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Myanmar minister says foreign investment law ready soon
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - A new foreign investment law should be promulgated in Myanmar soon, a senior minister said on Wednesday, after lawmakers compromised on certain proposals that were opposed by President Thein Sein who is keen to attract ...
Natural Gas: A Relatively Safe, Long-Term Investment With Significant Upside
Natural gas (NG) presents an excellent, and relatively safe, opportunity for investors with a long term investment strategy. NG is a great investment opportunity for several reasons: 1) supply and demand favors an increase in the NG price; 2) there is ...
Deutsche outlines 'diet plan' for investment bank
A day after Deutsche Bank group co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain said at the firm's investor day in Frankfurt that the investment bank, which includes the corporate banking and securities business, was set for a "very significant streamlining," Colin Fan ...
Myanmar Urged to Clarify, Rethink Investment Law
By PATRICK BARTA. NAYPYITAW—Investors in Myanmar Wednesday called on the government to hold off from finalizing a critical new foreign-investment law, instead urging President Thein Sein to pass it back to Parliament to clarify the new rules and ...
Investment in retail real estate globally expected to hit US$180bn p.a. by 2020
Annual investment volumes in retail real estate could hit US$180bn globally by 2020 due to increasing cross-border activity, showing growth of around 50 percent on the projected volumes for 2012 (US$110-125bn). Retail's overall contribution to real ...
China's investment cycle follows political lead
Despite all the concerns about the country's slowdown, there are signs that this tradition of a politics-fuelled investment boom will start to reassert itself next month when a new cast of officials takes over at both central and local levels. “The ...
TEXT-S&P cuts MGIC Investment Corp. Jr. Sub debt to 'C'
12 - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it lowered its issue rating on MGIC Investment Corp.'s 9% convertible junior subordinated debentures to 'C' from 'CC'. The issuer ratings on MGIC Investment Corp. (MGIC), Mortgage Guaranty ...
Investment Bank Brasil Plural Wants to Tap Brazil's Growing Infrastructure Market
Brasil Plural wants to go up against the large, well-established Brazilian investment banks such as Itau BBA, controlled by the country's largest private-sector bank Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB, ITUB3.BR, ITUB4.BR); Bradesco BBI, controlled by Banco ...
Apollo Investment Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 9.91 ...
Apollo Investment Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 9.91 ...
JP Morgan Reorganizes Investment Banking
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. announced a reorganization of its corporate and investment banking division on Wednesday, organizing it into two units and shifting the decade-long head of its equities business to run a restructured arm catering to ...
Foreign investment and tax on Nats agenda
The Nationals and Liberals have been at odds over foreign investment in recent weeks, with shadow treasurer Joe Hockey accusing Nationals Senate leader Barnaby Joyce of "freelancing" over the coalition's policy. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott told a ...
Deutsche Bank Expects Investment Banking Revenues to Be Subdued
Deutsche Bank AG (DBK), Europe's biggest lender by assets, expects revenues from its investment bank to remain “subdued” on lower global growth, according to one of the unit's leaders. While revenue from debt issuance will be “robust” and dealmaking ...
India Potential Dims as Skidding Investment Tests Singh: Economy
Singh's attempts to implement policies to revive investment have been derailed by his fractious ruling coalition and graft allegations that paralyzed Parliament. Inflation near 7 percent has limited room for interest-rate cuts to fight a slowdown in ...
Revisions to Myanmar's Foreign Investment Law Likely
NAYPYITAW—Myanmar companies need protection from foreign competitors despite rising pressure from investors to ease the country's investment laws, the president of Myanmar's main business federation said Thursday. Responding to questions from The ...
Are your 401(k) investment funds money-losers?
(MoneyWatch) If you participate in a 401(k) plan, under new disclosure regulations that took effect last month you should have received a summary of the investment performance of the funds in your plan by now. This disclosure should include a ...
North Korea Investment Zone Promoted to Chinese as Next Shenzhen
An area at Rason city will become “North Korea's Shenzhen,” Li Zichen, a deputy director of a zone management committee, told hundreds of people at an investment fair in Xiamen, China, on Sept. 9. Shenzhen led China's rise to becoming the world's ...
Turkish Trails Investment Grade Nations in Exports, BGC Says
Exports were “almost flat” at between 15 percent and 18 percent of GDP over the past decade compared with 40 percent for nations rated investment grade, Ozgur Altug, chief economist for BGC in Istanbul, said in an e-mailed report to clients today ...
OECD: Foreign Investment in Sharp Fall
LONDON—Uncertainty about the outlook for the global economy and fears of rising protectionism have led to a sharp fall in foreign investment by businesses, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday. In a report, the OECD ...
Voltaix and Samsung Venture Investment Corporation Partner to Drive New ...
Voltaix and Samsung Venture Investment Corporation Partner to Drive New ...
Yale Chief Investment Officer Swensen Treated for Cancer
Swensen joined Yale as chief investment officer in 1985 from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Under his stewardship, the university has invested aggressively in alternative assets such as private-equity funds while shunning lower-yielding fixed- income ...
Stanford Ex-Investment Chief Pendergest Holt Gets 3 Years
Laura Pendergest Holt, the former chief investment officer for Stanford Financial Group Co., was sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission probe of a $7 billion Ponzi scheme at the company. Pendergest ...
Opinion: Fed acted because Congress is lame
Wonder if Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke was thinking the following when he was in front of Congress in June: "Since you won't act, I guess I'll need to do your job too. Sigh." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R ...
Yale University Chief Investment Officer David Swensen. Photographer: Chris ...
Yale University Chief Investment Officer David Swensen. Photographer: Chris ...
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 4.97 ...
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 4.97 ...
Fiat to lay out investment plans in October
MILAN (AP) — The Italian carmaker Fiat, which controls Chrysler, reiterated Thursday that it will provide details on future investments in Italian plants along with planned products rollouts when it presents its third-quarter results, amid growing ...
Two Harbors Investment's New 12% Dividend Yield Is Sustainable
Even with the recent dividend cut, Two Harbors Investment (TWO) has a high dividend yield of 12%, which is above the prevailing 10-year treasury yield, and is in line with its peers' dividend distributions. The analysis below reveals that the company ...
China's solar power investment to hit $39.5B by 2015
Summary: The investment, as part of China's 12th Five-Year Plan, is welcome news for domestic solar power companies facing export problems overseas. Jamie Yap. By Jamie Yap | September 14, 2012 -- 05:27 GMT (22:27 PDT). Follow @jamieyzdnetasia ...
Brookfield Channels Buffett in General Growth Investment
Brookfield's investment is “impossible to replicate,” because of General Growth's high-quality group of properties, which include Ala Moana Center in Honolulu and Grand Canal Shoppes and Fashion Show in Las Vegas, according to Mark Rothschild, ...
Should QE3 Change Your Investment Mix?
The Fed's QE3 sets the stage for continuation of another major investment theme: An extended period of low interest rates through 2015. This will put even more financial pressure on investors in fixed income products like bonds (NYSE:BND), bank CDs ...
Fantasy Football Teaches Valuable Investment Lessons
Fantasy football teaches valuable investment lessons that can be applied to your retirement savings and investing. Fantasy football gurus now have hard evidence as to the benefits of spending Thursday night, all day Sunday, and let's not forget Monday ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-By all means necessary...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-By all means necessary...
Audit faults state treasurer's investment practices
Her investment practices — heavily concentrated with one broker as past news coverage here and elsewhere reported long ago — cost the state money ($58,000 in 11 scrutinized sale/repurchases). She sold bonds and replaced them with bonds that wound ...
Govt permits foreign investment in power trading exchanges
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has decided to permit foreign investment up to 49 per cent in Power Trading Exchanges in compliance with SEBI Regulations; Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Power Market) Regulations, 2010, ...
RUSAL woos Chinese investment in Siberia
MOSCOW/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Russia's RUSAL (0486.HK), the world's largest aluminum producer, wants Chinese companies to consider investing in new smelting projects in Siberia, a senior executive of the metal company said. China, which accounts for ...
India Opens Door to Foreign Investment
“The objective of the policy was to attract investment, create local manufacturing and employment,” said Anand Sharma, the minister for commerce and industry, during a press conference in New Delhi Friday evening, explaining the changes. Mr. Sharma ...
Government bites the bullet; opens retail, aviation to foreign investment ...
Government bites the bullet; opens retail, aviation to foreign investment ...
Biting the bullet: Government opens retail, aviation to foreign investment ...
Biting the bullet: Government opens retail, aviation to foreign investment ...
Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With ...
Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With ...
Newcastle Investment shares rise on CDO sale
THE BIG PICTURE: Collateralized debt obligations, known as CDOs, are securities backed by a pool of bonds, loans or other assets. They typically combine slices of debt with varying levels of risk to create a singular unit for investment. Like most ...
Socially Responsible Investment: A Fool's Guide
Socially responsible, sustainable, ethical, or green investment... Whichever term you prefer, many investors are clearly beginning to pay attention to more than just the bottom line when choosing a stock. While many people are skeptical that companies ...
Leading Investment Service Updates Outlooks on Apple, Qualcomm, F5 & Others
PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 14, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Bull Market Report ("BMR") (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, has provided subscribers with in-depth analysis of ...
India Backs Foreign Investment in Retailing
But a sharp slowdown in economic growth and a sense of impending political collapse prompted the government to finally act on long-pending proposals to loosen market restrictions in hopes of luring more foreign investment and expertise. “The time for ...
Hertz Investment Group Acquires the 111 East Capitol Building in Jackson ...
Hertz Investment Group Acquires the 111 East Capitol Building in Jackson ...
Chidambaram pitches for PM-led Investment Board to speed up projects
Concerned over delay in implementation of projects, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday suggested setting of a National Investment Board (NIB) under Prime Minister to accord speedy clearances to mega proposals. “The NIB's authority should ...
Wall Street Failed You: Investment Banking Edition
It seems crazy to say this now, but there was a time when investors didn't view Wall Street as an antagonist. Perhaps they even saw The Street as an investing ally. Those, of course, were the wild halcyon days of the late 1990s, when the best way to ...
Fix power, land issues for investment, corporate chiefs tell Nitish
This was the message from top corporate leaders, bankers and experts at the first meeting of Bihar State Industrial Investment and Advisory Council (BSIIAC) here Saturday. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his cabinet colleagues were also present ...
Annapolis hotel investment firm offering 6.5 million shares
Annapolis-based hotel investment firm Chesapeake Lodging Trust priced its pending stock offering at $18.50 a share and increased the shares to be sold to 6.5 million, the firm announced in a statement Thursday. That's a million more shares than the ...
Seminar on investment chances in auto sector
MUSCAT — The seminar on 'Investment Opportunities in Auto Sector' will be held tomorrow at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The sector is one of the promising sectors as per the Sultanate's investment promotion strategy prepared by the Public Authority for ...
India opens up television sector to foreigners: Overseas investment cap raised ...
India opens up television sector to foreigners: Overseas investment cap raised ...
$26bn investment in oil sector
By Conrad Prabhu — MUSCAT — Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the country's flagship oil and gas company, will invest around $26 billion in hydrocarbon exploration and production activities over the next five years. Raoul Restucci, PDO's Managing ...