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Alibaba Targets Logistics Investment
With more Chinese shoppers going online, demand for warehouses and parcel delivery services is growing fast, far outpacing the development of the country's logistics infrastructure. This is putting a lot of pressure on Alibaba Group, China's largest ...
China signs investment pacts with Canada, Chile
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Canada signed an investment pact which will help build a strategic partnership between the two nations, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Sunday. The treaty, inked after 18 years of negotiations, contains the widest ...
China's fixed asset investment growth slowed in August
Fixed asset investment for January-August increased by 20.2% in nominal term compared to the same period last year, decreased from 20.4% growth for January-July, and worse than expected. Investment from state-owned enterprises increased by 12.9% ...
Questions of Chinese investment raised at pipeline hearings
EDMONTON -- Lawyers for environmental groups have pressed Northern Gateway pipeline representatives about the hypothetical possibility of Chinese interests buying control of the project. Barry Robinson, one of the lawyers who represents three different ...
Ratio, Delek Jump on Leviathan Investment Offers: Tel Aviv Mover
Ratio Oil Exploration 1992 LP (RATIL), Delek Drilling-LP (DEDRL) and Avner Oil Exploration LLP (AVNRL), partners in Israel's largest natural gas field, rallied after the gas explorers said they got offers from “leading” international energy companies ...
Investment to seal tighter Asian links
The Asian Century white paper will set out investment policies to tighten links with key neighbours including China, India and Indonesia as differences over foreign ownership divide the Coalition. The plan will also call for an overhaul of school and ...
Making the case for investment
FOR a country built on foreign investment, the approval given to foreign investors to acquire a stake in the nation's biggest cotton farm, Cubbie Station, should be welcomed. This is a business that needed new investment to support its operations and ...
Foreign investment a key to our growth
SPOT the double standard in these responses to two big foreign investment decisions. The first case is BHP Billiton's move to ditch the $19.2 billion Olympic Dam expansion last month. Ignoring a ludicrous attempt to blame the carbon tax, Labor and the ...
The Only European Investment To Consider
Unless you have been living under a rock the past couple of years, it is no secret that Europe is struggling with its debt crisis. Little progress continues to be made as European leaders look for solutions that the majority can agree on. Germany ...
US Seeks to Boost Investment in Strategic Ally Egypt
CAIRO—A delegation of more than 100 American business leaders is touring Cairo this week, part of a White House-led effort to burnish Egypt's image as an investment destination and help restore the country's flagging economy. The delegation forms the ...
Value Added: Investment opportunities through the eyes of a Carlyle Group co ...
Value Added: Investment opportunities through the eyes of a Carlyle Group co ...
Monroe Community College prepares investment guidelines
Draft guidelines for Monroe Community College's investments call for a reasonable rate of return and for having sufficient cash available to meet expenses, but steer clear of setting limits on how much cash should be on hand. The amount has become an ...
Investment pros say election's effects on markets overrated
If President Barack Obama is re-elected, will Wisconsin companies such as ZBB Energy Corp., a Menomonee Falls developer of energy storage systems, see their fortunes - and stock price - rise? Or if Mitt Romney wins in November, will Racine's Twin Disc ...
TEXT-Fitch: Reinsurers risk being distracted by low investment yields
(The following statement was released by the rating agency). Sept 10 - Fitch Ratings believes that reinsurers may be distracted into seeking improved earnings fortunes through potentially higher-yielding - but unintentionally riskier - investment ...
US agency plans $150M investment in Mideast fund
A division of Dubai-based Abraaj Capital, the Middle East's largest private equity firm, will manage the financing provided by the U.S. government's Overseas Private Investment Corporation. OPIC and Abraaj said in a statement late Sunday that the ...
Credit Suisse Boosts Philippines Investment Banking
By Isabella Steger. The rush to fill Southeast Asia's investment-banking ranks continues as Credit Suisse makes two senior hires for the Philippines. According to a statement Monday, the Swiss bank has appointed Chiqui Huang and Johnny Escaler as ...
Plan to Relax Investment Rules in EAC Gains Pace
Bank of Kigali (BK) wants to spread its success outside Rwanda, but the country's biggest commercial bank by assets and market share is being limited by unfriendly investment environment in east Africa. BK's predicament mirrors the frustration many ...
New Barclays boss weighs investment bank's future
CEO Jenkins speaks at Barclays event in New York. * Investment bank, management team key issues. By Steve Slater and Sinead Cruise. LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The future of Barclays' investment bank is the most pressing issue for new chief executive ...
Behrman Capital Forms New Investment Partnership To Address Diverse ...
Behrman Capital Forms New Investment Partnership To Address Diverse ...
Hermes sees rebound in commodity investment
He was referring to investors seeking long-only commodity investments and who want exposure to commodities as an asset class since beta measures the correlation of an investment to the underlying sector or benchmark. Hermes, owned by telecomms ...
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Investment Trends column [Milwaukee Journal ...
Forex Flash: Investment in EUR-denominated securities recovered – Nomura
According to Goto, Japanese Investors were net buyers of foreign securities in August whilst the majority of investment was undertaken by banks as expected. He explains, "Investors bought JPY2019bln (USD25.7bln) of foreign securities, the largest net ...
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Morgan Stanley Increases Investment in China
CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Morgan Stanley ...
Three investment strategies for QE3
(The author is a Reuters columnist and the opinions expressed are his own. For more from John Wasik see link.reuters.com/syk97s). By John Wasik. CHICAGO (Reuters) - If there's another round of stimulus from the Federal Reserve, as has been telegraphed ...
TEXT-Fitch says Croatia's fiscal policy key to maintaining investment grade
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Croatia: Fiscal Policy Key to Maintaining Investment-Grade Rating here Sept 10 - Fitch Ratings says in a newly published report that Croatia's new government has ...
Plains Shares Sink on BP Investment; Transocean Selling Rigs
By Dimitra DeFotis. Plains Exploration & Production stock dropped precipitously after it said it would spend $5.5 billion to buy BP assets in the Gulf of Mexico and another $560 million to buy an oilfield stake from Royal Dutch Shell. Shares of Plains ...
Euro faces German test
The fate of Europe's latest rescue fund will be decided this week by a high court in Germany. At issue is an injunction that would block the German parliament from ratifying the international treaty governing the European Stability Mechanism, or ESM ...
Morgan Stanley exec's investment advice: Hunt gorillas and listen to REM
But it pretty much sums up two of his most interesting investment conclusions that he offered to a crowd of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney clients and brokers at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Darst has been holding 8 to 10 of these presentations each year ...
Cable to unveil business investment bank as part of new industrial policy
Germany has both a state investment bank, the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau ("KfW"), and Sparkassen, which would describe themselves as regional retail banks or possibly municipal mutualised banks. Support for a "British business bank" has been ...
Virtus Investment Partners Amends Credit Facility
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTS), which operates a multi-manager asset management business, today announced it has enhanced its long-term capital position by amending its existing ...
Is It Intelligent Investment Behavior To Buy Amazon When Its P/E Is Over 100?
Amazon (AMZN) stock, after rising 3% on Friday, now trades at a price over 300 times ttm earnings, or 108 times next calendar year-end (2013) earnings estimates (made by 39 street analysts). No dividend is paid, and only 2% of a $100 billion float is ...
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust CEO At Barclays Capital Global Financial ...
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust CEO At Barclays Capital Global Financial ...
BHP threatens to cut investment
The world's largest miner BHP Billiton has threatened to pull new investment out of Queensland, saying it is shocked by the size of an increase in the state's coal royalties. The royalties announced by the Queensland government in its budget are ...
SEB: Investment Outlook: A new phase around the corner in the capital market
Government financial crises and economically related problems receive great media attention and influence the risk appetite of financial market players. The challenge is to see through the media clutter and sort out the fundamental trends. Those who do ...
Huawei Said to Plan U.K. Investment of 1.2 Billion Pounds
The company said in March it will increase investment and add jobs in Europe after identifying it as a region of strategic importance. Huawei, which is providing cloud- and business- computing services in addition to selling smartphones and tablets, in ...
A Mitt Romney budget would hit jobs, public investment and opportunities
The United States is beset by four deficits: a fiscal deficit, a jobs deficit, a deficit in public investment, and an opportunity deficit. The budget proposals put forward by the presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, could ...
With AMD investment, CiiNow wants to push cloud gaming beyond where ...
With AMD investment, CiiNow wants to push cloud gaming beyond where ...
Legg Mason's Scholars Choice College Savings Program Performance ...
Legg Mason's Scholars Choice College Savings Program Performance ...
Ford praised for investment, jobs in newly renamed Flat Rock facility
The addition of the Fusion, officials say, means a $555 million investment for the plant and a new second shift with 1,200 new employees. The plant, which will only produce the gasoline-engine fusions, currently employs about 1,700 workers. Hiring for ...
Huawei Said to Plan UK Investment of 1.2 Billion Pounds
Huawei Technologies Co., China's largest maker of telephone equipment, plans to invest $2 billion in the U.K. within five years, as it almost doubles its workforce in the country. The announcement follows British politicians' efforts to woo business ...
LearnVest Dips Its Toes Into Investment Advice
LearnVest announced Tuesday that it had become a registered investment adviser, or R.I.A., which means that its certified financial planners — who give advice to the site's users over the phone and by e-mail — can go beyond telling you to save more ...
College is still a great investment. But it's getting worse.
Megan McArdle has a provocative new cover story out in Newsweek arguing that college is no longer a good investment. “For an increasing number of kids,” she concludes, “the extra time and money spent pursuing a college diploma will leave them worse off ...
Fidus Investment Corporation Closes Public Offering of Common Stock
11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (Nasdaq:FDUS) ("Fidus" or the "Company") announced today that it closed the previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,150,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of ...
Investment in UK tech at 10-year high
Investment into UK technology start-ups reached a 10-year high in the first half of 2012, with nearly £600m put into early-stage businesses. This level of funding exceeds the last boom year, 2008, when some £550m was invested in tech companies in the ...
Investment Dar Restructure Plan 'Prone to Collapse,' Qabas Says
A restructuring plan by Investment Dar Co., the Kuwait-based owner of half of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., could collapse because of a court case challenging a law by which the company is reorganizing debt, Al-Qabas reported, without saying where it got ...
Huawei's UK Investment to Help Secure Talent, Provide Political Cover in the U.S
Huawei's plan to spend US$2 billion in the U.K. is expected to help the Chinese firm secure additional talent, and could even improve its political standing in the U.S., where company representatives are slated to appear before an upcoming ...
India's industrial output barely grows, investment weighs
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 (Reuters) - India's industrial production barely grew in July, hurt by weak investment that has become the beleaguered government's primary concern as it scrambles to revive a flagging economy with little help likely from the central ...
Debates, controversies should not hamper investment: Antony
Debates, controversies should not hamper investment: Antony. Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 10:01 AM. Tweet. Kochi, Sep 12 — Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said debates and controversies should not come in the way of investments for the ...
Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Amazon.com (AMZN)
Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Amazon.com (AMZN). September 12th, 2012 - 0 comments - Filed Under - by Tyrone Williams. Filed Under: Analyst Articles - Company Sum - Stock Market. Amazon.com, Inc. logo Amazon.com (NASDAQ: ...
With Suu Kyi's help, Myanmar inches towards investment law
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - A law intended to accelerate foreign investment in Myanmar will be signed soon by the president after pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi helped kill a clause that would have protected crony businessmen, a government minister ...