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  1. Business - Commodities - INVESTMENT

    Mammoth hunter seeks cash for tusk venture to save elephants

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by Bloomberg

    ... elephant ivory. At least 60 tonnes of mammoth ivory is traded globally each year, said Peter Taylor, an engineer with almost 30 years' experience in the mining and aviation industries who founded Mammoth Mining in October. A single tusk, as long as three metres, could fetch US$250,000, he said. The trade takes advantage of the global ban on elephant ivory to profit from rising ...

  2. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Lana Lam

    ... there," he said. Over the past decade, Chinese investors have poured billions into Africa to secure access to natural resources amid concerns of exploitation. China is Africa's biggest trade ...

  3. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Henan team signs trade deal with Hong Kong investors

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:38am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Henan team signs trade deals with HK investors A trade delegation from Henan province is looking for investment funding from deep-pocketed Hong Kong investors ... largest trade activity outside the mainland this year, delegation officials said. The number of people coming to Hong Kong for the event was "obviously less than our activity in 2011", ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Snoopy lures funds into branding firm

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... the median target price of US$46.50 among analysts tracked by Thomson Reuters. Shares closed at $42.71 on Wednesday, and trade at a forward price-earnings multiple of 15.3, a full point lower than ...

  5. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Getting carried away with emerging market carry trades

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:12am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... in higher-yielding markets, as the carry trade- borrowing funds in low-yielding currencies, such as the yen and the euro, to invest them in higher-yielding assets- comes back into fashion. Yet ... As the International Monetary Fund notes in a recent report, the market to keep a close eye on is emerging Europe, because of its large external funding requirements. One of the most popular carry trades ...

  6. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Investors turn to niche funds as market volatility builds

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by Reuters

    ... are direction-agnostic," said Pragma Wealth Management's Nacho Morais on the sidelines of the GAIM conference. A so-called special sit is a trading opportunity based on corporate events such as mergers ...

  7. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    China spends billions to fund Caribbean ambition

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Toh Han Shih

    ... as strategically important by virtue of its proximity to the US and major maritime trade routes and infrastructure, such as the Panama Canal and the region's ports," it said. Evan Ellis, ...

  8. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    African adventure now a sightseeing tour as Chinese firms learn caution

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Bloomberg

    ... gung-ho foray into Africa is waning. As trade with the continent surpasses an annual US$160 billion, its companies are avoiding risk by taking smaller stakes in projects close to making money. ... surpassed the US as Africa's largest trading partner in 2009. Trade volumes soared 11-fold in the decade to 2013, according to data from the Geneva-based International Trade Centre. The quest ...

  9. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Qianhai eyes Asean investors to boost trade zone numbers

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Looking beyond Hong Kong, Qianhai courts Southeast Asian investors as it competes with other trade zones for foreign investment dollars Qianhai seeks Asean ... Lippo Group is the only firm that has investments in Qianhai so far. Singapore's DBS Bank, the biggest private bank in Southeast Asia, has established an office in the Shanghai free-trade ...

  10. News - China - INVESTMENT

    Wealthy snap up more French wineries

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:27am by Amy Nip

    ... transactions in progress. One reason the investors were acquiring the vineyards was to make wine for export to the mainland, said a visitor at Vinexpo, a wine trade fair in Hong Kong that ends today. ...




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