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Creating a functioning, online single market demands abandoning unnecessary legal restrictions on cross-border e-commerce, simplifying labelling requirements and improving standards for cross-border parcel delivery. Firms that trade across borders face costly and confusing VAT requirements. The Commission should provide simpler and more accessible information so that businesses know they will get their money back.
In: Finance1 Dec 2013
The funds also typically give those updated portfolios to their top clients, pension funds and institutional money managers. And if the management company runs exchange-traded funds or separately managed accounts based on the same underlying portfolio as its traditional mutual funds, then it is disclosing the portfolios daily.
Since 2009, when the FTSE All Share Returns Index fell to the second lowest reading since the index began in 1986, total returns on UK equities have averaged 126% - an average annual rate of 18% - . The majority – almost three-quarters – of this return is attributable to the 92% rise in equity prices over the period. This has more than reversed the decline from the peak of the market in July 2007 to March 2009 when the FTSE All Share Total Returns Index fell by 45%. The Total Returns Index currently stands 25% higher than in July 2007.
Paul Shephard, Director for Business and Private Banking at Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks, said: “These are encouraging results and echo recent official growth figures. They suggest many SMEs are at the point where they feel more certain about investing in their businesses. As the majority of UK companies are small and medium sized businesses, this has to be good for the economy as a whole.