UK financial group AFH has increased the size of its second share issue of 2017 to meet investor demand. The most recent issue has been raised from GBP15 million to GBP17.5 million and comes after April’s GBP10 million issue, which was similarly sold out.
Fidelity International has launched two new ETFs on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
Solactive has released the Solactive Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index, used as the reference index for the KraneShares Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index ETF.
Increasingly, international investors want to invest in China because of the compelling case for future growth in the country. In July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the Chinese economy saw the real growth of total value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size reach 6.4 per cent compared with a year ago.
Jesper Koll, head of WisdomTree Japan, writes that Japan’s upcoming election is poised to usher in a new era of policy competition and political accountability.
Osborne Clarke advises Berenberg and Grant Thornton on GBP163m Alpha Financial Markets Consulting AIM IPO
International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Joh Berenberg, Gossler & Co KG, London branch, and Grant Thornton UK on the successful GBP163 million AIM market IPO of Alpha Financial Consulting Group plc, a provider of specialist consultancy services to the asset and wealth management industry.
Alpha, a provider of specialist consultancy services to the asset and wealth management industry, is planning to list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in October 2017.
Investors from South Africa and Russia are getting a 21 per cent discount on UK property as the market continues to resist substantial falls, according to housebuilding investment platform Homegrown.
LendInvest, an online platform for property lending and investing, has listed a GBP50 million retail bond on the London Stock Exchange’s Order book for Retail Bonds (ORB).
The SIX Swiss Exchange saw trading turnover in the first half of 2017 up by 5.3 per cent year-on-year to CHF723.6 billion.