Small cap Monthly archive

Jun 24, 2019
Why UK small caps are ripe for the future
What have been the UK small-cap trends for the first half of 2019? UK market trends in the first half of 2019 have been dominated by the Brexit debate. The March exit date came and went, and now the Conservative Party is selecting a new prime minister who may have a different policy. Overall, these uncertainties have been reflected in the weakness of sterling, although the FTSE 100 Index has risen in line with the recovery of many other internation...
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Jun 19, 2019
FTSE Russell ESG data expansion boosts Australian small caps
Global index FTSE Russell has expanded its ESG data analysis to include small-cap firms, providing a coverage boost to 250 Australian listed companies, as they will now be included in FTSE Russell’s ESG coverage. Australia has been one of the most vociferous markets in the Asia-Pacific region about the need to integrate ESG into investment practice, with 129 asset owners and asset managers signed up to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. ...
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Jun 04, 2019
Cannabis, going public and women in tech: Inside IR at MJ Freeway
If ever an industry was all about growth, it was the budding cannabis industry. Decriminalized in Canada in October 2018, while it remains federally illegal in the US, state regulations have relaxed in recent years, with residents in 10 states and the District of Columbia now allowed to possess recreational cannabis. And investors have been buying up stock.  Speaking to IR Magazine last month, Marc Lakmaaker, vice president of investor relations at Auror...
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Jun 03, 2019
Small caps likely to suffer from Mifid II roadshow disruption
More than two fifths of IR professionals plan to go on more roadshows this year than last year, according to the ninth IR Magazine Global Roadshow Report. The survey of 615 IROs from North America, Europe and Asia shows that 94 percent of respondents went on the road in 2018. Poll participants believe roadshows are more rewarding than site visits, investor days or confere...
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