Chinese approach pension fund over Potash bid

first_imgFriday 3 September 2010 2:37 am whatsapp John Dunne whatsapp Chinese investors have approached a Canadian pension fund about a possible rival bid for the fertiliser giant Potash Corporation.Alberta Investment Management said it was not interested in a rival bid and did not name the investors involved.But the approach provides further evidence that the Chinese are trying to derail a $40bn (£25.8bn) hostile takeover bid for Potash from Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton.Potash is mined and used for fertiliser production and China is seeking to ensure that it can secure the resource at the right price. Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proofcenter_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comCrowdy FanShe Didn’t Know Why Everyone Was Staring At Her Hilarious T-ShirtCrowdy FanDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepedia Show Comments ▼ Chinese approach pension fund over Potash bid Share Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Rhode Island sports handle hits $13m in first full month

first_img30th January 2019 | By contenteditor Topics: Finance Sports betting Finance Rhode Island sports handle hits $13m in first full month The Rhode Island has generated just under $1m in revenue for the state’s first full month of regulated, land-based sports betting, with punters wagering more than $13m in December. Regions: US Rhode Islandcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Consumers in Rhode Island spent more than $13m (£9.9m/€11.4m) on sports betting in December, the first full month of activity in the newly-regulated vertical. Revenue for the month totalled $957,900, with customers only able to place bets in-person at the state’s Twin River Casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton. Lincoln’s Twin River casino, which launched sports betting on November 26, took a total of $11.1m in sports bets in December, paying out $10.3m in winnings to leave revenue of $843,700. Meanwhile, the Twin River casino in Tiverton, which went live on December 3, took $2m in wagers and paid out $1.9m, leaving it with revenue of $123,300 for the month. Since the official launch of regulated sports betting, Rhode Island punters have spent a total of $13.8m on wagers, with revenue from activities coming in at $1m. The first four days of legal wagering at Twin River Lincoln in November saw customers stake $682,000, from which the venue generated revenue of $73,000. Rhode Island first legalised sports betting in June, just weeks after the Supreme Court ruled on PASPA. The state planned to launch on October 1, but this was delayed due to overunning talks with IGT and William Hill, which signed a deal with the Rhode Island Lottery to manage sports betting services. Earlier this month, Senate President Dominick Ruggerio put forward a new bill in an effort to expand legal sports wagering in Rhode Island to mobile. Bill 2019-S 0037 would enable the two Twin River casinos to create an app so consumers can place bets via mobile from anywhere in the state.Image: Morrow Long Email Addresslast_img read more

Swedish regulator prevails in Nyheter24 case

first_img Tags: Mobile Online Gambling A fine issued by Sweden’s gambling regulator in 2017 to a news portal that linked to unlicensed gambling sites has been upheld by the Jönköping Administrative Court of Appeal. Swedish regulator prevails in Nyheter24 case 26th May 2020 | By contenteditor A fine issued by Sweden’s gambling regulator in 2017 to a news portal that linked to unlicensed gambling sites has been upheld by the Jönköping Administrative Court of Appeal.The case dates back to 2014, when the regulator – then known as Lotteriinspektionen, but since rebranded as Spelinspektionen – issued an injunction against Nyheter24 for marketing lotteries organised in other countries, by linking to offshore gambling sites.At this time, before the new Gambling Act came into force from 1 January 2019, it was illegal to promote unlicensed gambling sites under the Lottery Act, the legislation governing the market at that point.This injunction came into force in October 2017, after the Supreme Administrative Court decided against granting Nyheter24 permission to take the case to a trial.A new check in November 2014 found that links to foreign gambling sites still existed on the Nyheter24 site, prompting Lotteriinspektionen to issue an SEK100,000 (£8,434/€9,475/$10,390) fine.This was upheld by an Administrative Court ruling in 2018, which prompted Nyheter24 to launch a challenge in the Administrative Court of Appeal in Jönköping.Should Nyheter24 wish to take the case further, it has been given leave to challenge the regulator’s ruling in the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Legal & compliance Email Address Topics: Legal & compliance Lottery Marketing & affiliates Regions: Europe Nordics Sweden Subscribe to the iGaming newsletterlast_img read more

Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) Q12020 Interim Report

first_imgSwan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu)  2020 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileSwan Life Limited (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Limited) offers services such as life assurance, pensions, actuarial, and investment businesses in Mauritius. The company also provides life, car, home, health, travel, and boat insurance products, education and retirement plans, investment plans, wealth management, and stockbroking services for individuals. Swan Life Limited is headquartered in Port Louis, Mauritius. Swan Life Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Why I’d invest £1k in these 2 cheap FTSE 100 dividend stocks after the 35% market crash

first_img Peter Stephens owns shares of Standard Chartered and Standard Life Aberdeen. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Standard Chartered. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Image source: Getty Images. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Why I’d invest £1k in these 2 cheap FTSE 100 dividend stocks after the 35% market crash Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Peter Stephens | Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 | More on: SLA STAN “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. See all posts by Peter Stephens The prospects for the FTSE 100 seem to be worsening every day. The index has now fallen by around 35% since the start of the year, and there appears to be no end in sight for its decline.However, previous crises have caused the same feeling among investors. Often, it’s difficult to see how the stock market will recover from the challenges it faces. But the FTSE 100 has achieved that goal in every previous bear market, and is likely to do so again this time around.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…As such, now could be the right time to buy high-quality stocks while they trade on low valuations. Here are two prime examples.Standard CharteredEmerging market-focused bank Standard Chartered (LSE: STAN) has recorded a 37% decline in its share price since the start of 2020. Its performance in the current financial year looks set to be negatively impacted by the coronavirus. This may mean its forecasts are downgraded over the coming months.Investors seem to be pricing in potential challenges for the business. For example, it trades on a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of just 7.5 and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. This suggests it offers a wide margin of safety, as well as long-term recovery potential.Clearly, Standard Chartered’s stock price could move lower in the near term. The full effect of the coronavirus on the world economy’s performance is a known unknown. But its recent fourth quarter results highlight the progress being made by the business in areas such as productivity and its digital operations.Therefore, investors who can live with the prospect of further volatility in the short run, in return for growth potential in the long run, may wish to buy a slice of the bank today.Standard Life AberdeenAnother FTSE 100 stock which has experienced weak investor sentiment in recent weeks is Standard Life Aberdeen (LSE: SLA). The asset management company’s shares have declined by 43% since the start of the year, with falling stock markets across the world likely to contribute to difficult trading conditions for the business.Of course, Standard Life Aberdeen made strong progress in a number of areas in 2019. Notably, its investment performance improved, which is likely to strengthen its market position over the long run. It also entered into new partnerships to expand its product offering and customer base. They could increase the size of its growth opportunities in the coming years.With the stock now having a dividend yield of 11%, it seems to offer a wide margin of safety. Dividend cuts cannot be ruled out. Likewise, the company’s shares could continue their downward trend in the coming months. But, over the long term, the stock could offer recovery potential after what has been an extremely challenging first quarter of 2020.last_img read more

Super 14 Pick of the Week – Round 6

first_imgFriday Mar 27, 2009 Super 14 Pick of the Week – Round 6 Bags of quality tries have become the norm for this season’s Super 14. This week, the New Zealand sides finally turn up to produce some end-to-end magic, the South African Sharks and Bulls defend their places at the top of the log while the Australian franchises have had a week to forget.Two long range tries from the Sharks wingers punished the pretty in pink Western Force who struggled up front all evening. The Crusaders were back to their best with some of the best passages of play all season, from any team. With sweeping back play taking them from sideline to sideline and some brilliant interplay from typically athletic Kiwi big men, have the Crusaders sparked a turn around or is it all too late?The Chiefs escaped the mid-table log jam with a nine try blitz of New Zealand rivals the Blues, squeezing themselves into the top four. The Sharks are leading the pack with the Bulls close behind. The Waratahs, despite a close loss to the Crusaders retain a third place ranking. It is a matter of a one or two point difference for most teams, meaning it could take just one good game (or one bad one) to see much of the table totally revamped.A special mention goes to All Black flier Sitiveni Sivivatu, delivering twenty of the Chiefs 63-34 victory, in the form of four superbly taken tries. We’ve thrown in a few of the best tries for our Round 6 Pick of the Week.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Stephen Pidgeon joins VSO’s international board

first_img  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Stephen Pidgeon joins VSO’s international board Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people “His knowledge will help the international board to continue to make effective decisions about our fundraising strategy, helping us to fund our volunteering work overseas and further our strategic aims.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 24 January 2014 | News Direct marketing fundraising expert Stephen Pidgeon has been appointed to the international board of trustees of VSO, the international development charity that fights poverty through volunteering.Pidgeon is a trustee of the Institute of Fundraising and has 30 years of fundraising experience with charities in the UK and internationally. He was recently made a visiting professor of direct response fundraising at Plymouth University.His involvement with VSO goes back more than 40 years, when he volunteered in Papua New Guinea.Pidgeon explained why he joined the board. He said:“After finishing university, I ran a mission station in the mountains of Eastern Papua in the early 70s. The experience completely changed my life, in terms of beliefs and politics. I have supported VSO ever since – it has been a large part of my life. I hope that my years in fundraising will contribute to the development of VSO’s fundraising model.”Marg Mayne, VSO’s CEO, said that his wealth of global experience in fundraising and business would be a considerable asset to VSO. Advertisementlast_img read more

Unilever’s first corporate brand TV ad features Oxfam partnership

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 11 November 2014 | News Global consumer goods manufacturer Unilever has advertised its corporate umbrella brand, rather than one of its products’ brands, on TV for the first time. In doing so, it featured its Project Sunlight CSR campaign and its partnership with Oxfam.The advert is appearing in five markets internationally, and is expected to reach 300 million people via TV. In the UK it was first broadcast during The X Factor at the weekend.Project Sunlight focuses on the issue of sustainability. The company is highlighting some remarkable young people who have “new visions for a bright future”. The advert features some of their ‘Bright Future Speeches’ which address the issues of food poverty and food waste in developed markets, and tackling disease in the developing world through improved hygiene, sanitation and hand washing.[youtube height=”450″ width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60P5S5VTa98[/youtube] AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis10  277 total views,  5 views today Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Unilever, added:“A year after the launch of Project Sunlight, a long-term initiative focused on creating a brighter future for children, Unilever is shining a light on the young people inspiring change in their communities. We want the voices of the new generation to be heard – to motivate us all to take action. Together, we can help the millions of children who do not have access to basic sanitation, hygiene, nutrition and clear water.”center_img Unilever and OxfamOxfam has been Unilever UK’s official charity partner since 2012. They have launched the #ClearAPlate campaign to encourage people to think carefully about their own food waste, and to support Unilever’s pledge to feed families in need.The campaign encourages people throughout the UK to clear their plate as a sign of commitment to driving down their own personal food waste, share their picture on social media accompanied by the hashtag #ClearAPlate, and to help raise awareness of the issue. Unilever UK has committed to providing 500,000 meals to families in need.Jon Goldstone, VP Brand Building – Foods and Refreshments, Unilever UK, said:“This is a truly exciting time in Unilever’s history – the public launch of our corporate brand and what we stand for. We’ve made good progress in sustainability since the launch of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan in 2010, but consumer behavioural change is still the most challenging area for us, so we hope that through this campaign we can get our shoppers on board, living more sustainably.“Through our UK iteration of the Project Sunlight campaign, we are highlighting two very important issues: food waste and food poverty. However, we know that it’s not as simple as saying ‘give your leftover food to those in need’, but by talking about these two issues together, we hope people will think about their food waste in the context of people who cannot afford to eat properly”. Advertisement Tagged with: charity of the year corporate TV Unilever’s first corporate brand TV ad features Oxfam partnership  278 total views,  6 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis10last_img read more

The Skiff: September 20, 2018

first_imgFacebook Linkedin Facebook ReddIt The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ Linkedin The Skiff Previous articleStudents to change habits following locker room burglaryNext articleStudents feel left out of campus activities The Skiff RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ printFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoVolume 117, Issue 5: More Mumps Cases ReportedAlso: TCU continues conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion; Horned Frogs head to Austin this weekend for conference game against UT and find out more about a new Barbecue restaurant opened by a TCU alum. Twittercenter_img The Skiff: Nov. 14, 2019 The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ The Skiff: Nov. 21, 2019 The Skiff by TCU360TCU Box 298050Fort Worth, TX [email protected] The Skiff: Nov. 7, 2019 ReddIt The Skiff: Dec. 5, 2019 + posts World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution The Skiffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/the-skiff/ Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

Warrant Forgiveness Month encourages Fort Worth residents to right their wrongs

first_img Previous articleWhat we’re reading: Another impending shutdownNext articleHoroscope: February 11, 2019 Nicole Hawkins RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Students raise voices at annual poetry slam Linkedin Nicole Hawkins Nicole Hawkinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nicole-hawkins/ TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Nicole Hawkins is a journalism and political science double major from Tucson, Arizona. When Nicole’s not reporting, you’ll likely find her talking politics, iced coffee in hand. Facebook Mayoral candidates talk transportation, education, discrimination in Fort Worth What we’re reading: Biden’s running for president Chief Judge Rodgers with a plaintiff at a Court in the Community initiative at Southside Community Center on Feb. 14. (Photo by Nicole Hawkins, TCU 360) ReddIt Alumna founds collegiate jewelry line ReddIt Twitter + posts Twitter Facebook Nicole Hawkinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nicole-hawkins/ Nicole Hawkinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nicole-hawkins/ printChief Judge Rodgers with a plaintiff at a Court in the Community initiative at Southside Community Center on Feb. 14. (Photo by Nicole Hawkins, TCU 360)More than 300,000 arrest warrants are outstanding in Fort Worth, but a new city program seeks to help people settle their warrants without going to jail.Chief Judge of the Fort Worth Municipal Court James “Danny” Rodgers and Court Director Theresa Ewing created Warrant Forgiveness Month last year after deciding that the statewide warrant program, Great Texas Warrant Roundup, no longer represented the Fort Worth values of working with citizens, rather than against them.Rodgers said his office didn’t like the imagery of the “roundup, particularly being in Fort Worth, of sending out the cowboys to round up the herd and bring them in for justice.”“It just didn’t feel like it fit anymore — it’s not an appropriate thing. So, we came up with the idea of warrant forgiveness,” he said.Those with outstanding warrants can visit the Fort Worth Municipal Court, pictured above, during the month of February without fear of arrest. (Photo by Nicole Hawkins, TCU 360)Rodgers said the court waives both warrant and collection fees, which can add about 30 percent to the original amount of a misdemeanor penalty fine, for those with outstanding warrants all year, but “highlights” this during Warrant Forgiveness Month. The warrant forgiveness initiative is for people who have received Class C misdemeanors, including violating city codes or traffic laws, and have not paid the fines for those offenses, Rogers said. Those with warrants can either visit the court at its downtown location or attend one of the mobile courtrooms set up throughout the city during the month of February.The “Court in the Community” initiative was created to ease the public’s fear of the court and to give the court a more human face, Rodgers said. Through this program, two judges and other court staff set up court in community centers throughout the city on eight different dates during the month. “[We] go out into the community,” Rodgers said. “[We] go out to where people live.”Attendees await their court hearings to absolve outstanding warrants at Southside Community Center. (Photo by Nicole Hawkins, TCU 360)Warrant forgiveness benefits the city by “demystifying the court” because the court officials don’t want the public to be afraid of them, Rogers said. Nicole Hawkinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nicole-hawkins/ Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more