Standard Life Aberdeen PLC (SLA.L)
LONDON, March 13 Standard Life Aberdeen said on Wednesday that Keith Skeoch had been appointed sole chief executive of Britain's biggest standalone listed asset manager.
Phoenix Group, Europe's largest owner of life assurance funds closed to new customers, expects Britain's approaching departure from the European Union to push more UK companies to offload risks linked to their pension schemes in 2019.
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LONDON/EDINBURGH Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) plans a fresh round of job cuts in the coming weeks as part of a broader cost overhaul aimed at shoring up investor confidence after a year of heavy outflows of client cash, four sources told Reuters.
Feb 15 Britain's main stock index retreated on Friday as Standard Life Aberdeen slumped after a discounted stock issue, and the mid-cap online trading platform Plus500 slipped after a report that it may have "misled" investors over losses.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - European property investors face a problem in 2019. Valuations of familiar sectors like offices and shopping centres are high, considering that the UK’s assumed departure from the European Union in March could create chaos. Luckily for them, there’s a workaround. Given they stand in the line of fire, UK property prices aren’t exactly cheap. Retail and office rental yields are lower than their 10-year averages, as they are in Europe, according to data from CBR
EDINBURGH, Dec 21 With no public profit or budget goals and quietly run by its 44 owner-partners, Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford has amassed 200 billion pounds ($253 billion) in funds under management.
EDINBURGH, Dec 21 With no public profit or budget goals and quietly run by its 44 owner-partners, Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford has ammassed 200 billion pounds ($253 billion) in funds under management.
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