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Labour says reserves, borrowing to fund compensation for women pensioners

LONDON The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday that if he won a national election on Dec. 12 he would use government reserves and borrowing to finance compensation for women who lost out when their retirement age was raised.

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Watchdog warns UK fund managers to avoid Woodford liquidity trap

LONDON Asset managers must ensure effective liquidity management of their funds, even where investment decisions have been delegated to others, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said.

Business, Money, Money Home, 05 Nov 2019

Global funds prefer stocks on policy easing, bond rally - Reuters poll

BENGALURU Global funds recommended an increase in equity exposure in October to obtain better returns at a time when stocks and bonds have rallied simultaneously on policy easing and monetary stimulus offered by major central banks, a Reuters poll found.

Business, Market Analysis, 01 Nov 2019

UK's winter election - What's in it for markets?

LONDON British financial markets reacted calmly on Wednesday to the prospect of a snap election before Christmas after a fractious UK parliament finally agreed to a nationwide poll on Dec 12 that may help break the political deadlock over Brexit.

Business, Market Analysis, 31 Oct 2019

Woodford's frozen income focus fund attracts interest

LONDON Several investment managers have shown interest in taking over the running of the LF Woodford Income Focus Fund, formerly managed by Neil Woodford, the supervisor of the fund said on Wednesday.

Business, Money, Money Home, 31 Oct 2019