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Tag Archives: Credit Crisis

The First Divestment: NMDC

Update: As per current Ministry of Steel meetings, the NMDC stake sale is likely to be of 15% in which case it could easily be over Rs 2000 crores ($400m) … Continue reading

July 20, 2009

Banks Post Profits, Aided by Asset Sales –

zyakaira  notes: Citi reported $4.3 billion, BofA $3.2 billion on $33 billion, $JPM $2.7 billion on $27.7 billion, with TARP repayments costing $0.10 to the EPS and $GS reported $1.8 … Continue reading

July 17, 2009

ICICI Bank plays with ICICI Venture Fund | VCCircle

zyakaira notes: You heard it here earlier as well, ICICI Bank is getting more M&A mandates instead of ISEC and now VC as well, for its distribution and allied credit … Continue reading

July 14, 2009 · 1 Comment

China watchdog approves first corp bond in 10 mths-IFR| Industries| Consumer Products & Retail| Reuters

Chinas securities watchdog has approved a bond issue by Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart 600655.SS: Quote, Profile, Research of up to 1 billion yuan $146 million, IFR Asia reported, reopening the … Continue reading

July 14, 2009

Oh, we could have bought up something | Deals

zyakaira notes: sadly, not enough people have invested in the emerging markets or even in the next slice of America in this downturn..don’t they want to buy cheap anymore? Stock … Continue reading

July 6, 2009

Worlds Dumbest Bank Gets Caught Again : Here is the City

Today’s summary from a newshound recmmended on ( the story was recommended.. ) Remember state-owned German lender KfW Bankengruppe ? Well, back in September last year, the bank was … Continue reading

July 2, 2009

Is Tesco Eyeing a Bid for Northern Rock? – DealBook Blog –

YOUR FAVE ROCK NOW AVAILABLE AT THE SUPER MARKET – Off the SHELF? 🙂 Is Tesco mulling a bid for Britain’s state-owned lender Northern Rock?The Times of London reported that … Continue reading

July 1, 2009

India’s wealth drop 32%

(PTI – NDTV.Com) The wealth of world’s rich people dropped nearly 20 per cent to $32.8 trillion, while India saw the second largest decline in the number of High Net … Continue reading

June 25, 2009

Office Depot Gets $350 Million From Private Equity – DealBook Blog –

Office Depot said Tuesday that the private equity firm BC Partners has made a $350 million investment through a preferred stock purchase, giving it a stake in the office supplies … Continue reading

June 24, 2009 · 3 Comments

Gold and Euro move up in style

that’s my man! RT @keithshepard: $FXE – $GLD & FXE have been moving .. (source: (via @twazzup) Posted via email from The investment blog on Post

June 23, 2009