Thu, 1 Apr 2010: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

Another report showed home prices rose in January. Gloom is lifting as firings slowand the expansion that began in the middle of 2009 is on the cusp of prompting companies to boost payrolls. Consu...

Thu, 4 Mar 2010: Autoliv makes buyout offer…

Norma told the Tallinn bourse that Autoliv has agreed with shareholders representing 26.44 percent of the share capital of Norma that, in case it makes a cash offer for all shares of Norma it d...

Wed, 24 Feb 2010: Going Dutch, with trade…

“It is high time to discover Lithuania as a business partner and as a favorable place for your investments. As the Lithuanian economy is recovering from the recession, investors have wonde...

Wed, 24 Feb 2010: Latvian delegates seek deals in New Delhi…

18, Kampars and Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma came to an agreement on invigorating economic cooperation between both countries. During the meeting, both ministers signed an ag...

Thu, 26 Nov 2009: Investor interest returning as economies start to stabilize…

The Stockholm-based fund has about 3 billion euros under management, and owns stakes in Lithuanian dairy foods maker Pieno Zvaigzdes, telephone operator TEO LT and Estonian retailer Tallinna Kau...

Thu, 26 Nov 2009: Nasdaq restructuring will improve share trading platform…

“Trading and settling in one currency for the members and investors will increase the accessibility to the Baltic market and thereby make it more attractive.” The new marketplace wi...

Thu, 22 Oct 2009: Commercial Law amendments in the works…

It was decided not to reduce the joint stock company minimal capitalization. The reasoning apparently was that joint stock companies are often formed with a view to attracting further investors,...

Thu, 17 Sep 2009: Taxi violence reflects larger problems…

Taxi drivers [in Latvia] see how politicians buy support and votes from each other, eventually they start to see it as the norm and want to have their share." Criticizing airBaltic, she also sai...

Thu, 20 Aug 2009: Investors attracted to Lithuanian bonds…

Investors are attracted to bond yields reaching close to 10 percent. Lithuania sold 500 million euros in five-year bonds yielding 9.375 percent on June 15, with investor demand exceeding supply...

Wed, 15 Apr 2009: Real estate market can still pull investors…

The firm currently manages commercial properties totaling more than 11 billion euros, making it the largest player in the region. . ...

Wed, 25 Mar 2009: Sport channel needs millions to survive…

The TV producer said that the size of the investment would depend on what kind of program he would make 's one that covered a substantial amount of news or just a sports program without any news....

Wed, 11 Mar 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

Data that came out last week revealed that this weakness continues to show through to the labor market, with a February payroll decline of 651,000 and the unemployment rate rising to 8.1 percent. ...

Wed, 25 Feb 2009: Ailing AS Kalev to restructure empire…

On the same day, board member of Eesti Spordikanal Alar Pink was recalled from his post and Lepp and Ivar Jurtsenko were appointed as new board members. Pink said that giving up its holding in K...

Wed, 25 Feb 2009: The week’s top news in world financial markets from Maximus Capital…

Another focus of worries is related to Obama's $787 billion rescue plan, which turned out to be heavy on rhetoric but light on detail. Don't forget that this plan was aimed at further capital inje...

Wed, 3 Dec 2008: Snoras not in danger: bank chief …

This procedure consolidated the bank's capital base, strengthened the trust of investors and clients, and also allowed to expand and propel the bank's activity," he said. On Sept. 3, Vladimir Ant...

Thu, 18 Sep 2008: Hedge funds help investors weather recession…

In fact, over 81 percent of principals said that market volatility favors hedge funds over traditional investment vehicles," said Howar Altman, co-managing principal of Rothstein Kass. These senti...

Wed, 30 Jul 2008: Housing prices set to tumble further …

He says that "The banks are attempting to help borrowers in order for the market not to crash. The banks also don't want to have to sell the mortgaged property." He didn't commit to forecasting ...

Wed, 18 Jun 2008: Swedish banker: Latvia missed the boat…

He said the best way to restrict consumption would have been to raise VAT. "It is clear that the only way it was possible to restrict consumption was to raise the value added tax," he said. "Al...

Wed, 14 May 2008: International oil trader seeks assurance in Latvia…

Vitol, a privately owned, Switzerland-based trader, entered the market in October 2006 after it purchased over a third of Ventspils Nafta, an oil terminal, at an open auction. Since then the in...

Wed, 16 Apr 2008: Telecom share swap approved…

It remains unclear whether an investor would be interested in a 49 percent stake, or what guarantees and rights the investor would demand before agreeing to a deal. The Economy Ministry wanted t...

Thu, 3 Apr 2008: Government agrees on share swap with TeliaSonera, Blackstone…

The government said that the Latvian State Radio and Television Center would serve as the intermediary in the deal. A spokesman for Prime Minister Ivars Godmanis said that the government would r...

Wed, 19 Mar 2008: Experts: Latvia must think more about the euro…

"Without the euro we are European periphery, and our investors and potential cooperation partners will view us as such," Rimsevics told a conference. He expressed hope that Latvia will be able t...

Wed, 5 Mar 2008: Piebalgs: $200 per barrel oil?…

"What I'm saying is only partially an exaggeration," he added, "so it shouldn't surprise us." Oil futures reached a record high of $103.76 on March 3 as investors tuck their dollars in commodit...
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