News by: Gavin Lumsden
Stock markets advanced and the dollar fell after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said case for raising interest rates had strengthened.
Issue 31 of our free e-zine rides in with a must-read profile of Personal Assets' Sebastian Lyon and the latest analyst recommendations.
Fund managers have turned up the heat on Mike Ashley's Sports Direct, saying they will vote against the re-election of its board next month.
Edinburgh Partners' Dale Robertson has stepped down as manager of the underperforming European Investment Trust.
Pharmaceutical shares slide after Democratic presidential candidate Hilary Clinton attacks Mylan of the US for 'outrageous' price hike.
The FTSE 100 shed ground as miners retreated in response to a fall in profits at Glencore but there was better news at ad agency WPP.
Is Aurora the cheapest investment trust on the planet? The UK's former worst-performing fund is certainly one of the most interesting.
Aberdeen Asian Income investment trust slashes costs as a revival in performance gives it a chance to win back investors.
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Shanta Gold and Antofagasta.
Should companies cut dividends to shore up their pension schemes? No, there are other things they should do first.
Emerging markets revival and slump in the pound help Bruce Stout's trust deliver a smashing six-month return after difficult few years.
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including BGEO and Hochschild Mining.
Garrett Fish of JPMorgan American looks for a recovery in US corporate profits as the S&P 500 index hits fresh all-time highs.
BlackRock World Mining Trust has been the recovery story of 2016 after last year's 'near-death experience'. Can it continue?
Technology fund manager Ben Rogoff joins board of Witan as global investment trust grapples with disruptive power of the internet.
Investment trusts welcome plan for UK's biggest financial adviser fund supermarket to offer their products after its sale by Legal & General.
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Imagination Technologies and Amec Foster Wheeler.
Change is afoot at Brunner and with shares in the global investment trust trading 20% below net asset value, analysts at Stifel smell a bargain.
European Assets Trust has become one of the highest yielding equity investment trusts following the 'Brexit' hit to its portfolio.
Charles Plowden of Baillie Gifford says good fund managers can be found and that promoters of 'tracker' funds have distorted the debate.