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Money Laundering Population

Money laundering is the world's third largest industry (Jeffrey Robinson (1995)) and may occur almost anywhere in the world. ...

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Relationship Between Klse Composite Index As Dependent Variables

Capital market is a financial market which is for long term investment funds with the maturities greater than one year. In USA, capital market was controlled by security exchange and it was established in 1934. While in Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) capital market has been developed since 1980s. It is a market where securities such as common stock, preferred stock and bonds are issued or traded. Companies, government and other organizations use capital market in order to raise funds for their operations. In other words, capital market helps organizations or institutions whether in public and private sector to gain...

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Acquisition Of Natwest By Royal Bank Of Scotland

Corporate strategy developers have in the past and today seen Mergers and Acquisitions as an effective tool to foster future growth and create sustainable value. As a norm, companies now aggressively seek and buy compatible businesses to gain from synergetic benefits and strengthen their core business operations, whether that is the Industry of Banking, Pharmaceutical, Information Technology, Construction or Retailing etc. “Expenditure on acquisitions in the UK by foreign companies increased from £9.2 billion in quarter four 2007 to £19.9 billion in quarter one 2008. Expenditure on acquisitions abroad by UK companies decreased from £25.8 billion in quarter four 2007...

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Origins Of Project Finance

Project financing is generally sought for infrastructure related projects. ...

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An Islamic Micro Finance Bank To Help Enterprises

The Conventional Micro-Finance programs have shown little interest in religious and cultural sensitivities ,also excludes the poorest of the poor and are inadequate to full-fill the needs of 37.4 % poor Muslims of the world. A recent report by CGAP suggests that a large proportion of poor muslims rejects all forms of loans, including Grameen style Microloans on religious grounds, even many Government initiatives have failed because of this reason. Islamic Finance industry is an industry with rapid growth but has shown little interest in Micro-Finance and poverty alleviation aiming for shariah compliance inform and not in spirit. There are...

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Standard Chartered

The competition in the banking sector is increasing at a tremendous rate. ...

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Review On The Effects Of Foreign Direct Investment

The removal of cross-border restrictions on international capital flows and the trend toward an integrated world economy has been a substantial progress over recent two decades. Hence, it has increased the growth of foreign direct investment(FDI) activity....

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Evaluation Of Mortgages Provided By Is Bank London

Aim : To analyse the effectiveness of mortgages plans which play on the economy of Turkey and foreign investments....

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Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited

As we know that for reward, effort is necessary and for effort, motivation is necessary, same is with the success of this project. ...

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Corporate Governance On The Capital Investment Decision

This paper investigates the factors that determine the sensitivity of the investment-cash flow relationship. The Q model assumption is used to relate the investment opportunities available to the managers with its liquidity constraints due to asymmetric information and managerial discretion of internally sourced free cash flow. The result purports that there is a positive relationship between the degree of the Investment-Cash flow relationship and Q, found in low or no dividend paying firms. It is evident that the results are in support of Myers & Maljuf (Myers & Maljuf, 1984) pecking order theory of the investment-cash flow relationship....

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The Efficient Markets Hypothesis

Much of modern investment theory and practice is predicated on the Efficient Markets Hypothesis (EMH), the assumption that markets fully and instantaneously integrate all available information into market prices. ...

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Notre Maitre De Memoire

Nous tenons a remercier particulierement notre Maitre de memoire, Madame Joelle Cernes pour sa precieuse aide dans la construction et la realisation de ce projet. ...

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Study On The Market Response To Stock Splits

The market response to stock splits is investigated with the dataset from an emerging country – India for period 2006 March 2009. study reports significantly positive abnormal returns on day of split execution and next trading day. regression analysis suggests that the reaction can be attributed to liquidity hypothesis. The postsplit period experiences abnormally high negative which wipes out any positive gain during split execution. This seems mostly explained by presplit price increase and size of firms suggesting that the have experienced a in period are ones suffer worst returns....

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Foreign Exchange Risk In Financial Institutions In Pakistan

Companies’ especially multinational companies and financial institutes like banks and insurance companies are now exposed to foreign currency risks caused by unexpected movements in exchange rate. In order to survive in this competition age companies have to manage this foreign exchange risk in a planned and good manner....

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Cash Flow And Profitability Of Dividend Payout

The issue of dividend has been studied comprehensively in last few decades. Still it remained as one of the most debatable issue in the field of Finance. The contradictory nature and massive importance 0f dividend in finance had made it one of the most discussable topics for researchers. Researchers in the past enclosed many aspects of dividend; few among them are views about dividend, dividend payment effects on firm value, dynamics and determinants of dividend policy, and dividend movement of different markets....

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Board Characteristics And Corporate Performance In Tunisia

Drawing upon prior empirical research on the potential endogeneity of both ownership structure and firm performance in developed markets, this study examines the reverse causations that can exist between corporate performance and ownership structure in Tunisian listed companies. The study was extended to include another governance mechanism - board characteristics - as the principal internal control mechanism for monitoring managers and an assessment of its potential effects on firm performance and ownership structure. Our findings proved the existence of endogeneity and a two-way causality between ownership variables and MTB performance. However, our findings also revealed that corporate governance in Tunisian...

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Fall Of The Lehman Brothers And Bean Stearns

The fall of Lehman Brothers and Bean Stearns triggered the financial crisis from 2007 to 2008. In the case of Lehman Brothers, which was one of the largest investment banks with old history in United States, illustrated the importance of appropriate internal risk management with control. Self-interview threat occurred and was leading to the bankruptcy. In the event of lacking enough bank reserve for withdrawal, Bank of East Asia (BEA) chose to enter mass of capital and welcome the public to take freely from the account balance. It would like to increase the stakeholder confidence and is finally success and...

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The Modern Investment Theory And Its Application On The Efficient Markets Hypothesis

The Modern investment theory and its application is predicated on the Efficient Markets Hypothesis (EMH), assumption that markets fully and instantaneously integrate all available information into market prices. ...

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Challenge

This document sets out a final and comprehensive report for all stakeholders and partners of The Challenge Reality TV Project initiated by British Council Ghana in June 2007. ...

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Risk Management An Effective Tool For Organisations Success

With the current scene in the business world it is very challenging to explore the risks involved in the business economy. The topic of Risk Management interests with the varied challenges as it has become the foundation for many organisations to effectively manage their investments or projects....

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Bridging The Theory To Practice Gap

The globalisation of markets have led to increased opportunities for Domestic Companies (DCs) to flourish into Multi-National Companies (MNCs) and to penetrate new economies thus expanding their operations into foreign markets. Albeit, there are significant benefits associated with this, there are also a number of inherent risks which are associated with such business enterprises. The author seeks to demonstrate that political risk is often misunderstood and therefore ineffectively managed and incorporated into a company’s Business Strategy. Consequently, companies are at risk as a result of this when they venture into Foreign Direct Investment (FDI.)...

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Impact On Investments Due To Free Cash Flows

Maintaining suitable amount of liquidity within the firms was found to be fundamental for the smooth operations of firms. Managers had a propensity to hold large percentage of firm assets in the form of cash and cash equivalents in order to reinvest on other physical assets, payments to stockholders and to keep cash inside the firm (Almeida, Campello, & S. Weisbach, 2004). The level of cash a firm maintains was described by its policies regarding capital structure, working capital requirements, cash flow management, dividend payments, investments and asset management...

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Technical Research

Technical research is a method of evaluating securities, commodities and stock by analyzing the chart generated by market activity. ...

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Review The Mortgage Policies Of Hsbc Bank

Home is the need of every human being and having their own home is dream of every human being. In the United Kingdom price of the houses are very high and it is not possible for every citizen to buy their own home without taking financial help from financial organization like banks or building societies. When bank or a building society helps someone financially by providing loan, so that a citizen is able to buy his/her own home is called mortgage. In other words we can say a mortgage represents a loan on a property or house that has to...

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The Wave Of The Future

Electronic banking is the wave of the future. It provides enormous benefits to consumers in terms of the ease and cost of transactions. ...

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Gdp Economic Product

Finance Dissertations - Real GDP is measure to assess changes in economic welfare over time, to make international comparison of GDP, and for business... ...

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How Islamic Banking Has Gained Momentum

In the last quarter a century, Islamic banking become as hot issue in both Muslim and non-Muslim World and gained momentum. Many studies have been conducted on commercial Islamic banking but nothing up to date has been done on integrating Islamic banking system with its conventional counterpart....

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Comparison Of The Different Asian Capital Markets

Capital market is like an investment funds such as bonds, equities and mortgages are traded in the market. Then, capital market can be defined as a market of securities or equities or debt, where a company as well as government can raise a long-term fund. The market of money is provided longer than a year. If it is the raising of short term funds, then it will be taking place on other markets that is money market....

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The Financial Institutions

Financial institutions use a particular type of lending known as project finance when funding a developing mining project. ...

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Increasing The Competitiveness Of Russian Banking Industry

The purpose of this research is to develop a strategy or strategies allowing Russian government and banking institutions to increase the competiveness of domestic banking industry through processes of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The initial research will cover following: banks, financial and banking sectors of economy....

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Executive Compensation And Stock Option

Today's highly competitive world consists of numerous corporations and these corporations are so huge and so large that it cannot be controlled by the people who own them. ...

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Review On Terrorism

Terrorism has deep history science the cold war but this issue become most salient after terrorist attacks in September 11 2001. This incident affected the UK and international business community in various ways. On one hand the world business community was affected financially, the other hand it suffers due to legal and security issues. The international business between countries was most seriously affected due to security and safety concerns and legal issue. Especially UK, US and other developed countries were compulsion to protect their territory and people on the cost of business with the rest of the world. Many businesses...

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