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Belgium/Luxembourg; Hong Kong, China; and Angola are the best-performing host economies for foreign direct investment (FDI), while the US, Sweden and Singapore have the highest potential, according to the World Investment Report 2002 (1) , released today by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). These findings come from UNCTAD�s new FDI benchmarking tools, which measure performance by standardizing a country�s inflows to the size of its economy, and measure potential by using a set of economic and policy factors of importance to foreign investors. Taken together, the two indices show how countries are ...
Key benchmark indices advanced to the day’s high in morning trade mirroring recovery in Asian markets. US index futures rose. The BSE 30-share Sensex was up 78.93 points or 0.48% to 16,466.77, up 135.67 points of the day’s low and off just 2.77 points from day’s high. The market breadth was positive. Index heavyweights Reliance Industries (RIL) and State Bank of India turned positive after suffering initial losses. Auto stocks gained on fresh buying. Metal stocks saw mixed trend. Volatility may rise during the day as traders roll over positions in the derivatives segment ... Read More