes Act of crimes involving forgery and theft by a person in a special relationship. The Police ...
Investment adviser and broker banned
Former Timaru-based investment adviser Neville Ian Cant, found guilty of forgery and theft, is banned from operating as an adviser or investment broker for five years.
Investment adviser banned
Former Timaru-based investment adviser Neville Cant is banned from operating as an adviser or investment broker for five years after being found guilty of forgery and theft.
Investment group gets 2nd member on Gerber board
In a move that appears to have headed off a proxy fight, Gerber Scientific Inc. has added a second member from New York-based investment fund Barington Capital Group to its board of directors.
Foreign investment in China up 27 percent in May
BEIJING (AP) -- Foreign investment in China rose 27 percent in May from a year earlier to more than $8 billion, an official said Saturday.
Investment Banking Veterans Launch Los Angeles-based Advisory Firm: Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC
The founding partners are pleased to announce the launch of Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC , a new advisory firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The Intrepid team brings over 100 years of mergers and acquisitions advisory experience from their prior roles as principals at Barrington Associates, a firm that they built into a leading national middle market M&A advisor before its ...
Partnership Between Qatar First Investment Bank And Ithmar Announced QFIB's first venture in the growing health care ...
Doha, Qatar, 14 June 2010 - Qatar First Investment Bank Qatar First Investment Bank and Ithmar Capital, a regional private equity firm, announced today the launch of a new healthcare platform which will seek to capitalize on the extensive growth opportunities in the healthcare service and pharmaceutical/life science sectors in the GCC. This healthcare platform represents the first collaboration ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Medmira Inc. - MIR
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.24 or .2 percent, to $135.88. Morgan Stanley fell $.23 or .9 percent, to $25.77.
Investment Dar, Creditors Agree to Most Restructuring (Update1)
June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Investment Dar Co. , the Kuwait-based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., and its creditors agreed to most commercial aspects of restructuring its liabilities, the companys creditors committee said.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Resource Hunter Capital Corp. - RHC
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Investment Canada Act upheld by court, case against U.S. Steel to proceed
TORONTO - The Federal Court has upheld the act governing foreign investment in Canada, potentially opening the door to a forced sale of U.S. Steel
Investment Canada Act upheld by court, case against U.S. Steel to proceed
TORONTO - The Federal Court has upheld the act governing foreign investment in Canada.
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Declares Monthly Distribution for June of $0.0525 per Unit
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund is pleased to announce that a cash distribution of $0.0525 per unit has been declared in accordance with our quarterly announcement on March 31, 2010.
BP hires investment banks in wake of spill: Source
BP hires investment banks in wake of spill: SourceBP hires investment banks in wake of spill: Source
Investment Canada Act upheld by court
The Federal Court has upheld the act governing foreign investment in Canada, potentially opening the door to a forced sale of U.S. Steel Corp.s Canadian operations.
Investment Research Group faces trading suspension
Shares in Investment Research Group, formerly Viking Capital, will be suspended next week if the small cap investment company does not provide an annual report to NZX by Monday.
Most investment companies meet 2 out of 3 criteria set by CBK -- Governor
15 June 2010 KUWAIT -- A total of 82 investment companies in Kuwait meet 2 out of the 3 supervision criteria adopted by the Central Bank of Kuwait Central Bank of Kuwait ( CBK CBK ) and 94 companies meet at least one of them, CBK CBK Governor Sheikh Salem Abdelaziz Al-Sabah said in an interview Tuesday.
Introducing Investment Metrics
DARIEN, CT--(Marketwire - 06/15/10) - Investment Metrics, LLC ( www.invmetrics.com ) launched today as an independent entity from Rogerscasey, as a provider of enterprise investment analytics and reporting solutions for institutional investment professionals. The solutions provided by Investment Metrics are designed for investment consultants, plan sponsors, wealth ...
Introducing Investment Metrics
Company Launches to Streamline Investment Analysis and Provide Comprehensive Solutions for Investment Professionals
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Decade Resources Ltd. - DEC
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Slow investment, poor infra adding to inflation: HSBC
Slow investment, poor infra adding to inflation: HSBCSlow investment, poor infra adding to inflation: HSBC
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - E.G. Capital Inc. - EGC.H
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :