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Helping People through Investment

If you are looking for an ethical way of investing your money, then look no further. Investment funds have sprung up in the recent past that allow investors to pool their money into … Continue reading “Helping People through Investment”


US investor optimism up 14%, according to UBS survey

Swiss financial firm UBS’s (NYSE: UBS) UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA) unit said it has launched its Investor Watch report, a new quarterly survey of US private clients’ investment decisions and primary concerns as the nation approaches the November 6 election. … Continue reading “US investor optimism up 14%, according to UBS survey”


RBS offloads consumer loans to financial services firm Paragon

British first mortgage and consumer finance firm Paragon Group Of Companies Plc (LON:PAG) said on Monday it had paid GBP25,000 (USD40,000/EUR31,000) to buy a portfolio of unsecured consumer loans from The Royal Bank … Continue reading “RBS offloads consumer loans to financial services firm Paragon”


City of London opposes tighter regulation of high-frequency trading

European politicians drafting tough new curbs on the controversial trading practice high frequency trading (HFT) have faced stiff resistance from the industry – especially the City of London. The European Parliament plans to … Continue reading “City of London opposes tighter regulation of high-frequency trading”


Swiss banks expect exodus as foreign tax authorities demand increased transparency

Swiss banks are expected to lose billions of francs in deposits and assets as cash-strapped European governments, struggling to balance their budgets, are applying pressure on Switzerland to introduce tighter rules to prevent … Continue reading “Swiss banks expect exodus as foreign tax authorities demand increased transparency”


Fund manager Ashmore acquires Aviva’s stake in Chinese joint venture

British fund manager Ashmore Investment Management Ltd will acquire its competitor Aviva Investors’ 49% stake in a proposed Chinese joint venture with China Central Securities. The UK fund manager has been seeking to … Continue reading “Fund manager Ashmore acquires Aviva’s stake in Chinese joint venture”


JPMorgan Asset Management to lift stake in Channel Island-based Aqua Resources

Channel Islands-based water infrastructure fund Aqua Resources Fund Limited (LON:H2O) said on Tuesday that the private equity arm of JPMorgan Asset Management had offered to buy more of its stock and raise its … Continue reading “JPMorgan Asset Management to lift stake in Channel Island-based Aqua Resources”


Save money and simplify your life

The notion of ‘more money more problems’ might ring hollow in the ears of the long-suffering financially squeezed. But ask anyone used to seeing large amounts of money come in how stressful it can … Continue reading “Save money and simplify your life”


The Dave Ramsey Seven Step Guide to Financial Peace

Dave Ramsey is a worldwide financial guru that has reached celebrity status. His methods have helped millions of people from all walks of life. Dave’s methods are affectionately called “The Seven Baby Steps.” … Continue reading “The Dave Ramsey Seven Step Guide to Financial Peace”


Indonesia’s national oil company PT Pertamina acquires Harvest’s Venezuelan assets

HNR Energia BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of US oil exploration company Harvest Natural Resources Inc (NYSE: HNR), has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement (SPA) that will see Indonesia’s national oil … Continue reading “Indonesia’s national oil company PT Pertamina acquires Harvest’s Venezuelan assets”


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