(Reuters) - State Street Corp wants answers from companies that lack
such things as independent board leaders or equal voting rights for
investors, a top executive at the asset manager said, which could spell
weaker support for some companies whose shares it controls.
(Reuters) - A major revamp of how investment funds are managed and
regulated in Europe appears to be aimed at taking business from Britain
and should be scrapped as there is no evidence it is needed, leading
international trade body ICI Global said.
(Reuters) - The Trump administration and Republicans in Congress are
seeking to make temporary personal income tax cuts passed last year
permanent, White House spokesman Raj Shah said on Thursday, adding they could also lower capital gains tax rates.
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday
voided the U.S. Department of Labor's "fiduciary rule," an Obama
administration measure adopted in 2016 meant to curb conflicts of
interest among providers of financial advice to Americans planning for
LONDON (Reuters) - France's financial markets regulator said on Thursday
it had written to British-based investment firms active in the country
and French firms with UK clients to ask about their preparations for
ORLEANS (Reuters) - Major shifts in industries ranging from
semiconductors and food to beverages and pharmaceuticals will keep
fueling the blistering pace of mergers and acquisitions, one of Goldman
Sachs Group Inc's top dealmakers said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - JPMorgan will launch a new overall bond index on Thursday
that will unify all of the bank's flagship bond indexes that cater to
specific areas such as government bonds and emerging markets, according
to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.