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Brandes Investment Partners Launches Emerging Markets Equity Fund
Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. announced today the launch of its Emerging Markets Equity Fund . Â
Brazil investment firm buys Panamericano
A Brazilian investment firm has bought a controlling stake of a local bank that nearly collapsed amid an alleged massive accounting-fraud scheme.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Emerald Holds Annual Groundhog Day Investment Forum
Emerald Asset Management will hold its Eighteenth Annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment Forum on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia . "Energy and passion ...
Chartwell Dividend and Income Fund Approves Bexil Advisers as Investment Manager
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - Chartwell Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. ( NYSE : CWF ) ("Fund") today announced that Bexil Advisers LLC ("Bexil") has become its investment manager. As announced by its former investment manager, Chartwell Investment Partners, L.P. ("Chartwell"), the Fund's shareholders approved this change on January 31, 2011. Bexil assumed the role of investment ...
Investment bankers set for salary rise
Investment bankers are set to receive salary raises this year as M&A activity drives demand for staff.
Investment bankers set for salary rise
Investment bankers are set to receive salary raises this year as M&A activity drives demand for staff.
Investment bankers set for salary rise
Investment bankers are set to receive salary raises this year as M&A activity drives demand for staff.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Magna International, Lululemon Athlectica, Silver Wheaton, Sun Life ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Magna International, Lululemon Athlectica, Silver Wheaton, Sun Life Financial and TELUS
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2010 of $7.3 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, on total net investment income of $13.6 million.
Investment banker jailed for insider dealing
An investment banker, his wife and a family friend have all been sentenced after pleading guilty to eight counts of insider dealing.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2010
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 2, 2011) - PennantPark Investment Corporation ( NASDAQ : PNNT ) today announces financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2010.
Deutsche Bank Investment Banking Profit Rises on Trading Revenue
Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s biggest bank, said fourth-quarter profit at its investment banking unit jumped 57 percent, helped by higher trading income.
Investment Technology Group Reports Fourth Quarter 2010 Results
Investment Technology Group, Inc. , a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, today announced that for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010, it earned net income of $1.8 million, or $0.04 per diluted share. Â Adjusted net income for the fourth quarter of 2010, excluding one-time items related to the Majestic Research acquisition and office closings, was $4.7 million ...
UK delegation explores possibility for bilateral investment
Jaipur, Feb 3 (PTI) A two-member UK delegation today visited RIICO for exploring possibility for bilateral investment in the areas of Information Technology, infrastructure and other industrial sectors.The delegates, Deputy Head, Jane Sanders and Senior Trade and Investment Adviser of UK Trade and Investment, New Delhi, Mukul Verma, met the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment ...
W. P. Carey Announces Election of Jean Hoysradt to Independent Investment Committee
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC ( NYSE : WPC ) has announced that Jean Hoysradt has been appointed a director of Carey Asset Management Corp., the Company's affiliate responsible for advising the firm's Corporate Property Associates (CPA ® ) series of publicly held, non-traded real estate investment trusts, and its Investment Committee. The ...
Lawmakers look at NM investment board overhaul
The governor would no longer serve on the State Investment Council under legislation to overhaul the board that manages endowment funds valued at $15 billion.
Towers Watson Expands, Strengthens Its Investment Business
Continuing to expand the depth and breadth of expertise in its investment business, global professional services company Towers Watson has hired Michael Hall as West Division Investment Leader.
Investment hope after law firm move
Plans by a major international legal firm to create up to 300 jobs in Belfast could spark further investment, Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has said.
Trading The Harbor Investment Conference Today
Of all days in the year, investors should pay particular attention to what is happening today insid
Deutsche Bank Boosts Investment Bankers’ Average Pay
Deutsche Bank AG boosted average compensation per employee at its corporate and investment bank by 4.5 percent in 2010 after income at the division surged, contrasting with pay cuts at U.S. competitors.
Investment for Clyde Space Expansion
Investment for Clyde Space Expansion
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces 2010 Dividend Tax Information
Walter Investment Management Corp. today announced tax information regarding its dividend distributions for 2010.
Investment Themes for the Next Decade
Sometimes we don't see the forest for the trees. Earnings today, unemployment report tomorrow, QE2 about every day until June. But what after QE2 ? What are some of the big themes of the next decade?
A Disconnect in Sparking Investment in K-12 Education
A couple weeks ago, the Aspen Institute convened a group of Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) applic
Apartment Investment Swings To 4Q Loss; FFO Beats Views
Apartment Investment & Management Co. (AIV) swung to a fourth-quarter loss absent $60.7 million in income from properties that had been sold, but the real-estate investment trust reported a key performance metric improved more than expected.
Investment banks square bonus circle with doughnuts
From Wall Street to the City of London, "doughnuts" are on the menu this bonus season.
Understanding and using investment benchmarks
The great challenge of benchmarking is measuring what matters. What matters for a nonprofit is generating financial returns that fully cover spending, inflation and other sundry costs.
Apartment investment swings to 4Q loss
Apartment Investment & Management Co. swung to a fourth-quarter loss absent $60.7 million in income from properties that had been sold, but the real-estate investment trust reported a key
Citi Snares Amazon Investment Guru
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Citigroup's private bank has hired Stephen Campbell as an investment executive to manage money for super-wealthy families. Campbell is a former lead manager at Zefram, an investment firm started by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. He will now be a managing director within Citi's private bank, overseeing the North American division of its global family office business. Campbell ...
Raiffeisen Investment Sees M&A Volume Doubling on Russia, Turkey, Serbia
Raiffeisen Bank International AG ’s mergers and acquisitions unit expects the value of its transactions to double this year as more deals get done in Russia, Turkey, Serbia and the Ukraine.
Investment bankers fear the zero bonus
From Wall Street to the City of London, 'doughnuts' — or zero bonuses — are on the menu this season
Investment Lessons From The Steelers And Packers
There's a lot in common when it comes to football and investing strategies. Pittsburgh and Green Bay show that.
Marketing: Investment or Expense?
Every business lives or dies by its brand. Few owners, however, invest the time and money it takes to support their own with a thoughtful marketing strategy
China, Japan, S. Korea to sign investment accord
China, Japan and South Korea will sign a treaty in May to boost cross-border investment and better protect intellectual property, according to a report.
EPFO may resume investment in LIC Housing Finance
New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI) Retirement fund manager EPFO''s trustees are likely to approve a proposal to recommence investment in LIC Housing Finance at their meeting scheduled on February 15.EPFO''s apex decision-making body, the Central Board of Trustees, headed by the Labour Minister, had decided to suspend further investment in LIC Housing Finance till the CBI completed its investigation into the ...
Net foreign investment in Israeli shares falls to near zero
Net investment in Israeli shares in Israel and abroad totaled $2 billion both in 2008 and in 2009.
Labour unveils plans for strategic investment bank
The Labour Party today pledged to drive investment in the economy with €2.8 billion from the National Pension Reserve Fund.
Term deposits a popular NZ investment
Term deposits remain the most popular investment vehicle, according to a survey by ASB.
Gore's Investment Firm Said to Start $500 Million Asian Fund
Al Gore ’s Generation Investment Management LLP, which buys shares of companies it deems socially responsible, aims to start a $500 million fund to invest in Asia, said two people briefed on the plan.
Gore investment firm to start Asian fund: report
Al Gore's Generation Investment Management LLP is starting a $500 million fund to invest in Asian stocks, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.
Term deposits a popular NZ investment
Term deposits remain the most popular investment vehicle, according to a survey by ASB.
Uganda Licensed $122 Million of Investment Plans in January, Agency Says
Uganda licensed investment projects worth $122 million last month, said Maggie Kigozi, the executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority.
Investment new growth engine
The fourth-quarter growth, driven by government spending, domestic consumption and investment, added to other figures showing economies in Southeast Asia grew strongly into the end of the year.
Loews, CNA boosted by strong investment income
Loews Corp reported its best quarter of the year as strong investment income from its biggest holding, CNA Financial , helped the conglomerate post a better-than-expected 16 percent increase in quarterly profit.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Darling International, Sygenta and Sociedad Quimica Minera
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Darling International, Sygenta and Sociedad Quimica Minera
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
The Hartford Tax-Free National Fund Adds Real Return Investment Objective
The Hartford Mutual Funds will enhance the investment objective and strategy of The Hartford Tax-Free National Fund, and rename it The Hartford Municipal Real Return Fund,1 effective March 1, 2011.
Investment Dar agrees debt restructuring
The Investment Dar, a Kuwaiti finance house that controls Aston Martin and Grosvenor House, has reached a restructuring deal with its largest creditors on its $3.7bn debt pile that includes a debt-for-equity swap.