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Investment-grade status still some way off for Indonesia
Standard & Poor's praises Indonesia's achievements, but suggests expectations of the country attaining investment-grade status are premature.
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Investment guru Rogers bets the farm as he shuns Wall Street
Investor guru Jim Rogers says life on the farm will bring far more riches in coming years than the trenches of Wall Street.
Business investment to drive growth
A strong increase in business investment is expected to drive national economic growth next year while interest rates remain on hold until June, a survey shows.The annual Australian Business Economists ...
Business investment to drive growth
Strong increase in business investment is expected to drive national economic growth next year while interest rates remain on hold until June.
Business investment to drive growth in 2011
A strong increase in business investment is expected to drive national economic growth next year while interest rates remain on hold until June, a survey shows.
Business investment to drive growth
Strong increase in business investment is expected to drive national economic growth next year while interest rates remain on hold until June.
Business investment to drive growth: survey
Interest rates to remain on hold until June. 8 Dec 2010 5:01 PM
ING sells investment management unit to BPI
ING Group is divesting its insurance-investment management activities in the Philippines in favor of Ayala-controlled Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) for an undisclosed sum.
Investment scam nets prison for two men
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a high-yield investment fraud scheme. Gary Colombo, 54, of Las Vegas, and Michael Jenkins, 45, of Memphis, Tenn., were sentenced Tuesday by Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Wolle. Colombo was sentenced to nearly five years in prison, and Jenkins was sentenced to four years in prison. Wolle ordered both ...
Directive letter sets balanced investment rules
A new directive letter to the Overseas Investment Office provides extra clarity and certainty for potential investors about the Government’s general approach to foreign investment in sensitive assets, Finance Minister Bill English says.
GIC raises investment in CICC as it increases focus on emerging markets
SINGAPORE : The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) has more than doubled its investment in China International Capital Corp (CICC), China's leading investment bank run by the son of former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji.
Morgan Stanley Said to Expect Investment-Bank Bonuses to Decline Up to 30%
Morgan Stanley , the sixth-largest U.S. bank by assets, has told some employees to expect investment banking bonuses to decline 10 percent to 30 percent, according to two people briefed on the matter.
Foreign investment: Govt issues guidelines
The Government has issued guidelines around its new rules for foreign investment in farmland to the Overseas Investment Office, setting a high threshold at which its new "economic interests" test and "mitigating factors" will be given...
Sikorsky Innovations And Adaptive Flight, Inc., Announce Investment To Advance Autonomous Flight Technology Development
STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., today announced it has made an equity investment in Adaptive Flight, Inc., a Georgia-based manufacturer of avionics system solutions for small and medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).  The investment, in part, will be directed toward developing ...
PepsiCo Increases Investment in O.N.E., One Natural Experience
PepsiCo has increased its investment in O.N.E. - the Los Angeles based coconut water company - thereby acquiring a majority stake in the company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This represents a second round of investment in O.N.E. by PepsiCo and Catterton Partners, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn.”We are very [...]
$9.7 million investment bonuses awared by Teacher Retirement System
$9.7 million investment bonuses awared by Teacher Retirement System
$9.7 million investment bonuses awarded by Teacher Retirement System
$9.7 million investment bonuses awarded by Teacher Retirement System
State investment management officials get raises
Three top officials at the state Investment Management Board are getting raises following a year of healthy returns for West Virginias pension funds.The highest raise will amount to $30,000 more a year for the boards chief investment officer, said Jacq...
Investment is rebounding
Foreign direct investment to developing countries is expected to rise 17 per cent this year.
RHB Investment optimistic of growth
RHB Investment Management Sdn Bhd (RHBIM) is optimistic of growing the assets under its management by over 20 per cent to almost RM15 billion next year. Its managing director, Sharifatul Hanizah Said Ali, said this would be boosted by the launch of new funds following the strategic collaboration with Goldman Sachs Asset Management. "To kick-start this partnership, the company will offer a series ...
HSBC Names Assaf as Head of Investment Banking Unit
HSBC Holdings Plc named Samir Assaf as head of investment banking, the second management shakeup following a succession battle at Europe’s biggest bank.
SPL Investment Funds - Director/PDMR Shareholding
SPL Investment Funds - Director/PDMR Shareholding
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Freeport McMoran, Southern Copper, Teck Resources, Teck Resources, BHP ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Freeport McMoran, Southern Copper, Teck Resources, Teck Resources, BHP Billiton and The Global X Copper Miner ETF
Tie-up set to push RHB Investment’s assets to RM15bil
KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Investment Management Sdn Bhd hopes to grow its total assets under management to RM15bil next year, boosted by its strategic collaboration with Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
China's urban fixed-asset investment up 24.9% in first 11 months
China's urban fixed asset investment rose 24.9 percent in the first 11 months year on year to hit 21.07 trillion yuan (3.19 trillion U.S. dollars), China's statistics authority said Saturday.
Nuclear power a 'wise investment'
MANILA, Philippines — An expert from the Russian State Atomic Corporation, Rosatom, said that nuclear energy is a wise investment for any nation, including the Philippines, if only for the huge benefits that it could mean for a country. Yury Minin, chief expert of Rosatom’s International Cooperation Department, cited the safeness of nuclear-based energy, which, in the Philippines, could be quite ...
Tabcorp to triple Qld casino investment
Gambling group to invest $625m as Qld govt offers more gaming machine licenses. 12 Dec 2010 10:54 AM
Investment exec selling Hillsborough home
Investment executive Norman Frisbie is listing a four-bedroom, three-bath home in Hillsborough Heights for $3.29 million. Frisbie and Lora Stuart purchased the property for $1.85 million in January 2004. The...
Real estate, most preferred investment option: survey
NEW DELHI: As far as investment is concerned, Indians like to play it safe, a survey has found.
Tabcorp boosts Qld investment by $625m
Tabcorp Holdings Ltd says the gambling operator will boost the investment in its three Queensland casinos to $625 million from $175 million.Among investments, Tabcorp will boost the expansion of its Jupiters ...
Investment speculators enter market in bigger numbers
Normally we make a distinction between speculators, investors and traders. Now there is a fourth group emerging in the market and it has the potential to change market behavior.
Pratt & Whitney gets $300M federal investment
The federal government is expected to announce a major investment of $300 million in a $1-billion research and development project being undertaken by Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., CBC News has learned.
Public Investment Corp. Says in Talks to Acquire V&A Waterfront Property
Public Investment Corp., which manages the pensions of South African government workers, is in talks to buy the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront property in Cape Town, Wayne van der Vent, the PIC’s general manager of real- estate investment, said.
EFG Hermes Private Equity Committed to Infrastructure Investment in Egypt
Cairo: EFG Hermes, the leading investment bank in the Arab world, is proud to announce its Co-Sponsorship of the PPP Investment Summit Egypt, which began today. The summit, presented by Egypt's Ministry of Finance, focuses on new public-private partnership (PPP) opportunities for investors in Egypt's infrastructure sector.
Are investment managers responsible?
New research reveals for the first time just how responsible investment managers are being with savings.
Climate Deal Signals Forest Defense Investment Will `Pay Off,' Lobby Says
The United Nations climate agreement may encourage billions of dollars of private investment in protecting forests by allowing for emissions savings to be more accurately measured, according to the Tropical Forest Group lobby.
Pratt & Whitney gets $300M federal investment
The federal government is expected to announce a major investment of $300 million in a $1-billion research and development project being undertaken by Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., CBC News has learned.
Investment Professionals Launches Enhanced Managed Account Platform Services With FundQuest
Leveraging FundQuest's asset management capabilities IPI will offer a wider breadth of wealth management solutions, from managed models to client-directed portfolios.
Investment firm to launch Islamic wrap
Crescent Investments Australasia is set to launch a Sharia-compliant wrap platform in the first quarter of 2011.
Investment Statement lifts scrutiny on assets
The Government's first Investment Statement will drive improvements in the Crown's investment decisions and how it manages its $223 billion of assets and $128 billion of liabilities, Finance Minister Bill English says.
Archer Investment Management Supports the American Diabetes Association
Triangle - Raleigh, NC (December 14, 2010) – Archer Investment Management is pleased to announce its involvement with the American Diabetes Association for 2011. Matt Archer has been named to the 2011 Executive Committee for the Tour de Cure, while Nina O’Neal joins the board for the ADA’s 8th Annual Gala. Archer Investment Management held a putt-putt tournament to raise funds for the ...
Property investment, development firm Brook Partners adds 2 top officers
A longtime Dallas property investment and development company is ramping up its operations with the addition of two top officers
Five Investment Schemes That Don't Work
The shocking truth about trading ranges, stop-loss orders and dollar-cost averaging.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Europe CRE Investment to Rise: JLL
According to a report published by Jones Lang, commercial property investments in Europe will increase 35% in 2011 to $174 billion.
Alberta Investment Management Corp. builds leadership team
Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) Tuesday announced the newest members of its senior team.
Chrysler adds to investment in Indiana plant
Chrysler is adding $85 million to a previously announced $1.2-billion investment at its Kokomo, Ind., transmission operations to produce a new eight-speed transmission.
Ford: Moving quickly on investment grade goals
Ford Motor Co could reach its target of an investment grade credit rating more quickly than some outside observers might have thought, Executive Chairman Bill Ford said on Tuesday.