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Can M&G Recovery stage its own turnaround?

by Dylan Lobo, Daniel Grote on Jul 30, 2015 at 15:37

Tom Dobell's once-triumphant strategy of investing in out-of-favour companies has come unstuck. Can his fund mount its own recovery?

Funding Circle plans no-charge P2P investment trust

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:25

Lender aims to be first peer-to-peer platform to launch its own fund and says investors will pay no management or performance fees.

Woodford pours millions into crowdfunding platform

by Daniel Grote on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:12

Woodford Patient Capital and Augmentum private equity fund, backed by RIT Capital Partners, pour £7.5 million into Seedrs.

Shell leads FTSE higher on plans for 6,500 job cuts

by Daniel Grote on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:29

Shell helps to drive FTSE 100 higher after announcing plans to cut 6,500 jobs to cope with low oil price.

The Expert View: Taylor Wimpey, Barclays and Foxtons

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 30, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including National Express and Capita.

Apple faces tougher times, but don't write it off

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 29, 2015 at 15:54

Allianz Technology Trust manager Walter Price says technology giant faces slowing growth but still believes it a 'cheap stock'.

Ex-BP boss' plans for energy trust checked

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 29, 2015 at 12:25

Former BP boss Tony Hayward’s plan to relaunch private equity trust as a global energy fund take a knock as board delays shareholder vote.

Barclays boosts FTSE on cost-cutting plans

by Daniel Grote on Jul 29, 2015 at 10:11

Barclays buoys FTSE 100 as investors welcome chairman's plans to accelerate cost-cutting.

The wind fund that won’t be blown off track

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 29, 2015 at 08:00

Greencoat UK Wind, the only stock market listed wind power fund, says government cuts won’t blow it or renewable energy off course.

Marwyn moves from Peppa to Gloo

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 29, 2015 at 07:52

Marwyn Value Investors invests more profits from Entertainment One, the TV company behind Peppa Pig, as it backs the flotation of Gloo Networks, a new media technology company.

The Expert View: BP, Royal Mail and ITV

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 29, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including GKN and Shire.

RSA leads FTSE higher as Zurich eyes bid

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:20

Bevy of acquisitions and takeover talk help propel the FTSE 100 higher. Drax surges as it reviews business following Budget bombshell. 

The Expert View: Barclays, Merlin and Babcock

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Breedon Aggregates and Hiscox.

Shares veer into red as China worries spread

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2015 at 15:57

FTSE 100 follows global markets down on worries over China's market rout, giving up the rest of 2015's gains in the process.

The Quindell-hit stock that’s hurting Fidelity Asian Values

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2015 at 14:48

Investment trust cuts annual charge after difficult start to its new smaller companies focus sees shares in top holding, Australian law firm Slater & Gordon, halve amid regulatory inquiries. 

Small but mighty: Chelverton tops income fund list

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 27, 2015 at 14:32

Smaller company-focused Chelverton UK Equity Income comes top in ranking of UK income funds.

Ex-BP boss in bid to launch global energy trust

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2015 at 13:56

Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward among group of oil industry veterans seeking to exploit a ‘compelling’ investment opportunity.

P2P trust set for FTSE 250 after £400m raising

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:13

Neil Woodford-backed P2P Global Investments takes total funds to £870 million after second major raising this year.

Over 8% of Nimmo trust investors sought exit in tender offer

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2015 at 11:07

Harry Nimmo's Standard Life UK Smaller Companies trust hopes to get back on track after its 5% tender offer was over subscribed by investors wishing to sell their shares.

The Expert View: RBS, Diageo and Pearson

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Standard Chartered and Anglo American.

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