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M&S slumps on profit hit from turnaround plans

by Daniel Grote on May 25, 2016 at 12:17

Shares in Marks and Spencer fall as new boss Steve Rowe warns his turnaround plan will hurt profits in the short term.

The Expert View: Imperial Brands, Sky and Ocado

by Michelle McGagh on May 25, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Cranswick and Renew Holdings.

David Kempton: 5 stocks I'm buying as EU vote looms

by David Kempton on May 24, 2016 at 17:15

David Kempton isn't getting distracted by the EU referendum, finding five new shares for his portfolio including an exciting biotech stock.

Banks drive FTSE higher, pound jumps on Brexit poll

by Daniel Grote on May 24, 2016 at 16:19

Banks rally on strong mortgage lending and hopes court ruling will blunt US regulators. Pound jumps as Brexit poll underlines 'remain' lead.

Value stocks at cheapest ever levels, says Europe star

by Dalvinder Kular on May 24, 2016 at 11:03

Citywire AAA-rated James Sym believes beaten-down stocks will return to favour as inflation rises.

The trusts targeting Vietnam's resilient growth

by James Carthew on May 24, 2016 at 10:14

Many Asian countries are suffering from China's problems, but Vietnam is weathering the storm well.

The Expert View: Royal Mail, Pendragon and Restore

by Michelle McGagh on May 24, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Tissue Regenix and Aureus Mining.

AXA stubs out €1.7bn tobacco investments

by Sean Butters on May 23, 2016 at 17:06

World's biggest insurer will drop its equity and debt interests in tobacco companies and cease to invest in the sector.

Threadneedle UK Property cuts fund price by 5%

by Jonathan Yarker on May 23, 2016 at 09:41

Columbia Threadneedle is latest investment group to re-price flagship commercial property fund in the face of investor withdrawals.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on May 23, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of recent trades by fund managers, including two recent buys from Citywire AAA-rated Neil Woodford.

Investment Trust Watch: UK and Japan stars 'cheap'

by Daniel Grote on May 20, 2016 at 13:18

Fidelity Special Values and Baillie Gifford Japan boast strong long-term returns but their shares remain resolutely 'cheap'.

FTSE fights back as miners rebound, Ladbrokes jumps

by Daniel Grote on May 20, 2016 at 10:19

FTSE 100 claws back losses thanks to rebound in miners, while Ladbrokes surges as Coral merger moves step closer.

The Expert View: M&S, Hargreaves Lansdown and Royal Mail

by Michelle McGagh on May 20, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Grainger and Rathbone Brothers.

FTSE falls as US opens door to June rate rise

by Daniel Grote on May 19, 2016 at 12:28

Hawkish US Federal Reserve says it could raise interest rates next month, hitting global stock markets.

Hargreaves weathers torrid ISA season and Brexit fears

by Daniel Grote on May 19, 2016 at 11:12

Hargreaves Lansdown reports drop in outflows after worst ISA season on record, as Brexit fears weigh on investors.

Miton picks Jackson to replace Godber and Hamilton

by Selin Bucak on May 19, 2016 at 09:54

Miton has appointed Andrew Jackson to manage its top-performing UK Value Opportunities fund.

The Expert View: Burberry, Standard Chartered and Just Eat

by Michelle McGagh on May 19, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Countryside Properties and Marston’s.

Government to relaunch Lloyds share sale this year

by Daniel Grote on May 18, 2016 at 11:53

Government expects to relaunch its sale of Lloyds shares to the public this year, having postponed the offer due to market falls.

FTSE falls and miners slump on US rate rise fears

by Daniel Grote on May 18, 2016 at 10:25

Fears the US Federal Reserve could respond to inflation jump with June interest rate hike dampen investors' mood.

Horvat faces big task to revive M&G Global Basics

by Jonathan Yarker on May 18, 2016 at 08:00

Long-suffering investors will be wary of false dawns, but performance has started to improve under new manager Jamie Horvat.

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