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BoI lures more Japanese investment
The Board of Investment has invited 47 Japanese companies to attend Metalex 2010, which will be held from November 23-27 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Bitec).
Investment Opportunities In Canadian Energy - Samuel Kanes - Scotia Capital
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Kohlberg Capital net investment income up 10 pct
Investment firm Kohlberg Capital Corp. said net investment income rose 10 percent in the third quarter as losses on investment transactions narrowed.
Investment advisor offers advice on retirement in new book
Investment advisor offers advice on retirement in new book
Saudi Arabia Seeks $500 Billion Investment in Energy, Transport, Education
Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil supplier, has $500 billion in investment opportunities in energy, transportation and education, according to the state-run body that promotes investments.
Two Harbors Investment Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
Two Harbors Investment Corp. , a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.
U.S. remains a prime source of investment
NEW DELHI: India on Monday endorsed the U.S. as its prime source of investment and an important trading partner and reposed confidence that increased spending on infrastructure along with a fresh impetus to manufacturing would take its mutual engagement to a higher plane.
Investment treaty with US on table
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India and the US are negotiating an investment treaty for encouraging investment flows into the country from the US as the latter remains a prime source of investment and a trading partner for India.
Barclays Profit Hit by Big Loss at Investment Banking
The British bank said third-quarter profit fell by more than three-fourths from a year earlier, mainly due to a charge for marking down debt the company had issued.
Marks & Spencer lifts investment to spur growth
LONDON (Reuters) - British retailer Marks & Spencer said it will aggressively step up investment in its core UK business, online and overseas, as new boss Marc Bolland set out his stall alongside a 17 percent rise in first-half profit. The Dutchman, enticed from grocer Morrison's by a 15 million-pound pay deal, said he would spend an extra 850-900 million pounds over three years to lift revenue ...
Marks & Spencer's new CEO lifts investment
Retailer Marks & Spencer Plc said it plans to ramp up investment in its core UK business online and overseas as new boss Marc Bolland set out his growth plans beside a 17 percent rise in first-half profit.
Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Berkshire Hathaway, American International Group, MetLife, Fortress Investment Group ...
Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Berkshire Hathaway, American International Group, MetLife, Fortress Investment Group LLC and Prudential Financial
CalPERS says investment portfolio performed better than previously reported
CalPERS today said its investment portfolio performed significantly better in the latest fiscal year than previously believed.
Taiwan to Restore Curbs on Foreign Investment in All Government Securities
Taiwan will restore curbs on foreign investment in its debt, only allowing offshore funds to have up to 30 percent of their portfolios invested in all types of government bonds and money-market products, the Financial Supervisory Commission said on its website today.
ETFChannel.com Launches Model ETF Investment Portfolio
LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BNK Invest, Inc. announced the launch of the subscription-based ETF Channel Flexible Growth Investment Portfolio . The company has partnered with David Moenning to launch this subscription model portfolio product for individual investors and financial advisors. Mr. Moenning is a full-time professional money manager with 25 years of investment ...
Chinese investment up in Brazil
Chinese investment in Brazil is expected to reach $US30 billion this year, according to observers.
Taiwan Restricts Foreign Investment in Bonds, Money-Market Securities
Taiwan restored curbs on foreign investment in its debt, joining China and Brazil in seeking to curb currency gains that threaten export growth.
CalPERS reports better return on investment portfolio
CalPERS' investment portfolio did better last year than originally reported – about a half-billion dollars better.
U.K. Green Investment Bank Panel Considered Underwriter Role, Karmali Says
The U.K.’s proposed Green Investment Bank considered setting a long-term price for emission allowances by sharing some of the market risk, according to the global head of carbon markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Australia Open to Investment, Minister Says, Amid Woodside Bid Speculation
Australia is open to foreign investment and any application to acquire a stake in Woodside Petroleum Ltd. would be considered through the normal channels, Resource Minister Martin Ferguson said.
UPDATE 1-Novae investment return falls, to stay low in 2011
* Jan-Sept investment return falls 7 pct to 24.7 mln stg * Gross written premium up 54 pct at 473.3 mln stg * Sees investment return remaining low next year (Adds details) Nov 10 (Reuters) - British non-life insurer Novae Group Plc (LSE: GB00B114L043.L - news) said investment return for the first nine months of the fiscal fell 7 percent but sees its international reinsurance business growing ...
CPP Investment Board reports big investment returns as stock markets recover
TORONTO - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ended the second quarter with much improved investment income and return rates thanks to a rebound in global stock markets.
Chen to Run Morningstar’s Global Investment Management Arm
Chen, who was president of Morningstar s Ibbotson Associates unit, will oversee the company s investment consulting, retirement advice, and investment management operations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, including Morningstar Associates, Ibbotson Associates, Morningstar Investment Services, Old Broad Street Research, and Seeds Finance.
CPP Investment Board boosts investment income, returns in Q2
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ended the second quarter with much improved investment income and return rates thanks to a rebound in global stock markets.
CPP Investment Board reports big investment returns
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s holdings reached a record high of $138.6 billion in its second quarter, helped by a rebound in stock markets that enabled the fund to push beyond its pre-recession high.
Walter Investment May Sell Bonds Backed by Residential Construction Debt
Walter Investment Management Corp. may issue $220.5 million of securities backed mainly by contracts used to finance residential construction, according to a person familiar with the matter and a term sheet for the transaction.
Investment Dar Proposes Terms on $5 Billion Debt Restructuring
Investment Dar Co., the Kuwait-based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., proposed terms on a restructuring plan to pay 1.4 billion dinars ($5 billion) to creditors, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg.
Norway Caps Junk-Graded Debt Investment as Wealth Funds Grow More Cautious
Norway’s government will require the country’s $520 billion oil fund to limit investments in junk- rated debt amid growing concern peripheral Europe’s fiscal crisis may be escalating.
Prison sentence for ND investment salesman upheld
A North Dakota Supreme Court ruling on a probation violation appeal may make it more difficult for businesses to raise investment money for projects, an attorney said Wednesday.
Investment Dar Proposes Terms to Pay $5 Billion
Investment Dar Co., the Kuwait-based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. the maker of luxury sports cars popularized in James Bond movies, proposed terms on a restructuring plan to pay 1.4 billion dinars ($5 billion) to creditors, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg.
Slow Growth Predicted for Investment in Energy Production
Investment in oil and natural gas production in Russia will rise slower than the global rate, industry consultant Wood Mackenzie said Thursday.
Investment Technology Group Names Minder Cheng to Its Board of Directors
Investment Technology Group, Inc. , a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, today announced that Minder Cheng has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Investment Tech. names ex-BlackRock exec to board
Investment Technology Group Inc. said Thursday that it added a former investment executive from BlackRock to its board. The new director, Minder Cheng, was chief investment officer for index equity and capital markets at BlackRock until July.
A deliberate, strategic approach to foreign investment
Another review of the Investment Canada Act? We need a more honest and wide-ranging examination
IPA Members Say Direct Investments Are Key to True Investment Portfolio Diversification
ELLICOTT CITY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Members of the Investment Program Association (IPA) believe current economic conditions make now the ideal time for advisors and investors to diversify financial portfolios with direct investments.
Saratoga Investment Corp. Declares $4.40 Dividend Per Share
Saratoga Investment Corp. , a business development company, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $4.40 per share payable on December 23, 2010 to common shareholders of record on November 19, 2010.
Hobbs’ property investment company records pre-tax loss of €11,039
THE property investment company established by consumer advocate Eddie Hobbs moved into the red last year, after recording a pre-tax loss of €11,039.
Continued investment, new mines will keep Arizona copper industry strong
Arizona has the copper reserves to maintain a strong industry for years to come, if miners keep investing here.
Regional investment passport gets support
The push to establish a scheme giving Australian fund managers greater ability to access products and source capital within the Asia-Pacific has been boosted by a survey showing the idea is overwhelmingly ...
Regional investment passport gets support
A scheme giving Asia-Pacific fund managers greater ability to access products and source capital gains strong support from regional industry bodies.
Regional investment passport supported
A proposed regional investment passport for the Asia-Pacific has received support.
RPT-Canada to unveil investment guidelines post-Potash
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Regional investment passport supported
A proposed regional investment passport for the Asia-Pacific has received support.
Canada to unveil investment guidelines post Potash
Canada, which stunned markets by blocking a bid from Anglo-Australian firm BHP Billiton for Potash Corp, will soon reveal what kind of foreign investment it finds acceptable, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Sunday.
RPT-Canada to unveil investment guidelines post-Potash
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Canada to unveil investment guidelines post: Potash
Canada, which stunned markets by blocking a bid from Anglo-Australian firm BHP Billiton for Potash Corp, will soon reveal what kind of foreign investment it finds acceptable, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Sunday.
Canada to unveil investment guidelines post-Potash
Canada PM discusses BHP bid with Gillard. 15 Nov 2010 6:45 AM
Regional investment passport gets support
Proposed "Asia Region Funds Passport" favoured by industry. 15 Nov 2010 7:09 AM
With prices flat, where have all the investors gone?
Housing investment activity in Australia has faltered after levels reached two-year highs earlier in the year.
TAIF May Sell Shares in Units to Fund $11 Billion Russian Refining Plan
TAIF , an investment group based in Russia’s Tatarstan region, will decide this year on a plan to sell shares in its refineries and chemical plants to help fund 347 billion rubles ($11 billion) of investments.