UK investors feel ‘eight years of hurt’

Economic revival is not feeding through into corporate profits

Sovereign wealth pullback hits Aberdeen

Investment group hit by oil price drop and emerging market turmoil

Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Martin Gilbert’s Viennese whirl

A spiralling down of the oil price means outflows from Aberdeen

No change in level of female high earners

Initiatives have failed to close the gender gap on pay

Forum aims to help address EM disasters

World Bank, UN, government agencies and insurers to form IDF

ASK Italian restaurant

Azzurri invests record amount in openings

Ask owner spends £18m on refurbishing and new premises

Corporate diary

Cyber Monday heralds the latest phase in the shopping frenzy

Virgin hits at broadband payments to BT

Operator says rival receives ‘hundreds of millions’ from state

Week in Review

Week in Review, November 28

Barclays, Amazon, VW and Rolls-Royce featured

Hands finds little relief for care homes

Terra Firma chief does not consider major restructuring necessary

Minimum wage impact slows healthcare M&A

Fears over the living wage were the biggest barrier to investing

Cameron under fire over green cuts

Blue-chips’ subsidy plea challenges PM on eve of Paris summit

Black Friday online spending surges in UK

Sites struggle to cope as shoppers turn to the web

Red-letter day for Mao and Labour at Sotheby’s

Historic 1937 letter from Communist leader goes under the hammer

Class actions: go sue yourself

Shareholders demand money that must be paid by fellow investors

Why bank bonuses are good for investors

A properly managed incentives system gives vital flexibility and control over costs

Stamp duty set to cool buy-to-let sector

Three percentage-point surcharge signals move to dampen the market

Forseke quits as Alliance Trust chair

Restructuring followed pressure from activist investor Elliott

Whitehall faces annual rent bill of £1bn

Osborne to charge departments market rates

‘Elephant deal’ costs Barclays £72m

Fine shows how far bank would go to aid top Qatari clients


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