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2019 Articles

Why M&S’ relegation from the FTSE 100 doesn’t mean the death of the High Street
Why M&S’ relegation from the FTSE 100 doesn’t mean the death of the High Street
Marks and Spencer (M&S) is set to be relegated from the FTSE 100 after the close of business today. This [...]
September 20, 2019
Some ‘fossil fuel free’ funds have stakes in coal companies, research finds
Some ‘fossil fuel free’ funds have stakes in coal companies, research finds
Some listed funds marketed as climate-conscious in fact have exposure to fossil fuels, including two explicitly described as “fossil fuel [...]
September 19, 2019
Can we avoid an energy crunch?
Can we avoid an energy crunch?
The energy transition has to happen. Climate change can no longer be ignored and the political will is finally there [...]
September 18, 2019
‘Gen Xers care more about sustainability than millennials’
‘Gen Xers care more about sustainability than millennials’
People from Generation X – defined as those between 38 and 50 years of age – appear more motivated to [...]
September 17, 2019
Asset Management Exchange announces new $1bn credit fund
Asset Management Exchange announces new $1bn credit fund
The Asset Management Exchange (AMX) investment platform has announced a new $1bn fund designed to deliver predictable cash flows with [...]
September 17, 2019
Gresham House reports jump in assets under management
Gresham House reports jump in assets under management
Gresham House has reported an 8.1 per cent increase in assets under management (AUM) for the first half of 2019, [...]
September 16, 2019
Profit slips at City of London Investment Group
Profit slips at City of London Investment Group
The City of London Investment Group has reported a drop in pre-tax profit, as the group’s efforts to diversify its [...]
September 16, 2019
How to invest in Veganism
How to invest in Veganism
We have a look at how companies are responding to the rise in veganism and explain how investors and traders [...]
September 16, 2019
No-deal Brexit fears dent UK M&A activity
No-deal Brexit fears dent UK M&A activity
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity targeting the UK has fallen almost 40 per cent on the same period last year, [...]
September 12, 2019
Brooks Macdonald reports strong funds and profit growth
Brooks Macdonald reports strong funds and profit growth
Wealth management firm Brooks Macdonald has reported full-year growth exceeding expectations, in a rare glimmer of light for a sector [...]
September 12, 2019
Woodford loses £43.5m in fire sale from frozen fund
Woodford loses £43.5m in fire sale from frozen fund
Beleaguered stock picker Neil Woodford has lost at least £43.5m selling off stocks from his frozen Equity Income Fund, despite [...]
September 11, 2019
Man Group president Jonathan Sorrell to step down
Man Group president Jonathan Sorrell to step down
Man Group president Jonathan Sorrell has stood down, the world’s largest listed hedge fund has announced. The company said in [...]
September 11, 2019
Investors most engaged with environmental and governance issues - report
Investors most engaged with environmental and governance issues - report
The UK’s largest investors are most concerned about environmental and corporate governance issues in the companies they invest in, but [...]
September 10, 2019
Debate: With its valuation in question, is WeWork’s IPO really a good idea?
Debate: With its valuation in question, is WeWork’s IPO really a good idea?
With its valuation in question, is WeWork’s IPO really a good idea? Yes – Andrew Boyle is founder and chief [...]
September 10, 2019