Malaysia continues to be attractive investment destination

KUALA LUMPUR: Invest KL CEO Datuk Zainal Amanshah believes Malaysia will remain as an attractive investment destination despite no new initiatives announced at the “Invest KL 2018”. “It’s not necessary to keep on introducing new stuff. The existing one is sharpened, infrastructure is a key criteria for investors. All that were in PM speech,” he said on the sidelines of the event. “What constitutes the attractiveness of KL and Malaysia is still there. What’s important is we’re going after high…

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Ramaphosa to woo investors at WEF

JOHANNESBURG – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and the South African delegation are to woo investors at the World Economic Forum, which kicks off officially on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland. More than 750 global leaders are attending the summit. Ramaphosa and his delegation are expected to assure international investors that South Africa is no longer facing political uncertainty. Just before the team jetted off to Davos, there were massive changes to the Eskom leadership, including the resignation of suspended chief financial officer Anoj Singh,…

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Value Investor Daniel Loeb Re-Emphasizes Goals for Nestle

Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) is not done with Nestle (NSRGY). In fact, it appears he’s only just begun. In June, the activist investor and owner of the value-oriented investment firm Third Point Management disclosed a $3.5 billion investment in the Swiss company. At that time, he put in writing a number of issues he hoped the company would work on in order to create value for shareholders. These included things like: setting clear goals and matching them up to the…

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FPIs: Corporate bond investment limit oversubscribed, FPIs bid for $2.2 billion

NEW DELHI: Corporate bonds attracted bids worth Rs 13,900 crore (USD 2.2 billion) from foreign investors as against the debt investment limit of Rs 9,475 crore on offer in an auction today, stock exchange data showed. The investment limit for such securities has been receiving a good response from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in the recent past. The auction was conducted on the NSE’s e-bid platform platform from 3.30-5.30 pm, after the market hours. Of the 61 bids made by…

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Investors Shun TBs for Stocks

MARKET INDICATOR By Obinna Chima Activities in the secondary market arm of the treasury bills market were low all through last week as investors appeared to be taking refuge in the stock market which has continued to display stellar performance since this year. In all, in just 14 trading sessions, the Nigerian Stock Exchange’s market capitalisation has appreciated by a whopping 18.6 per cent or N2.537 trillion to N16.154 trillion on Friday, as against the N13.617 trillion it was as…

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Investors slow to engage Zim

JOHANNESBURG – Liquidity – starved Zimbabwe will start seeing meaningful capital inflows only after elections, which President Emerson Mnangagwa says are expected by July, the country’s national revenue authority says. Mnangagwa took over from Robert Mugabe, who resigned in November, and has pledged to open the country for investments. However, the post-Mugabe-era Zimbabwe continues to have mixed fortunes, with inflation stoking up and liquidity woes continuing. Investors were worried about corruption and the government’s failure to reduce its public sector…

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New Eskom board will help attract foreign investment

JOHANNESBURG – Business Leadership South Africa said the appointment of the new Eskom board will help attract foreign investors. Business Leadership’s Bonang Mohale said, “Itstrengthens our hands, it widens our confidence. When we go to the World Economic Forum, we will travel with a strong delegation led by the deputy president of the country. We will unashamedly, unequivocally sell South Africa as the best investment destination in the world for foreign investors in the world.” READ: Ramaphosa wants new Eskom board…

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Apple lauded for its new multibillion-dollar investments. But were they already part of the plan?

Is Apple’s plan to bring back some of its $252 billion in overseas cash and assets a plum deal for America — or just recycled news? Less than a month after President Donald Trump signed off on the Republican tax overhaul, Apple announced it would pay $38 billion in repatriation taxes and laid out what it said were “a new set of investments.” In Wednesday’s announcement, the company pledged that over the next five years it would invest $30 billion…

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EBRD invests €1.6B in Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18 By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested in a record 51 projects in Turkey last year. President of the EBRD Suma Chakrabarti announced the Bank’s results during a visit to Turkey. In 2017 the EBRD invested €1.6 billion and since the Bank started operations in Turkey in 2009, it has invested €10 billion across various sectors of the Turkish economy. Turkey is now the EBRD’s largest country of…

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Dividend Sensei Portfolio Update 18: Investing Lessons From The Biggest Bubble In History

Source: Kapitalust First, let me be very clear that this is my personal portfolio tailored to my specific financial situation, risk profile, time horizon, and personality traits. I am not recommending anyone mirror this portfolio, which is merely designed to show my unique, rule-based, methodical approach to value-focused, long-term, dividend growth investing. My situation is unique, as, though only 31, I’m already retired (medical retirement from the Army), thus making this portfolio an income-focused retirement portfolio (though in a taxable…

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SA tech forum to focus on financing, investment

Market News Sunday, January 14, 2018 22:00 By GEOFFREY IRUNGU The forum seeks to meet the increasing demand for infrastructure and services in Africa’s flourishing telecoms, media and tech sector. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Financiers and investors will meet with telecommunications operators, media and technology giants such as Safaricom #ticker:SCOM and MTN in South Africa in March to explore opportunities for investment and regional growth. Cape Town-based organisers of the inaugural event TMT (telecoms, media and tech) Finance said in…

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Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 0.9

January 14, 2018 – By Jan Rainey Sentiment for Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX) Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its down -0.01, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. The ratio has dropped, as 169 active investment managers started new or increased positions, while 188 sold and decreased their holdings in Carmax Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 188.17 million shares, down from 196.91 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers…

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