Investec Asset Management , a Cape Town-based money manager, aims to increase the funds it manages on behalf of Japanese investors by as much as five-fold over the next two years after hiring Makoto Sakaguchi from Citibank Inc.
After Masses last weekend at St. Thomas More Catholic Parish in suburban Cleveland, the Reverend William Bouhall collected signatures opposing President Barack Obama’s requirement that health insurers provide contraceptives.
Investec Asset Management, the South African money manager with $70 billion in assets, said its investments in Africa, excluding South Africa, may triple in the next two to five years as investors seek growth markets.
President Barack Obama ended months of internal White House debate by siding with a group of mostly female advisers who urged him not to limit a health-care law mandate to provide contraceptives, even at the risk of alienating Catholic voters in November, people familiar with the discussions said.
Pastor Rick Towe shuns politicking from the pulpit, avoiding any mention of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney during a recent Sunday sermon at the small Pentecostal church in the southeastern Ohio River town of Kanauga. Yet the battle for the White House always seems to find him.