FTSE 250 firms scrap quarterly reporting to focus on long term

Kim Kaveh
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FTSE 250 firms scrap quarterly reporting to focus on long term

More than 40% of FTSE 100 companies and over 60% of FTSE 250 firms no longer issue quarterly reports to shareholders, according to research by the Investment Association (IA).

Quarterly reports have long been criticised for encouraging short-term behaviour among companies and investors, and the requirement to produce them was axed in 2014 under the EU's Transparency Directive...

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