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Investors fail to block Greencore bonuses amid anger over Covid support
Sandwich-maker joins list of firms that have not returned money to UK Treasury despite paying out to bosses

Phillip Inman and Kalyeena Makortoff

27, Jan, 2022 @7:07 PM

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Large investors drive up house prices in Europe’s cities, study finds
Housing is increasingly attractive asset for institutional investors due to near zero interest rates

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

27, Jan, 2022 @3:22 PM

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If Jeremy Grantham is talking about a US ‘superbubble’, we should listen
The Boston-based fund manager has hard-to-deny evidence to back up his prediction of a ‘wild rumpus’

Nils Pratley

24, Jan, 2022 @7:44 PM

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£262bn investor says it will target bosses who fail on climate or human rights
Aviva Investors says voting at AGMs will be influenced by policies on climate, human rights, biodiversity and executive pay

Kalyeena Makortoff

24, Jan, 2022 @2:15 PM

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BlackRock’s Larry Fink: climate policies are about profits, not being ‘woke’
Investment fund manager says firms that do not plan for a carbon-free future risk being left behind

Julia Kollewe

18, Jan, 2022 @1:14 PM

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Extinction Rebellion donor leads world’s top-performing hedge fund
Chris Hohn’s TCI fund, known as one of the most aggressive activist investors, made a 23% gain in 2021

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

17, Jan, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Austerity-hit council defends its ‘high-risk’ investment strategy
Leaders in Warrington turned to commercial investing to make up for funding cuts, but now the plight of a small energy firm threatens to make that a gamble too far

Richard Partington

15, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Fears of pandemic exodus from England’s cities prove unfounded
Exclusive: figures show Covid has not deterred people from moving to Manchester and other city centres

Helen Pidd North of England editor

12, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Wellcome Trust to spend £16bn on research with focus on Covid vaccines
Britain’s biggest charity unveils spending plan over next decade after record return on investments

Julia Kollewe

11, Jan, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Taylor Wimpey shores up defences against US activist investor
Third-largest British housebuilder targeted as Elliott Advisors salivates over the UK homes sector

Julia Kollewe

08, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Apple’s $3tn valuation is not as ridiculous as it seems | Nils Pratley
The diversified technology giant generated revenues of $1bn a day in its last financial year

Nils Pratley

04, Jan, 2022 @6:25 PM

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European stocks reach record highs on first day of trading in 2022
Markets bet on a steady economic recovery despite threat of Covid variant Omicron

Jillian Ambrose

03, Jan, 2022 @5:35 PM

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