Number of companies reporting quarterly figures declines to under 20%

Calls by Investment Association

Jayna Rana
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Focus on short-term figures declining among FTSE companies
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Focus on short-term figures declining among FTSE companies

A number of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 firms have stopped releasing quarterly reports following calls discouraging them from focusing on short-term behaviour from industry bodies including the Investment Association.

According to the trade body, the number of FTSE 100 and 250 companies issuing quarterly reports since October 2016 has declined by 19% and 25% respectively. Over 40% of FTSE 100 companies (43), and...

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