Summer can bring surprises for investors. There is little company reporting, so other events fill the vacuum.
Pronouncements by politicians and central bankers have a much bigger chance of making front page news, and low trading volumes also encourage volatility. Shares can move sharply, driven by currencies,...
38 VCTs raised funds in 2016-17
$4.4bn weekly outflows
Double the size of holdings in existing AR fund
Urging Treasury to appoint more women
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