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Thailand approves law to speed up $45-billion development plan


BANGKOK Thailand's cabinet on Tuesday approved a measure to accelerate a $45-billion plan to develop the industrial east and attract foreign investors, as the ruling junta seeks to boost long-term economic growth, a government official said.

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Fewer hedge fund managers call it quits in 1st-half 2017

BOSTON The number of hedge funds closing their doors this year is slowing as investors add new money and performance improves.


Credit Suisse looks to make an impact with new investment wing

ZURICH Credit Suisse has set up a new department to nurture socially conscious investing, the latest effort by a major bank to cater for growing demand for so-called impact investing.

Carlsberg fund expects high yields from new green investments

COPENHAGEN The Carlsberg Foundation, the main owner of Danish brewer Carlsberg, is investing 500 million Danish crowns ($80 million) in funds that work with water conservation, carbon reduction and sustainable food production.

Union, Invesco, Schroders, Janus to absorb MiFID research costs

LONDON Four major asset managers said on Friday they no longer planned to ask clients to pick up the bill for external investment research when new European Union rules come into force in January 2018.

Qatar says has confidence in German investments

BERLIN Qatar has confidence in German firms and will hold on to stakes in Deutsche Bank and Volkswagen , Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Friday.

China issues guidelines to promote more private investment: State Council

BEIJING China's State Council on Friday issued guidelines aimed at boosting private investment in sectors including ones that have monopolies in industries.

U.S. fund investors rush into money-market funds, Treasuries: Lipper

NEW YORK U.S. fund investors sought shelter during the latest week, pouring more than double the amount from the previous week into money markets, and stockpiling the most in "safe haven" Treasuries in more than a year, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

Exclusive: South Africa's Capitalworks to launch London hedge fund business - sources

LONDON South African private equity firm Capitalworks plans to launch a London-based business to provide financial and operational support for hedge funds, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.


Philippines must give foreign investors far more room: planning minister

MANILA The Philippines should "drastically" cut the number of sectors and activities closed or limited to foreign investors to get more of the investment flows into Asia, the economic planning secretary said on Thursday.


Bayer joins in $100 million investment bet on ag-biotech startup

CHICAGO Germany's Bayer AG, one of the world's biggest agricultural chemical companies, is joining a $100 million bet that the next big breakthrough in crop fertilizers will be found inside a biological Petri dish.

China to blacklist firms violating overseas investment rules: China Daily

SHANGHAI China will blacklist entities which violate tougher new rules about investing overseas, part of a wider crackdown on risky investments outside China's borders, the state-run China Daily newspaper said on Thursday, citing a senior official.

Toscafund to launch 300 million euro private equity fund

LONDON London-based Toscafund Asset Management is set to launch a new 300 million euro ($359.34 million) private equity fund that will focus on small and mid-sized companies, it said on Wednesday.

China to propose measures to further promote foreign investment

BEIJING China's cabinet will ask the commerce ministry to propose measures to further promote foreign investment, state radio said in a report on Wednesday on a cabinet meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

Marcato's McGuire sees Terex's share price more than tripling

NEW YORK Hedge fund manager Mick McGuire on Tuesday said that crane maker Terex Corp's share price could more than triple as the company focuses on its core business and pursues a disciplined capital allocation plan.


Kynikos' Chanos says he is shorting Continental Resources: CNBC

NEW YORK Kynikos Associates LP founder James Chanos on Tuesday said he is betting against Continental Resources Inc and other oil and gas exploration and production companies.

Billionaire investor Robertson says stocks are in a 'bubble'

NEW YORK Billionaire investor Julian Robertson said on Tuesday stocks are in a bubble, one day after the broad market hit another record high.


Starboard Value says Amazon sales a boon for Perrigo

NEW YORK The distribution channel of Amazon.com Inc. represents a big opportunity for drug maker Perrigo , Starboard Value founder and CEO Jeffrey Smith said on Tuesday.


Bridgewater's Dalio says would be 'terrible' if Cohn left White House

NEW YORK Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio on Tuesday threw his weight behind President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, saying it would be "terrible" if Gary Cohn were to leave the Trump administration.

Omega's Cooperman sees markets as fairly valued, likes UAL, others: CNBC

NEW YORK Hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman said on Tuesday he thinks the stock market is currently fairly valued but warned that people should not become "too exuberant" in the future.


Sale of ex-Trump aide Scaramucci's SkyBridge on track: executive

BOSTON The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still on track, with the closing date expected in late September, the firm's chief investment officer said on Monday.