Posts Tagged ‘capital’

Knight Capital Group given $400-M lifeline

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Knight Capital Group got a $ 400mn infusion from Wall Street investors after a frantic rush by the brokerage firm to raise much needed capital following a massive computer glitch last week. Knight Capital performs huge volumes of trades at the […]

Canadian Penny Stocks

Canadian Penny Stocks These stocks tend to have a rapid rise and fall all in one day. For investors that are around to catch this change it is possible to make quite a bit, especially due to the cheapness of the stock. With a stock under $ 5 it is easier to purchase more shares. […]

Ban on bureaucrat investments rocks bourse in Bangladesh

Saleem Samad – AHN News Correspondent Dhaka, Bangladesh (AHN) – Thousands of small investors took to the streets in Bangladesh Wednesday after the country’s stock index dipped to 4695.57 points, losing 168.72 points or 3.46 percent, at the close of trading. As the index tumbled inside, outside the Dhaka Stock Exchange building investors protesting retail […]

DealBook: Yahoo Board to Pursue Sale of Asian Assets

While a deal could yield a significant cash infusion for Yahoo, a transaction may not be finalized for many weeks. It is also unclear whether the board will pursue a separate minority investment from Silver Lake and TPG Capital. View full post on Business Stories

DealBook: European Banks Hunt for Ways to Increase Capital

As many of the Continent’s banks face increased financing costs and limited access to much-needed cash, they are selling assets and raising interest rates on customers in an effort to bolster their balance sheets. View full post on Business Stories

Suicide-bomb attack kills government soldiers

Mohamed Hassan – AHN News Mohamed Shiil Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – At least four government soldiers were killed and 12 others wounded in a suicide attack in Mogadishu on Wednesday, say government official. The attack, which targeted one of the most fortified military bases in the capital, was carried out by a suicide bomber who […]

Gunmen open fire at crowded bar in Burundi, killing 36

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer Bujumbura, Burundi (AHN) – Gunmen in military fatigues attacked a crowded bar near Burundi’s capital city of Bujumbura on Sunday night, killing 36 people and wounding 15 others. The gunmen, believed to be militia members under former rebel leader Agathon Rwasa, retreated to the forests of neighboring Democratic […]

Capital One to acquire ING USA online banking unit

Capital One Financial has announced plans to purchase ING Group’s popular USA online banking unit for $6.2 billion in cash and a stock issue of $2.8 billion worth of new shares to ING, which will giving Capital One a 9.9 percent stake. View full post on Banking Stories

Will Paris love Marks & Spencer in the springtime?

ZUT alors! Où est le M&S? You must have noticed. Paris just hasn’t been the same since Marks & Spencer quit the French capital, tearing the sacre coeur from every distraught frog-legged shopper. View full post on UK Business Stories

£2.9bn shopping spree off

US real estate group Simon Property has ditched its £2.9 billion bid to buy Capital Shopping Centres after the shopping mall owner failed to give it access to its books. View full post on Business Stories