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ECB Said to Consider Helping Greece With Investment Holdings
The European Central Bank is considering new ways to help reduce Greece's funding gap by using the Greek debt in its investment portfolios, three euro- area officials said. The national central banks of the euro area hold Greek bonds in their ...
Remittance investment and knowledge-sharing can help lift poorest nations ...
Remittance investment and knowledge-sharing can help lift poorest nations ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. to Present at the 2012 FBR Fall Investor ...
Walter Investment Management Corp. to Present at the 2012 FBR Fall Investor ...
Powerball a good investment? Probably not, yet millions buy tickets in hopes ...
Powerball a good investment? Probably not, yet millions buy tickets in hopes ...
SEB: Investment Outlook: Equities regaining their role in financial markets
Yet opportunities exist, and returns will be generated in places other than traditional industrialised countries," says Hans Peterson, Chief Investment Officer at SEB Private Banking. Today new value is being generated in countries outside the usual ...
Rays make a huge long-term investment in Longoria - About
The Florida baseball team that has a sound financial plan -- the Tampa Bay Rays -- made a major investment on Monday. Evan Longoria took what appears on the surface to be a long-term deal at under market value in order to stay with the Rays for a ...
Partners Real Estate Investment Trust Joins OTCQX
27, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCQX: PTSRF; TSX:PAR.UN), an open-end real ...
US orders for machinery and other investment goods rose in October by most in ...
US orders for machinery and other investment goods rose in October by most in ...
HK car park investment craze raises bubble fear
HONG KONG (AP) — Investors looking for new places to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the Asian financial center. Prices for parking spots in Hong Kong are nearing historic highs, the ...
EDF asset sales, investment cuts seen likely
PARIS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - EDF will need to sell assets and cut investment to contain its debt even though the French utility is likely to reach agreement with the government over renewable energy subsidies, analysts said. EDF, Europe's biggest ...
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Companies Boost Investment Spending
Orders for core capital goods, considered a proxy for business investment, rose 1.7 percent in October, the best showing since a 2.3 percent rise in May, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. Orders in this category had slowed beginning in the spring, ...
When foreign investment and national security collide
As part of the arms race between the United States and Russia that fueled the Cold War, Congress established the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) under the Defense Production Act of 1950. CFIUS's purpose was to review ...
Itau moves Europe investment bank HQ to London
Itau BBA, the bank's corporate and investment banking arm, said it was transferring about 20 staff from Lisbon, which would increase its number of London staff to about 70 after extra hiring in areas such as Treasury, capital markets, risk management ...
Chinese buyers lead foreign investment in US housing market
As the U.S. housing market slowly starts to recover, foreign investment is helping it along. According to the National Association of Realtors, non-American buyers accounted for $82 billion in home sales last year. More than $7 billion of that is by ...
Advisers Warm Up to Unit Investment Trusts
Deposits into the trusts, which have evolved far beyond their humble origins as fixed packages of municipal bonds, have grown significantly in recent years. That's partly due to new varieties of UITs, more sophisticated pricing models, and investors ...
HK Car Park Investment Craze Raises Bubble Fear
HONG KONG (AP) — Investors looking for new places to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the Asian financial center. Prices for parking spots in Hong Kong are nearing historic highs, the ...
Aussie Remains Lower Before Business Investment Report
“If non-mining capital investment doesn't show signs of picking up in 2013, that suggests that policy needs to be easier and that would be consistent with a rate cut next month” from the RBA, said Andrew Salter, a currency strategist in Sydney at ...
UPDATE 2-As costs climb, Australia resource investment set to slow
Investment committed to Australian resource projects at the end of October rose to a record $280.5 billion, partly reflecting higher project costs and masking a fall in the number of committed projects, data from Australia's Bureau of Resources and ...
Maldives cancels biggest foreign investment project
MALE, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Maldives has cancelled its biggest foreign investment project, a $511 million deal with Indian firm GMR Group to develop its international airport, raising questions over the future of foreign investment in the islands renowned ...
TEXT-S&P summary: Japan Retail Fund Investment Corp.
The ratings on Japan Retail Fund Investment Corp. (JRF) reflect its highly diversified asset portfolio, comprising high-quality retail properties and representing the largest portfolio among listed Japanese REITs (J-REITs) that focus on retail ...
UK's Green Investment Bank funds two projects
LONDON Nov 28 (Reuters) - British government-backed Green Investment Bank, designed to spur private funding for low-carbon energy initiatives, has provided 13 million pounds ($21 million) finance for two projects. The bank, headquartered in Edinburgh ...
China investment levels excessive, risks are rising: IMF research
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy relies on an excessively high level of investment and risks a potentially destabilizing increase if the government aims to keep growth around current levels for years to come, new International Monetary Fund research ...
South African investment company buys share of MTN's Nigeria operation for ...
South African investment company buys share of MTN's Nigeria operation for ...
Hyderabad looks to London for expertise, investment
Hyderabad, Nov 28 — Hyderabad is looking for investment and expertise from London−based companies in transport, traffic management and water purification and treatment. This was disclosed in a statement from the office of London Mayor Boris Johnson ...
Industrial water sector investment to reach $80 bln by 2017-HSBC
LONDON Nov 28 (Reuters) - Investment in the global industrial water sector should reach $80 billion over the next five years, as demand for water grows, supply becomes more volatile and quality standards become stricter, HSBC said in a report on ...
Senate gives green light to Pentagon investment in green energy
WASHINGTON — The Senate has given the green light to the Pentagon's investment in green energy. By a vote of 62-37 on Wednesday, the Senate deleted a provision from the defense bill that would have prohibited the military from spending money on ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces George "Chip" Stelljes III ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces George "Chip" Stelljes III ...
Australian Business Investment Slows Less Than Forecast
Australian business investment slowed less than economists forecast last quarter as stronger mining spending outweighed a decline in manufacturing. Capital spending gained 2.8 percent from the second quarter, when it rose 3.4 percent, the Bureau of ...
Cut Your Investment Fees by 50%
The holiday season brings out bargain shoppers everywhere. But unfortunately, so many people are busy digging for super deals at stores they miss one of the biggest opportunities to save money that's right underneath their noses: their investment ...
Sharp Rises After Report on Talks With Dell for Investment
(6753), the TV maker that warned about its ability to survive, rose the most in a week in Tokyo trading after the Wall Street Journal said the company's in talks with Dell Inc. for an investment. Japan's biggest maker of liquid-crystal-display panels ...
IMF paper: China investment excessive
HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- China's policymakers are leaning too heavily on investment to boost economic growth, a strategy that could destabilize the world's second largest economy, according to a paper prepared by International Monetary Fund ...
Nigeria Capital Market Needs Investment to Grow, Sanusi Says
Nigeria's government must spend less on itself and invest more in the economy if it wants to attract long-term investment in the capital market, Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Lamido Sanusi said. “You cannot have in the long term a capital market or ...
Asia Investment offers $223 mln stake in Thai department store-term sheet
HONG KONG Nov 29 (Reuters) - Asia Investment International has launched a stake selldown of up to $223 million of Thailand's Robinson Department Store Pcl, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters on Thursday. Asia Investment is offering 111.2 million ...
UPDATE 1-Malaysia's Petronas says "no clue" on Canadian investment policy
KUALA LUMPUR Nov 29 (Reuters) - Malaysian state oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) said it wasn't aware of a new Canadian investment framework when it resubmitted a $5.2 billion bid for Canada's Progress Energy Resources earlier this ...
Brennan Investment Group Acquires Second Major Industrial Portfolio in 2012 ...
Brennan Investment Group Acquires Second Major Industrial Portfolio in 2012 ...
Dung Sees Vietnam Inflation at Decade Low With Investment Rising
Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung pledged to bring inflation down to a decade low as the nation seeks to boost foreign investment and cope with the aftermath of a credit boom that's hobbled the banking industry. “Inflation in 2012 will be about ...
Investment adviser accused of defrauding clients
A Chicago-based investment adviser promised clients returns that would “beat the market” but used their money to repay his debts instead, federal regulators claim. The Securities and Exchange Commission alleges Joseph J. Hennessy, 51, of Western ...
Abbas: UN vote is 'investment in peace'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is appealing to all nations to vote in favor of a U.N. resolution recognizing the state of Palestine as "an investment in peace." In a statement ahead of today's General Assembly vote, Abbas ...
Would Raising Taxes On Investment Income Hurt The Economy?
As Democratic and Republican leaders try to work out a deal to avoid the automatic spending cuts and tax increases of the fiscal cliff, one area they're zeroing in on is investment income. Raising the rates on capital gains and dividends, even just for ...
Royal Bank Profit Rises 22% on Trading, Investment Banking
29 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Bank of Canada, the first Canadian lender to report fourth-quarter results, said profit rose 22 percent on higher trading and investment-banking fees, beating analysts' estimates. Net income for the period ended Oct. 31 was C$1 ...
Citigroup Said to Pare Bonuses as Investment Bank Trims Jobs
29 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc.'s trading and investment-banking unit plans to eliminate 150 more jobs while shrinking bonuses by as much as 10 percent, extending the toll of Wall Street's revenue slump, two people with direct knowledge of the ...
Citigroup Said to Trim Bonuses as Investment Bank Cuts 150 Jobs
Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc.'s trading and investment-banking division plans to eliminate 150 more jobs while shrinking bonuses by as much as 10 percent, extending the toll of Wall Street's revenue slump, two people with direct knowledge of ...
Malaysia's Petronas says "no clue" on Canadian investment policy
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian state oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) said Canadian policy on foreign investment has left potential investors confused, saying the energy industry has "no clue" about its new framework for foreign ...
Australian Elite Seeks to Bridge Middle East Investment Gulf
Australian politicians and senior business figures are heading to the Gulf this week in a bid to woo more business from the region. The mission–led by former Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile and featuring envoys from across the car, construction ...
Barclays investment bank revamp could mean staff cuts
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays could ax as many as 3,500 investment bank staff and cut its advisory or equities operations in Asia as part of a broader strategic review aimed at fixing the bank's culture in the wake of the financial crisis. The future ...
Brazil GDP Grows at Half Forecasted Pace as Investment Dives
Brazil's economy expanded in the third quarter at half the pace forecast by economists, as government stimulus efforts fail to revive investment that fell for the fifth straight period. Rate futures plunged. Gross domestic product grew 0.6 percent in ...
Investment banker Mark Carnegie adds pressure for Qantas to change
INVESTMENT banker Mark Carnegie has intensified efforts to lure more investors into pressuring the Qantas board for a change in strategy, following this week's move by chief executive Alan Joyce to pull funds out of Tourism Australia. Carnegie is ...
BNY Mellon's German Investment Boutique WestLB Mellon Asset Management ...
BNY Mellon's German Investment Boutique WestLB Mellon Asset Management ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Syntel, DSW, Caesars Entertainment ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Syntel, DSW, Caesars Entertainment ...