thinks "aggressive short selling" was used in the first quarter of 2008 to drive down share prices-which "could amount to market manipulation".
estimates that, in slightly more than a year, internet trading has jumped from one in every 1,000 trades to nine per thousand.
Research for the stockbrokers' organisation APCIMS
shows that small investors made 6.
John Beeston is a member of the APCIMS
Settlement Committee and Euroclear Settlement Committee while colleagues Nigel Chandler and Gareth Johnson have seats on the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (Tisa) Advisory Council and the Euroclear Technical Working Group respectively, important industry groups.
com/apsys), is in discussions with trade association APCIMS
on the best way forward for that sector.
Hedge funds have also become a lot more accessible to private clients and APCIMS
have now taken the decision to include a 5% weighting in its Growth and Balanced indices.
Mr Clementi told the annual conference of stockbrokers and investment managers grouping, APCIMS
, that the world economy could slow further if adverse confidence persisted.
Hargreave Hale is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the UK, is a member of the London Stock Exchange, OFEX and APCIMS
and is an Independent Financial Adviser.
Our own association, APCIMS
, was part of this group, as was the Building Societies Association, and the Association of Investment Trust Companies.
Angela Knight, chief executive of the investor ginger group APCIMS
, welcomed the move.