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Jun 20, 2013
Jun 20, 2013

Exclusive: British investors step back from executive pay battle

LONDON (Reuters) – Investors in Britain’s largest companies have rowed back on the protests over pay which most readily symbolized public distaste over perceived corporate greed during last year’s ‘shareholder spring’.

Research by Reuters has found that the average vote against executive pay deals at FTSE 100 annual general meetings has fallen by 18 percent from two years ago, even though surveys suggest earnings have continued to rise.

Jun 20, 2013

British investors step back from executive pay battle

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – Investors in Britain’s largest
companies have rowed back on the protests over pay which most
readily symbolised public distaste over perceived corporate
greed during last year’s ‘shareholder spring’.

Research by Reuters has found that the average vote against
executive pay deals at FTSE 100 annual general meetings has
fallen by 18 percent from two years ago, even though surveys
suggest earnings have continued to rise.

Jun 19, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 18, 2013

Investors back away from emerging markets on China fears-BofA survey

LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) – Emerging markets are suffering a
sharp pullback by investors fearful of a shock from China just
as confidence in the world economy, and the euro zone in
particular, rises, according to a survey of fund managers.

The monthly poll from Bank of America Merrill Lynch,
published on Tuesday, showed that allocations to global emerging
market equities in June hit their lowest level since December
2008, with a net nine percent of respondents now underweight.

Jun 13, 2013
Jun 13, 2013