Aim 100 

The Aim 100 2018: part 1

The Aim 100 2018: part 1

The Alternative Investment Market (Aim) is Europe’s longest running and most successful exchange for junior stocks, but its status as a fertile ground for smaller companies to raise capital hasn’t always translated into stellar returns for investors. Bigger has been (marginally) better for Aim investors; since 2005 (when data ifirst became available for the FTSE Aim 100 Index) annualised total returns for Aim’s larger companies have been 1.44 per cent versus 0.94 per cent for the FTSE Aim All-Share. Either way, shares listed on the junior exchange have done poorly, measured against the main market.  

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