Sovereign wealth fund Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) is investing $250 million in Hines India Real Estate, the Indian unit of American property management firm Hines, according to a source familiar with the investment.
Australia gave its approval to China state-owned coal firm Yanzhou Coal Mining Co to move towards a 100% ownership in Yancoal Australia, a Bloomberg report said.
Dexus Property Group and the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board sweetened their bid for the property fund controlled by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bloomberg reported.
State-run electricity distributor Power Grid Corp of India Ltd will be pricing its share sale near the top end of its marketed range, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.
China sovereign investor Central Huijin Investment Ltd received approval the Shanghai Office of the People's Bank of China to trade on the interbank bond market, a Bloomberg report said.
The rising commercial property prices in London has prompted institutional investors to team up with commercial property developers in the UK to capitalize on the recovery of the market in UK.
Eight US technology firms in the US wrote an open letter to President Barack Obama, calling on government to impose stricter controls on online surveillance.
The US government has finally sold its last remaining stake in General Motors, the largest automaker in the US in terms of sales, according to a Financial Times report.
Tightening monetary policy in China has been reduced due to the slowing yearly consumer inflation rate of 3% in November from 3.2% the month before, said a Reuters report.
The Belfast Telegraph said in a report that Ministry of Defence Secretary Philip Hammond will be left working out other options after plans for purchasing military equipment via a private consortium had failed.
The World Trade Organization finally agreed on its first global trade deal on Saturday, December 7. The agreement could add nearly USD 1 trillion to the worldwide economy.
After the government announced a ban on the use of Bitcoin for financial institutions, China's biggest search engine Baidu Inc announced that it would no longer be accepting the digital currency as payment.
A study featured on Forbes revealed that the US still leads around the world in providing entrepreneurs with access to venture capital funding.
A report cited an example on how private equity had benefited greatly from US Federal Reserve's quantitative easing policy instead of the monetary policy's true beneficiaries - US companies and the American people.
The respect for the late politician and ex-president of South Africa Nelson Mandela was evident in the business sector, as trading and banks postponed their businesses to acknowledge Mandela's passing.
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