Equity investors today seem to have only two options: to invest in expensive companies or those with inherent financial risk attached, according to Simon Gergel, manager of the Merchants trust at Allianz Global Investors
Aberdeen Asset Management may be among the bidders for Russell Investment Management, the $260bn asset manager put on the block by London Stock Exchange Group, according to analysts at Numis.
Investors are calling for more control over ETF trades executed on fund platforms, many of which are incapable of hosting the vehicles or are currently unable to offer real time trading.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has seen record ETF trading in October as investors turned to passive vehicles for tactical exposure.
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Online takeaway provider Just-Eat has become the latest firm to announce its intention to list on the London Stock Exchange.
Discount retailer Poundland is reportedly considering an £800m flotation on the London Stock Exchange next year.
ETP provider Source has launched a private equity ETF as a more liquid alternative to investing in private equity buyout funds.
The Royal Mail is to float next month, with the company valued at up to £3.3bn, the government has said.
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Redmayne-Bentley has opened five new offices and taken on 13 staff from embattled wealth manager Fyshe Horton Finney.
Music and DVD chain HMV is to call in administrators Deloitte today as the 250-strong chain becomes the latest casualty on the high street.
Traditionally only available to institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals, Jock Green-Armytage, investment adviser to JZ Capital Partners Limited, explains how smaller retail investors can gain exposure.
The largest company listed on the Athens stock exchange is seeking to re-list in the UK, potentially placing it in the FTSE 100, as the company attempts to flee the Greek economic crisis.
The insurance arm of Royal Bank of Scotland begins trading today in the largest London listing of 2012.
The price for gold bullion, measured in fine troy ounces, is fixed twice a day in London to allow market users to trade gold at a single level.