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American money managers are taking over the UK stock exchange. Here’s why that’s a problem

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Sunday 02 August 2020 21:58
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In the driving seat? American investment in the FTSE 100 has soared
In the driving seat? American investment in the FTSE 100 has soared

The stars and stripes are flying over the UK stock exchange if figures from Link, the financial administration firm, are to be believed.

There are reasons to feel concerned about that, and I’m going to explain why.

But first, let’s look at the data, which comes from Orient Capital, Link’s investor relations unit.

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