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Barclays tops FTSE and stays bullish despite 'Brexit'

by Daniel Grote on Jul 29, 2016 at 17:10

Barclays jumps to top of FTSE 100 as bank reassures investors 'Brexit' hasn't derailed plans to reshape business.

Investment Trust Watch: Moore's 'mid cap' malaise

by Daniel Grote on Jul 29, 2016 at 16:07

Shares in Standard Life Equity Income look 'cheap' after 'Brexit' hits manager Thomas Moore's favoured FTSE 250 stocks.

Mundy buys Barclays but warns of 'vicious rerating' for shares

by David Campbell on Jul 29, 2016 at 14:08

Alastair Mundy, manager of the Temple Bar investment trust, has warned 'anti-establishment fervour' could spell trouble for shares.

The Expert View: RBS, Lloyds and ITV

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 29, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager and analyst commentary on shares, also including IG Design Group and Standard Life European Private Equity.

Woodford Patient Capital bolsters board with double hire

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 16:00

Investment trust veterans Alan Hodson and Carolan Dobson have been appointed to the board of Woodford Patient Capital.

Time to take profits as markets rally in 'Brexit' rebound

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2016 at 13:47

Markets have rallied after the initial shock of the 'Brexit' vote, meaning it could be time to take some profits, argues Adrian Lowcock.

Rolls-Royce soars but FTSE falls on Shell woes

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 11:45

Rolls-Royce shares soar amid confidence the worst for the engineering group is over, but FTSE falls as investors fret over Shell's dividends.

Lloyds falls on dividend fears after 'Brexit' vote

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:04

Lloyds sparks investor fears over dividends, saying 'Brexit' vote likely to hit business and cutting 3,000 jobs.

The Expert View: Barclays, Shell and BP

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including HSBC and Hadrian’s Wall.

Buy, sell, hold: Fidelity's special value, Electra under fire

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:12

Our roundup of analyst views and investment trust news highlights Fidelity Special Values looking 'cheap' and Electra facing criticism.

ITV and builders shrug off 'Brexit' to lead FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2016 at 10:43

ITV jumps while Taylor Wimpey leads house builders higher as both companies issue robust updates despite 'Brexit' vote.

That was 'some kind of bubble in biotech!'

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2016 at 07:00

Volatile biotech stocks have had a rough year but bids and takeovers could propel a post-'Brexit' rally, suggests a leading investor.

The Expert View: IAG, Unilever and BBA

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 27, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including Balfour Beatty and GCP Student Living.

I hate paying premiums on trusts, but infrastructure is worth it

by James Carthew on Jul 26, 2016 at 11:33

Shares in infrastructure investment trusts sit on heavy premiums, but it is hard to see what could knock their ratings.

BT leads FTSE higher on Ofcom relief

by Daniel Grote on Jul 26, 2016 at 10:37

Telecommunications company jumps to top of FTSE 100 as regulator Ofcom resists calls for sell-off of Openreach broadband division.

Uber losing $1.5bn a year in China, says Fidelity's Nicholls

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 26, 2016 at 07:00

Taxi app operator has met its match in China, says manager of Fidelity China Special Situations, who is backing its main rival Didi.

The Expert View: William Hill, Unilever and SABMiller

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 26, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Sage and UDG Healthcare.

Investment trusts and the fight against inflation

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 26, 2016 at 00:01

Inflation is low but rising, boosted by the recovery in oil prices and the slump in the pound since the EU referendum.

How Neil Woodford seized on 'Brexit' stock market panic

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 25, 2016 at 13:50

Citywire AA-rated manager bought more shares in UK-facing stocks, funded by selling some of his tobacco and pharmaceutical holdings.

Investors pull £2 billion from Aberdeen property funds

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:48

Fund group reveals investors withdrew £2 billion from its property funds in three months, as the sector comes under pressure following the 'Brexit' vote.

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