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Nov 29, 2018
UK Brexit deal could slash GDP over next decade, warn economists
The UK’s Brexit deal could reduce GDP per capita by as much as 5.5 percent over the next 10 years, according to a report by a group of leading political and economic academics. The report, ‘The economic consequences of the Brexit deal’, produced by the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, Kings College London and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, considers the consequences of three situations: remaining in the EU, the cur...
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Nov 28, 2018
Advisory intelligence: A guide to empowering IROs with macro armory
Sponsored content The world is a complex place: with lots of cross-currents working in different directions, uncertainty is always a given as business is an ongoing concern. Given this, how does the ever-changing macroeconomic environment, with its constant ebb and flow, impact on IR programs – and how should IROs be responding? ‘An IRO needs to understand what moves the markets and how to be in better sync with investors,’ says Massud Ghaussy...
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Nov 28, 2018
30 IR stars in 30 days: ARC Resources
IR Magazine has a long history of honoring those men, women and companies around the world that excel at investor relations. In celebration of 30 years of IR Magazine, we selected 30 IR stars that have shone particularly brightly over the past three decades and will be posting on...
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Nov 26, 2018
A new voice for investor relations: The early days of IR Magazine
I launched Investor Relations back in 1988 with an utterly inadequate understanding of what IR really was. I wasn’t the only ignorant one, however. I’d heard the term ‘investor relations’ and asked around about what it was without getting entirely satisfactory answers. Nor did it help to call a UK listed company and ask to speak to the IR department or the IRO, where you might well meet with confusion: ‘Do you mean industrial relations?’ or ‘I...
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Nov 13, 2018
Asia-Pacific looks to China as future growth market
Globally, companies are increasingly looking local as they plan for future business, according to a survey by HSBC. The study authors note that Asia-Pacific firms are specifically looking to China for future growth – at a time when US and European companies are looking away from the region.  ‘When asked about their top targets for futur...
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