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10/24/2017 07:01 AM
Doing the heavy lifting - investors eye tech-tonic shifts for Europe’s industrials
LONDON (Reuters) - Investment funds seeking to invest at the intersection of Europe and technology are finding rich pickings in places that some may find surprising: sprawling industrials like trains-to-turbines Siemens and engineering group ABB .


10/23/2017 05:33 PM
Big money stays away from booming bitcoin
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin is booming, digital currency hedge funds are sprouting at the rate of two a week and the value of all cryptocurrencies has surged tenfold this year to more than $170 billion (£129.1 billion).


10/20/2017 09:24 AM
Lloyds investor lawsuit over HBOS deal 'fundamentally flawed', court hears
LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group saw a "unique opportunity" in buying struggling rival HBOS during the credit crisis and an investor lawsuit is "fundamentally flawed", a lawyer for the bank told London's High Court on Thursday. Helen Davies defended Lloyds' actions during the takeover on the second day of a 14-week London trial in which about 6,000 investors are claiming more than 550 million pounds in damages.


10/19/2017 09:53 AM
Schroders says nine-month assets up 9 percent to 430 billion pounds
LONDON (Reuters) - British asset manager Schroders on Thursday posted a 9 percent rise in ‍assets under management and administration for the nine months to September 30 led by gains in its institutional business.


10/19/2017 09:54 AM
Two investors join rebellion against $2.4 billion M&C hotels takeover
LONDON (Reuters) - Two fund management firms have joined an investor revolt against the planned 1.8 billion pound takeover of Britain's Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) by City Developments Limited (CDL) , its majority shareholder.


10/19/2017 09:53 AM
UK fintech investment set for record-breaking year in 2017
LONDON (Reuters) - British fintech companies are expected to see record-breaking investment this year and to far outstrip their European competitors, data showed on Thursday, adding to signs that Brexit is so far having no big impact on the fast-growing sector.


10/19/2017 09:52 AM
Cryptocurrency hedge funds top 100 for first time
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds that trade cryptocurrencies reached over 100 for the first time, according to new data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT, of which more than three-quarters launched in 2017.


10/18/2017 11:32 AM
Norway's wealth fund objects to UK relaxing share listing rules for state firms
LONDON/OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion (£758.73 billion) sovereign wealth fund has urged Britain's financial markets regulator to rethink proposed changes to its share listing rules to allow a new category of listing for state-backed firms which give smaller investors less say on corporate governance.


10/18/2017 09:52 AM
UK watchdog tells EU not to disrupt funds industry
LONDON (Reuters) - The long-established practice of funds in one country being run by managers based in another works well and no changes are needed, Britain's top markets regulator said on Tuesday in a swipe at European Union plans that have also been criticised by the sector.


10/17/2017 12:49 PM
EU watchdogs to study cost, performance of mutual funds
PARIS (Reuters) - European Union financial regulators will conduct a large-scale study of the cost and performance of mutual funds, a top regulator said on Tuesday.

 

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