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  1. Fast FT

    February 5, 2016

    CMC Markets IPO values company at £691m

    CMC Markets, the spread-betting company founded by City of London tycoon Peter Cruddas, has announced that its initial...

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    February 4, 2016

    Clydesdale's long-term deposit rating downgraded

    Not an ideal start for the Clydesdale Bank, the UK lender that was spun out of National Australia Bank and floated on...

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    February 4, 2016

    Clydesdale canters on first day of trade

    Oh, that’d be right – now Australian investors are happy to have exposure to the UK banking sector. The...

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    February 1, 2016

    We need to talk about Metro Bank's weird balance sheet

    It’s not quite the coming out party typically associated with a stock market listing. Metro Bank’s grand arrival onto...

  3. January 27, 2016

    BGL Group weighs IPO for Compare The Market

    The insurance group that owns Compare The Market, the price comparison website whose adverts feature a family of...

  4. January 27, 2016

    Metro Bank looks to raise £500m ahead of possible £1.9bn listing

    Metro Bank is targeting some of the largest global asset managers in an attempt to raise £500m ahead of listing on the...

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    January 18, 2016

    NAB announces Clydesdale IPO pricing

    National Australia Bank has revealed the pricing for the UK initial public offering of its Clydesdale and Yorkshire...

  6. January 13, 2016

    CMC float to trigger £200m windfall for founder Peter Cruddas

    Peter Cruddas, the City of London tycoon and Brexit supporter, is set to make more than £200m from the initial public...

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    January 13, 2016

    Markets Live: Wednesday, 13th January, 2016

    This Markets Live session ended at 12:05 on 13 Jan 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

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    January 8, 2016

    Sports Direct down 13% after brief suspension

    Splat. Shares in Sports Direct have extended losses, now standing some 13 per cent lower on the day, having earlier...

  9. Fast FT

    January 4, 2016

    Ferrari struggles to get into gear in Milan debut

    Ferrari shares were briefly suspended on their first day of trading on Borsa Italiana on Monday morning, following the...

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    January 4, 2016

    Aberdeen suspends LatAm subscription shares from official list

    Aberdeen Asset Management has temporarily yanked its Latin American Income Fund subscription shares from the UK stock...

  11. January 4, 2016

    Aim left bruised by a lack of new issues

    London’s Aim stock market last year saw the smallest number of new issues since 2009. The UK’s junior market was hit by...

  12. December 27, 2015

    Metro Bank secures Williams & Glyn banker as IPO plans ripen

    Metro Bank has lured a senior banker from rival challenger Williams & Glyn as it gears up preparations to float on the...

  13. Fast FT

    December 23, 2015

    Panmure Gordon to make loss amid 'difficult' conditions

    Panmure Gordon is warning that it will swing to a loss in the full year to the end of December, amid “difficult market...

  14. December 17, 2015

    London Stock Exchange: trading up

    Consider a possible future: rising interest rates — in the US now and elsewhere later — encourage investors to shift...

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    December 17, 2015

    Opening Quote - Peppa in pink with Spielberg deal

    Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One has made a deal with ET’s Steven Spielberg, AstraZeneca has revealed it will pay $4bn...

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    December 17, 2015

    Investors opt for stocks before bonds on LSE

    The London Stock Exchange Group has seen decent growth in secondary market equity trading this year amid intense...

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    December 14, 2015

    AstraZeneca 'exploring strategic options' with Dutch biotech

    Thought the M&A merry-go-round in the pharmaceuticals sector was over? Think again. UK drugmaker AstraZeneca says it is...

  18. December 14, 2015

    Scotland claims rise in risk capital investment

    Risk capital investment in Scotland surged more than 20 per cent to £244m in 2014 as start-up companies tapped funds...

  19. December 10, 2015

    CME losing ground to LCH.Clearnet in swaps clearing battle

    CME Group is losing ground to its main rival LCH.Clearnet in the battle to be the world’s pre-eminent clearing house...

  20. December 7, 2015

    Clydesdale and Yorkshire moves closer to independence

    Clydesdale and Yorkshire is a step closer to becoming an independent bank on the UK high street after parent group...

  21. December 6, 2015

    Wanxiang looks to grow on LSE where other groups failed

    The word for chutzpah in China must be Wanxiang. The tea seed company, which professes to be the country’s largest...

  22. December 2, 2015

    Renewable Energy sells to BlackRock after government squeeze

    A company running onshore wind farms across the UK has become one of the highest profile casualties of the government’s...

  23. November 30, 2015

    Funding Circle launches first P2P investment trust

    Funding Circle, one of the UK’s biggest peer-to-peer loan providers, has become the first platform to launch its own...

  24. November 26, 2015

    California dreamin’ while UK companies are languishing

    Ranking corporate empathy has revealed a stark divide between British and US businesses. Nine of the top 10 companies...

  25. November 16, 2015

    John Malone steers Liberty to £5.4bn CWC deal

    John Malone’s Liberty Global has agreed a £5.4bn acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications to expand its telecoms...

  26. November 15, 2015

    Movers & shakers: November 16

    ● Four new portfolio managers at Eastspring Investments, the $125bn Asian investment management arm of Prudential, the...

  27. November 15, 2015

    Profiting from passive aggression

    Indices and the companies that calculate them are playing increasingly important roles across financial markets as...

  28. November 13, 2015

    SAB: last of London’s internationalists

    SABMiller’s acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev for £71bn will end 16 years of the South African brewer’s sojourn on...

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    November 13, 2015

    Markets Live: Friday, 13th November, 2015

    This Markets Live session ended at 11:37 on 13 Nov 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

  30. November 13, 2015

    Software firm Softcat adds to UK tech IPO streak with flotation

    A streak of technology initial public offerings on the London Stock Exchange has been extended with the £153m flotation...

  31. November 3, 2015

    Nuclear Winters sticks to troubleshooting script at StanChart

    A former GE boss was nicknamed “Neutron” Jack Welch on the basis that he eliminated staff but left buildings standing....

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    November 2, 2015

    Much inspiration

    Did you know the London Stock Exchange likes to publish a list of “1,000 companies to inspire Britain”? The corporate...

  33. November 1, 2015

    Eurasian Resources Group seeks to draw a line under scandals

    Two years ago, Benedikt Sobotka was given a daunting task: clean up Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation. When in...

  34. October 22, 2015

    City’s embrace of China comes with risks

    A festival of Sino-Anglo financial co-operation accompanied this week’s visit by Xi Jinping, leader of the world’s...

  35. October 20, 2015

    Fat finger trades — Deutsche joins league of market mistakes

    News that a junior banker at Deutsche Bank accidentally transferred $6bn to a single hedge fund customer in a “fat...

  36. October 19, 2015

    Education services group Tribal warns on profits

    Shares in education services provider Tribal Group fell to their lowest level since 2012 on Monday after it warned that...

  37. October 19, 2015

    Chinese financial institutions grow closer to heart of London

    Opposite one corner of the Bank of England stands the Bank of China, with the red national flag proudly pointing...

  38. October 18, 2015

    UK is right to roll out the red carpet to Xi Jinping

    When Xi Jinping, China’s president, arrives in the UK late on Monday, he will be embarking upon what promises to be the...

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