Investments

SoftBank Group plans to set up $300bn asset management arm

SoftBank Group Corp founder Masayoshi Son has made a name for himself building a telecommunications and technology empire. He’s now planning an expansion in asset management.The Japanese firm is eyeing further acquisitions in the financial sector in order to potentially create a $300bn asset management arm that would also house its $93bn Vision Fund for technology investments, according to people ...

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The Fonds de solidarité FTQ disposes of its investments in the coal |

Photo: Matthew Brown Associated PressThe president and chief executive officer of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Gaétan Morin, insists on the importance of the transition to a portfolio that is completely neutral in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. The solidarity Fund QFL has announced, on the occasion of its annual general meeting of shareholders on Saturday, in Montreal, that it ...

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Imas: Still shaping standards after 20 years, Business News & Top Stories

Imas was established in late 1997 amid the Asian financial crisis, and serves as the representative body of investment managers here. Mr Nicholas Hadow, 62, who is also director of business development at Aberdeen Standard Investments, first came here from Britain in 1983 and began his investing career as a commodities trader. Having witnessed the growth of Singapore as a ...

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Qatar’s investment in second dedicated cargo hub timely

Qatar’s decision to make multi-million dollar investments in a second dedicated cargo hub in Doha will go a long way in securing the supplies of essential items and medicines at a time when an illegal blockade is imposed on the country by some of its neighbours.The new investment will triple the current cargo handling capacity at the Hamad International Airport’s ...

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Your questions answered | IOL Personal Finance

HOW MUCH RISK FOR MY RA? I will retire in five years. I am healthy and have built up a good sum of money in my retirement annuity. Should I limit my exposure to risky asset classes as I approach retirement, or should I have as much risk as possible? I want my money to be safe but also to ...

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Center calls for more non-equity investments

THE Asean-Japan Center (AJC), an intergovernmental organization comprising the 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Japan, is calling for other types of foreign investments to expand the country’s investor base. The center, which promotes trade, investments, tourism and people-to-people exchanges among the eleven countries, is pushing for the non-equity mode (NEM) of investments. Unlike equity ...

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Morocco Boosts Solar Investments To Benefit Agriculture

In early August the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Sustainable Development (Ministère de l’Energie, des Mines et du Développement Durable, MEMDD) earmarked Dh2.3bn (€206.1m) for investments in solar power, to be directed towards projects capable of lifting agricultural output. The capital will be used to promote the use of solar energy to power water pumps for irrigation as part of ...

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Fidelity Investments Is Mining for Cryptocurrency

In Brief Abigail Johnson, CEO of major investment firm Fidelity Investments, has set a precedent for other companies by venturing into cryptocurrency mining. The company is making a significant amount of money by mining. Investing in Crypto Investment and financial institutions are beginning to take cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies more seriously. Among them is Fidelity Investments, which manages ...

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