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Foreign investment down 15 percent
KARACHI (June 16 2010): Net foreign investment has posted a decline of 15 percent during the first eleven months of the current fiscal year mainly due to slow foreign direct investment followed by global economic recession, poor law and order situation and uncertainty on political front.
Investment guru: Australia facing housing bubble
US investment guru Jeremy Grantham has warned Australia is facing a "time bomb" housing bubble that will be set off by rising interest rates, a report said on Wednesday.
Indian telecom investment to peak at $40 bn
This investment, up from $20 billion seen last year, would be for continuing the development of 3G, Broadband Wireless Access and expansion of existing networks, said R K Pathak, secretary of the Telecom Equipment & Services Export Promotion Council, in Singapore at the CommunicAsia 2010, a Singapore exhibition for global telecom industries.
Indian telecom investment to peak at $ 40 bn this year
Investment in the Indian telecom sector will peak at $ 40 billion during the current fiscal as the country presses on to build a network of one billion mobile phones over the next two years, the Telecom Equipment & Services Export Promotion Council said today.
EPN Announces an Investment in the U.S. Retail Real Estate Market Becoming the Largest Investor in the US$1.5 Billion ...
EPN GP, LLC ("EPN"), a real estate investment venture jointly formed by Elbit Plaza USA, LP ("Elbit Plaza USA") and Eastgate Property LLC ("Eastgate"), announced today an approximately US$116 million investment in Macquarie DDR Trust ("MDT" or the "Trust"), an Australian publicly traded trust (ASX:MDT). The Trust will be renamed EDT Retail Trust ("EDT"), an Australian publicly traded trust (ASX ...
Gulf West Investment Properties Announces the Purchase of 20 Acres in North Tampa for Development
Gulf West Investment Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce the purchase of 20 acres already zoned and permitted for 105 units in North Tampa. GLFW can build an average 2,100 square foot house and sell it in the low 200's.
Virtus Investment Partners Announces Voluntary 'Odd Lot' Stock Purchase/Sale Program
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. , which operates a multi-manager asset management business, today announced a voluntary program that allows shareholders who own fewer than 100 shares of Virtus common stock to sell all their holdings, purchase additional shares to increase their position to 100 shares, or donate shares to a charitable organization.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Armtec Infrastructure Income Fund - ARF.UN
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $.16 or .1 percent, to $137.06.
Temasek, Korea Investment Corp and CIC to invest in Chesapeake energy: Report
Asian sovereign wealth funds China Investment Corp., Korea Investment Corp. and Singapore state-owned investment company Temasek Holdings will jointly invest US$1.5 billion ($2.1 billion) in US natural-gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK), The Chosun Ilbo reported Thursday, citing an unnamed South Korean government official, according to Dow Jones. The report said the consortium will reach ...
Investment partnership industry says tax hikes in Senate jobs bill are unfair
A week ago, two lobbyists representing Oaktree Capital Management, one of the nation's largest investment partnerships, met with congressional tax analysts and Senate aides to complain about a new tax buried in the Senate jobs bill. Senate - Partnership - Business - United States - Government
Gulf investment banks urged to rethink business models
Dubai Gulf investment banks need to rethink their business models, according to A.T. Kearney, a financial management consultancy firm.
GCC investment banks urged to redefine playing fields
GCC investment banks urged to redefine playing fields
Report: Investment bank trying to sell shares in Emerald Square
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Investment bank J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is working to sell its share of the Emerald Square mall and several other shopping centers in New England, according to published reports.
GCC investment banks set to emerge stronger
GCC investment banks are likely to emerge stronger in the long-term by making the most out of untapped market opportunities, management consulting firm AT Kearney has said.
Investment banking - PE is not enough!
Dubai, 16 June 2010-- The top five GCC investment banks recorded losses in 2009 and challenging times are continuing for the sector.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - MedMira Inc. - MIR
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Dallas Investment Banker Requests Jones Act Waiver to Send Skimmers to Gulf, Sends Open Letter to Admiral Allen
Fred McCallister, an investment banker with Allegiance Capital Corporation, sent a letter to Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen today asking for a limited waiver of the Jones Act, to enable 12 to 25 foreign flagged skimmer ships to assist in clean-up efforts in the Gulf.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Universal Power Corp. - UNX
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Sceptre Investment reports Q2 profit down, revenue up from year ago
TORONTO - Sceptre Investment Counsel Ltd. (TSX:SZ) reported a drop in second-quarter profit compared with a year ago, weighed down by costs
Sceptre Investment reports lower Q2 profit on merger costs
Sceptre Investment Counsel Ltd. (TSX:SZ) reported a drop in second-quarter profit compared with a year ago, weighed down by costs related the money managers merger with Fiera Capital Inc.
Private investment firm purchases Bebo from AOL
Criterion Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in California, said Thursday that it has bought social network Bebo from AOL, the once high-flying Web company.
Investment firm that helped force changes at Infogroup unloads the stock before company sale
OMAHA, Neb. - An investment firm that helped force leadership changes at database provider Infogroup has dumped more than half its shares.
Report: Investment bank trying to sell shares in Emerald Square
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Investment bank J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is working to sell its share of the Emerald Square mall and several other shopping centers in New England, according to published reports.
Apartment Investment and Management Company Declares Dividends on Class G, T, U, V and Y Cumulative Preferred Stock
DENVER----Apartment Investment and Management Company announced today that its Board of Directors declared dividends on shares of its Class G, T, U, V and Y Cumulative Preferred Stock.
Investment firm buys AOL's Bebo
AOL Inc. paid $850 million two years ago for Bebo Inc., but on Thursday unloaded the slumping San Francisco social-networking firm in a deal reportedly worth less than $10 million. Criterion Capital Partners LLC, a Los Angeles private investment firm that... AOL - Bebo - San Francisco - Los Angeles - Social network service
Sceptre Investment reports lower Q2 profit on merger costs
Sceptre Investment Counsel Ltd. (TSX:SZ) reported a drop in second-quarter profit compared with a year ago, weighed down by costs related the money managers merger with Fiera Capital Inc.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Northern Superior Resources Inc. - SUP-V
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Totem Minerals Inc. - TTM
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
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 $.86 or .6 percent, to $138.18. Morgan Stanley rose $.38 or 1.5 percent, to $25.70.
Investment scheme hits local court
Federal securities regulators sued a Florida man in U.S. District Court in Lubbock today, alleging he ran a multi-national oil and gas investment scheme that raised at least $25 million from overseas investors.
Richmond investment bankers see signs of better economy
U.S. businesses and investment funds are feeling better these days, Richmond investment bankers say. That goes for buyers of businessesand sellers, too.
Investment guru Lynch funds US education initiative
Investment guru Lynch funds US education initiative
Investment manager pleased clients until his criminal past emerged
Bruce Fred Friedman is now accused of running a $200-million Ponzi scheme. He denies doing so. The case draws attention to a gap in the oversight of those who run private investment funds. After she retired as a legal assistant, Patricia Hank took her financial planner's advice and invested her $300,000 retirement savings with Sherman Oaks investment manager Bruce Fred Friedman.
Strong consumption, investment demand to drive ind growth: CMIE
Strong consumption and investment demand is expected to drive industrial growth in 2010-11, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) said in its monthly review in Mumbai.
Private investment firm buys Bebo from AOL
American Internet services company AOL has announced a deal with private investment firm, Criterion Capital Partners, to buy social networking website Bebo.
Low-Profile Newport Investment Group Buys Chino Mall
A little-known investment group in Newport Beach bought a bank-owned mall in Chino Hills, in the Real Estate column
Cosan Trades Like Investment Grade After `Game Changer' Accord With Shell
Cosan SA Industria & Comercios bonds are trading like investment-grade assets on speculation the worlds largest sugar-cane processor will complete a $12 billion joint venture with Royal Dutch Shell Plc.
More investment needed in water, sanitation, sewerage systems - Angara
June 20, 2010. Senator Edgardo J. Angara said today that more investment in water management is needed to meet the challenge of delivering this basic human need, which in turn is essential to economic development. Angara said this is especially critical during this season when sources for clean water are...
Investment manager pleased clients until his criminal past emerged
Bruce Fred Friedman is now accused of running a $200-million Ponzi scheme. He denies doing so. The case draws attention to a gap in the oversight of those who run private investment funds. After she retired as a legal assistant, Patricia Hank took her financial planner's advice and invested her $300,000 retirement savings with Sherman Oaks investment manager Bruce Fred Friedman.
Stanford Investment Group, Inc. Presents Webinar on UNDERSTANDING LONG-TERM CARE
Stanford Investment Group, Inc. in conjunction with Peter Gaudio of JK Insurance, Inc. discussed Long-Term Care options and the importance of planning ahead for care needs.
Korea Investment: To Invest $200 Million In Chesapeake Energy
Korea Investment: To Invest $200 Million In Chesapeake Energy
Investment in Iraq Creates Opportunities, U.S. General Says
WASHINGTON | U.S. investment and sacrifice in Iraq has paid off with fully capable Iraqi security forces and a paradigm shift toward law and order that will allow for a long-term relationship...
Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) repays US$ 500 million maturing EMTNs
Gulf Investment Corporation announced today that it has repaid in full US$ 500 million of Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) maturing on June 22nd 2010. The planned repayment of the maturing notes was made from cash that had been accumulated in order for GIC to manage its maturing debt profile.
Gulf Investment Corp. touts credit management with $500M debt payment amid region's woes
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An investment company owned by six Gulf Arab nations says it has fully paid back $500 million worth of debt that was due this week.
Investment falls in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR (Malaysia) - APPROVED foreign investment in Malaysia's manufacturing sector plunged 52 per cent to 22.1 billion ringgit (S$9.23 billion) in 2009 amid the global economic slump but is expected to rebound this year, the trade ministry said on Monday. In its annual industry report, the ministry said the 2009 foreign investment level was 'encouraging' amid the global slowdown ...
Investment report on NMT Medical released
MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring NMT Medical Inc.. The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.
Abu Dhabi investment fund looks to go private
The Abu Dhabi state investment fund with the biggest stake in the maker of Mercedes-Benz says it is considering taking itself private.
Investment funds shrink as negative yields outweigh fresh capital
Assets of investment funds in Hungary fell by HUF 15.2 billion to HUF 3,470 billion in May from a month earlier as negative yields outweighed fresh capital, the Association of Hungarian Investment Fund and Asset Management Companies (BAMOSz) said.
Abu Dhabi investment fund looks to go private
A fast-growing Abu Dhabi investment fund that is the top shareholder in Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler signaled Monday it may take itself private, potentially shielding it from transparency requirements.