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Peru Yields Fall as Mining Investment Fuels Currency Gains
Peruvian bonds rose, pushing down yields for a second day, on demand for sol-denominated assets as mining investment drives the currency to a 15-year high. The yield on the nation's benchmark 7.84 percent sol- denominated bond due August 2020 fell two ...
US 'careful' on easing investment ban in Myanmar
WASHINGTON – The US said Wednesday it will ease its investment ban in Myanmar carefully, noting that recent democratic reforms are reversible and deplorable rights violations persist. Kurt Campbell, the top diplomat for East Asia, ...
NBPA executive director Billy Hunter sought union investment for bank with ...
NBPA executive director Billy Hunter sought union investment for bank with ...
The right economic investment for America
He has proposed several investment initiatives: a $476 billion infrastructure plan; a 5 percent hike in research and development spending; a job-training program to help dislocated workers; incentives for manufacturing; and funds to expand the pool of ...
Fed Policy, European Crisis, Investment Strategy
Apr. 25, 2012 - Peter Tchir, founder of TF Market Advisors, and Steven Blitz, an economist at ITG Investment Research, talk about Federal Reserve policy, the European debt crisis and US stocks. They speak with Pimm Fox and Alix Steel on Bloomberg ...
Galaxy Entertainment plans $2 billion investment in Macau 2nd phase
HK) said on Thursday that it plans a second phase of its Galaxy Macau integrated resort in the world's largest gaming destination, with a proposed investment of HK$16 billion ($2.06 billion). The project would comprise two new luxury hotels, ...
Barclays profit up on investment banking rebound
L) beat forecasts with a 22 percent rise in first-quarter profit, as a strong rebound in revenue from its investment banking arm and a drop in bad debt countered increased compensation for insurance mis-selling. The British bank reported an adjusted ...
Evercore Profit Falls 62% as Investment Banking Costs Rise
Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR), the advisory firm founded by Roger Altman, said first-quarter profit fell 62 percent as expenses in the firm's investment-banking unit climbed. Earnings excluding certain items fell to $4.32 million, or 10 cents per share, ...
Deutsche Bank's Investment-Banker Pay Fell 23% in First Quarter
Deutsche Bank AG (DBK), Germany's biggest lender, paid employees at the corporate and investment bank 23 percent less in the first quarter as the sovereign debt crisis curbed trading. The company paid 1.59 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in compensation ...
US lawmaker urges investment treaty talks with China
WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - A top Republican US lawmaker on Thursday called on the Obama administration to negotiate an investment treaty with China while increasing pressure on Beijing to reform unfair trade and currency practices he said were ...
TEXT-Fitch affirms CIMB Bank and CIMB Investment Bank
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) April 26 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed CIMB Bank Berhad's (CIMB Bank) and CIMB Investment Bank Berhad's (CIMB Investment Bank) Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BBB+' ...
Chesapeake CEO investment deal ends; board to review McClendon deals with ...
Chesapeake CEO investment deal ends; board to review McClendon deals with ...
TEXT-Fitch raises Federal Realty Investment Trust ratings
April 26 - Fitch Ratings has upgraded the credit ratings of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) as follows: --Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'A-' from 'BBB+'; --Unsecured revolving credit facility to 'A-' from 'BBB+'; --Senior unsecured notes ...
Brazil's BTG Investment Bank Plans Local, Latin Expansion
By Luciana Magalhaes Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual (BBTG11.BR) intends to use proceeds from its IPO this week to promote the bank's growth in Brazil and its expansion in Latin America, ...
Apollo Investment Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 ...
Apollo Investment Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 ...
Investment banks likely to cut more staff: report
Investment banks may cut more staff * ROE levels to hit mid-teens over long term * Rating downgrades to affect business model changes By Lauren Tara LaCapra April 26 (Reuters) - Investment banks globally will likely have to reduce staff levels by at ...
Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust to Acquire Class A Office Complex in ...
Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust to Acquire Class A Office Complex in ...
Bank Of Korea Begins Investment In Chinese Treasuries
(Updates with additional information throughout, including BOK officials' comments on China investment plans from the fifth paragraph.) By In-Soo Nam Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES SEOUL (Dow Jones)--The Bank of Korea said Friday it started buying Chinese ...
Chesapeake to end CEO investment program
McClendon's arrangement with the board allows him to purchase up to a 2.5 percent interest in every well Chesapeake drills for his own investment portfolio. In order to pay for stakes in new wells, McClendon borrowed money -- using his stakes in ...
US Envoy Calls for Investment Treaty With India
By AMOL SHARMA NEW DELHI -- In her first public remarks since taking over as US Ambassador to India, Nancy Powell said the countries can expand their commercial ties by negotiating a bilateral investment treaty and reducing barriers American businesses ...
Macquarie's Investment Banking Headache
By CYNTHIA KOONS In the year to March 31, Macquarie's core investment banking unit, Macquarie Capital, contributed 85 million Australian dollars (US$88 million) to the group's net profit of A$730 million. That's a profit decline of 60% from a year ago ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2012 Earnings ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2012 Earnings ...
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2012 First Quarter Financial Results on ...
Virtus Investment Partners To Announce 2012 First Quarter Financial Results on ...
BlackRock Said to Plan China Investment Fund With CIC
April 26 (Bloomberg) -- BlackRock Inc., the world's largest money manager, plans to start a fund with China Investment Corp., according to a person familiar with the matter. CIC, the nation's sovereign-wealth fund, and BlackRock will initially provide ...
Dahlman Rose & Company Announces Follow-on Investment by Lovell Minnick Partners
NEW YORK, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, a leading investment bank specializing in natural resources, transportation, and other industries in the global supply chain, announced today that its parent company has ...
GCC Investment and Development Fuels Interest in Region
With significant achievements and even greater prospects to come, World Finance reflects on the promise of the region in the GCC Investment and Development Awards 2012. These accolades celebrate the companies and bodies who are the driving force behind ...
MGIC Investment Shareholders Elect Directors and Approve Other Actions
MILWAUKEE, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- MGIC Investment Corporation's (NYSE:MTG) shareholders have elected as directors Curt Culver, the Chairman and CEO of the Company, and four independent directors. In accordance with the Company's ...
CORRECT: Investment Gains Help To Lift KKR's 1Q Earnings
("2nd UPDATE: Investment Gains Help To Lift KKR's 1Q Earnings," at 12:19 EST, misstated KKR's investment in Energy Future Holdings in the eighth paragraph. The correct version follows:) By Amy Or Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow ...
Canada Plans Changes To Foreign Investment Review Process
At least one foreign-investment law expert was unsure whether the proposed changes would mark a sea-change to the current setup. "How much are they going to say? Will there be much of value they can say while respecting their obligations to maintain ...
Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. Reports Results For First Quarter 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL) today reported unaudited results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company plans to file its Form 10-Q on Friday, May 4, ...
SummitAlliance Investment Group, LLC Welcomes Chris Cokinis and Scott Nelson ...
SummitAlliance Investment Group, LLC Welcomes Chris Cokinis and Scott Nelson ...
Amazon will bring jobs, capital investment to Texas in deal that settles sales ...
Amazon will bring jobs, capital investment to Texas in deal that settles sales ...
Goldman Sachs Names Wainstein Brazil Investment Bank Chairman
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), the fifth-largest US bank, expanded its management team for Brazil investment banking, naming Daniel Wainstein chairman and adding two co-chief operating officers. Antonio Pereira and Fabio Bicudo, previously managing ...
Washington Real Estate Investment's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings ...
Washington Real Estate Investment's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings ...
Open-End Investment Funds in the US Industry Market Research Report Now ...
Open-End Investment Funds in the US Industry Market Research Report Now ...
Chinese vice premier announces $15 billion in trade and investment contracts ...
Chinese vice premier announces $15 billion in trade and investment contracts ...
Argentina's YPF Move Risks Deterring Oil Investment
This is going to deter foreign direct investment in the energy sector, where Argentina has huge potential." That investment is crucial to Argentina's future. Argentina ranked third in the world, behind China and the US, in potentially recoverable ...
USD 2-4 Billion Russia-China Investment Fund to Be Created by Late June 2012 ...
USD 2-4 Billion Russia-China Investment Fund to Be Created by Late June 2012 ...
State investment board's No. 2 executive departs
Eyebrows rose in the Twin Cities investment management community this month after the resignation of Teri Richardson, assistant executive director at the Minnesota State Board of Investment. Richardson, 50, was seen as heir apparent to Howard Bicker, ...
SynGest investment revisited after past case comes to light
AP Iowa economic development officials are reviewing whether to continue a $2.5 million investment in a startup company pitching a groundbreaking fertilizer technology after learning a jury once found its chairman had misused investor money in another ...
Sino-US investment treaty talks to resume
"The resumption of the talks on the treaty is a positive signal for bilateral trade and investment, but the process will not be easy," said Zhang Yansheng, director of the Institute for International Economic Research under the National Development and ...
Investment in RTP remains strong despite desire for change
By David Bracken - [email protected] For all the handwringing over the need for Research Triangle Park to evolve, it's worth noting that the park has attracted an extraordinary amount of investment in recent years given the global economic ...
Foreign investment projects from emerging markets advance in April
The events could be a turning point for investment in Maryland from these countries. "Europe is struggling and global companies want to go to stable environments," said Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment, ...
Investment deals may hide high fees
Other alluring investment possibilities may appear in advertisements. Friends might pass along details of a product that seemed great to them. These investment pitches can promise eye-popping interest rates, high yields and financial products designed ...
India on priority list but low on investment front: Lakshmi Mittal
Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI With his steel projects making little progress in India, steel tycoon Lakshmi N Mittal on Sunday said the nation remains on priority list for his company, ArcelorMittal, but may have slipped low down on its investment ...
AMP's investment in Prairie State
American Electric Power customers will have the chance to make their views on the utility's proposed rate plan known at a hearing in Columbus. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will host the hearing at 6 pm Monday, April 30 at Wolfe Park Shelter ...
Forrest keeps faith in iron-ore investment
Despite concerns about Chinese demand, he says the market remains strong and is pressing ahead with a huge capital investment program. Mr Forrest told BusinessDaily the short-selling of the stock by US investor Jim Chanos, who expects the price to drop ...
The Government Investment Drought Continues…..
The top (blue) line shows that private nonresidential investment has rebounded smartly since early 2009, when President Obama took office. Residential investment first dropped, and then mostly came back. The real problem is government investment, ...
Haiti capital to add hundreds of new hotel rooms, raising hope for more investment
Together, the projects add up to well over $100 million in new investment and will generate several thousand jobs in a nation still struggling to emerge from years of natural disasters and political turmoil. In fact, the new hotels are the first ...
Obama must use investment as a campaign keystone
He has proposed several investment initiatives: a $476 billion infrastructure plan; a 5 percent hike in research and development spending; a job-training program to help dislocated workers; incentives for manufacturing; and funds to expand the pool of ...