Monthly Archives: April 2016

Brexit uncertainty to limit gains in FTSE 100 – Reuters poll

A man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. Reuters/Stefan Wermuth LONDON Britain’s benchmark equity index will not make much, if any, progress for the rest of 2016, due to uncertainty over the […]

Britain’s new minimum wage feeds in to Brexit debate

A two Euro coin is pictured next to a one Pound coin on top of a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth in an illustration taken March 16, 2016. Reuters/Phil Noble/Illustration LONDON More than a million British workers were given a […]

Eyeing Brexit and Trump, British funds cut equity holdings to five-year low

A Mini car is seen with a Union flag and European Union flag design on its bonnet in London, Britain March 31, 2016. Reuters/Toby Melville LONDON British funds appear increasingly to be positioning for the country to exit the European […]

G20 regulators to propose rules for asset managers in the summer

LONDON Global regulators will propose safeguards in coming months to avoid asset managers destabilising markets with fire sales of assets or making promises to investors they can’t keep. The Financial Stability Board said it would put out draft recommendations for […]

UK house prices rise at fastest pace in a year, Nationwide says

Property estate agent sales and letting signs are seen attached to railings in London, Britain, March 30, 2016. Reuters/Toby Melville LONDON British house prices rose at their fastest annual pace in just over a year in March in the latest […]

UK finance body says end of staff register puts consumers at risk

Appartment buildings are backdropped by scyscrapers of banks at Canary Wharf in London, Britain October 30, 2015. Reuters/Reinhard Krause LONDON Scrapping a central register of a broad range of people working in Britain’s financial sector puts consumer protection at risk, […]