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Airlines fly but FTSE stalls as oil price slides

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 27, 2014 at 15:30

Airline shares rise but energy stocks fall as the oil price tumbles below $75 a barrel following the Opec meeting in Vienna. 

Angry at BG boss pay? There's an app for that

by Daniel Grote on Nov 27, 2014 at 14:34

Campaign group ShareAction launches tool to help investors lobby pensions over controversial pay package for new BG boss.

Miton issues profit warning as outflows hit £500m

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 27, 2014 at 10:06

Miton Group blames the departures of fund managers Bill Mott and Martin Gray for a fall in assets under management.

The Expert View: Bunzl, Rightmove and Sage

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 27, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including LondonMetric Property and Howden Joinery.

Anguilla issues alert over Venables' football fund

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 26, 2014 at 16:21

The Football Talent Fund backed by former England and Tottenham Hotspur manager Terry Venables is in trouble with regulators in the Caribbean.

Woodford's new biotech could be the next Amgen

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 26, 2014 at 14:13

Fund manager Neil Woodford has snapped up shares in Northwest Biotherapeutics. We speak to the boss of the US firm on her hopes.

FTSE edges higher despite 'unbalanced' UK growth fears

by Daniel Grote on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:45

FTSE edges higher but economists worry that UK economic growth has lost its balance.

Thomas Cook tumbles after shock exit of boss

by Daniel Grote on Nov 26, 2014 at 09:58

Shares fall 18% after shock departure of Harriet Green, who is credited with turning around the travel company's fortunes.

The big new trust betting property party isn't over

by James Carthew on Nov 26, 2014 at 08:00

KWE, 2014's biggest investment trust launch, is betting that Europe's property market still has further to recover from credit crunch lows.

Minor royalty: small and mid-cap dividend kings

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 26, 2014 at 05:01

Analysts at Liberum have assessed the security of dividends at seven of the highest yielding small and ‘mid cap’ stocks.

Supermarket slump leads FTSE lower despite US boost

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2014 at 16:33

FTSE 100 in red despite US reporting fastest six months of growth in over a decade.

Lawyers rally Tesco shareholders for redress fight

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2014 at 13:09

Law firm gathers Tesco shareholders for compensation fight over losses sparked by £263 million profit overstatement.

Investors brace for bond market meltdown

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2014 at 11:43

European bond investors are braced for an inevitable meltdown in the market, with only the timing of a correction in question.

The Expert View: British Land, Johnson Matthey and Rotork

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 25, 2014 at 05:01

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

Plummeting Petrofac and Aviva slump weigh on FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Nov 24, 2014 at 15:56

(Update) Shares in oil services company drop by a quarter after profit warning. Aviva falls and Friends Life rises on takeover deal plans.

Aviva: is Friends bid a rights issue in disguise?

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 24, 2014 at 15:04

Buying Friends Life, a small, weaker UK rival, could help Aviva improve its dividend. But are the insurer's shareholders paying too much?

Trust tells Train: you're a key man!

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 24, 2014 at 11:16

Lindsell Train investment trust has taken out £6 million 'key man' insurance on its fund manager Nick Train.

FTSE 100’s dividend kings: how safe are payouts?

by Daniel Grote on Nov 24, 2014 at 05:01

Analysts at Liberum have assessed the security of dividends at six of the FTSE 100’s big payers.

Aviva agrees £5bn deal to buy rival Friends Life

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 18:16

Deal would be the biggest for insurance sector in more than a decade.

Markets surge on China rate cut and ECB hopes

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 16:10

Markets surge on surprise China interest rate cut and hints of more stimulus from the ECB. The Accumulator rounds up the week.

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