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Sebi today ordered Sunshine Infrabuild Corporation to refund the money, that it illegally raised from people, along with interest.
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Investors thrust a net $10.7 billion into stock funds in the past week, marking the first weekly inflow in three weeks, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch note. The bank also sees a contrarian buy signal for emerging markets.
The Economic Times  Sep 4  Comment 
Tokyo investors will be bracing for the re-opening of volatile Chinese markets next week, after the benchmark Nikkei 225 index slumped to a seven-month low.
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The yen strengthened on Friday as nervous investors pushed into safer assets ahead of a closely watched US jobs report later in the day.
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Russia is interested in both foreign and domestic investment, especially in the country's Far East region, President Vladimir Putin told the Eastern Economic Forum on Friday. Making an appeal to countries from the Asia-Pacific region, Putin said...




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Person who puts in motion the conversion of money into assets, in hopes of income and capital appreciation. [1] Puts money in-vest. The term investment implies that a business or investment risk can be analyzed and measured, and its distinction from Speculation is one of degree of risk. [1] Investors are more focused on the steadiness of returns brought by dividends, interest, and royalties. Whereas a Speculator seeks primarily capital appreciation. The buying and selling in search of profit from rise and fall of market value is recorded from 1774. [2]

The word investment originates in the Latin "vestis," meaning garment, or vest, and refers to the act of putting assets into others pockets. [3] A person puts money in-vest, so as to receive profits in there own pockets. [2]

References

  1. Barron's ISBN 0-8120-4631-3
  2. Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert T. Kiyosaki ISBN-10: 0446677450 pg61
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