*Investor demand highest since 1999- Blue Lion Research. LONDON/ BOSTON, March 6- Bank stocks are back in vogue for hedge funds, which have shunned the industry over the past seven years due to a squeeze on banks' profitability from low interest rates and because of their opaque balance sheets. "I think people are overweighting," Hilmi Unver, partner at hedge fund...
BRAZIL GOV'T HAS "KEY ROLE" TO PLAY IN SELECTION OF NEW VALE CEO DUE TO PENSION FUND INVESTMENTS- MINING MINISTER.
HONG KONG, March 2- A subsidiary of BlackRock Inc has become the first United States- based asset manager to be awarded a Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor quota to invest in China's capital markets. On Thursday, BlackRock said that an 11 billion yuan quota was granted to BlackRock Fund Advisors by China's State Administration of Foreign...
FRANKFURT, March 1- Drugmaker Bayer has sold 1.46 billion euros of shares in its chemicals subsidiary Covestro, cutting its stake to 53.3 percent as it raises cash for its takeover of seeds maker Monsanto. The sale of 22 million shares, or 10.9 percent of Covestro's capital, at 66.50 euros each to institutional investors, puts the chemicals maker on track to enter...
DUBAI, Feb 25- The chairman of Dubai Holding, the investment vehicle of the emirate's ruler and a major force in developing the Dubai economy, has resigned to focus on his role in the national government, the conglomerate said on Saturday. As head of Dubai Holding since its founding in 2004, Mohammed Abdullah al-Gergawi came to oversee a $35 billion portfolio of...
NEW YORK, Feb 24- Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Friday he expects the yield on the benchmark 10- year U.S. Yields fell as low as 2.313 percent, the lowest since Jan. 17. Gundlach, who oversees $101 billion, first introduced his view on the 10- year yield's bottom in January.
*U.S., Canada looking for' greenfield' investors. TORONTO, Feb 24 S- Canadian pension fund manager OMERS would like to invest more in building new infrastructure, its chief financial officer said, making it a candidate to support government programs in Canada and the United States. However, with competition for' brownfield' assets inflating prices around the world,...
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Reuters reporting institutional investors in Germany have filed a $3.6 billion lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen due to the emissions scandal. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.
China's foreign reserves fell for a third straight month in January, as the central bank dumped dollars to defend the yuan and prevent an increase in capital outflows.
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An activist investor renewed its push for Yahoo to abandon plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba and instead sell its core business.
Steve Sachs of Goldman Sachs Asset Management gives his take on the reliability of ETFs, expectations for lower market volatility and steadier returns.
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Managers of institutional funds from California, Texas and North Carolina have very different views on global warming.