Tag Archives: investment

Cambrian is the new kid on the block-chain investment scene

Blockchain investment firms are the ‘new new thing’ in the investment world, not least European companies like kryptonite1 and neufund which are both appearing at TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin next week. If the internet came along in the 90s to move information assets around, blockchain technologies present potential for a variety of assets, with the potential to disrupt the financial services industry. Now there’s a new ... Read More »

Close-ended investment solution a good investment option

Remember the question from one of the classic Akbar-Birbal stories: “What is the thing that travels the fastest in the world? Back in the days of Mughal Emperors, travel was typically by bullock carts, horseback etc. In the story, Birbal didn’t come up with any forward looking vision or forecast of the Hyperloop or airplane or bullet train but he ... Read More »

Canadian investment guru Prem Watsa to launch first Invest India Conference

Indo-Canadian investment guru Prem Watsa, considered the Canadian equivalent of legendary American investor Warren Buffett, is launching a new initiative this week to bring a sense of urgency to economic ties between India and Canada. The chairman and CEO of the Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd is the prime mover behind the inaugural Invest India Conference scheduled for September 8. ... Read More »

Government lifts foreign restrictions on finance, investment houses

NEDA Undersecretary for policy and planning Rosemarie Edillon said foreign participation in investment houses and other financial activities were among those that would be removed from the FINL. File MANILA, Philippines – The 2017 Foreign Investment Negative List (FINL), slated to be approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) board next month, will provide for the lifting of foreign ... Read More »

These 5 Real Estate Investment Mistakes Could Kill Your Business! Learn Why

Investing in real estate as a business can be a great way to make money. Your tenants, whether business or residential, will contribute to cash flow and operating profit every month, right? The property will appreciate for an eventual sale, and you’ll gain tax deductions connected to real estate property. Yes, all these things can happen — but real estate investing can ... Read More »

Cholamandalam Investment and Finance inks pact with Mavin

Following the tie-up, Chola would reward users for using the mobile application in making EMI payments, updating KYC documents among others, a company statement said. (Reuters) Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company, the financial services division of Murugappa group, has partnered with US-based Mavin as part of its plan to tap rural areas through digital technology. Following the tie-up, Chola would ... Read More »

Investment In Horse

Owning a horse is a very special type of investment, in that a horse will have a unique bloodline and a unique potential. Training a horse and investing in the animal’s potential takes time and money, which can quickly add up to a very high amount. The loss of a beloved horse due to illness or accident can be a ... Read More »

Drone racing takes to the Sky with $1m investment

Sky is spending $1m (£757,000) to bring live drone racing to UK viewers. The satellite broadcaster is making the investment in the Drone Racing League (DRL) to bring competitive flying to its new Sky Sports Mix channel. The league specialises in “first person-view” drone racing, which features pilots flying custom drones through complex three-dimensional racecourses. One of the first events ... Read More »

Barclays first-quarter profit falls 33 percent as investment banking slowdown bites

Barclays (BARC.L) reported a worse than expected 33 percent slump in pretax profits for the first three months of the year, as the lender followed its U.S. peers in reporting falling investment banking revenues in a weak global market environment. Barclays said first quarter pretax profits fell to 793 million pounds ($1.15 billion), just below the average forecast of 846 ... Read More »

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign 60 billion Saudi riyal investment fund pact

Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement late on Saturday to set up a 60 billion Saudi riyal investment fund among other investment agreements including an economic free-zone to develop Egypt’s Sinai region, Egyptian state television reported. The signing of the agreements took place in Egypt’s Abdeen palace in the presence of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi’s King ... Read More »