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Inaugural Agtech Nexus event talks smart capital investments

Event sponsor and agtech venture pioneer Finistere Ventures will elaborate on its recent launch of the €20 million Ireland AgTech Fund (IAF), partnering with the €8.5 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, which is indicative of the potential held by the Irish agtech market. “Finistere has launched a fund targeting untapped Irish agtech and attracting companies targeting the EU market because ...

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Southampton man, 75, in court for ‘dishonestly’ working and claiming pension

doc AN ELDERLY Southampton man has been given a suspended prison sentence after failing to notify the city council about work that would affect his pension. John Alexander, 75, of Upper Bugle Street, failed to notify Southampton City Council about a change in circumstance that he knew would affect his entitlement to Pension Credit over eight years. The 75-year-old pleaded ...

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Glenveagh Properties to build 2,000 homes

The company, which was set up in August of this year, will fund the housebuilding from funds raised on the stock markets in Dublin and London. It is expected that joining the stock market will allow the company, whose chairman John Mulcahy is a former senior official with the National Asset Management Agency, to raise €550m in investment funds. Justin ...

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How to Foil 5 Common Bank Fees From Draining Your Funds

Savings and checking account fees — sometimes tucked away in the depths of a website’s fine print — often crop up on our bank statements when we least expect them. But leave them unchecked and they can cost you several hundred dollars a year in extreme cases. Knowing how and when banks or credit unions can charge fees is the ...

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Why information is key – and government needs to plan for GenX – Pensions Expert (registration)

Pensions Expert (registration) Why information is key – and government needs to plan for GenXPensions Expert (registration)The pensions industry is currently in recovery from a series of legislative interventions that began, broadly speaking, with the Pensions Act 2004. Whether it is managing a maturing defined benefit scheme, or dealing with the obligation of auto … and more »

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Mega deals power PE investments in 2017 to all-time high, Retail News, ET Retail

NEW DELHI: Private equity investments have hit an all-time high this year with deals worth of USD 17.6 billion in the first nine months, largely driven by big-ticket transactions, says a report. According to Venture Intelligence data, private equity firms invested about USD 17.6 billion in Indian companies in first nine months of 2017, sailing past the previous high of ...

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New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust Has $777,000 Position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS)

New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust increased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) by 16.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,500 shares of the investment management company’s stock after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. New Jersey Better ...

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AICPIN for August 2017: DA calculator for CG employees and pensioners from Jan 2018

Maximum upward pressure The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Miscellaneous group contributing (+) 0.37 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Coconut Oil, Pure Ghee, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage, Poi Sag, Pumpkin, Banana, Coconut, Mango, Tea (Readymade), Snack Saltish, Bide, Cinema Charges, Petrol, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. are responsible for the increase in ...

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PE investments hit all-time high of $17.6 billion in Jan-Sept

October 2, 2017:   Private equity investments have hit an all-time high this year with deals worth $17.6 billion in the first nine months, largely driven by big-ticket transactions. According to Venture Intelligence data, private equity firms had invested about $17.6 billion in Indian companies in the first nine months of 2017, sailing past the previous high of $17.3 billion in ...

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Deere & Company (DE) Position Boosted by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund raised its position in shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 20.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 62,184 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,478 shares during the quarter. Fjarde AP ...

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