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.... Except that the money is not owned locally: it belongs to people who don’t live in Jersey and who simply use the island to avoid taxes where they really live. And the money is not even there: it is really in London, either on bank deposit or invested in the stock exchange. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....1% or less. FTSE 100 trackers match the performance of the 100 biggest shares on the London stock exchange. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Why becoming a tax haven would be bad news for Britain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:42 PM
.... Except that the money is not owned locally: it belongs to people who don’t live in Jersey and who simply use the island to avoid taxes where they really live. And the money is not even there: it is really in London, either on bank deposit or invested in the stock exchange. ...
Brazil meat-packing giants 'exported rotten beef' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:21:35 PM
....Prosecutors say a percentage of the bribe money was paid to two parties from the governing coalition: PP and President Michel Temer's PMDB. Shares of JBS and BRF have fallen by 10% and 8% respectively in the Sao Paulo stock exchange following the announcement. ...
Canada Goose shares jump on stock market debut image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 04:50:44 PM
....The company started off making woollen vests, raincoats and snowmobile suits before moving into Arctic and mountain expedition coats and more recently, luxury jackets. Animal rights protestors from Peta staged a demonstration outside the New York stock exchange. ...
The Guardian view on the Ofcom deal: too little, too slowly | Editorial image
.... BT will still harvest all the profits, and still has a veto over the appointment of a chief executive. If ever the monopoly is floated on the stock exchange, it is BT that will profit. ...
Number of UK deaths likely to fall this year, says funeral provider image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 10:54:19 AM
....A big fall is expected in the number of people dying in the UK this year, according to one of Britain’s biggest funeral providers. Shares in Dignity, the only funeral company listed on the stock exchange, closed down 17% on Wednesday at £22. ...
The Guardian view of Snap IPO: a shareholding monarchy | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:35:19 PM
....It is a paradox that a country that sought freedom from a king, the United States, is today happy to crown monarchs in commerce. Snap, which calls itself a camera company but is in fact a Silicon Valley firm behind a mobile messaging app, floated on the US stock exchange making billionaires of its two under-30 founders. ...
Theresa May must block London Stock Exchange bids until after Brexit | Nils Pratley image
.... First, the LSE has emerged stronger from its many non-mergers over the last 15 years. Second, the jostling of national egos may have made Downing Street appreciate that ownership matters when it comes to stock exchanges, clearing houses and bond trading platforms. ...
Insurers shocked by reform to compensation payouts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:39:36 PM
....APIL said the decision of Liz Truss, the Lord Chancellor, was in the best interests of injury victims who might require life-long care, and that the claim that insurance premiums must now rise "beggared belief". The reaction of the insurance industry has been overwhelmingly negative, with insurers' share prices dropping in the aftermath of a flurry of emergency stock exchange announcements. ...
LSE/Deutsche Börse merger on brink of failure over EU demand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 01:58:11 AM
....The deal has been controversial from the outset after it was announced just months before the EU referendum. It is the third attempt by the two major stock exchange operators to unite after efforts in 2000 and 2005 failed. ...
Snapchat IPO: Evan Spiegel tries to sell investors on his top product – himself image
.... If it works out, he’s going to be a very rich man. Next month Snap, owner of the Snapchat app, will go public on the New York stock exchange, cementing Spiegel and co-founder Bobby Murphy’s place in the ranks of tech billionaires. ...
Paris, Frankfurt, Vilnius: how EU cities are vying for London's bankers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 06:00:11 PM
.... Long jealous of London’s dominant role in EU finance, the French capital sees Brexit as a unique opportunity if not to take over from the City, at least to redress a historic imbalance. Vaunting an enviable quality of life and a sizeable finance sector of 180,000 workers, Paris, home to some of Europe’s largest banks and the Euronext Paris stock exchange, hopes to snaffle 20,000 City jobs, its lobby group Europlace said. ...
Toshiba fuels fear of crisis after delaying earnings report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 08:26:41 AM
....”. If Toshiba’s liabilities exceed its assets at the end of the current fiscal year, it will be demoted to the second section of the Tokyo stock exchange, a move that could make it harder to secure money from banks and other lenders. ...
England's housing market is 'broken', government admits in white paper image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 01:32:18 PM
....The share prices of all the major housebuilders leaped despite the promise to help smaller firms. Persimmon, Barratts and Taylor Wimpey were all among the top 10 highest risers on the London stock exchange as Javid made his statement to the Commons. ...
'The UK is a tax haven' – Bermuda attacks plan to end financial secrecy image
.... But the financial crisis led to an exodus of the best-trained workers and a reduction in financial services income from which Bermuda is only just beginning to recover. While Bermudian companies did not feature heavily in the Panama Papers, they have played a role in other financial scandals including Bernie Madoff’s notorious Ponzi scheme and more recently in fraudulent public offerings on the Singapore stock exchange. ...
Dooming stock markets are a warning sign for those with long memories image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
. Last week Snap, the parent company behind the Snapchat multimedia instant messaging smartphone app, announced that it intends to float on one of the US stock exchanges. ...
Deutsche Börse chief probed over €4.5m share deals ahead of LSE merger talks image
....A Deutsche Börse spokesman said Kengeter had always been “transparent” about the share purchase. The operator of the German stock exchange said on Wednesday that the Frankfurt public prosecutor’s office “today investigated at Deutsche Börse in respect of a share purchase by its chief executive officer which was carried out on 14 December 2015”. ...
Tobacco giant Imperial Brands rethinks CEO's pay rise after revolt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 10:31:52 AM
....Shareholders appear to have blocked a pay rise for Alison Cooper, chief executive of Imperial Brands, in a move that may affect other FTSE 100 companies aiming to hike the bonuses of their bosses. The maker of Gauloises and John Player cigarettes issued an unexpected announcement to the stock exchange on Thursday to say it would not put its new pay policy to a vote as originally planned at the annual meeting on 1 February. ...
Dow Jones industrial average surpasses 20,000 to record high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 02:30:48 PM
....Few on Wall Street seemed overexcited by the news. When the Dow hit 10,000, Richard Grasso, then chairman of the New York stock exchange, closed the day’s trading with Rudy Giuliani, New York’s mayor. ...
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell rejected by shareholders again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 01:06:49 PM
....However, Hellawell will remain in position after winning 81% of the vote, because of the support of Sports Direct’s founder Mike Ashley, who owns 55% of the company. In a statement issued to the stock exchange announcing the result, Ashley said: “Keith has my full backing and will be continuing in his role on the basis that he has the unanimous support of the board. ...
London shares hit year's high at end of 2016 trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of December 2016 09:25:42 AM
....50. It has certainly been a good year for a British investor with stakes in the top 100 companies traded on the London stock exchange. ...
Sports Direct sells Dunlop for $137m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of December 2016 12:58:13 PM
....Sumitomo Rubber Industries confirmed that it will acquire the trademark rights of the Dunlop brand overseas, as well as its sporting goods and licensing businesses. Sports Direct’s founder and major shareholder, Mike Ashley, acquired Dunlop Slazenger for an estimated £40m in 2004 from Royal Bank of Scotland – which had taken control of the struggling business from its private equity-backed owners – three years before he floated his sportswear retail chain on the stock exchange. ...
JD Sports to investigate conditions at warehouse after 'prison' claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 09:01:57 AM
....JD Sports is to launch an investigation into conditions at its Kingsway warehouse near Rochdale after a Channel 4 documentary found workers claiming it was “worse than a prison”. The retailer denied the claims, saying in a stock exchange statement it was “deeply disappointed and concerned by the footage broadcast by Channel 4”. ...
The 'selfie firm' worth $4.6bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 06:34:57 AM
.... . And despite struggling finding a way to make money from the app, Meitu has just listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, raising $629m - which gives it a valuation of $4. ...
UniCredit shares soar on plan to raise billions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:33:10 AM
....Shares in UniCredit, whose financial health is considerably worse than its European rivals, rose 35 cents to €2. 78 on the Milan stock exchange. ...
ECB refuses to help Italy's crisis-hit Monte dei Paschi bank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 07:23:35 PM
....2bn) cash injection. Trading in the troubled bank’s shares was repeatedly halted on the Italian stock exchange on Friday. ...
Fyffes banana sale unpeels fortune for Irish business dynasty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 06:44:56 PM
.... Fyffes began in 1888 when Edward Fyffe, a tea importer, went into partnership with a fruit distributor, James Hudson, and started shipping bananas from the Canary Islands to London. The McCanns built up their business and it became known as Fruit Importers of Ireland, which floated on the Irish stock exchange in 1981 and bought Fyffes five years later. ...
Link between Shenzhen and HK stock markets goes live image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 01:54:43 AM
. A link between the Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges has started up. ...
Prince Alwaleed says women driving ban hurts Saudi economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 02:03:53 PM
....Prince Alwaleed is an outspoken member of the Saudi royal family who has criticised the restriction of women's rights in the country before. Although he has no political position in the country, he is the chairman of the Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), which owns stakes in the huge US bank Citigroup and the Euro Disney theme park and which is listed on the Saudi stock exchange. ...
Stocks close at record highs as traders keep betting on Trump business boom image
....2% and closed at its highest levels in 16 months. At the close of the New York stock exchange (NYSE), the Dow Jones industrial average rose 88. ...
RBS chairman calls on Theresa May to draw up Brexit transitional plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 07:25:15 PM
....Much of this business passes through the London Clearing House, partly owned by the London Stock Exchange, which is in the throes of a merger with Frankfurt-based Deutsche Börse. The LSE also has links in Milan, owning the stock exchange and operating the Italian clearing house. ...
Rio Tinto suspends executive as it investigates Guinea payments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 11:51:34 AM
.... Another senior official, legal and regulatory affairs executive Debra Valentine, who was due to leave next May, has stepped down. The group, which has its headquarters in the UK and is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges, has notified authorities in both countries and is in the process of alerting Australian officials. ...
Sports Direct denies knowledge of 'secret camera filming MPs' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:55:33 AM
....After they were shown round, the MPs went to a meeting room where they claimed a small camera used to record the day’s proceedings was placed under a tray of sandwiches. In a statement to the stock exchange, Sports Direct’s board said it had not been proved that the camera was to be used to record the MPs and complained that the episode had overshadowed good things that came from the visit. ...
Big Bang image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 11:02:29 PM
....It is generally thought that Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister drove through Big Bang as part of a programme of deregulation, but there were already powerful forces at work. By the early 1980s the competition authorities were threatening to take the stock exchange to the Restrictive Practices Court. ...
Philips reports 18% profit rise on strong health sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 09:45:56 AM
....Philips was once the largest manufacturer of lighting in the world, but in 2014 announced it would sell off its lighting division in the face of mounting competition in emerging markets. Philips Lighting listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange at the end of May - with Philips retaining a 71% stake - but the firm now makes most of its sales from medical equipment. ...
From Royal Mail to Asda – company schemes that give workers a share image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of October 2016 06:01:07 AM
.... When it matures, staff will be able to buy shares in TSB’s parent company, Spanish bank Sabadell. These are listed on the Madrid stock exchange and priced in euros, although the staff are saving in sterling. ...
Pure Gym abandons share sale amid market volatility image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 07:08:29 AM
. The UK's biggest gym operator, Pure Gym, has abandoned a plan to sell shares on the stock exchange. ...
William Hill in £4.5bn merger talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of October 2016 10:52:36 AM
Commerzbank plans to cut 9,600 jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 10:24:37 AM
....Commerzbank's shares fell by 3% in Franfkurt on Thursday. Meanwhile, shares in Deutsche Bank, which hit their lowest level in 30 years earlier this week, gained 1% on the German stock exchange, following a 2% rise on Wednesday. ...
LSE-Deutsche Boerse merger plan being investigated image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of September 2016 03:01:06 PM
....The European Commission is planning to open an in-depth investigation into the planned £21bn merger of London's Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. The scheme would combine the stock exchanges of the UK, Germany and Italy and some big clearing houses to create Europe's largest exchange operator. ...
Deutsche Bank shares fall further to fresh low image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of September 2016 11:07:42 AM
....They fell another 3% to €10. 22 during morning trading on the Frankfurt stock exchange. ...
Index funds help keep your returns on track – with no excessive fees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:00:23 AM
....Which one you choose comes down to price, which vary according to which market you are tracking. FTSE 100 trackers These match the performance of the 100 biggest shares on the London stock exchange. ...
Retailer Joules's 'fun' brand delivers strong sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 07:16:09 AM
....Colin Porter, chief executive, said it was "a transformational year in the development and expansion of the Joules brand". In May, the company listed its shares on London's junior stock exchange market Aim. ...
Defined benefit pension fund deficit grows by £100bn in a month image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of August 2016 11:01:11 PM
.... The lower the gilt yield, the more that companies have to set aside to meet their future costs. The scale of the problems facing companies offering final salary pension schemes was underlined on Wednesday by the Yorkshire-based manufacturer Carclo, which issued a statement to the stock exchange to say that the recent increase in its pension deficit meant that a dividend payout to shareholders announced in June and due to be paid in October could not now go ahead. ...
AA drives into mortgage market with fixed-rate deals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of August 2016 06:00:07 AM
....Following a tie-up with the Bank of Ireland, which already supplies mortgages for the Post Office, the AA has launched a range of fixed-rate loans mostly aimed at existing homeowners looking to move to their mortgage to a cheaper deal. The company, which was listed on the stock exchange by its private equity owner in 2014, is initially offering five deals, all fixed for between two and five years. ...
Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock tie up approved by government image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of August 2016 01:23:08 AM
....Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was quoted as saying the scheme "marks another steady step towards building a law-regulated capital market with international features". The overall quota limits for the link between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock exchange, which was launched in late 2014, was also lifted. ...
Japanese stocks rise even as yen passes key level against dollar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of August 2016 12:19:52 AM
....64. Meanwhile, Chinese stocks were muted after a long-delayed scheme connecting Shenzhen and Hong Kong's stock exchange was approved. ...

Angela Merkel to 'urge chiefs of big companies to hire refugees'
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 02:25:07 PM
....The chancellor has invited executives from companies like Siemens and Volkswagen to a meeting in Berlin to discuss how to speed up migrants’ integration into German society by getting as many as possible into work quickly, Bild newspaper reported. Large German firms have been criticised for bringing only a handful of refugees into the country’s buoyant job market, with one recent report saying that just 50 had been hired by the 30 largest companies listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange. ...
Royal Bank of Scotland to disappear for customers outside Scotland image
....Royal Bank of Scotland will be used with Scottish customers, but will not be initialised. In England and Wales, all RBS references, outside head office and the stock exchange listing, will be changed to NatWest. ...
Alibaba shows strong global growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 03:53:41 PM
.... . The company also reported the strongest earnings since it began selling shares on the stock exchange in 2014. ...
West Bromwich Albion to be sold to Chinese investment group image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of August 2016 08:10:16 AM
....Palm, which was valued at £1. 8bn on the Chinese stock exchange, has contributed to the takeover. ...
London shares slip as house builders lose ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 08:18:34 AM
. (Close): Shares on the London stock exchange fell back slightly on Monday and the 100 share index closed down 30 points at 6,694 - a fall of just 0. ...

Remoaners are determined to find bad news
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 06:21:52 PM
.... Mr Osborne himself threatened us with emergency tax rises; his successor talks, far more reasonably, of tax cuts. We were told the stock exchange would collapse. ...
Hinkley Point nuclear plant delay 'bonkers' says union image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 08:27:43 AM
....Hinkley Point C is expected to provide 7% of the UK's total electricity requirement. During morning trading on the Paris stock exchange, EDF's share price rose 8%. ...

Gary Neville's skyscraper development to 'ruin' historic Manchester
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 28th of July 2016 05:36:30 PM
....". It believes the development will have an impact on the surroundings of the grade-listed town hall, library and former stock exchange building. ...
James Bond studio Pinewood to be sold image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of July 2016 02:00:13 PM
....Earlier this year, Pinewood Group retained investment bank Rothschild to examine its strategic options. In the past, it had been constrained from raising additional funding for investment via the stock exchange. ...
Turkish shares close down 7% after coup attempt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 08:33:54 AM
....57 per dollar, close to the record low set last September. After a fairly quiet start to trading on Monday, shares on the Istanbul National-100 stock exchange slid by nearly 9% at one point, before clawing back some ground. ...
Deutsche lowers LSE merger approval hurdle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 10th of July 2016 09:58:42 PM
.... . The two stock exchanges agreed a $27bn (£20bn) merger earlier this year, but the Brexit vote has raised questions about how it should be implemented. ...
Brexit bounce-back begins: FTSE UP, mortgages DOWN, pensions UP in bright post-EU future image
.... Retirement pots have also benefited from a surging FTSE 100.  A typical barometer of investor confidence - Britain's top stock exchange is up again today by around 1. ...
London Stock Exchange shareholders agree German deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of July 2016 11:05:30 PM
....9% backed the deal. The two stock exchanges agreed a $27bn (£20bn) merger earlier this year, but the Brexit vote has raised questions about how it should be implemented. ...
Don’t panic – yet. The Brexit vote has had a surprise effect on pension funds image
.... For example, Aviva’s £18. 7bn Mixed Investment fund has only 30% of its cash invested in the London stock exchange, while 40% is in overseas shares – largely US and European stocks – and 15% is in bonds. ...
Brits wanted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 04:05:37 AM
....Not everyone is so sure. On the other side of town, Artur Fischer runs the Berlin Boerse stock exchange, which promotes itself as being a gateway to European markets. ...
Say, what?! image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of June 2016 11:33:55 PM
.... . Clem Chambers is chief executive of ADVFN, a global stocks and shares information website that covers over 70 stock exchanges around the globe. ...
Trade consequences image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of June 2016 03:23:54 PM
Stock market rebel image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of June 2016 11:00:19 PM
....". Yet despite all the criticism of IEX, earlier this month the US regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission, approved it becoming the 13th stock exchange in the US. ...
International Airlines Group shares plummet as it warns on profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 09:42:53 AM
....International Airlines Group said business had been slower than expected before Thursday’s referendum and that following the vote to leave conditions would remain difficult. In a statement to the stock exchange, the company said: “In the run-up to the UK referendum during June, IAG experienced a weaker than expected trading environment. ...
Hold your nerve, financial advisers tell small investors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 08:14:16 AM
....”. The London stock exchange saw dramatic falls this morning, opening down 8%, more than 500 points, with huge stocks such as Lloyds Bank down by a third, and housebuilders suffering even more. ...
Pound slumps to 31-year low following Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 06:55:05 AM
....“Banking stocks are likely to be a particular concern given the weakness of the banking sector in Europe and the linkages between the UK and Europe,” he added. The Tokyo stock exchange joined the rout overnight after opening up slightly from its previous day. ...

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