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India eases foreign investment rules
India has eased regulations governing foreign companies and their Indian joint venture partners as it seeks to halt a decline in direct foreign investment.
Capital Investment Companies Expand Services Across the Country
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 31, 2011) – Capital Investment Companies, one of the largest independent financial services and brokerage firms in the Southeast, is continuing their expansion by adding nine financial professionals to the team.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Infineon sees revenue jump with new investment
MALACCA: Infineon Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd expects revenue to rise by as much 10 per cent boosted by its fresh RM480 million investment to expand its plant. Sales from semiconductor devices produced by Infineon at the Batu Berendam Free Trade Zone in Malacca were estimated to be well over RM4 billion in its 2010 fiscal year. Peter Bailey, Infineon's vice-president and managing director, said 80 ...
Qwiki Attracts Investment From Yet Another Billionaire
Hot Silicon Valley startup Qwiki continues to attract notable investors.  The company  announced yesterday that it raised $1 million yesterday from Lightbank, the Chicago tech investment fund, run by Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell. "We are obviously excited to work with Eric and Brad. They have invaluable experience in building large-scale consumer facing Internet companies and the ability to ...
Qwiki Attracts Investment From Yet Another Billionaire
Eric Lefkofsky's Lightbank invests $1 million in California startup Qwiki, the same company in which
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (the "Company”) (NYSE: KYN) today provided a summary unaudited balance sheet and announced its net asset value and asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "1940 Act”) as of March 31, 2011.
Bank hosts investment seminar
Commercialbank’s Investment Services division hosted an investment seminar for its Private Banking customers, covering the highly topical subject of how recent geopolitical issues impact Qatar and capital markets.
Investment opportunities abound: Cb
Investment opportunities abound: Cb
Strathdon Investment - Director/PDMR Shareholding
Strathdon Investment - Director/PDMR Shareholding
MMR's Equinox Bid A Test Case For Australia's Investment Regime
SYDNEY -(Dow Jones)- The C$6.3 billion takeover offer by Minmetals Resources Ltd. (1208.HK), or MMR, for Equinox Minerals Ltd. (EQN.AU) could prove a test case for the approach of Australia's foreign investment regulator, according to lawyers familiar with the process.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Blackstone Group LP, BlackRock, Invesco and Ameriprise Financial
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Blackstone Group LP, BlackRock, Invesco and Ameriprise Financial
Cfengine Completes Series A Investment
OSLO, Norway , April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cfengine AS today announced the completion of a Series A investment of NOK 30 million by Ferd Capital, a privately-owned Norwegian industrial and financial group. Cfengine is the original and leading vendor of open source configuration management solutions, used by the IT industry to keep datacenters running. Its products are installed on millions of ...
Investment Bank Westbury Hires Petroleum Expert; Forms Association with Triple Double, Prominent Energy Industry ...
Westbury Group, a mid-market investment bank specialized in serving the financing needs of entrepreneurs, expands energy industry presence with John White and consultancy Triple Double, both Houston-based. (PRWeb April 04, 2011) Read the full story at (link) prweb5212624.htm
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Goldman's UK investment banking head to leave
LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs' head of UKinvestment banking, oil and gas specialist Julian Metherell, isleaving this summer after more than a decade at the U.S. bank, aperson familiar with ...
Crisis Overload: PNC Investment Outlook
The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage. By Bill Stone of PNC Wealth Management NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of persons as a ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company announced that it has commenced a public offering of 5,700,000 shares of its common stock. The Company also intends to grant the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 855,000 additional common shares to cover over-allotments, if any.
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces $5.6 Million Sale of Equity Investment in Cavert and Reinvestment
Gladstone Investment Corporation announced today that on Friday, April 1, 2011, it sold its equity investment in and received partial redemption of its preferred stock, while investing new subordinated debt in, Cavert II Holding Corporation as part of a recapitalization allowing Cavert's management team to acquire all the remaining common equity from the Company.
'Carbon doubt risks investment'
JULIA Gillard's top energy adviser has warned uncertainty about carbon prices is making it difficult to finance investments.
Napieralski Leads Polish Democratic Left’s Revival With Investment Focus
Polish opposition party leader Grzegorz Napieralski said the next government needs to lure back investment as he revives the fortunes of his party just in time for national elections in October.
Should you outsource your investment management?
The question of whether to outsource specialised areas such as investment has polarised the IFA world for years but as the retail distribution review comes into force, it looks set to become an acceptable way for advisers to keep investment as part of their client proposition.
FACTBOX: Australian Foreign Investment Deals Blocked
SYDNEY -(Dow Jones)- Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board rarely rejects applications outright, but several takeover attempts have been abandoned in recent years while the regulator was reviewing the case, or after it demanded modifications.
Investment bank Q1 fees highest since 2007
* Total fees paid in Q1 up 7.9 pct on year to $21.9 bln * Financials, energy and power drive global fee pool * J.P. Morgan tops global investment banking fee table LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) - Nearly $22 ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Prices Public Follow-On Offering of Common Stock
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company announced the pricing of a public offering of common stock. The Company agreed to sell a total of 5,700,000 shares at a price of $30.58 per share .
Jadwa Investment Awarded "Best Gulf Countries Fund", "Best Gulf Countries Islamic Fund" and 'Best Arab Fund' for 2010
Riyadh, 5 th April, 2011- Jadwa Investment Jadwa Investment , a leading Saudi investment bank, has won the "Best Gulf Countries Fund", "Best Gulf Countries Islamic Fund" and "Best Arab Fund"' Awards for 2010 at the Gulf Lipper Fund Awards 2011 held recently in Dubai.
Aurora Investment - Compliance with Model Code
Aurora Investment - Compliance with Model Code
Investment trusts: the Magnificent Seven
Every serious investor knows that dividend growth is as important as dividend yield - and according to the latest data from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), there are 16 investment companies that have increased dividends every year for over 20 years.
Teachers posts record investment income
Pension plan earned $13.3-billion in investment income in 2010, but still struggles with funding shortfall
Sprott: Silver Is The Investment Of The Decade
And it's hard to argue with that assessment as silver prices have nearly doubled in the past year and more than tripled since June 2009.
Investment bank Q1 fees highest since 2007
Total fees paid in Q1 jump 7.9% on year. 5 Apr 2011 11:53 AM
Ex-BP boss denies investment fund reports
Former BP Plc chief executive Tony Hayward denied on Tuesday he was setting up an investment firm as he left a private meeting in one of the most luxurious hotels in the United Arab Emirates.
Barclays Wealth Selling ‘Expensive’ Investment-Grade Bonds for Equities
The unit of Barclays Plc (BARC) is selling the bonds and adding to cash and developed market equities this quarter, said Kevin Gardiner, head of global investment strategy at the money manager, which oversees $254 billion.
Value Investment Criteria And Socially Responsible Companies: Exclusive Interview With Adam Strauss Of Pekin Singer ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - April 5, 2011 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Socially Responsible and Other Investing Strategies Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue ...
Investment consultant fined $332,000
Mark Duffell, a former consultant for the Menlo Park-based private investment firm Accel-KKR LLC, agreed to penalties of $332,000 in connection with charges of insider trading, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Investment banking Q1 fees highest since 2007
Nearly $22bn was paid in fees for global investment banking services in the first three months of this year, the largest first-quarter amount since 2007.
UPDATE 3-Australia defends blocking ASX-SGX deal, says open to investment
* Treasurer: Australia welcomes foreign investment * Treasurer Swan says investment has to be in nationalinterest * Details of ASX/SGX deal decision to be released later * ASX shares flat, SGX edges higher ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Microsoft, Proctor & Gamble, International Business Machines and Verizon ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Microsoft, Proctor & Gamble, International Business Machines and Verizon Communications
China to Ban Foreign Investment in Villas
The Chinese government has deemed foreign investment in the construction and management of villas prohibitied.
How Suitable Are Your Investment Strategies? The SEC Cares, A Lot.
New ADV form heightens attention to the issue.
SD Retirement System recovers investment losses
The South Dakota Retirement System has recovered all its losses from the nation's economic downturn, putting it on track to be fully funded to cover future benefit payments, officials said Wednesday.
Firms not returning windfall from tax cuts with more jobs, investment
OTTAWA - The Conservative's case for corporate tax cuts is increasingly coming under duress after new analyses suggest companies have neither created jobs or invested with their windfall.
South Korea May Combine Daewoo Securities With Woori Investment, Kim Says
South Korea may merge Daewoo Securities Co. and Woori Investment & Securities Co. to leapfrog Samsung Securities Co. and spark takeovers in the brokerage industry, the head of the Financial Services Commission said.
Fortress Investment’s New Asia Macro Hedge Fund Gains 3.5% Under Levinson
Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG) , the buyout and hedge-fund firm run by Daniel Mudd , said its Asia- focused macro fund rose 3.5 percent in March, even as uprisings in the Middle East and Japan’s worst earthquake roiled markets.
Google in German solar investment
Google on Thursday announced a multi-million-euro investment in a solar power plant outside Berlin in what the US Internet giant said was its first clean energy project investment in Europe.
World Silver Survey: Investment, Industrial Demand Surge In 2010, Boosting Prices
07 April 2011, 8:30 a.m. By Allen Sykora Of Kitco News (link)
Silver Prices Will Hit $50 as Investment Demand Pops
NEW YORK (TheStreet ) -- World investment demand drove silver prices higher in 2010 and the trend is on track to continue in 2011, according to the World Silver Survey by GFMS Research Group. Silver investment popped 40% to 279.3 million troy ounces in 2010, or $5.6 billion, while silver prices surged 80%. Net investment demand was led by a 24% increase in ETF holdings to 582.6 million ounces ...
Some golden investment tips
In an hour-long chat on rediff.com, financial planning expert Sailesh Multani offered some valuable tips.
Q1 property investment deals down 40%
Property investment deals in Singapore dropped 40 percent to S$7.2 billion in the first quarter, according to figures released by DTZ Research.