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Investment

 Investment Trusts Trading At Discount TOPIC # 3 Introduction According to Cheng et al. (1994, p.813), ‘an investment trust company (ITC) is a UK public limited company, the business of which consists of investing its funds mainly in securities, with the aim of spreading investment risk and giving members of the company the benefit of the results of the management of its funds.’ In the UK, investment trusts started to form as early as the mid 1800s and helped small investors to diversify...

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Ethical Investment

A Case Study On: “ Ethical Investment Processes and Outcomes” by Grant Michelson, Nike Wailes, Sandra Van der Laan, Geoff Frost. About the Author: Grant Michelson is a senior lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, School of Business at University of Sydney, Nick Wails lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, School of Business at University of Sydney, Sandra Van der Laan lecturer in Accounting and Business Law, School of Business at University of Sydney and Geoff Frost Senior lecturer...

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Investment Process

Investment Process Investment: Investment is the employment of funds on assets with the aim of earning income or capital appreciation. Investment has two attributes namely time and risk. Present consumption is sacrificed to get a return in the future. The sacrifice that has to be borne is certain but the return in the future may be uncertain. This attribute of investment indicates the risk factor. The risk is undertaken with a view to reap some return from the investment. For a layman, investment...

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The Investment Detective

Case Study: The Investment Detective Primary consideration is the capital availability. If the firm has unlimited access to capital and no other investment options, Net Present Value would become recommended quantitative method. On the other hand, if the time horizon and payback period matter, the company should use Internal Rate of Return Calculation. 1. Looking at the cash flows doesn’t really say much. The assumption is that the firm is in the business to make profit. Profit is equal return...

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Investment detective

The Investment Detective Case We can use normal investment to calculate the data, but we also can do it as reinvestment to invest every project for the same years. For every question, I will give answers for both normal investment and reinvestment. 1. We can rank the projects simply by the cash flow data. Normal investment: Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Project number 3 8 6 1 5 7 4 2 Cash flow 8000 2150 200 1310 2200 560 1561 165 Reinvestment: Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ...

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The Investment Detective

Creation, 4/e IV. Capital Budgeting and Resource Allocation 17. The Investment Detective © The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2003 CASE 17 The Investment Detective The essence of capital budgeting and resource allocation is a search for good investments in which to place the firm’s capital. The process can be simple when viewed in purely mechanical terms, but a number of subtle issues can obscure the best investment choices. The capital-budgeting analyst is necessarily, therefore, a detective...

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Return on Investment

Introduction An investment is an exposure of cash that has the objective of producing cash inflows in the future. The worthiness of an investment is measured by how much cash the investment is expected to generate. The analysis of Return on Investment (ROI) is a financial forecasting tool that assists the business manager in evaluating whether a proposed investment opportunity is worthwhile within the context of the company’s business objectives and financial constraints. The investments to be analysed...

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Investment Bank

INVESTMENT BANKING: AN OVERVIEW INVESTMENT BANKING WHAT DO THEY REALLY DO? WHAT DO THESE PROJECTS HAVE IN COMMON? Affordable housing Small businesses ISAW Bridges Big corporations SM GE GS ISAW BIG OR SMALL, THEY ALL NEED CAPITAL. WHAT DO INVESTMENT BANKERS DO? Traditional role: assisting clients client WHAT DO INVESTMENT BANKERS DO? Traditional role A) Raising Capital: “Underwriting” B) Buying or merging with other businesses: “Financial Advisory” WHAT DO INVESTMENT BANKERS...

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Ethical Investment

An Article Review on “Ethical Investment Processes and Outcomes” Introduction This article was written by Grant Michelson, Nick Wailes, Sandra van der Laan, and Geoff Frost. It was published in Journal of Business Ethics by Springer. This article highlights the key themes in the field and identifies some of the major theoretical and practical challenges facing both scholars and practitioners. Summary Generally there are two kinds of investors in the market, one who invests considering the pros...

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investment companies

Investment Companies *Primarily, the RA No.2629 also called the Investment Company Act which took effect on upon its approval on June 18, 1960 had been the foundation of the investment industry. *Investment Company Act (RA No.2629) *Agreement on Trade Related Investment Measures (TRIMs) - These are rules that apply to the domestic regulations a country applies to foreign investors, often as a part of industrial policy. The Agreement was agreed upon by all members of World Trade Organization...

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