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Investments contract in first 4 months of FY18

An investment revival looks increasingly unlikely in the immediate future.  The capital goods segment in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), a proxy for investment demand, has contracted for four straight consecutive months, showed the latest data. Since September last year, it has contracted every …

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Is this the most overvalued investment ever?

With most of the investment trusts we commonly own via pensions and Isas – such as Foreign & Colonial or Witan – the difference between the share price and underlying value very rarely moves above 12pc. So what’s afoot here? The answer is that this is the Bitcoin Investment Trust, …

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Sezad signs agreement to woo Chinese investments

September 12, 2017 | 5:43 PM by Times News Service The campaign was aimed at introducing the business community in China to the Special Economic Zone in Duqm. – Supplied picture Muscat: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Wanfang Oman Company and the Chinese Petrochemical Industries Federation to …

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Octopus allows investment in VCT via Isa

Octopus Investments announced today (12 September) that it is enabling people to invest in VCTs for the first time through their Isa. Commenting on the announcement, Alex Davies, chief executive and founder of Wealth Club, said this latest move makes Titan massively more attractive to investors as you can now …

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