Warren Buffett's firm has $128bn of cash
Short-term share price moves warping companies' judgment
We see far too many examples of management teams across 'UK plc' failing to act in the interests of the stakeholders of the companies they are employed to run.
How are VCTs and EIS products doing?
First time since 2012
Share buyback representing 15% of market cap
Excess capital of £2bn
Following investor ‘criticism’
Over 30 million share repurchased
Aims to stop firms hoarding cash is working
Buyback ETFs undershooting benchmark indices
Fifth return to bond market
Martin Currie Pacific trust's shareholders have agreed to rename the company Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained trust, as it moves away from commitments to invest in Japan and Australia.
BP will step up its share buyback programme with the revenues from divestments over the next year, according to its second quarter results.
Alliance Trust may be faced with more hostile corporate action after a US hedge fund declared a 10% stake.
Share buybacks carried out by Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) will no longer qualify for tax relief from April 2014, the government has said.
The board of Anthony Bolton's Fidelity China Special Situations fund has bought back a further 750,000 shares in a bid to narrow its discount.
News Corporation has moved to shore up its share price with a $5bn stock repurchase programme.
Manager sees little interest to be earned from cash, believing buybacks would be more beneficial to investors