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INVESTMENT PLANS
Since the June attacks, the government has announced investment plans. Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmy said an oil services company would be set up to develop Sinai and he promised to hire half the staff from the Bedouin.
Investment rewrite must protect our dairy industry
The Governments current review of overseas investment needs to take make certain New Zealand retains the ability to block companies like Chinese Government owned Bright Dairy from controlling our dairy industry, Green party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today.
Investment Technology Group Hires Selway for Expertise in Market Structure
Investment Technology Group Inc. hired Jamie Selway , who analyzes the structure of equity markets at White Cap Trading LLC, as a managing director to offer research for its brokerage clients.
MGIC Investment Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
MGIC Investment Corporation today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 of $24.6 million, compared with a net loss of $339.8 million for the same quarter a year ago.
MGIC Investment swings to second-quarter profit
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Mortgage-insurer MGIC Investment Corp. said early Tuesday it swung to a second-quarter profit compared to last year, driven largely by smaller losses through default inventory. The company posted quarterly earnings of $24.6 million, or 13 cents a share, a reversal from net losses of $339.8 million, or $2.74 a share, in the same quarter a year ago. Total revenue for the ...
MGCI Investment Swings To Second-quarter Profit
MGCI Investment Swings To Second-quarter Profit
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: 3M Co., Caterpillar, W.W. Grainger and United Parcel Service
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: 3M Co., Caterpillar, W.W. Grainger and United Parcel Service
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MGIC Investment posts 2Q profit, 1st in 3 years
Private mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp. surprised Wall Street on Tuesday by posting its first quarterly profit in three years as its foreclosure-related losses dropped.
MGIC Investment Posts 2Q Profit, 1st in 3 Years
MGIC Investment posts profit for 2nd quarter, its first in 3 years, sending shares soaring Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation - United States - MGIC Investment - Radian Group - Insurance
MGIC Investment posts 2Q profit, 1st in 3 years
Private mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp. surprised Wall Street on Tuesday by posting its first quarterly profit in three years as its foreclosure-related losses dropped. The results sent the company's stock up as much as 11 percent on heavy trading... Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation - Business - Investing - MGIC Investment - Mortgage
Platinum Investment sells 1.262m Gamuda shares
KUALA LUMPUR: Platinum Investment Management Ltd disposed of 1.262 million shares of infrastructure company Gamuda Bhd in the open market on July 14. A filing with Bursa Malaysia on Wednesday, July 21 showed that after the recent disposal, the Sydney-based fund's shareholding was reduced to 6.26% or 126.56 million shares.
Kuwait's Global Investment Rises to One-Month High on Debt Payment, Ruling
Global Investment House KSCC rose for a second day to the highest in almost one month after the Kuwaiti bank said it repaid $50 million to creditor banks and a Dubai court ordered National Bank of Umm Al-Qaiwain to return $250 million to the lender.
VC Investment In Medical Software, Information Services Soars
Investment in healthcare outpaced IT venture capital investment in the second quarter, increasing 91% from a year ago to $157 million.
CPP Investment Board gearing up for court battle with Magna over stock plan
TORONTO - The CPP Investment Board says it will continue to battle against Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG.A) in court if the auto parts giant
CPP Investment Board gearing up for court battle with Magna over stock plan
The CPP Investment Board says it will continue to battle against Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG.A) in court if the auto parts giant gets shareholder approval for a $1.1-billion deal with founder Frank Stronach.
Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces July 2010 Dividend for Privately Held Class B Shares
Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation is pleased to announce that its board of directors has declared a monthly dividend of $0.075 per class B share of the Fund to be paid on August 13, 2010 to holders of Class B Shares of record on July 30, 2010.
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Many online investment opportunities are schemes, FINRA warns
Beware of the online investment opportunity. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority warned investors last week of high-yield investment proposals that come via YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Most of the so-called investment opportunities promise high returns on investment and referral bonuses for attracting new investors. They also come with little information ...
Investment surges in HCM City
VietNamNet Bridge Investment in export processing and industrial zones (EPZs and IZs) in HCM City showed signs of recovery in the first half of this year, reaching US$320 million, up 176 per cent year-on-year.
European investment - clouds could unsettle recovery in volumes
Total direct real estate investment across Europe increased 11% in Q1 2010, continuing the growth in the market since its low point in early 2009, said global real estate advisor DTZ.
Investment Sales at Midyear
Investment sales activity in the first half of 2010 (1H10) showed significant improvement over its performance in 2009. In hindsight, it is clear that the market has passed its bottom in terms of a low point in sales activity. However, the market is still struggling to find a bottom in terms of pricing, as various sectors in different submarkets are moving in different directions. In 1H10, there ...
CPP Investment Board gearing up for court battle with Magna over stock plan
The CPP Investment Board says it will continue to battle against Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG.A) in court if the auto parts giant gets shareholder approval for a $1.1-billion deal with founder Frank Stronach.
Investment Banking Industry Veteran Bill Corbett Joins Grandview Capital, Inc. as Senior Managing Director.
PLANTATION, Fla. -- Grandview Capital, a Boutique Investment Bank, announced that Bill Corbett has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director, and will help lead the firms' expanded focus on providing innovative financial services to select entrepreneurial emerging growth companies within the United States and throughout the world.
Investment Banking Industry Veteran Bill Corbett Joins Grandview Capital, Inc. as Senior Managing Director
PLANTATION, Fla., July 22, 2010 -- Grandview Capital, a Boutique Investment Bank, announced that Bi...
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Cross-border Investment Disputes on the Rise; Thorny Issues for Ottawa, Provinces: C.D. Howe Institute
Cross-border Investment disputes have supplanted trade disputes as the main focus of legal actions under the North American Free Trade Agreement , according to a study released today by the C.D.
Investment firm profit slump
AUSTRALIAN Foundation Investment Company says it will take a patient approach to investing in 2010-11 after its annual profit slumped 11.9 per cent.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Banco de Chile, Banco Macro S.A. and Bancolombia
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Banco de Chile, Banco Macro S.A. and Bancolombia
Q2 investment in Indonesia up 40pc year-on-year
JAKARTA: Investment in Indonesia, including from both foreign and domestic investors, rose 40 per cent in the second quarter of 2010 from the same period a year ago, said the country's investment chief Gita Wirjawan yesterday. The increase could show that strong economic growth and increasing consumer demand in Indonesia is leading more investors to make longer-term bets on the country, which ...
Q2 investment in Indonesia up 40pc year-on-year
JAKARTA: Investment in Indonesia, including from both foreign and domestic investors, rose 40 per cent in the second quarter of 2010 from the same period a year ago, said the country's investment chief Gita Wirjawan yesterday.
Investment in rural Ireland will be decimated under plans
INVESTMENT in rural Ireland will be decimated under spending plans announced by the Government.
Serbia Sees Investment, EU Aid Flows Continuing After UN Setback on Kosovo
Serbia expects foreign investment and European Union aid flows to continue after the government opposed a ruling by the International Court of Justice that Kosovos declaration of independence in 2008 was legal.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Microsoft, Sony, Activision Blizzard, GameStop and Take Two Interactive
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Microsoft, Sony, Activision Blizzard, GameStop and Take Two Interactive
Maybank Investment to expand regionally
Maybank Investment Bank Bhd plans to expand its operations to Singapore and Indonesia by June next year, said its newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Tengku Datuk Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.
Maybank Investment to expand regionally
Maybank Investment Bank Bhd plans to expand its operations to Singapore and Indonesia by June next year, said its newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Tengku Datuk Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz. "Apart from chalking up more profits for the bank, my major task is actually to look at expanding Maybank Investment's operations regionally," he said. Among the potential services Maybank Investment hopes ...
Bluepoint Investment Corp. and The Government of Saskatchewan Agree to Terms for Acquisition of SCN
Bluepoint Investment Corporation and the Government of Saskatchewan have finalized the terms of the agreement for Bluepoint's purchase of the assets and operations of Saskatchewan Communications Network .
Pzena Investment Management, Inc. Reports Results for the Second Quarter of 2010
NEW YORK----Pzena Investment Management, Inc. reported the following GAAP and non-GAAP basic and diluted net income and earnings per share for the three and six months ended June 30, 2010 : GAAP Basis Non-GAAP Basis For the Three Months Ended June 30, For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2010 2009 2010 2009 Basic Net Income $ 473 $ 821 $ 734 $ 547 Basic Earnings Per Share $ 0.05 $ 0.10 $ 0.08 $ 0 ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Microsoft, Sony, Activision Blizzard, GameStop and Take Two Interactive
CHICAGO----Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Microsoft , Sony , Activision Blizzard , GameStop , and Take Two Interactive .
Maybank Investment plans to enter Spore, Indonesia
PETALING JAYA: Maybank Investment Bank Bhd planned to expand its operations to Singapore and Indonesia by June next year, said its newly-appointed chief executive officer Tengku Datuk Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.
Investment firm's license revoked
The state has revoked the license of Findlay investment advisory company Profit Financial, which had been located at 655 Fox Run Road.
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Investment Dar Says Court Approves Four-Month Extension on Restructuring
Investment Dar Co. said an appeals court approved a request by the Central Bank of Kuwait to extend by four months the date for presenting a report about the firms restructuring plan and its financial condition.
Investment lawsuits to be prosecuted
The State Investment Council has hired a law firm to help recover damages and losses from questionable investments and fees paid to third-party marketing agents.
Foreign investment surges in Indonesia
JAKARTA: Foreign investment in Indonesia soared 46 percent in the first six months of the year, an official said on Wednesday, as confidence in the country continued to grow after the global financial crisis.
Cholamandalam Investment plans for QIP
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company plans to raise around Rs 250 crore through qualified institutional placement (QIP) and preferential issues. Meanwhile companys Chairman today M A Alagappan today stepped down at the companys 32nd annual general meeting (AGM) today. The succession plan is likely to be announced tomorrow.
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BMO Harris Investment Management to proceed with fund merger
BMO Harris Investment Management Inc., the investment management arm of BMO Harris Private Banking, announced on Wednesday that it has received regulatory approval to merge the BMO Harris Growth Opportunities Portfolio into the BMO Harris Canadian Growth Equity Portfolio.
CreXus Investment Corp. Reports Core EPS for the 2nd Quarter 2010 of $0.13
NEW YORK----CreXus Investment Corp. , today reported Core Earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, of $2.4 million or $0.13 per average share as compared to a Core Earnings of $1.2 million or $0.07 per average share for the quarter ending March 31, 2010. Core Earnings represents a non-GAAP measure that approximates distributable income, and is defined as GAAP net income excluding non-cash ...