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World’s biggest investment fund warns directors to tackle climate crisis or face sack
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund threatens to vote against boards on firms it holds investments with over lax climate and social targets

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @12:46 PM

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Darktrace boss defends UK cybersecurity firm amid short-seller attacks
Embattled firm to launch £75m share buyback to bolster stock price after criticism of sales and marketing

Mark Sweney

01, Feb, 2023 @2:53 PM

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Adani Group firms lose $9bn in value amid short-seller claims
Hindenburg Research says world’s third-richest person, Gautam Adani, is pulling ‘largest con in corporate history’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Can EU anger at Biden’s ‘protectionist’ green deal translate into effective action?
Analysts warn bloc’s lack of industrial policy may impede riposte to $370bn US subsidy package

Jon Henley Europe correspondent and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Hundreds of ‘investment zone’ bids axed as Sunak dismantles Truss policy
Exclusive: council bids for tax breaks and liberalised planning rules axed as government dismantles Liz Truss’s agenda

Aubrey Allegretti

12, Jan, 2023 @7:46 AM

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Jacob Rees-Mogg to receive about £500,000 in fund dividend
Bigger multimillion-pound payout from stake unlikely with Somerset Capital Management no longer up for sale

Joanna Partridge

08, Jan, 2023 @4:23 PM

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Mortgage payers face squeeze in 2023 after UK interest rate rises
Wealthy, older people who own home outright will avoid higher costs and benefit from better return on savings

Phillip Inman

08, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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A Black-run investment firm bets on Black travel: ‘We wanted to add a layer of intentionality’
William Huston’s Bay Street Capital Holdings weathers the recent market dip and sets its sights on the hospitality industry

Patrice Worthy

03, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Labour unveils funding shake-up to help turn UK into global startup hub
Party to give British Business Bank greater independence to raise capital in latest move to cement growing pro-business reputation

Richard Partington and Kiran Stacey

07, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Made.com: symbol of the pandemic punt that popped post-Covid
Founders, early backers and banks won big in the craze for buying online retailers but investors at THG, Deliveroo and Virgin Wines lost out

Sarah Butler

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Threat to UK financial services watchdogs off the table
Government ‘committed’ to financial regulators says City minister

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @8:15 PM

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Patrick Thomson: the man who ‘helped save UK pensions’
The chair of the fund managers’ trade body says he has his army training to thank for the cool head he kept during the crisis sparked by the mini-budget

Kalyeena Makortoff

22, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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