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News by: Michelle McGagh

Bankers trust to cut UK stocks amid Brexit uncertainty

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 23, 2017 at 11:29

Global investment trust looks to bring down UK exposure to a fifth of the portfolio as Brexit casts shadow.

Lifetime ISAs: a step closer to the home-owning dream

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 22, 2017 at 13:00

'The No Spend Year' author's series on the basics of investments and savings takes a look at the Lifetime ISA.

The Expert View: HSBC, Bovis & Vodafone

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 22, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily round-up of analyst commentary on shares, including Capita and Galliford Try.

Women trust directors double in five years

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 22, 2017 at 00:01

Gender equality is making a mark on investment trusts yet only one in five directors of closed-end funds are women, according to new study.

Pound's fall hides UK's lagging dividend performance

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:52

Report by fund group Henderson highlights weak pound's impact on UK dividends, which trailed growth in other markets last year.

The Expert View: Unilever, Merlin and Tullow Oil

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 21, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including BGEO and Hammerson.

Bad BAT tax reform would 'decimate' US importers

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2017 at 13:41

Trump administration plans for radical ‘border adjustment tax’ (BAT) would be massive policy error for the US, fund managers warn.

Alpha Real dismisses £25m bid for property trust

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:32

IMPT's largest shareholder believes the Hansteen offer 'substantially undervalues' the trust's portfolio

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2017 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Kromek, FIH, IQE and Brooks Macdonald.

Fund managers have turned bullish on global economy

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 17, 2017 at 11:57

Global investors far more confident about economic prospects than a year ago though three quarters say US stocks too dear.

The Expert View: Lancashire, Drax and Rightmove

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 17, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Relx and CVS.

European Polls: why investors should hold their nerve

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 16, 2017 at 12:23

Elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany could upset markets but not rock Europe's longer-term economic recovery, say fund managers. 

How much do you need to save for old age?

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 16, 2017 at 12:10

In the latest in series explaining the basics of investment and saving, author of 'The No Spend Year' examines pensions.

The Expert View: NEX, Smith & Nephew & ITV

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 16, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Travis Perkins and Acacia Mining.

Olly Russ: Trump could lean on IMF to derail Greek bailout

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 15, 2017 at 15:52

Donald Trump could pressure International Monetary Fund to pull plug on Greece pitching the eurozone into a new crisis.

The Expert View: Rolls-Royce, Reckitt & Pearson

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 15, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Pendragon and Bodycote.

Can earnings keep pace with the stock market rally?

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:44

Record earnings for FTSE 100 and 'mid-cap' companies in the last three months of 2016 bode well, but are they enough?

The Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, Capita & DFS

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 14, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including AstraZeneca and Fidessa.

Investors sneeze at P2P trust’s ‘seasoning’

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 13, 2017 at 13:28

Manager of P2P Global Investments blames maturing loan book for its poor performance last year. Will investors give it another chance?

Co-op Bank puts itself up for sale

by Dylan Lobo, Michelle McGagh on Feb 13, 2017 at 11:13

Co-operative Group may struggle to find a buyer for loss-making 'ethical' bank hurt by low interest rates and a damaged reputation.

 

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