Global share rally grinds to a halt

3) Shareholder revolts on the rise as bosses are unsuccessful to heed warnings on pay: A total of fifty four resolutions tabled on pay by the 350 biggest corporations stated on the London Stock Trade received at the very least 20pc dissenting votes at shareholder conferences last year.

4) Liberty Steel plans €2bn investment spree as it goes green: The very first plants to gain from the 10-year paying spree will be the 7 spread across Europe that Liberty obtained in a £620m obtain from ArcelorMittal last year. The plans have been disclosed in an inside e-mail to workers in which Mr Gupta acknowledged tough marketplace disorders. 

five) Qatar has tightened its grip on the owner of British Airways, paying a lot more than £450m on new shares. State-owned Qatar Airways now owns a quarter of IAG, the FTSE a hundred airlines group that also consists of Iberia and Vueling. 

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