Janus Henderson Group PLC (JHG.N)
LONDON Provident Financial's shares jumped on Wednesday after the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by rival Non-Standard Finance.
* Shares in Provident up 16.6%, NSF shares down 4.2% (Adds detail from statement, analyst quote, background)
June 4 Lender Provident Financial said shareholder Janus Henderson Investors does not plan to accept the hostile takeover bid for Provident by Non-Standard Finance , adding that more than one-fifth of its shareholders hold the same position.
LONDON Companies around the world paid out a record amount of dividends in the first quarter, data showed on Monday, as they shrugged off worries about slowing economic and earnings growth.
LONDON, May 20 Companies around the world paid out a record amount of dividends in the first quarter, data showed on Monday, as they shrugged off worries about slowing economic and earnings growth.
European stocks snapped a three-day winning streak on Friday amid global trade jitters after Beijing ratcheted up its war of words with Washington, while the end of Brexit talks between British political parties put a lid on risk sentiment.
* Travel and leisure stocks rise, supported by EasyJet (Updates to close)
LONDON While markets are buying the view that the historic defeat suffered by Prime Minister Theresa May in parliament cuts the chances of a chaotic Brexit, some financial advisors are urging clients not to overestimate their ability to make bets on British politics.
* Limit UK exposure even as optimism grows, say wealth managers