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Warren Buffett: $116 billion in idle cash, Buffett is still smiling! 5 big cues for stock investors

NEW DELHI: Legendary investor Warren Buffett approaches stock investing with two simple rules. The first is to never lose money and the second is to never forgot rule number one. This could be the reason why Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway is sitting idle on a heap of cash of $116 billion and short-term treasury bills — and still smiling. “Our smiles will broaden when we have redeployed Berkshire’s excess funds into more productive assets,” the Oracle of Omaha said in his…

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RIL-BP’s Rs 40,000 cr investment plan in KG-D6 approved

New Delhi, Feb 26 () A government oversight panel headed by DGH today approved USD 4 billion investment plan of Reliance Industries and BP plc for developing three sets of natural gas discoveries in the KG-D6 block in the Bay of Bengal. The finds will add around 20 million standard cubic meters per day (mmscmd) of peak production, according to BP. “Managing Committee has today approved 3 FDPs (field development plans) in block KG-DWN-98/3 which will bring an envisaged capex…

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KAsset joins forces with 4 world-class peers to hold KAsset

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Monday February 26, 2018 08:40 Bangkok–23 Feb–KAsset Mr. Vasin Vanichvoranun, Executive Chairman of KAsset (third from left), together with Mr. Kasate Chaiwanpen, KAsset Executive Vice President (third from right) led its four partners – among the world’s top-notch asset management companies, i.e., BlackRock, J.P. Morgan, Fidelity and Lombard Odier to organize the seminar “KAsset Investment Forum 2018: Strategy for All Seasons” to give investment perspectives and strategies for 2018 to KAsset selling agents at…

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Ugly past returns to haunt investor who talks too big to believe Military now says Mwale’s past in US comes to haunt the Sh200 billion megacity investor :: Kenya

Julius Mwale, the man behind the Sh200 billion mega city investment in Kakamega County. [Photo: Standard] No many people can pull their country’s military into their web of lies. Julius Mwale, the man behind the Sh200 billion mega city investment in Kakamega County, has not just been economical with the truth about his days at the Kenyan Air Force, but he nearly got away with it. ALSO READ: How Mwale ducked meeting investigative journalists An official account from the military…

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Norwegian wealth fund wants to invest in German…

By Reuters Published: 11:30 EST, 24 February 2018 | Updated: 11:30 EST, 24 February 2018 FRANKFURT, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, wants to invest in German medium-sized private companies if the Norwegian government allows it to do so this year, its head Yngve Slyngstad told German magazine Focus. The Norwegian fund is seeking permission to broaden its investments to include unlisted companies, and has in the past lamented its inability to make…

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Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shake Off Inflation Concerns By Investing.com

© Reuters. U.S. futures pointed to a higher opening bell on Friday Investing.com – U.S. Futures pointed to a slightly higher opening bell on Friday, as investors shake off concern about increased interest rates. The rose seven points or 0.26% to 2,718.50 as of 6:40 AM ET (11:40 GMT) while increased 99 points or 0.40% to 25,120.0. Meanwhile tech heavy was up 22 points or 0.33% to 6,811.0. Worry over increased interest rates rose earlier in the week after hawkish…

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Bessemer plans to invest $40-50 million in India this year

BENGALURU: Bessemer Venture Partners plans to invest $40-50 million in India this year, including in companies in its existing portfolio. The Silicon Valley-headquartered firm, best known for investing in companies such as professional social network LinkedIn and restaurant directory player Yelp, is eyeing opportunities in emerging healthcare technology and financial technology, besides consumer internet segment. The venture capital firm has been active in India for over a decade and has invested about $700 million across 47 portfolio companies. “We are…

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Are you giving up returns by investing in a balanced fund?

The latest unit trust statistics from the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (Asisa) appear to show that South African investors are more risk averse than those in the rest of the world. Local investors by far prefer using multi-asset funds, whereas the rest of the world makes far greater use of equity portfolios. Favoured strategies Category South Africa Globally Multi-asset 49% 13% Equity (including real estate) 25% 44% Money market 16% 12% Other interest bearing 10% 21% Source:…

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Northern Ireland arts sector `needs investment´

By Press Association Published: 11:08 EST, 19 February 2018 | Updated: 11:08 EST, 19 February 2018 Politicians in Northern Ireland are facing calls to be courageous and visionary by pledging to invest in the arts sector. The country has for a long time been the “poor cousin” when it comes to funding compared to the Republic of Ireland and other parts of the UK, an event at Stormont heard. Beneficiaries of a thriving arts sector can include older people with…

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Planning to invest in ULIPs? 6 main features you must know  

Navneet Dubey Moneycontrol News      Unit-Linked Insurance Plans or ULIPs as referred popularly have been in news ever since the Union Budget 2018. After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced 10 percent Long-Term Capital Gains tax on gains of above Rs 1 lakh on stocks and equity-oriented mutual funds, life insurance companies have been projecting ULIPs as a good investment option since the new tax would not apply to it. However, is the tax element the only reason why you…

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LTCG on Elss: LTCG tax and your investments

The proposal to tax long-term capital gains from equity funds has miffed investors. Their returns will now be lower. This could change the way people invest their savings. For instance, equity-linked savings schemes (ELSS) could lose the tax-free status that made them among the favoured options to save tax. Given that equity funds will not be allowed indexation benefit, the tax disparity between equity and debt schemes has narrowed, making debt funds and FMPs more attractive now. Don’t shun ELSS…

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Assam investors’ meet: 176 MoUs of Rs65,186 crore signed on day 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his speech at the inaugural function of Advantage Assam Global Investor’s Summit 2018 in Guwahati. Photo: AP Guwahati: As many as 176 initial pacts worth Rs65,186 crore with 160 firms were signed in Guwahati on the first day of the Assam’s maiden Global Investors’ Summit, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the need for an all-round development of the north east. Modi in his inaugural speech said the government has speeded up the functioning of…

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Mukesh Ambani- The New Indian Express

GUWAHATI: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced an investment of Rs 2,500 crore in Assam in various sectors, including retail, petroleum, telecom, tourism and sports, creating jobs for at least 80,000 people over the next three years. “Today I am happy to announce five commitments for Assam over the next three years. Reliance will invest an additional Rs 2,500 crore to augment its presence in this market,” he said at the inaugural function of the Global Investors Summit 2018…

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Investor Ideas Adds New #Bitcoin and #Blockchain #ETFs ($KOIN, $LEGR) & #Stocks to Directory $SURG, $DASH.V, $CPTO.V, $CLV.V, $AAO.V

(MENAFN – Investors Ideas) Investor Ideas Adds New #Bitcoin and #Blockchain #ETFs ($KOIN, $LEGR) & #Stocks to Directory; $SURG, $DASH.V, $CPTO.V, $CLV.V, $AAO.V Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC – February 2, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in Blockchain content with its Bitcoin and blockchain portals , and announce this week’s additions to its for investors following the sector. Investorideas.com tracks blockchain and digital currency stocks on the TSX, TSX.V, CSE, ASX, OTC, NASDAQ, NYSE and global stock…

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