Citywire for Financial Professionals
Share this page:
Stay connected:

 

Investments

Unique tools for researching funds, shares, investment trusts and ETFs

Latest investment articles

Subscribe via RSS | Get email alerts

Hopes of ECB bond move boost stock market recovery

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 21, 2014 at 17:20

The FTSE 100 sped 105 points higher on a report that the European Central Bank plans stronger action to avoid a depression.

Top Trusts: my quest for a small cap bargain

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:26

Starting Citywire's investment trust portfolio as markets turned south last month was bad timing but I'm down, not out!

Bankers must take smaller slice, says Bank of England

by David Campbell on Oct 21, 2014 at 07:48

Bankers can no longer assume they will receive ‘a larger share of a smaller pie’ and must increase the profits they pay shareholders.

The Expert View: Rolls-Royce, St James's & Man

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 21, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Close Brothers and Charles Taylor.

FTSE retreats but Tesco rises on bid hopes

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 20, 2014 at 15:53

Tesco advances on reports that private equity bidders are eyeing the beleaguered grocer.

Why we're holding our nerve in the tech crash

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 20, 2014 at 13:33

Walter Price of Allianz Technology Trust explains how he's looking at investments, including Apple and Alibaba, after a 10% drop in the fund's shares. 

Henderson Value has promising future, if it survives

by James Carthew on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:05

If it can survive a shareholder continuation vote the outlook for Henderson Value Trust could be good, says James Carthew. 

7 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Oct 20, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors covering FirstGroup, Augean, Aveva, Paragon, Spirent, Weatherly and WH Ireland.

The Accumulator: the week's shares sell-off in numbers

by Daniel Grote on Oct 17, 2014 at 16:27

Shares tumbled all around the world this week before making a late revival. Our Accumulator table tells the story.

FTSE rallies 1.5% but Rolls-Royce slumps on warning

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 17, 2014 at 16:21

World markets extended yesterday’s turnaround but a profits warning from Rolls-Royce underlined the economic uncertainty.

What Woodford and other managers think of the crash

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 17, 2014 at 15:50

(Update) Don't despair, say Neil Woodford and other fund managers. The crash is not a new financial crisis and the worst may be over.

What happened to bonds? Capitulation, that’s what

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 17, 2014 at 13:23

Ben Lord of M&G says the crash in US treasuries on Wednesday says more about bond investors than the global economy.

The Expert View: Whitbread, Aveva and Speedy Hire

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 17, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Quarto Group and Telford Homes.

London Mining files for administration following BlackRock writedown

by David Campbell on Oct 16, 2014 at 23:57

Shares in the business invested in by BlackRock World Mining had been effectively marked down to zero.

FTSE falls then rises on US jobs and QE hopes

by Daniel Grote, Gavin Lumsden on Oct 16, 2014 at 18:00

A fall in eurozone inflation alarmed investors but markets recovered after a Fed official said US dollar printing could be extended.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: stop loss, my portfolio is red!

by Dumb Investor on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:58

My once-beautiful blue portfolio has got ugly splashes of red all over it. Time to think about putting on some 'stop losses'.

Buffett sells Tesco as bondholder bets on shareholder pain

by Daniel Grote on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:57

US investor Warren Buffett sells more Tesco shares after his 'huge mistake', but are the supermarket's bonds a smarter buy?

Bob Geldof: invest in Africa, not China

by Rosie Sells, Gavin Lumsden on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:28

Musician Bob Geldof has urged UK pension funds to stop being ‘left out’ and invest in Africa instead of China.

The Expert View: Balfour Beatty, CSR and BG Group

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 16, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Mears and Michael Page.

FTSE tumbles as global growth fears grip investors

by Gavin Lumsden, Daniel Grote on Oct 15, 2014 at 17:03

Triple dose of bad news from the US sparks global growth fears. Shire shares hammered after Abbvie reconsiders bid.

Investment videos

Visit Citywire Selection for more of our best investment ideas

Sorry, this link is not
quite ready yet