Ashmore Group Q2 Assets Under Management Edges Up Sequentially

Ashmore Group plc (ASHM.L), a specialist emerging markets asset manager, reported Tuesday that its second-quarter assets under management or AuM increased 0.4 percent to $76.7 billion from preceding first quarter’s $76.4 billion. AuM increased by $0.3 billion during the period, through net inflows of $0.5 billion and negative investment performance of $0.2 billion. The company noted that net inflows were […]

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Spirent Communications Expects FY18 Profit To Exceed Market View – Quick Facts

Spirent Communications plc (SPT.L), a communications technology company, Tuesday said it expects to exceed the market’s profit expectations for the financial year 2018. In its trading update for the final quarter, the company noted that good momentum continued, with the firm securing a number of important contract wins. For ongoing businesses, order intake in the financial year totaled $470 million, […]

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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said an upcoming proposal by President Donald Trump to provide temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants in return for building a wall on the southwestern border with Mexico was “unacceptable.” Trump’s plan also does not “represent a good faith effort to restore certainty to people’s lives” […]

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Disney, Dollar Tree, a trash collector and a ski resort are top picks from this year’s Barron’s Roundtable

Is an investment in “The Happiest Place on Earth” a contrarian stance on global political and economic strife? Or is it simply one consumer-focused big cap — Todd Ahlsten of Parnassus likes undervalued Disney for its streaming catch-up — in a diversified portfolio? Don’t like DisneyDIS, +0.03%  much right now? Check in with the rest of this year’s Barron’s Roundtable, […]

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Trump says stock-rallying reports of lifting Chinese trade ‘sanctions’ were premature

President Trump in comments Saturday said stock-rallying reports this week that trade talks with China would include the lifting of tariffs against the world’s second-largest economy weren’t true. The president referred to those tariffs as "sanctions" on Saturday. "Things are going very well with China and with trade," he said to reporters. "There were some false reports about sanctions being […]

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Subway instability grows as another exec exits sandwich chain

Yet another would-be hero just disappeared from Subway’s headquarters. James Walker — a seasoned restaurant executive who spent the past year and a half scrambling to turn around the struggling sandwich chain — stepped down as its president of North American operations on Friday, The Post has learned. Walker “resigned effective today to pursue other opportunities,” a Subway spokesperson said […]

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