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September 2019 articles

Overlapping UK and EU regulations post-Brexit would hurt markets, FCA warns
Overlapping UK and EU regulations post-Brexit would hurt markets, FCA warns
The head of the UK’s financial regulator has warned that overlaps between UK and EU share trading regulations post-Brexit would [...]
September 16, 2019
M&A activity targeting UK slumps amid no-deal Brexit fears
M&A activity targeting UK slumps amid no-deal Brexit fears
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity targeting the UK has fallen almost 40 per cent on the same period last year, [...]
September 12, 2019
Uber to raise $750m from debt markets to fund purchase of Emirati rival Careem
Uber to raise $750m from debt markets to fund purchase of Emirati rival Careem
Uber has said it will raise $750m (£608m) of debt to help finance the purchase of rival ride-hailing company Careem, [...]
September 12, 2019
Facebook Messenger down: users complain as tech issues hit platform
Facebook Messenger down: users complain as tech issues hit platform
Facebook’s Messenger appears to be experiencing significant problems in the UK, with users complaining of being unable to send or [...]
September 12, 2019
‘Bad for business’: Financial lobby group criticises McDonnell’s planned financial transactions tax
‘Bad for business’: Financial lobby group criticises McDonnell’s planned financial transactions tax
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s plans to extend the scope of Labour’s proposed financial transactions tax have come under criticism from [...]
September 12, 2019
African telecoms firm Helios plans second attempt at London listing
African telecoms firm Helios plans second attempt at London listing
African mobile network operator Helios Towers has announced plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) in London, after ditching [...]
September 12, 2019
Brooks Macdonald ‘reinforcing foundations’ as it reports funds and profit growth
Brooks Macdonald ‘reinforcing foundations’ as it reports 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
Santander issues first end-to-end $20m blockchain bond
Santander issues first end-to-end $20m blockchain bond
Santander said today it has become the first financial institution to digitise the process of issuing bonds on a public [...]
September 12, 2019
Political turbulence hits investment industry as assets under management flatline
Political turbulence hits investment industry as assets under management flatline
Ongoing political and economic uncertainty took a toll on the UK’s investment management industry last year, with assets under management [...]
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