Determinant Direct Foreign Investment
Fiercer competition in banking system kicks-off (Vietnam Net)
VietNamNet Bridge ? The fact that two 100% foreign-owned banks, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank, have been licenced to operate in Vietnam is considered an indication of the beginning of the age of fiercer competition in Vietnam?s banking system.
Foreign bank acquisitions fail to convince Maybank?s investors (The Star)
PETALING JAYA: The market remains unconvinced of the benefits of Malayan Banking Bhd?s (Maybank) acquisitions of the banks in Vietnam and Pakistan.
Expanding Transit Will Help Americans in Tough Economy, Cut Dependence on Foreign Oil, Green Transportation Expert ... (PR Newswire via Yahoo! News)
Expanding transit now will help Americans get through tough economic times and cut our dependence on foreign oil, according to hearing testimony by a green transportation expert today before the Senate Banking Committee.
China's iron curtain: corruption, bureaucratic mess vs rising banking, finance outsourcing (cmi santiago)
How much do you really about Chinese politics, society, economy and business? How corrupt is China's communist government? What is really inside Chinese multinationals, culture, society, government, trade, outsourcing, technology? Get true knowledge from George Zhibin Gu.
Merrill Lynch Appoints George H. Young III Global Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking (Centre Daily Times)
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MER) today announced that George H. Young (Woody) III has joined Merrill Lynch as global head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Investment Banking. Mr. Young will be based in New York.
Foreign Investors' Exit Causes Lehman Woes (NPR)
Questions have been raised about whether it is wise to let foreign governments buy up stakes in U.S. financial institutions. Now, with Lehman Brothers, the U.S. is getting to see what happens when a foreign investor walks away.
Philippines Foreign Portfolio Invest Net Inflow $187.5 Million Aug (Nasdaq)
MANILA -(Dow Jones)- Foreign portfolio investments showed a net inflow of $ 187.5 million in August, reversing a net outflow of $248.8 million in the year- earlier month, as investors took their cue from softer world oil prices and favorable first half corporate results.
Foreign investors holding on to profits (The Prague Post)
Foreign investors have happily profited off the Czech Republic?s economic growth with dividends paid abroad rising at an extraordinary rate over the past several years. At the same time, reinvestment of foreign profits has outpaced divident payments.
Zimbabwe: POSB Set to Introduce Internet, Mobile Banking (AllAfrica.com)
THE People's Own Savings Bank is set to follow industry trends by introducing internet and mobile banking in the second half of this year.
Fitch affirms MUFG banks at 'A+'; outlook stable (Thaipr.net)
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB) at Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (ID