US - BlackRock will join the ranks of the 500 largest companies in the US and be added to the S&P500 index.
Standard & Poor's said yesterday the asset management firm will replace Genzyme Corp., which is being acquired by Sanofi-aventis, after close of trading on 1 April.
BlackRock shares closed at over $198 yesterday, up 6.6% from the day before.
The firm touted $3.56trn in assets under management at the end of 2010.
Females can expect to live a greater number of years in poor health than males, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for 2015 to 2017.
Scottish higher-rate taxpayers will benefit from more pensions tax relief than workers on the same salary anywhere else in the UK as income tax bands continue to diverge.
Schemes risk breaking the law and being forced to wind up as The Pensions Regulator (TPR) warns some may be master trusts but do not know so.
As a hectic 2018 draws to an end, Jonathan Stapleton wishes readers a quieter 2019.