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Higher NZ-OZ investment thresholds good for NZ business
Raising the thresholds for Trans-Tasman investment in New Zealand is a positive move which will make it easier for private equity funds to invest into growing New Zealand companies, according to the New Zealand Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Higher investment threshold precedent for TPP - CTU
The United States will "undoubtedly" ask for a high investment threshold in New Zealand following a deal with Australia, the Council of Trade Unions (CTU) says.
Gillard relaxes investment rules for NZ business
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has used her first visit to New Zealand to outline new investment rules for business, but says a single currency is not on the agenda for the near future.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment group eyes pair of Maine mills
An investment group seeking to buy the Katahdin Paper Co. mills in East Millinocket and Millinocket plans to reopen the Millinocket mill and to operate both mills, but first it must negotiate new labor contracts and lower property taxes, officials said Monday.
Investment professionals: NYSE merger a necessity in a rapidly changing global environment
The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange says it has agreed to be acquired by the operator of the Frankfurt stock exchange, Deutsche Boerse. The deal announced Tuesday will create the world's largest financial markets company.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2010 Operating Results
Federal Realty Investment Trust today reported operating results for its fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2010.
Trump weighing investment in Mets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump is thinking about investing in the New York Mets.
CB Richard Ellis to buy ING's real estate investment management business
The $940-million deal would make the L.A. firm the global leader in that segment. CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. has agreed to buy ING Group's real estate investment management business in a $940-million deal that would make CB Richard Ellis the global leader in that business.
A Very Foolish Investment
Some people think investment trusts are an anachronism. Antique, old-fangled, obsolete. With names like British Empire Securities and Foreign & Colonial , they do sound like a throwback to the Edwardian ...
Government welcomes investment agreement
A new Investment Protocol under the Closer Economic Relations (CER) trade agreement further strengthens the investment relationship between Australia and New Zealand, Finance Minister Bill English says.
Investment Dar’s debt deal may help sukuk
Kuwaiti company reached deal with creditors to pay $3.6bn of Islamic bonds and loans
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: PriceSmart, Limited Brands, Zumiez and Tractor Supply Co
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: PriceSmart, Limited Brands, Zumiez and Tractor Supply Co
RAM Investment Group - First Great Western Installations
RAM Investment Group - First Great Western Installations
Gulf Investment Corp launches 600 mln rgt sukuk
* GIC bond size increased due to strong demand
Gulf Investment Corp launches RM500m sukuk
GULF Investment Corporation (GIC) launched a five-year RM500 million sukuk issue in Malaysia yesterday as part of an existing funding programme, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said. GIC, which was set up to drive private enterprise and economic growth in the Gulf region, had earlier established a RM3.5 billion sukuk programme in the Southeast Asian countries. RBS is the deal's sole ...
Investment in Europe RE Should Rise 15%
BERLIN-Investment in European real estate should rise another 15% this year after it soared 35% in 2010 to reach $132 billion, according to realtor CB Richard Ellis.
Eastday-Investment in disputed islands unclear
BEIJING - The Foreign Ministry said it was not aware of Chinese investment in a Russian-held island claimed by Japan.
China's Foreign Direct Investment Rises 23.4%, Adding to Overheating Risks
Foreign direct investment in China climbed in January, adding to record inflows last year that are exacerbating Premier Wen Jiabao’s challenge of taming overheating risks in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
China: January foreign investment up 23.4 percent
China's foreign direct investment jumped 23.4 percent in January, rebounding from weakness in December, the Commerce Ministry announced Thursday.
China’s Foreign Investment Rose 23.4% in January
Foreign direct investment in China climbed in January, adding to record inflows last year that are complicating Premier Wen Jiabao’s efforts to tame inflation in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
BNP Paribas Profit Rises 14% on Investment Bank, BancWest Unit
BNP Paribas SA , Europe’s largest bank, said fourth-quarter profit increased 14 percent, helped by higher revenues at the investment bank and a rebound at the U.S. consumer unit.
Investment in education, infra should continue: Kris
Continued investment in education sector, allocation for development of infrastructure and investment in technology to improve e-governance were the three key areas that the coming budget should lay focus on, Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys CEO, said here today.
China January foreign direct investment rises 23%
Foreign direct investment in China rose 23.4 percent in January from a year earlier, the government said on Thursday, despite an official campaign to stem liquidity and control inflation.
Four Myths about Investment Risk that Could Lose You Money
Occasionally something crosses my desk where I couldn't have said it better, and today is one of tho
Private investment firm buys stake in Haggen chain
Haggen Inc., a Washington state-based grocery chain, said Thursday that private investment firm The Comvest Group has purchased a majority stake in its business.
Celebrity investment firm files for bankruptcy
Starr & Company LLC and Starr Investment Advisors LLC filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Thursday, less than a year after founder Kenneth Ira Starr pleaded guilty to bilking millions of dollars from celebrity investors. The bankruptcy filings list hundreds of creditors, including dozens of famous names such as Liza Minnelli, Uma Thurman, Paul Simon, Tom Brokaw, Phil Donahue and Harvey Weinstein.
Minelli, Pacino among victims of bankrupt investment company
A celebrity investment firm filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, listing entertainers such as Liza Minnelli, Al Pacino, Paul Simon, TV interviewer Barbara Walters and film producer Harvey Weinstein among hundreds of creditors.
China's gold investment demand jumps
Gold bars displayed at a store in Beijing. Gold investment demand zoomed 70 percent last year on concern over domestic inflationary pressure and limited alternatives for investment.
China gold demand for investment surges 70%
HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Chinese demand for gold as an investment surged 70% in 2010 from a year earlier, outpacing all other markets in terms of the rate of change in demand for gold bars and coins as a store of value, according to figures released by the World Gold Council on Thursday. The London-headquartered organization said Chinese investment demand for the precious metal totaled 180 ...
Investment banker hired to spot future crises
Michael Cohrs, one of the most dominant and powerful investment bankers before the crisis, has been tasked with preventing the build up of financial risks as a member of the interim Financial Policy Committee (FPC).
Investment banker hired to spot future crises
Michael Cohrs, one of the most dominant and powerful investment bankers before the crisis, has been tasked with preventing the build up of financial risks as a member of the interim Financial Policy Committee ...
Russia's investment climate hurting growth: minister
Russia's finance minister said Friday President Dmitry Medvedev's modernisation effort was being hampered by a poor investment climate that was holding back economic growth.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Gafisa SA, CPFL Energia, Petroleo Brasileiro, AMBEV and Ultrapar Holdings
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Gafisa SA, CPFL Energia, Petroleo Brasileiro, AMBEV and Ultrapar Holdings
Investment trusts soar in Asia
Investment trusts have outperformed unit trusts and open-ended investment companies (Oeics) in most major fund sectors over the past 10 years, with the exception of UK smaller companies, according to Collins ...
Investment poised to double
Powerhouse Ventures - an angel investment group which backs Canterbury start-up companies - is hoping to double its investments in the coming year to a dozen or so.
Venture capital investment in 2010 grew for first time in three years
Venture funds collectively increased their investments by 19 percent over 2009 to $21.8 billion. The number of deals made grew by 12 percent to 3,277.
Kencana hopes to recoup investment in Berantai oil field in 2 years
“Our investment will start getting paid back within two years, because the plan is to have one well-head platform with 18 wells installed within two years.
Investment consultants call for passive aggression
Investment consultants are pushing for a seismic shift from active asset management to passive in a move that could result in savings of more than $50bn a year for pension schemes and other institutional investors and a switch of trillions of dollars in assets.
Mets’ Owners Guarded a Madoff Investment Pipeline
Fred Wilpon’s and Saul Katz’s referrals to Bernard L. Madoff’s funds carried restrictions on direct contact with him.
Mets’ Owners Guarded a Madoff Investment Pipeline
Fred Wilpon’s and Saul Katz’s referrals to Bernard L. Madoff’s funds carried restrictions on direct contact with him.
China decries US investment "obstruction"
China urges high-tech sector to expand abroad. 21 Feb 2011 8:24 AM
AHEB Investment Group Provides Business Planning & Consulting Services
LIMASSOL, Cyprus, February 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ AHEB Investment Group today announced the provision of its new business planning and consulting services, created in order to enable its clients to build and develop their business strategy and …
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment to make NI top for broadband - Video
A multi-million pound investment from BT is to put Northern Ireland at the top of the European leaderboards for broadband connectivity, with up to 60 jobs also in the pipeline. - Video available
Venture capital investment in 2010 grew for first time in three years
Venture funds collectively increased their investments by 19 percent over 2009 to $21.8 billion. The number of deals made grew by 12 percent to 3,277.
PNG Investment Mission To Visit Solomon Islands
A Papua New Guinea Investment Mission will visit Solomon Islands from 25-28 February 2011, to look at opportunities for investment in the country.
Investment consultants call for passive aggression
Investment consultants are pushing for a seismic shift from active asset management to passive in a move that could result in savings of more than $50bn a year for pension schemes and other institutional investors and a switch of trillions of dollars in assets.