Author: AIM-Watch

Introducing The FTSE AIM Market

Introducing The FTSE AIM Market

Arguably the world’s most successful growth market, the AIM Market is hugely popular with companies looking for investment capital, as well as with private and institutional investors. Find out some of the reasons why the FTSE AIM All-Share has proved to be so popular with this detailed introduction. When was the Alternative Investment Market (AIM)...

Explained: Price Monitoring Extensions

Explained: Price Monitoring Extensions

For anyone trading in smaller cap companies, price monitoring extensions can be an extremely common occurrence. But what are they? Why do they occur? And are they good or bad? Find out the answers to these questions and more with this article on price monitoring extensions.  What is the role of an auction? Any discussion...

Explained: SEAQ, SETS & SETSqx

Explained: SEAQ, SETS & SETSqx

Different stock exchanges have different systems to facilitate trading. To make matters more complicated, the same stock exchange can have a number of different systems for the trading of different securities – largely dependent on their levels of liquidity. This article reviews the different trading systems used by the London Stock Exchange. SEAQ (Stock Exchange Automated...

Explained: London Stock Exchange Auctions

Explained: London Stock Exchange Auctions

Although only accounting for around 3-5% of the eight and a half hour trading day, auctions are an important trading mechanism that investors need to properly understand. This article covers what they are, why they take place, when they take place, and how relevant they are for the trading of smaller cap companies. What are...

UK Tax Benefits Guide To Investing On AIM (2019)

UK Tax Benefits Guide To Investing On AIM (2019)

On the whole, AIM shares are treated just the same as those on the Main Market, in that income generated through dividends is taxable, and gains are subject to Capital Gains Tax (CGT). However, there are number of favourable tax reliefs that the UK government have implemented to encourage investment in smaller growth companies through the...

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