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‘I continue to enjoy the full support of the minister’

We have publicly expressed our view that corporate governance standards remain an important consideration in our investment decision-making and we will continue to emphasise this point wherever and whenever the opportunity presents itself. In the same interview, I also spoke about allegations that there are people who would like to …

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SoftBank Group plans to set up $300bn asset management arm

SoftBank Group Corp founder Masayoshi Son has made a name for himself building a telecommunications and technology empire. He’s now planning an expansion in asset management.The Japanese firm is eyeing further acquisitions in the financial sector in order to potentially create a $300bn asset management arm that would also house …

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Center calls for more non-equity investments

THE Asean-Japan Center (AJC), an intergovernmental organization comprising the 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Japan, is calling for other types of foreign investments to expand the country’s investor base. The center, which promotes trade, investments, tourism and people-to-people exchanges among the eleven countries, is …

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Morocco Boosts Solar Investments To Benefit Agriculture

In early August the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Sustainable Development (Ministère de l’Energie, des Mines et du Développement Durable, MEMDD) earmarked Dh2.3bn (€206.1m) for investments in solar power, to be directed towards projects capable of lifting agricultural output. The capital will be used to promote the use of solar …

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Fidelity Investments Is Mining for Cryptocurrency

In Brief Abigail Johnson, CEO of major investment firm Fidelity Investments, has set a precedent for other companies by venturing into cryptocurrency mining. The company is making a significant amount of money by mining. Investing in Crypto Investment and financial institutions are beginning to take cryptocurrencies and blockchain …

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