Equity Investments

Britain’s Schroders gains on potential Lloyds wealth deal

Britain’s Schroders gains on potential Lloyds wealth deal

Published 08/10/2018

(Reuters) - A wealth management tie-up between Schroders and Lloyds would give the asset manager access to the distribution network of Britain’s biggest bank, which [more…]

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Published 01/10/2018

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia’s president called on Monday for a change to the constitution to allow the government to expropriate land and re-distribute it to [more…]

Britain’s Labour Party plans to make companies transfer shares to…

Britain’s Labour Party plans to make companies transfer shares to…

Published 24/09/2018

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Large companies would be forced to transfer as much as 10 percent of their shares into a fund to be owned [more…]

UK Labour’s finance spokesman McDonnell tells tax avoiders: the…

UK Labour’s finance spokesman McDonnell tells tax avoiders: the…

Published 24/09/2018

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party will demand companies demonstrate they pay their fair share of tax, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said [more…]

Sky’s shares jump after Comcast wins auction with knockout blow

Sky’s shares jump after Comcast wins auction with knockout blow

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Sky (SKYB.L) jumped 9 percent on Monday to within touching distance of the 17.28 pounds a share Comcast (CMCSA.O) bid [more…]

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Published 24/09/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalized restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that [more…]

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

Published 17/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney’s (DIS.N) $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century [more…]

Public pension funds slow to move on climate change risk: study

Public pension funds slow to move on climate change risk: study

Published 09/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Most of the world’s largest public pension funds are providing little or no information about how climate change will affect the value [more…]

Smith & Wesson parent company defends directors, sways Glass Lewis

Smith & Wesson parent company defends directors, sways Glass Lewis

Published 07/09/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - The parent company of gunmaker Smith & Wesson on Thursday defended its directors and its contribution disclosures ahead of a proxy vote [more…]

Investa to weigh $2.4 billion bid from Oxford, delays vote on…

Investa to weigh $2.4 billion bid from Oxford, delays vote on…

Published 05/09/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian office landlord Investa Office Fund (IOF.AX) said it will study a $2.4 billion takeover bid from Canada’s Oxford Properties Group, an [more…]