The 26 companies, which have few assets or sales were suspended because officials are concerned that an absence of financial reports could leave investors vulnerable to manipulation from misleading or incomplete information, Bloomberg News reported.
Some of the companies asked to file information, have not done so for years and at least one has not filed financial statements since 1994.
Shares will remain suspended for another eight days and will continue unless the companies provide updated information.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
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