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Russian money flows into Germany despite sanctions | Europe | DW

After working for Russia’s Gazprom for many years, ex-chancellor Gerhard Schröder now holds a top position in another Russian energy giant, Rosneft. Shareholders of the biggest oil company in Russia made Schröder chairman of the board at the Friday assembly in Saint Petersburg. The firm is controlled by the Russian state, and is also targeted by EU sanctions, but the ex-politician ...

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Myanmar approves over $4bn FDI in first half of current fiscal

He said at a recent press conference the government had approved 129 foreign enterprises to invest $3.5 billion under laws governing home-grown and foreign investment, and allowed $214.08 million of foreign investment in Thilawa under the Special Economic Zone Law. It also allowed nearly $600 million in capital expansion by existing foreign enterprises.  “We are pretty satisfied with the ...

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Investors wooed via charter change, other measures

Constitutional amendments and other measures are being implemented to liberalize the entry of foreign businesses, a Cabinet official told prospective investors last week. “President [Rodrigo] Duterte has committed to open up our economy,” the Finance department quoted Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd as saying at a business forum in Tokyo last Friday. ”There are two ways we open up our ...

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Boursa Kuwait faces selling pressure – Kuwait Times

Boursa Kuwait ended September with mixed performance. The Price Index closed at 6,679.73points, down by 3.08 percent compared to the closings of the month before, the Weighted Index increased by 0.03 percent after closing at 430.70 points, whereas the KSX-15 Index closed at 997.37 points increasing by 1.27 percent. Furthermore, last month’s average turnover increased by 72.14 percent, compared to ...

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Senior White House aides say tax plan is meant to benefit the middle class

Senior aides and political allies of President Trump fanned out Sunday on news talk shows to defend Republicans’ tax-overhaul plan against critics and analyses, forcefully denying that the richest Americans would be its principal beneficiaries. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said the primary objective of the proposed tax framework that Trump and Republican congressional leaders outlined last week is to “lower taxes for middle-class taxpayers.” Appearing on CBS’ ...

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National Pension Service Buys 82,222 Shares of Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)

National Pension Service boosted its holdings in shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) by 12.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 758,088 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 82,222 shares during the period. National Pension Service owned approximately 0.07% of Eli Lilly and worth $62,694,000 ...

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Atria Investments LLC Has $4.92 Million Holdings in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Atria Investments LLC raised its holdings in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 4.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 181,993 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,318 shares during the quarter. Atria Investments LLC’s holdings in General Electric were worth $4,916,000 at ...

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AIB homes deal: a new dawn for struggling borrowers or unfair help?

‘The not-for-profit iCare mortgage to rent scheme – which will also be available to EBS and Haven customers – is a three-way agreement between the bank, Hall’s Irish Mortgage Holders Association (which will act on behalf of the homeowner) and iCare’ (stock photo) AIB homes deal: a new dawn for struggling borrowers or unfair help? Independent.ie David Hall has a ...

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Esports Startup Unikrn ICO Presale Nets $15 Million, Attracts Investment from Mark Cuban

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Esports startup Unikrn raised $15 million from accredited investors ahead of its public initial coin offering (ICO), which opened earlier this week. The Unikrn ICO presale attracted notable investors, including Mark Cuban. Unikrn, the world’s only fully-licensed and -regulated esports betting platform, first launched in 2014 and ...

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