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Diversified Financials Capital Markets

  • *To expand client franchise in Europe. PARIS, March 20- BNP Paribas, France's biggest bank, plans to expand its investment banking activity in Europe as competitors retrench, it said on Monday, part of a strategy to offset weak revenue in domestic retail markets. The bank aims to increase the number of clients in northern Europe, including Germany, the United Kingdom...

  • LONDON, March 20- Hedge funds cut their bullish bets on oil by the largest amount on record in the week to March 14, according to the latest data published by regulators and exchanges. The reduction in the net long position coincided with the sharp fall in oil prices, which started on March 8 and continued through March 14. Fund managers' net long position has been...

  • March 20- Asset manager Fidelity International Ltd appointed Ewan Montgomery as portfolio manager, real estate, UK.

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. They control about $6.5 trillion, according to data provider Preqin, and have transformed the global investment landscape by...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. They control about $6.5 trillion, according to data provider Preqin, and have transformed the global investment landscape by...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. They control about $6.5 trillion, according to data provider Preqin, and have transformed the global investment landscape by...

  • LONDON, March 20- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. They control about $6.5 trillion, according to data provider Preqin, and have transformed the global investment landscape by...

  • Sri Lanka's new model of growth

    Vajira Kulatilaka, chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange, says Sri Lanka is looking to tourism and logistics as growth drivers.

  • China's minister for clean government has warned businesspeople against colluding with officials for political power, the SCMP reports.

  • China is for globalization in the long run: UBS

    Capital controls aside, China is gradually opening up its capital markets for foreign participation, says Eugene Qian of UBS.

  • *Deal worth $4.3 billion, including debt. March 17- Private equity firm KKR& Co LP and Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec announced plans on Friday to buy USI Insurance Services from Onex Corp for $4.3 billion, including debt. "It's a sector we like," Caisse Chief Investment Officer Roland Lescure said in an interview.

  • LONDON, March 17- After several years of restructuring and regulatory pressure, investment banks have reached a turning point after Donald Trump became American president and can look to grow again, according to a study published on Friday. "The world has turned upside down post the U.S. elections," said the joint annual study by Morgan Stanley and management...

  • LONDON, March 17- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 17- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 17- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...

  • LONDON, March 17- Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging- in countries with large deficits and deep debt. The table below lists selected SWFs, using data compiled by Sarah Stone and Edwin Truman at the Peterson Institute for International...