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PM To Ask For Greater Chinese Investment
Phnom Penh: Trade and investment are expected to be major issues to figure in the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao in Phnom Penh against the backdrop of India's concerns over growing imbalance ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Bulls, not bears, go into hibernation
If there were any doubt about the shift in dominant risks over the year, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's latest investment funds poll this week showed 54 percent citing the impending threat of automatic U.S. tax rises and spending cuts as the biggest ...
Forces Shaping the investment Climate
The US dollar is beginning the new week under modest pressure after the soft close before the weekend. All the major currencies are gaining against the greenback, as are most of the emerging market currencies, including the Israeli shekel, which had ...
Afghanistan: Transition needs investment, involvement to replace troops in 2014
Afghanistan: Transition needs investment, involvement to replace troops in 2014. Sewing machines sit idle at a Kabul garment factory after the company's contract with the military expired, Nov. 2012. / CBS. By CBS News producer Erin Lyall. KABUL The ...
India Ready To Conclude FTA In Services, Investment With ASEAN: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the 10th India-ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh on Monday that his country was prepared to conclude a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Services and Investment with ASEAN by next month, which would send a strong ...
Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Pricing of Its Initial ...
Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Pricing of Its Initial ...
Qatar strikes 'Made in Italy' investment deal
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — An investment fund run by Qatar's government says it will team with an Italian holding company to channel up to €2 billion ($2.5 billion) to traditional Italian industries, including fashion, food and furniture design. Monday's ...
HDFC Bank and Chola Investment CP:India Money Markets
Following is a table showing commercial paper reported by Companies. The data has been provided by LKP Securities Limited, NVS Brokerage Ltd., SPA Securities Ltd. and Trust Financial Consultancy Services. Date Security Mty Date Qty(Crs.) Rate Buyer ...
Iraq industrial sector attracts growing investment
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi industry is beginning to shake off the legacy of years of violence and economic decline, with private investment in the sector expected to reach as much as $7 billion this year, up from $3 billion in 2011. Though political ...
Forex Flash: Chinese fixed investment soldiers on – NAB
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Chinese fixed asset investment has remained robust. "We estimate that investment increased 21.8% over the year (similar to last month), largely thanks to strong investment in government influenced sectors, particularly ...
Italy's Monti seals investment deal with Qatar
A joint venture between Italy's strategic investment fund and state-owned Qatar Holding will invest in sectors including food, fashion and luxury goods, furniture and design, tourism and leisure, the Italian fund said in a statement on Monday. The ...
India Investment Opening at Stake as Singh Confronts Ex-Allies
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh faces an opposition onslaught when parliament resumes this week, with rivals vowing to block the biggest opening to foreign investment in 10 years as the government bids to stoke growth. The Trinamool Congress ...
Oil industry says investment vital to supply
Continued investment in new and existing oil projects will be essential to ensure the world remains adequately supplied, despite the oil boom under way in the United States, industry experts said Monday. The U.S. is experiencing a surge in oil ...
Russian Investment Probably Fell for a Second Month in October
Fixed-capital investment probably declined 1 percent in October compared with a year earlier, according to the median estimate of 15 economists surveyed by Bloomberg after unexpectedly dropping 1.3 percent the previous month, the first decrease since ...
BP Azeri Investment Will Have to Rise to Buoy Output, Socar Says
“Whether the field will require additional investments or not, the probable answer is yes, it will,” Vitaliy Baylarbayov, deputy deputy vice president for marketing and investment at State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan, said in Baku. Production at the ACG ...
BlackRock Names Koesterich Chief Investment Strategist
Koesterich, who in 2010 was named global investment strategist for BlackRock's iShares exchange-traded fund business, will continue in that role, according to today's statement. Koesterich was previously the global head of investment strategy for ...
China Foreign Investment Falls for 11th Time in 12 Months
Investment dropped 0.2 percent in October from a year earlier to $8.31 billion, the Ministry of Commerce said in Beijing today. FDI inflows in the first 10 months of the year declined 3.5 percent to $91.7 billion, while non-financial outbound ...
The Other Economic Cliff: Why Business Investment Is Really Nosediving
Meanwhile, there is still the fact that equipment, software, and construction investment has been declining among major corporations for the last four quarters, not just the last week and a half.) In the real world, the home and away economies aren't ...
Credit Suisse splits investment banking
(Financial Times) -- Credit Suisse will split off its investment bank outside Switzerland from its global private bank, wealth management and Swiss investment banking business to meet what it called "the new regulatory reality". The action comes hot on ...
Sitohang Named Credit Suisse New Investment Banking Asia-Pacific Head
Credit Suisse AG has appointed Helman Sitohang in a new role as head of investment banking for the Asia Pacific region, according to a memo seen by The Wall Street Journal Tuesday. Mr. Sitohang's appointment comes after the Swiss bank announced on ...
New Investment Avenues in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is one of the next growth markets where smart stock pickers can invest in emerging companies that are about to take off as the region's economies evolve, said Matterhorn Investment Management LLP. The London-based emerging-market ...
Investing in an Automated Economy
When will the jobs return? That's been the question in this glacially slow recovery. The answer? Many of jobs won't be coming back, and that's painful news for all of us. Job creation ebbed for years before the 2007-2008 recession and is likely to fall ...
Credit Suisse to Revamp Investment Banking, Private Bank
De Boissard, 45, will join the executive board and lead the fixed-income business at the investment bank, while current chief Eric Varvel, 49, will head equities and advisory, the Zurich-based company said in a statement today. Three executive- board ...
US corporations cut investment to recession level on fiscal fears
US companies are slashing investment plans at the fastest pace since the 2008 global financial crisis, amid fears of the looming economic slowdown in case the 'fiscal cliff' becomes a reality. Half of the nation's 40 major publicly traded companies ...
NY investment manager charged with fraud schemes
NEW YORK — A New York investment manager has been charged with defrauding investors out of more than $2.7 million. Manhattan federal prosecutors say Stephen Colangelo Jr., misled investors by making false statements, including issuing fraudulent ...
A Slowing China Proves a Less-Attractive Investment
Why is the money drying up? That question confronts China as it experiences its 11th consecutive month of falling foreign direct investment. Overseas investment in China in October fell 0.2 percent from a year earlier, to $8.31 billion. The 10 months ...
Real-Estate Recovery Changes Investment Appeal
Equity REITs, which pool money to buy investment properties, are a possibility as long as interest rates remain low, holding down borrowing costs. You can buy REITs specializing in all sorts of sectors, including apartments, student housing, retail ...
Adoboli Trading Losses Hastened UBS Investment-Banking Retreat
Fourteen months after the largest loss from unauthorized trading in British history, UBS AG (UBSN) is accelerating a retreat from risk taking. The actions of Kweku Adoboli, the 32-year-old former trader found guilty of fraud in a London court today ...
Adoboli Loss Spurred UBS Retreat on Investment Banking
The actions of Kweku Adoboli, the 32-year-old former trader found guilty of fraud in a London court yesterday, hastened a strategic review that culminated in a decision to eliminate 10,000 jobs and dismantle portions of an investment bank UBS spent ...
Moody's keeps Turkey one notch below investment grade
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Moody's kept Turkey one notch below investment grade in an annual review on Tuesday saying its external imbalances left it vulnerable to shocks, disappointing investors who had hoped it might get its second investment grade rating ...
Spectrum uncertainty hurting investment on digital highway
Uncertainty: One of the greatest challenges facing today's innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. Businesses have roughly $2 trillion idled on their balance sheets, capable of more productive immediate and long-term investment, but they lack ...
Building an Investment Portfolio
Oliver started getting an allowance last year and estimates he now is worth $2,500, which includes savings, investment profits, cash he has received on holidays and about $1,500 in stocks. Sometimes he donates to charity: Last year he gave $50 to the ...
China to ease FX rules on foreign direct investment
BEIJING Nov 21 (Reuters) - China's currency regulator said on Wednesday it will ease some regulations and cut red tape to support foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country in the face of slowing inflows. The move comes after data on Tuesday showed ...
Credit Suisse names Helman Sitohang head of Asia Pac investment bank
HONG KONG Nov 21 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse has appointed its Southeast Asia CEO Helman Sitohang as the head of investment banking for Asia Pacific, the Swiss bank said on Wednesday. In the newly created role, Sitohang will be responsible for ...
Ford, partners increase investment in China engine plant
SZ) will increase their investment in the engine plant in Chongqing city according to their shareholdings, which are 25 percent, 25 percent and 50 percent, respectively, the Chinese firm said in a statement on Wednesday. The plant produces engines for ...
Buyers remorse? Check out the return on investment webinar
Once the votes in election 2012 were counted, the Sunlight Foundation did some figuring of our own, calculating the percentage of money spent by outside groups in elections that helped winning candidates or hurt losing ones; we called that percentage ...
Turkey's Investment Grade Saga Gets Moody's Dampener
ISTANBUL–One of the few bright spots in Europe, Turkey has bagged two credit-rating upgrades in as many years even as back-to-back debt crises have roiled world markets. Upgraded by Fitch Ratings to investment grade for the first time in two decades ...
Analysis: FINRA reignites efforts to oversee investment advisers
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Wall Street's self-watchdog is banging the drum again about expanding its oversight beyond the brokerage industry, to the businesses of registered investment advisers. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which has been ...
When Your New Investment Opportunity Has Rules Eerily Similar To Fight Club ...
When Your New Investment Opportunity Has Rules Eerily Similar To Fight Club ...
UBS's Orcel Says Investment Bank Revamp to Take Up to 5 Years
UBS AG (UBSN) will need three to five years to fully transform its investment bank under a plan outlined last month, Andrea Orcel, who heads the unit, told staff at town hall-style meetings over the past two weeks, according to two people who heard him ...
Mexico's twin realities: narcotics battleground, investment hotspot.
There is a statue of Sir Winston Churchill outside my hotel in Mexico City. I have no idea why. I don't think he ever visited Mexico or played any role in the country. The statue depicts him in his war-time boiler suit with what is meant to be an ...
Senators Push Private Investment in Water Programs
Senators writing a water resources authorization are proposing a pilot program modeled on a popular highway financing mechanism that would promote private investment in municipal water and sewage systems. Senate Environment and Public Works ...
Russian Billionaire Fights to Recoup Investment: Corporate India
Billionaire Vladimir Evtushenkov, who has plowed $3.2 billion into a phone venture in India since 2008, is poised to invest billions more as his company fights to recover mobile licenses scrapped by the nation's top court. The outcome of a petition ...
Russian Billionaire Fights to Recoup Indian Mobile Investment
The Moscow-based company, which wrote off $700 million of its India investment, isn't leaving the South Asian country yet, he said. “We have a saying in Russia: once you've burnt your hand in hot water, you'll start to blow at cold water too ...
Investment Banks To Cut 40000 More Jobs, Shrink Global Footprint; Partly Due ...
Investment Banks To Cut 40000 More Jobs, Shrink Global Footprint; Partly Due ...
Groupon Rally Boosted by Tiger Global Investment
Groupon Rally Boosted by Tiger Global Investment. By Douglas MacMillan - 2012-11-21T21:50:32Z. Groupon Inc. (GRPN), the largest provider of daily deals, rose 15 percent, climbing for the second day after Tiger Global Management LLC said it acquired a ...
UBS's Orcel Says Investment Bank Revamp to Take 3-5 Years
UBS AG (UBSN) will need three to five years to fully transform its investment bank under a plan outlined last month, Andrea Orcel, who heads the unit, told staff at town hall-style meetings over the past two weeks, according to two people who heard him ...
Philadelphia-area investment bankers win settlement from failed Texas bank
Gladwyne investment banker Kenneth L. Tepper, 50, was the liquidating trustee in the bankruptcy of Guaranty's parent, Guaranty Financial Group Inc. "My role as trustee for Guaranty was to maximize recovery for those who incurred loss, including the ...
Letter: College borrowing is bad investment
To the Editor: In the last general election, there were two state questions for the voters. One of them asked for approval for the state to borrow $750 million to help universities and colleges replace aging buildings as an investment in the future. I ...
The Morning Briefing: Asian investment
Regional tensions hinder Northeast Asia investment. Deteriorating Sino-Japanese ties over the Diaoyu Islands and the festering tension between Japan and South Korea over a pair of islets in the Sea of Japan has adversely affected investment in ...