Markets, Opinion

Behind closed doors: why regulators need to monitor pre-close analyst briefings

By Matt Smith
Pre-close analyst briefings
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When German sportswear brand Puma’s share price dropped 11.5% on October 5 – its single biggest daily fall in three years – it left market-watchers scratching their heads, because they couldn’t figure out why.

When a stock takes a nosedive, especially when there’s no obvious event such as ...

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