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Asia Trader & Investor Conference, Singapore 07-08 May 2011

ATIC @Singapore 2011 will feature more than 40 seminars conducted by international and local gurus and experts.  The Asian Trader and Investment Convention – Singapore
Covering topics like:

Futures | Equities | Options | ETF | CFD | Commodities | FOREX | Warrants | Alternative Investment | Property | Insurance | Managed Funds

Event Highlights

  • First in bringing breakthrough and new methods of trading
  • Over 50 investment educational seminars
  • A Specialised Panel of top analysts who will conduct real-time analyses of the same stock
  • Special Trading Focus Workshops on Stocks, Futures, Commodities, Gold, ETFs, Options and Warrants
  • Stock Analysis on Regional Markets by International Traders
  • Investor Clinics that help them improve trading
  • Investment Network Platform with different market segment experts
  • Property Investment Showcase – with property investment education and special panel discussion on Property vs Stock Investments
  • The largest Finance and Investment Book fair

First launched in 2006, Asia Trader and Investor Convention (ATIC) event has travelled to 7 Asian Cities, i.e., Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Mumbai, Shenzhen and Tokyo. With participation by over 300 financial services companies, including securities exchanges, retail and consumer banks, securities brokerage firms, asset/fund management firms, listed companies and other financial services providers, ATIC events have attracted over 100,000 active traders and serious investors across Asia.

Source: The ATIC, 05.05.2011

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Alternative Latin Investor Issue 7 November/December

Alternative Latin Investor Issue 7 November/December 2010 click here for a free issue Issue 7  

Content Index

Infrastructure
  • Investing in listed shares of Latin American Infrastructure Companies
Emerging Markets
  • Latin America vs. Asia
Agribusiness
  • Ahuacatl: A Fruite for the Ages
Art
  •  Latin American Art Gains Momentum in Europa
Commodities
  • Brazil’s Energy Industry in the Wake of New South
Philanthropy
  • One Economy: Leveraging the Power of Technology to Improve Lives
Profiles
  • ALI Speaks with Bertrand Delgado: Senior Analyst for Emerging Markets and Latin America at Roubini Global Economics
Real Estate
  • Finding and Entrance into Mexico’s Affordable Housing Construction Finance Market.
FOREX
  • Increasing Threat of Currency “WAR’s” to Ignite 4th Quarter FX Activity?
Renewable Energy
  • Argentina’s Energy Framework: Preparing for an Onslaught of Renewable Energy Investment
  • Winds of Change: Harnessing Wind Energy in Brazil
Regulations
  •  New Bills Proposed to Amend the Law on Finance Entities in Argentina
Opinion
  • How will Nestor’s Passing Affect Argentina
Ventures
  • ALI speaks with Element 360 Founder, Chad Martin

Source: Alternative Latin Investor 02.12.2010

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China likely to allow REITs as property policy eased

BEIJING (Reuters) – China may introduce property trusts this year, giving developers a much needed new source of funding, according to a top industry association official who believes Beijing is easing its tough stance as the property market cools.

The move could come as part of a government change of tack to ease tight monetary policies, many of which have been aimed at the property industry, according to Nie Meisheng, president of the China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce.

Beijing intensified a campaign late last year to clamp down on bank loans to the property sector, asking for higher down payments from homebuyers, as part of a wider effort to curb inflation and rein in runaway growth.

The steps hit home sales — down 50 percent in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen in July from a year earlier — and prices in some areas of Guangdong province have fallen 25 percent.

Nie said the measures were aimed at cutting the industry’s dependence on bank loans, which account for half of developers’ funding, but added that Beijing was keen to ensure the property market did not collapse and hurt the broader economy.”When one door closes, others will open,” she said.

China has given the green light to big developers, such as China Vanke, Poly Real Estate and China Merchant  to issue corporate bonds or new shares to replace loans coming due and to fund further expansion this year.

Setting up real estate investment trusts (REITs) – securities that pay rent from their property as dividends – will provide developers with a new avenue for funding, allowing them to effectively sell finished commercial buildings to investors.

Source: Reuters, 02.09.2008 for full article click here

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