Franklin Templeton acquisition sees familiar face return
Franklin Templeton has struck a deal to acquire Edinburgh Partners, which will see the return of alumnus and former executive VP Dr Sandy Nairn.
Provident Financial posts bigger loss; JD Sports upgrades profits
Tuesday was a mixed bag for FTSE 250 trading updates, with Provident Financial predicting a bigger loss for its troubled home credit division and JD Sports and Ashmore reporting that business is booming.
Blackrock sees record inflows as ETF unit dominates
Blackrock has reported record high net inflows for 2017, with $367bn (£269bn) for the full year and more than $103bn in the final quarter alone.
GKN shares skyrocket after it thwarts £7bn takeover
Shares in FTSE 100 engineering firm GKN hit their highest level in over a decade after it rejected a £7bn takeover from fixer upper specialist Melrose Industries.
John Lewis buoyed by Black Friday; M&S sees ‘mixed’ quarter
John Lewis offered a glimmer of hope for the UK retail scene following a tough Christmas period, but M&S struggled with a “mixed” third quarter as competitive pressure continued to bite.