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Investment banks expect BOK to hike key rate in May
Most global investment banks forecast South Korea's central bank to raise its key interest rate this month in a bid to rein in rising consumer prices, a report showed Monday.
Matthew Archer of Archer Investment Management named 2011 40 under 40 award winner
Triangle - Archer Investment Management announced today that Matthew Archer has been named one of the forty prominent business leaders under forty years old in the Triangle.
LatAm & Caribbean Sees Influx Of Foreign Direct Investment,
Aided by investment-friendly fiscal policies, Latin America and the Caribbean saw a 40% increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) during 2010, with a further upsurge of 15% - 20% expected in 2011, according to a new report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
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 Banker of the Week: Citi’s David Wormsley
Financial News's Maryam Omidi files this dispatch on the Citi investment banker playing lead role in the Glencore IPO:
£1bn Isa boost for investment funds
Investment funds have enjoyed their strongest Isa season for nine years, with consumers paying nearly £1 billion into the accounts around the turn of the tax year.
Morningstar Announces Keynote Speakers, Agenda for 23rd Annual Investment Conference
Morningstar, Inc. , a leading provider of independent investment research, is hosting its 23rd annual investment conference for financial advisors Wednesday, June 8 through Friday, June 10, at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
Govt eyes $400m investment to boost irrigation
The Government says it would be willing to invest up to $400 million on commercial terms with private investors and councils to fast-track regional irrigation schemes across the country and lift economic growth.Next week's Budget...
GM to add 4,200 jobs in $2B investment
General Motors is planning on Tuesday to announce an investment totaling more than $2 billion and worth about 4,200 jobs in eight states, people familiar with the matter told the Free Press.
Investment firm buys Trancas Medical Center
One of Napa’s largest medical office buildings, the Trancas Medical Center, has been sold to Seavest, Inc., a New York–based health care real estate investment firm.
Investment, growth and innovation for Unitec
Unitec Institute of Technology will be investing in better infrastructure, opening a new campus in Albany and continuing to push forward innovation in teaching and learning after making a surplus of $8.8 million in 2010.
UBS Seeks Top-5 Ranking for U.S. Investment Bank After Dealmakers Defect
UBS AG (UBSN) , which has lost at least 50 dealmakers from its U.S. investment bank since 2009, remains committed to the unit and aims to reach a top-five rank, said Matthew Grounds, the division’s global co-head.
Foreign investment leaps by 45.7pc
DOHA: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Qatar rose 45.7 percent to QR94.3bn in 2009 compared to QR64.7bn in 2008, according to Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) which has conducted for the first time a FDI survey for 2008 and 2009 in keeping with international guidelines.
BUDGET 2011: Infrastructure tax changes to boost private investment
Govt announces reforms to attract private sector. 10 May 2011 10:54 PM
New investment in schools tops $800m
This year's federal budget pumps $872 million of new investment into Australia's school system.
Punjab power utility investment plan cut down by Rs 2,000 cr
Chandigarh, May 10 (PTI) Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission has slashed the investment size of power utility Punjab State Power Corporation by almost Rs 2,000 crore to Rs 1,000 crore for FY12, after finding its inability to match actual expenditure with the projected plans.In the Annual Revenue Requirement filed for 2011-12, PSPCL had proposed an investment plan of Rs 2,990 crore ...
Investment boom gives miners tax break
The resource sector is expected to spend an historic $76 billion on mining projects next financial year.
Investment boom gives miners tax break
The resource sector is expected to spend an historic $76 billion on mining projects next financial year.
Investment boom gives miners tax break
The resource sector is expected to spend an historic $76 billion on mining projects next financial year.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Ruffer Investment Co - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment, Jobs and Revenues Increase as Pittsburgh's Tech Startups Gained Ground in 2010
Innovation Works Annual Meeting to Showcase Companies, Highlight Successes PITTSBURGH, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The startup technology companies in Innovation Work's portfolio grew in jobs, investment, sales revenue and other signs of economic progress in 2010. Innovation Works, the most active investor in seed-stage technology companies in the Pittsburgh region, compiles annual ...
Business : UAE mulls new laws to boost investment climate
DUBAI — The UAE is developing a spate of trade, investment and economic laws to further enhance the local investment environment, Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, said on Tuesday.
Citadel’s Craig Stine, Investment Banking Co-Head, Departs
Craig Stine, co-head of investment banking at Citadel Securities, a unit of Ken Griffin’s Citadel LLC, quit the firm this week, the 10th high-level exit in less than two years.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Care Investment Trust Inc. , a real estate investment and finance company that invests in healthcare-related real estate, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 and announced that it has reinstated its quarterly dividend with a $0.135 per share distribution for the first quarter of 2011. Â
Tax breaks for infrastructure investment
The federal government hopes to encourage more private investment in significant infrastructure projects with tax changes.
Investment Column: IHG still has room to grow as US picks up
Our view: Buy
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Eastman Chemical Company, WABCO Holdings, Towers Watson and Caterpillar
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Eastman Chemical Company, WABCO Holdings, Towers Watson and Caterpillar
Bankers, academics urge Tunisia investment ahead of G8
Around 200 international bankers, business leaders, academics and other figures have called for investment in Tunisia after a popular uprising toppled Zine el Abidine Ben Ali in January.
Dahlman Rose & Co. Expands Investment Banking Capabilities in Mining Industry
Dahlman Rose & Co., a leading investment bank specializing in the global natural resources supply chain, announced today that it has appointed William Hunter as Managing Director, Investment Banking, effective immediately.
Mexico Fixed Investment Growth Slows In February
Mexico's gross fixed investment growth slowed in February, but the easing was less-than-expected, data from the statistical office INEGI showed Wednesday.
Vanguard Investment - Appointment of Director
Vanguard Investment - Appointment of Director
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment firm Fiera Sceptre quadruples second quarter earnings to $1.9M
MONTREAL - Investment firm Fiera Sceptre Inc. (TSX:FSZ) says its second quarter earnings grew fourfold on higher revenue from a merger.
Vanguard cuts minimum investment amount for funds
Vanguard is making its target-date retirement mutual funds more accessible to small investors by cutting the required minimum initial investment to $1,000 from $3,000.
Investment Tips From Tinseltown
Can you remember the last time you stayed up late watching a movie while you should have been asleep? You weren’t wasting your time. In fact; you may have gained some insights into managing your portfolio. In case you missed them, here are 10 kernels of wisdom from Hollywood classics. 10. [...]
Summary Box: Vanguard cuts investment minimums
LOWER BAR: Vanguard is cutting the required minimum initial investment for its target-date mutual funds to $1,000 from $3,000. The nation's largest fund company is also reducing investment minimums for 15 other funds that aren't part of its target-date retirement series.
Investment manager Couillault on comeback trail
Former Fisher Funds chief investment officer Warren Couillault is back on the New Zealand investment scene with the launch of Richmond Investment Management, a managed fund partnership with the super-wealthy Spencer family.
A Flying Start For Investment Trusts
Investment trusts (ITs) are curious beasts, being listed investment companies with tradable shares.In other words, their shares can be bought and sold during market hours in the same way as other listed ...
BoI: Investment applications up 53%
Applications for investment privileges in the first four months of the year totalled 582 projects, with a combined investment value of 170.10 billion baht, Board of Investment (BoI)secretary-general Atchaka Sibunruang said on Thursday.
BoI: Investment applications up 53%
Applications for investment privileges in the first four months of the year totalled 582 projects, with a combined investment value of 170.10 billion baht, Board of Investment (BoI) secretary-general Atchaka Sibunruang said on Thursday.
BoI: Investment applications up 53%
Applications for investment privileges in the first four months of the year totalled 582 projects, with a combined investment value of 170.10 billion baht, Board of Investment (BoI) secretary-general Atchaka Sibunruang said on Thursday.
BoI: Investment applications up 53%
Applications for investment privileges in the first four months of the year totalled 582 projects, with a combined investment value of 170.10 billion baht, Board of Investment (BoI) secretary-general Atchaka Sibunruang said on Thursday.
Investment ideal here, report says
Barrie and Orillia are once again near the top of the list of the best places in Ontario for real-estate investment. Simcoe Shores follows Hamilton and the Kitchener/Cambridge areas as the third-best place for residential real estate investment, in an analysis of top Ontario investment towns.[...]
Investment firm Apollo posts profit
Investment company Apollo Global Management LLC said Thursday that the increasing value of its private equity investments pushed it to a profit in the first three months of the year.
China's Sina to ramp up Weibo investment to fend off rivals
China's Sina Corp plans to ramp up investment in its hot Twitter-like product, Weibo, for the rest of the year in order to fend off competition from Tencent Holdings and attract a wider user base.
Investment ideal here, report says
Barrie and Orillia are once again near the top of the list of the best places in Ontario for realestate investment. Simcoe Shores follows Hamilton and the Kitchener/Cambridge areas as the third-best place for residential real estate investment, in an analysis of top Ontario investment towns.[...]
Investment firm Apollo posts profit
Investment company Apollo Global Management LLC said Thursday that the increasing value of its private equity investments pushed it to a profit in the first three months of the year.
Investment Column: 3i proves it's better to be safe than sorry
Our view: Buy