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Erbil Rotana

Goldman Sachs to invest $150 billion in clean energy — Financial giant Goldman Sachs announced that it plans to invest $150 billion in clean energy projects and technology like solar and wind farms, energy efficiency upgrades for buildings, and power grid infrastructure.

Thai regulator sees $1 bln investment in govt solar farms — Thailand's energy regulator expects an investment of at least $1.01 billion in 2016 in the government's solar farm project, which attracted strong interest from private producers and state agencies.

Visa to buy Visa Europe in deal worth as much as $23 billion — Visa Inc will buy former subsidiary Visa Europe Ltd for up to $23.3 billion in a deal that will give the world's largest payments network a chance to cut costs over the long term and raise fees in the second-biggest card market.

Japan Post Bank Eyes More Aggressive Investments — Japan Post Bank Co., the country’s largest bank by deposits, is looking at more aggressive investments for its $1.7 trillion of assets under management.

Investments in Astana reach $100 billion — Astana has attracted roughly $100 billion of investments since its transformation into the capital of Kazakhstan, Akim of the city Adilbek Dzhaksybekov said during the VI International Investment Forum Astana Invest 2015.

Support for Development Bank of Mongolia to remain strong — Moody's Investors Service says that government support for the Development Bank of Mongolia LLC (DBM) will remain strong despite the expectation that the policy bank's role in financing certain types of investments will fall.

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