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India's Rashtriya weighing investment in Canadian potash mines
MUMBAI, Sept 1 (Reuters) - India's state-run Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd is considering a possible $1 billion investment in Canadian potash mines to secure long-term supply of the soil nutrient, the company's chairman said. India is the ...
Natural Gas Provides Generation's Greatest Investment Opportunity
When appraising the diversity of commodities' values competing for investment dollars, natural gas has perennially trailed the pack. This is true in comparison with rare metals, such as gold and silver, other fossil fuels, like surging oil and fading ...
Money Watch: Will gold protect investment against inflation?
Money Watch, a personal finance column that runs every Saturday, features a financial planner from the National Association of Personal Financial Advisorsanswering reader questions about saving, protecting and growing your money. To submit a question, ...
Emerging Market Investment Basics: Politics
While attempting to discuss politics in an election season may be something that investors would rather avoid, given that it frequently results in either audible groans or vitriolic rants; however, for investors planning to put money into in emerging ...
PM- Morsy's China Visit Achieved Positive Economic, Tourism, Investment ...
PM- Morsy's China Visit Achieved Positive Economic, Tourism, Investment ...
Education is investment, not expenditure, conference told
Education is investment, not expenditure, conference told. * Three-day international conference on botany begins at Quaid-e-Azam University Staff Report ISLAMABAD: In the evolving globalising world, the economic strength, access to technology and a ...
Hollande speeds launch of state investment bank
France will launch a public investment bank within days to help cash-strapped companies to obtain financing, President Francois Hollande said on Friday, bringing forward the date as his government speeds up efforts to fight a downturn. The bank ...
Why equity return on investment for wind sector in India is tempting
Now, the ultimate test of any investment strategy is its "return on investment". An investor primarily looks at his "equity RoI". And if this return is satisfactory, it's a tempting proposition. The equity RoI for wind sector in India could be 14-16 ...
Chinese investment good for Aust- Carr
Foreign Minister Bob Carr says Chinese investment in Australia is a good deal for the Australian nation. Concern over foreign investment in Australia, particularly by state-owned enterprises, was raised again in the past week. It followed Treasurer ...
SSI investment limit will be hiked: Shettar
Speaking at the golden jubilee function organized by the North Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association of Hubli (NKSSIA), Shettar said there is a long pending demand of the NKSSIA to extend the limit of investment for small scale industries in the ...
Discount Investment to inject NIS 15m into Ma'ariv
The board of Discount Investment Corporation (TASE: DISI) this morning reportedly decided to inject an additional NIS 15 million into Hebrew daily "Ma'ariv". Sources inform ''Globes'' that the capital injection will probably be in the form of an owner ...
NIMASA Defends Investment in Manpower
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has explained that its desire to close the knowledge gap in the maritime sector and create employments are the major reasons for investing in setting up multibillion naira Institute of ...
US investment in Indian securities decline 35% in 2011
The US government's investment in Indian securities, including equities and long term debt, declined more than 35 per cent to $59 billion last year compared to 2010. The American government held Indian securities worth $91.49 billion at the end of 2010 ...
Investment banking scale-back plan
His comments to the Sunday Times are the clearest signal yet that he intends to scale back investment banking, a move which is likely to please critics of the sector such as Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King. Mr Jenkins, who was appointed on ...
IFRS view on 'investment entities'
Currently, the International Financial Reporting Standard provide venture capital organisations, mutual funds, unit trusts and similar entities an option to account for their investment in associates and joint ventures at fair value through profit-and ...
UK Sticks to Budget Cuts as Coalition Eyes Speedier Investment
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said his government will continue with its deficit-cutting plans amid calls from opposition lawmakers for a rethink as the economy struggles to recover from a double-dip recession. “We've cut the deficit by a quarter ...
Amba hires investment bank for possible sale
Mumbai: Investment researcher Amba Research (India) Pvt Ltdis looking to fully or partially sell the Bangalore-based outsourcing firm at a valuation of around $100 million. Amba has hired Mumbai-based Avendus Capital, an investment bank, to evaluate ...
Castro's speech will call for investment in future generations
Mayor Julián Castro, right, holding his daughter, Carina, 3, and his brother, Joaquín Castro, left, greet supporters upon their arrival at the send-off party for their trip to the Democratic National Convention at the St. Paul Community Center in San ...
Barclays' investment banking scale-back
The new boss of British lender Barclays wants to shrink its investment bank division as he seeks to move on from rate-rigging and mis-selling scandals, he has indicated in an interview. Chief executive Antony Jenkins told The Sunday Times newspaper ...
RPT-UPDATE 2-Australia approves China farm purchase,sparks investment ...
RPT-UPDATE 2-Australia approves China farm purchase,sparks investment ...
Sound investment strategy for Norway
According to this strategy, equities should make up a fixed 60 per cent share of the fund. This implies that when equity markets fall sharply, the fund buys more stocks to keep the equity allocation at the target level. This happened in 2002-03 in the ...
Government may ease investment norms for public sector enterprises
NEW DELHI: Central public sector enterprises, sitting on a cash pile of over Rs 1.6 lakh crore, may be allowed to invest in treasury bills and equity mutual funds as the government is likely to ease investment rules for these units, said government ...
Investment Banker Jason Selch Can't Challenge Firing After Mooning Boss
(CN) - An investment banker forfeited his $2 million corporate partnership when he mooned the boss and was fired, an Illinois appeals court ruled. Jason Selch joined Wanger Asset Management as an investment analyst in 1994, staying with the company for ...
Aussie Cotton Yarn Stirs Investment Debate Over China
Treasurer Wayne Swan has rubber-stamped the joint proposal by Shandong RuYi Scientific & Technological Group Co. Ltd and Australian wool processor Lempriere Pty Ltd to buy the cotton estate with assets of 420 million Australian dollars (US$431 million) ...
The First Investment in Renewable Energy for Enovos in Belgium - Start-up of ...
The First Investment in Renewable Energy for Enovos in Belgium - Start-up of ...
China urges SCO members to facilitate trade, investment
URUMQI, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- A government official on Monday urged member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to boost trade and investment. SCO members should strengthen coordination regarding customs, e-commerce and ...
We need a proper British Investment Bank, not Osborne's half measure
The latest growth initiative from George Osborne is a state-backed small business bank. The Chancellor said over the weekend that the difficulties small businesses face when trying to get the credit they need to keep going or to expand is one of the ...
India Proposes Tax-Clampdown Delay as Singh Seeks Investment
A panel set up by India's prime minister recommended deferring a proposal to crack down on tax avoidance by three years, a move investors said may help boost capital inflows amid the threat of a rating downgrade to junk. The General Anti-Avoidance Rule ...
Texas Democrats ask for serious national investment at convention
And there's the sense, especially among longtime Democratic operatives, that there's a new sheriff in town —a Texas Democratic Party chairman who has no qualms about asking the national party organization to make a serious investment in Texas, or else ...
Foreign investment in Iran rises 141% in 4 years
TEHRAN - Foreign investment in Iran amounted to $4.37 billion in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), which is a 141 percent rise compared to four years ago, the director of the Organization for Investment and Economic and Technical ...
Vereker steps down as Nomura investment banking boss
In January, ex-Lehman executive Jasjit Bhattal abruptly left as head of the wholesale banking division - which includes investment banking as well as sales and trading - along with markets head Tarun Jotwani. Vereker, 45, had been a candidate to ...
Investment Analysts' Ratings Reiterations for September, 3rd (BJRI, CCC, CRAI ...
Investment Analysts' Ratings Reiterations for September, 3rd (BJRI, CCC, CRAI ...
Buckeyes making good use of school's iPad investment: Ohio State insider
fragel-osu-mug.jpg View full sizeOSUOhio State right tackle Reid Fragel started scouting Central Florida on an iPad on Sunday morning. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Before he went to sleep Saturday night, Ohio State senior right tackle Reid Fragel wanted to check ...
An investment idea neither party can mess up
By Marc Lichtenfeld. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (MarketWatch) — The kids are back in school learning reading, writing and arithmetic (and that's probably all, as the standardized tests don't deem anything else as important). But Junior doesn't have to be ...
Mozambique seeks Indian investment to develop tea industry
"There was substantial demand for Mozambique tea in the international market at one time, but the country has lost its position as it has not been able to adapt itself to the requirements of the market," he said, adding his country would like ...
Significant Capital Investment in Financo Positions Firm for Accelerated ...
Significant Capital Investment in Financo Positions Firm for Accelerated ...
Top global investment banker Alexis de Rosnay to head Canaccord Genuity
TORONTO — Canaccord Financial Inc. has appointed prominent investment banker Alexis de Rosnay as CEO of Canaccord Genuity Ltd., the U.K. and European arm of the Vancouver-based financial services company. The appointment of de Rosnay, ...
MyUS.com Receives Investment Infusion
4, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- MyUS.com announced today that the company has just received a substantial investment, and this funding now positions the company for exponential growth and new strategic acquisitions. MyUS.com is the number one rated ...
Nomura Investment Bank Reshuffle Underscores New Focus
TOKYO—William Vereker, a prominent deal maker who is co-head of investment banking at Nomura Holdings Inc., is stepping down from his role and is expected to ultimately leave the company, people familiar with the matter said Tuesday. Mr. Vereker's ...
Goldman Sachs: Last Among International Investment Banks
J.P. Morgan international investment banking analysts cut the rating on Goldman Sachs to underweight, the equivalent of a sell, and put it dead last behind Europe's investment banks and U.S. rival Morgan Stanley . The analysts did kindly note Goldman ...
Walter Investment to buy reverse mortgage servicer
Sept 4 (Reuters) - Walter Investment Management Corp said it would buy reverse mortgage servicer Reverse Mortgage Solutions Inc for $120 million, sending Walter's shares up to a four-year high. The shares were trading up 8 percent at $30.26 in early ...
Better Investment Results Often Come When You Don't Mess With What's Working
The reason exchange-traded funds earned such tremendous traction in the market place is because they work. The ability to invest 'real time,' as opposed to market close, lower fees, little to no tracking error, simplicity, transparency and tax ...
Is This an Investment Or a Scam?
Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine whether an “opportunity” is an investment or scam. Part of the difficulty comes in the fact that, so often, a scam is presented as an investment. Rarely does a scammer hold up a sign emblazoned with the words ...
Investment Banker Jason Selch Moons Boss -- Loses Job And $2 Million Partner ...
Investment Banker Jason Selch Moons Boss -- Loses Job And $2 Million Partner ...
After AMC Acquisition, Chinese Mogul Sees $10 Billion in New US Investment
Speaking through an interpreter, Mr. Wang said Wanda had earmarked at least $10 billion for investment in the United States in coming years. He did not give much in the way of detail, but made clear that hotels, retail stores and possibly more theaters ...
Cytokinetics to Present at The Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference
South San Francisco, CA, September 4, 2012 - Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today that Robert I. Blum, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference ...
Increased investment in walk-ons paying dividends for No. 18 Oklahoma State
That's the idea, at least, and it takes an obvious investment, ponying up the money for extra food, plane tickets and tutoring time — particularly when there are as many as 50 walk-ons on the team, along with just under 85 scholarship players. “We ...
A Truly Liquid Investment
By MAURA WEBBER SADOVI. As the scorching summer winds down, a Texas venture is poised to start building one of the few developments that stands to benefit from extreme heat: a new $70 million water park. Schlitterbahn Waterparks, a family-owned ...
Cowboys' investment in cornerbacks will be tested early
Cowboys' investment in cornerbacks will be tested early. Posted Tuesday, Sep. 04, 2012 Updated Tuesday, Sep. 04, 2012 0 comments Print Reprints. Share. Topics: Southern California Cities, Brandon Carr, Eli Manning, Jason Garrett, Louisana State ...
Castro Touts Investment in Middle Class
With parallels being drawn beforehand between the importance of the 37-year old mayor of San Antonio's speech and that of the 2004 speech by then Illinois Senator Barack Obama, Julian Castro took the stage at the Democratic convention with a heartfelt ...