Sovereign wealth funds


Qatar plans $35B investment in US market

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Doha-based sovereign wealth fund of the world's richest nation by per capita income manages over $300 billion, has opened its office in New York and earmarked $35-billion investment over next five years in the US business opportunity.

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U.S. Federal Reserve

Wary of bond 'cliff,' Fed plans cautious cuts to portfolio

The Federal Reserve is sketching out plans to prevent an abrupt contraction in its massive balance sheet next year, when some $500 billion in bonds expire and risk disrupting markets and the U.S. economic recovery.

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Xiaomi raising over $1 billion from investors including GIC

China's Xiaomi [XTC.UL] is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, a person familiar with the deal said.

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Blackstone Group LP

Blackstone chases Buffett with 'core' private equity

Blackstone Group LP has reached out to its biggest fund investors about investing in a new investment vehicle with a longer investment horizon than the typical 10-year private equity fund, according to people familiar with the matter

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China September FDI recovers on month but still down 1.4 percent for the year

China's year-to-date foreign direct investment inflows declined for a third month in September, indicating investors remained cautious amid a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

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Eurostar train

Britain puts stake in Eurostar up for sale

The British government plans to sell its 40 percent stake in the fast-speed Eurostar train operator that links Britain with the European continent, finance minister George Osborne announced late on Sunday.

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Germany's Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schauble

Euro zone seeks to soften German opposition to stimulus spending

France and Italy will keep pressure on Germany this week to use government money to revive the euro zone's stagnating economy but in a sign of inertia, a promised list of projects to create growth will not be ready until December.

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World Bank/IMF annual meetings

World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action

The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although Germany poured cold water on the idea of a new global "crisis."

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hong Kong stocks notch best day in a month as protests scale down

Hong Kong's benchmark index posted its biggest daily gain in more than a month on Monday, as pro-democracy activists scaled down protests and upbeat U.S. jobs data provided some relief over the outlook for the global economy.

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US One Hundred Dollar Notes

Surging dollar may be triple whammy for U.S. earnings

The suddenly unstoppable U.S. dollar is posing a triple threat to American companies' profits: driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, perhaps most worryingly, signaling weak international demand.

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IMF Director Christine Lagarde

Austerity versus growth version 3.0 at G20/IMF

World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps.

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Chinese premier to attend Europe summit, sign Russia rail deal

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend a summit of European and Asian leaders on a trip starting next week that will also include a visit to Germany and the signing of energy and high-speed rail deals with Russia, the government said.

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Canadian One Hundred Dollar Bills

No relief ahead for the battered Canadian dollar: Reuters poll

The coming year is unlikely to bring any relief to the weakening Canadian dollar as the Bank of Canada's neutral stance prompted analysts in a Reuters poll to renew their pessimistic forecasts for the currency.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia warns Ukraine, EU over free-trade pact

Russia issued a new warning on Monday that it would retaliate if the European Union or Ukraine push ahead with moves to implement a free-trade agreement.

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Beijing, China

China lets foreign institutions invest more in its markets in third quarter

China boosted the quotas it gives foreign institutions to invest in domestic securities by the largest amount in the third quarter since the final quarter of 2012 and regulators may also raise the limit on a parallel yuan-denominated program.

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