NEWS

Jul 04, 2011

Arrow_up_2A surge in global private equity deals in Q2 2011 saw buy-outs reach highs not seen since before the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Jul 01, 2011

Jaguar assembly plantThe UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace in nearly two years in June, according to the Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI [purchasing managers index], which sank to 51.3, down from 52.0 in the previous month.

Jul 01, 2011

Cash_injectionGreece will receive a fresh cash injection of up to €85bn, which would include contributions from private investors, according to reported comments from Austrian Finance Ministry official Thomas Wieser.

Jun 30, 2011

BriberyInvestment and insurance companies may have to invest significantly greater resources in vetting intermediaries to ensure all parties comply with strict new rules contained in the UK Bribery Act, which comes into force on 1 July, according to the law firm Dechert.

Jun 30, 2011

UK high streetTrouble at several UK retailers should not deter investors from backing UK high street brands because companies with strong balance sheets and experienced management will emerge stronger from the current difficulties, according to Richard Buxton, head of UK equities at Schroders.

Jun 30, 2011

Greece1European stocks have risen in response to the Greek government's decision to pass austerity measures worth €28bn, which are seen as a crucial step towards ensuring the state does not become the first Eurozone country to default on its debts.

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