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The City of London

Newly created Local Capital Finance Company  (LCFC) ready to launch in UK

A UK bonds agency, Local Capital Finance Company (LCFC), has been initiated to save local government more than GBP1bn in borrowing costs for investing in new infrastructure, the UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) revealed on Monday. LGA works with councils to support, […]

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The City of London

FCA identifies future risks in UK annuities market

UK financial regulatory body the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced on Thursday that it has published a market study that analyses the annuities market.

economic growth

Has the Attraction of Investing in Emerging Markets Worn Off?

Investors generally search for opportunities that can bring them the greatest return on investment with a minimized level of risk. The fact is that each investor has unique

Banks not helping small businesses

Barclays and Techstars launch Accelerator 2015 for entrepreneurs and start-ups

The application process for the second cohort of a 13-week intensive start-up programme designed to support new businesses is now open, international financial services provider

London Finance

FCA proposes new restrictions for distribution of mutual society share capital instruments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK's regulator of financial firms and financial advisers, revealed on Tuesday that it is conducting a consultation on new restrictions that are

Dublin

Indecon study shows Irish Stock Exchange generates economic benefits

New analysis on the economic impact of Ireland’s stock market and securities industry from economic consultants Indecon has shown that Irish economy has

UK farmland

Welsh government moves towards fiscal devolution settlement

The Welsh government is to be given greater autonomy over landfill tax, stamp duty land tax and income tax for the first time, HM Treasury, the UK government’s

China

UK government successfully issues first Renminbi sovereign bond

A sovereign bond valued at RMB3bn, has been issued by the UK government, the first western country to issue a bond in Chinese currency, the economic and finance

HSBC Canary Wharf

CBI/PwC survey shows UK financial services firms returning to profit

Financial Services companies in the UK are seeing a return to profit and are recruiting more staff, according to 100th CBI/PwC survey of the financial services sector released

Branson Virgin America

Virgin Money plans to float shares on the London Stock Exchange

UK-based financial services company Virgin Money has announced that it intends to float shares on the London Stock Exchange, to raise approximately GBP150m, broadcasting company the BBC revealed

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