Investments

Commerce minister: Saudi Arabia is on track in trade and investments

RIYADH: Minister of Commerce and Investment Majid Al-Qassabi on Saturday said that the Kingdom is marching in a steady line in trade and investments which has resulted in a total of 7,827 foreign projects in the country.Al-Qassabi made the statement to mark Saudi Arabia’s 87th National Day which was being celebrated by citizens and residents in all parts of the ...

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Automakers accelerate their interest in startups

When it comes to startup investment, carmakers are all over the road. Over the past two years, we’ve seen a massive spike in venture funding by major auto manufacturers. Deal counts are up, more automakers are investing and more big rounds are getting done. However, an analysis of Crunchbase funding data for the 20 largest global automakers finds wide variance in investment ...

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Tom Still: One of Wisconsin’s most effective business growth tools ready for update | Madison Wisconsin Business News

One of Wisconsin’s most successful strategies for spurring the growth of young companies for the past decade or so has been its Qualified New Business Venture law, known as the Act 255 investor tax credits law because of how the law was titled when it passed. The program provides tax credits to qualified Wisconsin investors who put money into young ...

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Gold investors are getting antsy

STAN CHOE, Associated Press Published 11:30 a.m. CT Sept. 23, 2017 This photo provided by GraniteShares shows Will Rhind, a former executive at the largest exchange-traded fund backed by gold bars, SPDR Gold Shares, and the recent founder of rival ETF. In a world where nearly all investments are rising, so is gold. But many investors are buying gold because ...

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Amazon buys 5% equity in Shoppers Stop for Rs179.25 crore

Shopper’s Stop will use the funds to continue its investments in expanding physical and online retail businesses, said managing director Govind Shrikhande. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint Mumbai: Departmental store chain Shoppers Stop Ltd has approved a proposal to sell 5% equity in the company for Rs179.25 crore to Amazon NV Holdings LLC, the investment arm of the world’s largest online retailer ...

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Uncommon Knowledge: From investments to gender blindness

Invest in Quebec? Mais non! Even though corporations headquartered in Quebec and traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange are subject to the same accounting rules as corporations headquartered elsewhere in Canada, and even though their disclosures are issued in both English and French, and even controlling for cross-listing, provincial tax rate, and various corporation characteristics, Quebec corporations attract significantly less ...

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Investing in Aussie shares has been frustrating, so what can you do?

IT’S not a pretty scorecard. USA: 42, Australia: Zero. Those numbers would make any Aussie sports fan cringe, and they’re doing a similar thing with investors. This year, Wall Street’s widely-quoted Dow Jones index has closed at a record high on 42 separate days. On the Australian Securities Exchange, we haven’t had one record high in almost 10 years. And ...

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