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Philadelphia catching up in venture capital

The volume of Philadelphia's venture capital (VC) investments is showing a mixed pattern. Though VC investment grew in 2015 when compared with investments in 2014, the fifth largest city in the US has attracted venture capital investment less than its due share of total funding.

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Bloomberg Markets Global Hedge Fund & Investor Summit

Visium Asset Management facing US regulatory probe

New York-based hedge fund Visium Asset Management is facing probe by the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and Justice Department over its trading and valuation issues. Visium's exposure to healthcare sector is under scanner.

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Indian Economy, Finance And Business

Sebi upgrading surveillance for CommExes

India's securities market regulator Sebi is upgrading and strengthening its surveillance system on commodity exchanges (CommExes). Recently, Sebi has barred 16 commodity trading members from trading for manipulating castor seed futures. National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) is also enhancing and strengthening surveillance system for commodity exchanges in the country.

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Union Budget 2016: Arun Jaitely Presents His Third Budget In Parliament

FIIs extending support to Indian stocks

Indian stock markets recorded gains from continuous buying support from foreign institutional investors (FIIs). Encouraging global cues also led the stocks gain on Indian bourses. The latest institutional support made the best three-session rally since September 2013.

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Wall Street gains prop up stocks in Asia, Australia

Encouraging gains on Wall Street were propelling up stocks in Asia and Australia. Barring Hang Kong and Japan, all the major market benchmark indices in Asia and Australia, rose.

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China's Central Bank Lifts 2nd Home Mortgage Down Payment

Zheshang Bank Co. Postpones Gauging Demand for $1 Billion Hong Kong IPO

Due to some investors' difficulty in transferring their cash out of mainland China, Zheshang Bank has decided to postpone their $1 billion Hong Kong IPO.

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Vancouver Hosts Gay Pride Parade

BC Clean-tech alliance seeks $500-mln fund from Trudeau

B.C. clean-tech companies have requested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to allocate a $500 million venture capital (VC) fund. An alliance comprising 51 clean-tech and investment firms from B.C. province has written a letter to the Prime Minister Trudeau to extend support to clean-tech industry.

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Startup Entrepreneurs At Jerusalem Venture Partners Tech Hub

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed with the recent market crash, the funds inflows continue for Israel startups.

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South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan Delivers 2016 Budget

Jacob Zuma fails to fulfill economic promise to South Africa

President Jacob Zuma is at the center of criticism over lack of infrastructure facilities to attract foreign capital and global companies. All quarters of the society are calling for government's commitment to restore business confidence on South Africa.

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Key Speakers At The Bloomberg Canada Economic Summit

Canadian venture capital at 10-year high

Led by technology sector, venture capital (VC) investments in Canada reached 10 year high in 2015. Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) said 536 deals in funding for entrepreneurs raised $2.25 billion in 2015.

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Google Inc.'s Senior Vice President Of Android, Chrome And Apps Sundar Pichai Launches The Android One Platform

Indian app-makers woo VC funding as smartphone sales soar

Indian smart phone market is witnessing robust growth rate and attracting foreign venture capitalists (VCs). The home-grown apps are creating more demand for venture capital. India is second largest market for smartphones after China.

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Bloomberg Africa Business And Economic Summit

Africa's largest trading block to get more funds

Africa's largest trading block is attracting attention of global investors and businessmen. The recent 'Africa 2016' investment forum held in Egypt had participation of over 1,500 businessmen and government representatives. Foreign investors have called for more reforms and policy changes among African nations.

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On the Road 50 Years Later

Black Bear Diner Secured an Investment From PWP Growth Equity, Aims to Expand Business

Black Bear Diner had secured an investment from private equity fund PWP Growth Equity. The financial backing will be allocated to expand growth and coverage in new and existing markets. The restaurant plans to add new locations and grow to 155 restaurants in the U.S while retaining its unique concept.

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Unused Oil Rigs Docked In Cromarty Of Firth As Oil Slump Continues

Investment in oil, gas projects shrinking

Investment inflows into oil and gas projects are dropping significantly. The investments in oil projects in 2016 is forecast to fall below £1 billion from the five-year annual average of £8 billion.

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Asian stocks rebound ahead of G20 FinMin meeting

Asian stocks rebounded on Monday ahead of G20 Finance Ministers meeting, which is scheduled on this weekend. Investors are positively looking to reassurances about global economy growth.

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