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PM-led investment board is need of hour: Chidambaram
Finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday pitched for a national investment board (NIB), headed by the Prime Minister, to fast-track infrastructure projects spanning expressways, ports and railways. "The NIB's authority should extend to proposals ...
India to allow foreign investment in retail, aviation
The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA), headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, decided to permit up to 51-per-cent foreign direct investment in companies such as department stores that sell items from multiple brands, Commerce Minister ...
Investment focus : By all means necessary...
Investment focus : By all means necessary...
Documentary takes look at state investment fraud
A made-in-Montana documentary about investment fraud will be screened in Kalispell on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Red Lion Hotel. The documentary, “Gold Diggers: Investment Fraud in the Treasure State,” tells the story of two of Montana's most notable ...
The investment America and New England need
During this hyperpartisan election season, we've heard plenty from President Obama and Governor Romney on their approaches to many serious issues. But the candidates have largely ignored one issue that affects every American, regardless of party ...
Nats deny investment concerns xenophobic
Federal National Party leader Warren Truss has hit back at the suggestion by NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell that the Nationals' ongoing concerns about foreign investment are xenophobic. Mr O'Farrell said he was worried there was "more than a smack of ...
Paltry Fixed Investment Ringing Alarm Bells
With his fishing pole, he'll be able to catch up to 20 fish a day, enough fish for both himself and enough he can sell in the market to earn capital. In due time, with enough capital saved, he can then make another fixed investment, a fishing boat and ...
Sebi may cap fees charged by investment advisers
NEW DELHI: With an aim to crack its whip on investment advisers possibly indulging in unfair trade practices, watchdog Sebi is putting in place strict norms for them, including putting a ceiling on fees charged by them. All investment advisers would ...
Qatar First Investment Bank acquires two London properties
Doha: Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) has acquired two properties in central London, The Leinster Inn Hotel at Leinster Square and Westbourne House, Westbourne Grove, the company said in a statement on Sunday. The purchase was made with a ...
Rome adds to pressure on Fiat over investment plan
Government wants commitment to Italy clarified. * Fiat said investment plan needs review. * Unions, businessman criticise carmaker. ROME, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The Italian government is calling on Fiat to clarify its commitment to Italy after the ...
Deutsche to trim Mideast investment banking staff - sources
(Adds comment from Deutsche bank). By Rachna Uppal and Dinesh Nair. DUBAI, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank is cutting several senior jobs in its investment banking business in Dubai, including directors, as it cuts costs to adapt to a tougher ...
Those Budget Private Islands Everyone Was Buying Were A Horrible Investment
Dr No wannabes are finding that medium-priced islets were no great investment after all. Cave Cay in the Bahamas, complete with beach huts, airstrips and breathtaking views, is going for $110m. Eilean an Seamraig, an uninhabitable Scottish isle ...
Malaysia's economic masterplan faces battle to win big private investment
Related; Malaysia's economic masterplan faces battle to win big private investment · File photo of the skyline of Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur · File photo of advertisement of Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak displayed on a train coach in Kuala ...
Overseas investment in Indian airline sector
"Allowing foreign direct investment by global airlines by itself is not a panacea." "The critical problems of a high cost environment, insufficient infrastructure and crippling taxes must also be addressed within a coordinated government wide policy ...
Myanmar Gets Record Investment After Years of Isolation: Energy
Myanmar, shunned since the 1990s for tolerating corruption and human trafficking, is set for record foreign investment in 2012 led by oil companies after the southeast Asian nation took its first steps toward democracy. The country plans its biggest ...
Investment Roundtable brings Wall Street to SFA finance students
Students who have interest in getting real-world involvement while still in college can make their way to the Nelson Rusche College of Business, where SFA students are getting a chance to put their financial skills to work in the Mast Student ...
RPT-Rome adds to pressure on Fiat over investment plan
Government wants commitment to Italy clarified. * Fiat said investment plan needs review. * Unions, businessman criticise carmaker. ROME, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The Italian government is calling on Fiat to clarify its commitment to Italy after the ...
BREAKINGVIEWS-Rate cuts can't reverse India's investment drought
14 it would allow foreign direct investment in industries including supermarkets and airlines. - On Sept. 13, the government had announced a sharp increase in the price of heavily subsidised diesel fuel. - Reuters: India rupee cuts gains after RBI ...
Investment portfolios for all seasons
Not to bring you back to the bad old times, but over the course of one week four years ago, the investment banking business changed forever (Merrill Lynch was absorbed by Bank of America, Lehman Brothers went broke, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley ...
Palmer Square Signs Investment Deal with Geneva Arbitrage Fund, L.P.
"Geneva strictly adheres to an investment process that has a proven track record since its inception in 2004. We believe that Geneva's merger arbitrage strategy is the right one for our investors due to Geneva's in-depth risk management, experience and ...
China eyes more EU investment after slow start
Bank's big-spending plan underlines bold M&A ambition. * Chinese buyers still arouse suspicions. * Shift likely to private from PBOC-led China investment. By Alan Wheatley, Global Economics Correspondent. LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The ambition of ...
Goldman Outlines The Cost, Risk, And Investment Implications Of QE3
The new policy has costs, risks, and investment implications. The “cost” of a sustained low interest rate policy is borne heavily by those dependent on fixed income where low yields make it difficult to cover living expenses. Yield is rare in the ...
Property insurers pushing on investment risk limits: survey
(Reuters) - Half of the chief financial officers at property insurance companies say they are near their limit for investment risk, yet roughly a third expect to become more aggressive in the next year, according to a study released on Monday that ...
ArcelorMittal drops investment at Liege plant
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - ArcelorMittal (ISPA.AS), the world's largest steelmaker, said on Monday it had abandoned a plan to invest 138 million euro ($181.4 million) in a steel plant in Belgium, placing its future in doubt. The steel giant said last October ...
Retirement Planner: Safe investment bet: Balanced no-load funds
Many of us are still in the grip of analysis paralysis when it comes taking the next step with our money. Traumatized by the current volatility in the market caused by flash crashes -- not to mention the complete collapse of the financial markets a few ...
Square deal: Latest investment values mobile-payments startup at $3.25 billion ...
Square deal: Latest investment values mobile-payments startup at $3.25 billion ...
Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker
Gregory H. Barnhill, a career investment banker who embraced and promoted hundreds of civic projects and charities, ended his life Friday evening in Baltimore County. He was 59 and lived in Stevenson. "Greg was a very good citizen who always believed ...
Investment firm Starboard Value takes 13.3% stake in Office Depot
An activist investment firm said Monday that it has become Office Depot Inc.'s largest shareholder and that it believes the company's shares are "deeply undervalued." Starboard Value sent a letter to the office supply retailer's management disclosing ...
Deciding when to sell your investment property
The apartment fills one of the cardinal principles of investment: diversity. Not only does it give me exposure to real estate, but it also gives me exposure to a very different real estate market from where I live. Over the last dozen years since we ...
Polish court delays decision on $3.7 bln PGE investment
Court delays decision on new Opole power units until Oct. 2. * Investment will offer stimulus for slowing economy. * Construction firms keenly await green light for project (Adds judge comments, market reaction). By Maciej Onoszko. WARSAW, Sept 18 ...
Momentum building for foreign investment in Myanmar
With the recent passage of legislation to open Myanmar to foreign investment , McDonald's ( MCD , quote) restaurants could soon be dispensing Coca-Cola ( KO , quote ) throughout the country. Although the new law will not be enacted until it's signed by ...
EBRD Set for North Africa Investment
The development bank's board of directors approved a $30 million loan to support trade in Jordan, a €20 million ($26.25 million) private equity investment in Morocco and Tunisia, and another €20 million in loans for small and medium-size enterprises in ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. NAMES GARY J. BACHMAN CHIEF ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. NAMES GARY J. BACHMAN CHIEF ...
Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 6.63% Yield
Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: AX-UN) has been named as a Top 25 dividend stock, according the most recent Canada Stock Channel ”DividendRank” report. The report noted that among the coverage universe, AX.UN shares displayed both ...
Investment banks set for third-quarter boost
Total investment banking revenues for the third quarter are set to be up year on year, according to JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) analysts, and will likely show a smaller quarter-on-quarter decline than expected, as strong debt issuance and trading volumes ...
Doug Kass Rejects Investment 'Toxic Cocktail'
“I think that the investment environment is growing more dangerous. The world's economies, the profit outlook are weakening. Just the time where sentiment is expanding and so are valuations, so that's a potential toxic cocktail to me,” he said on “Fast ...
Mayors urge investment in transit, infrastructure to aid recovery
Flanked by his counterparts from West Sacramento and Fresno, Mayor Kevin Johnson today promoted investment in infrastructure as a path to guiding cities into economic recovery. Johnson pointed to a series of projects in the city that he sees as ...
Third Party Investment Advisors Support Savitr Capital Board Nominees
Important, credible investment advisors have, in fact, expressed their support for Savitr's director nominees. As shareholders of Western Wind, we ask for your support in electing our highly qualified nominees to the Board who have significant ...
Arlington Asset Investment's Dividend Is Solid, Even If It Gets Cut
Arlington Asset Investment (AI) is a small-cap mortgage REIT with an unmatched dividend yield of 14.3%. The company demonstrated tremendous growth when it reported its second-quarter performance for the current year. Going forward, Arlington will ...
Foreign Investment in China Fell in August
Foreign Investment in China Fell in August. Foreign direct investment in China fell in August for the ninth time in 10 months and the government indicated a diplomatic spat with Japan will hurt trade, adding to restraints on economic growth. Spending ...
UBS Plans About 90 Investment-Bank Job Cuts in Europe
UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland's biggest bank, plans to cut about 80 to 90 jobs in its European investment- banking division as part of a global revamp, according to two people familiar with the matter. The cutbacks, which are likely to take place before ...
Elsztain eyes investment in IDB Holding parent
In talks over $25 mln to $100 mln investment. * Could buy up to 30 pct stake in Ganden. * IDB Holding shares up 3.7 pct (Adds details, background). TEL AVIV, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Argentinian businessman Eduardo Elsztain has agreed in principle to invest ...
CIC Taking a Bolder Investment Strategy
CIC Taking a Bolder Investment Strategy. As China's sovereign-wealth fund looks for acquisitions overseas, it is taking a bolder approach to its investment strategy. The WSJ's Lingling Wei reports on CIC's ambitions to invest outside China. Up Next ...
Investment banks could cut 75000 staff by 2017 - study
2012 investment banking revenue seen sliding 15 percent. * Average return on equity seen at 5 percent this year. * Larger firms urged to expand in emerging markets. * Smaller banks must focus on niche sectors, products. ZURICH, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Up ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TravelCenters of America ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TravelCenters of America ...
Myanmar investment commission reinvents itself
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Once feared for its obstructionism, the Myanmar Investment Commission has put on a fresh, investor-friendly face, and its bureaucrats are scrambling to deal with a deluge of interest even as a proposed investment law creates ...
China's Best Way To Aid EU Is Expanding Direct Investment -Xinhua
BEIJING--The best way for China to help the European Union out of its sovereign debt crisis is to expand its direct investment in EU countries, rather than buying government bonds, the official Xinhua News Agency said in commentary published Wednesday ...
Will Investment Funds Save Office Depot?
Activist investment fund Starboard Value LP is expected to disclose Monday it has taken a 13.3% stake in Office Depot Inc. and argue the office-products supplier can improve profitability by implementing a host of suggestions laid out by the fund ...
Home ownership still a good investment?
An executive for a nonprofit credit counseling agency, however, challenges such notions and calls homeownership a solid, long-term financial investment. Home ownership has risks. By Mechele Dickerson. Many Americans believe that you haven't achieved ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Series B ...
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Series B ...