“FCA to simplify listing rules in bid to revive UK stock market”

May 4, 2023 | Stockmarket

Fewer companies are ‘listing’, choosing to have their shares bought and sold once they’re big enough, on our stockmarkets; and some big names already there are, or are considering moving to others stock markets, mainly the US. Not having automatic access to the EU might have something to do with it, and the solution, Reconnecting with the World, if you remember, is to make it easier to float your company and raise funds here. Making it easier means not so many hoops to jump through, or ‘significantly rebalancing the burden of regulation away from companies towards investors’. In other words, the risk level of investing here heads towards that of ‘emerging markets’, as Toms, Dicks and Harrys of all persuasions are encouraged to try to make their .com fortunes. And it will end in tears for many, I’d say.

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“FCA lays out plan to shake up listing rules”

“FCA lays out plan to shake up listing rules”

Great! A shake up of the rules to ensure that the City of London remains one of the world’s leading stockmarkets. Encouraging entrepreneurs and giving investors more great wealth creating opportunities. Alternative view: You’ll be able to float your business and only...