South32 slips on production for most commodities – The West Australian

South32 shares have dipped after the diversified miner warned that it may be facing cost pressures from rising raw material input costs and a weaker US dollar. The company, in its September quarter report on Thursday, has maintained its annual guidance across operations despite softer production in its first quarter and the costs warning. “Industry […]

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Shanghai to expand global presence for real estate investment – Thailand Business News

Among Asian cities, Shanghai, the commercial and financial centre of China, is on track to become part of the “Big Seven” group of Established World Cities before the end of the decade. That’s according to JLL’s Director for Global Research, Jeremy Kelly, who says that Shanghai’s fast-track momentum is supported by massive infrastructure investment, increasing […]

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CME Group and JPX Enter into Agreement to Launch Japanese Yen-Denominated TOPIX Futures Contract on CME – Markets Insider

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and Japan Exchange Group (JPX), Asia’s leading comprehensive exchange group, today announced the launch of Japanese Yen-denominated Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) futures contracts to begin trading on CME Globex by Q1 2018, pending all relevant regulatory review periods. This new […]

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How successful cities are luring real estate investment – The Investor JLL

As investors continue to look for safe-haven destinations when allocating assets, factors such as innovation, talent, resilience, infrastructure, governance and transparency are becoming increasingly important. And, some of the world’s most established cities are benefitting, as “investors are increasingly focusing on whether a city is future-proofed in order to retain the long-term value of their […]

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How One Hedge Fund Ignored the China Bears and Made a 65% Gain – Bloomberg

Betting against the short-sellers helped Gloria Lu’s fledgling hedge fund establish itself among Asia’s biggest stars of 2017. Parantoux Capital’s fund, which manages about $55 million, made money buying shares of hardware company AAC Technologies Holdings Inc., as they plunged in the wake of a short-seller report in May, said Lu, a Hong Kong-based founding partner. […]

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New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI) Financial Contrast – The Ledger Gazette

New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE: NRZ) and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability. Dividends New Residential Investment Corp. pays an annual dividend of […]

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Insurance Linked Securities Hedge Funds Get Knocked Down By Hurricanes – ValueWalk

It’s been a turbulent time to be in the hedge fund business during the past few years. But one class of hedge funds that’s had more success than most are those funds with a focus on insurance linked securities (ILS). Get Our Icahn eBook! Get our entire 10-part series on Carl Icahn and other famous […]

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