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Nov 15, 2016

Boardroom chairs of public companies should write to employees every year explaining the level of annual pay chief executives receive, says Hermes Investment Management, a firm owned by the British Telecom pension scheme and that specialises in corporate governance.

Nov 14, 2016

Alibaba, the Chinese online e-commerce firm, recently, ran a ‘Singles Day’ event. The event – which saw Alibaba sell $17.8 billion (€16.5 billion) worth of goods and services to Chinese singletons – resonates with a 2014 report looking at the future of asset management.

Nov 14, 2016

The pound's fall is “supercharging” UK dividends, with investors reaping billions in currency windfalls – although structural issues will lead to significant cuts before the end of the year, it has been forecast.

Nov 14, 2016

Last week, the European Parliament's economic and monetary affairs committee adopted a resolution on the finalisation of Basel III, and it has now been carried by a large majority of MEPs.

Nov 14, 2016

Investor confidence could have fallen to its lowest point since the financial crisis was brewing in March 2008, according to an index of UK investors.

Nov 14, 2016

Richard Buxton, a fund manager at Old Mutual Global Investors, says central bankers are to lose their god-like status under Donald Trump and will become civil servants once again.

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