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Accumulator: Friday rally brings relief to torrid week

by Sam Antrobus on Feb 12, 2016 at 17:21

Global markets snapped a woeful run today, after a week when investors fled shares for bonds and gold.

Tritax Big Box braves the bear to raise £200m

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 13:33

High yielding real estate investment trust reports strong interest in its share offer despite rocky stock markets.

Fidelity ventures into 'eye of the storm' amid turmoil

by Daniel Grote on Feb 12, 2016 at 13:07

Paras Anand says that, unlike previous slumps, this market sell-off presents opportunity to seize on beaten-up areas of the market.

Rolls-Royce leads FTSE rebound despite dividend cut

by Daniel Grote on Feb 12, 2016 at 10:17

Rolls-Royce helps FTSE 100 rebound, soaring despite halving dividend, as fears of sixth profit warning in two years fail to materialise.

Investment Trust Watch: mighty 3i falls to a discount

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 10:13

Stock market turmoil continues to throw up opportunities as shares in private equity giant 3i Group trade on first discount in three years.

Starcount stalls and Artemis Alpha suffers

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 08:15

The marketing company founded by the creators of Tesco Clubcard is struggling and taking a toll on Artemis Alpha investment trust.

Care home fund targets 7% yield with flurry of deals

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 07:51

Target Healthcare Reit snaps up three care homes and invests two thirds of the £31 million it recently raised from shareholders.

The Expert View: Rio Tinto, Henderson and Stagecoach

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 12, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Dunelm and Dairy Crest.

FTSE sell-off reignites as banks and miners tumble

by Daniel Grote on Feb 11, 2016 at 15:38

FTSE dives back into the red, weighed down by miners as Rio Tinto scraps progressive dividend policy.

Walter Price: Twitter heading for 'internet graveyard'

by Jonathan Yarker on Feb 11, 2016 at 15:05

Manager of Allianz Technology investment trust warns social media giant Twitter is in crisis as user numbers stall.

Woodford warns banks will disappoint on dividends

by Daniel Grote on Feb 11, 2016 at 14:00

Neil Woodford becomes latest to warn over bank dividends, as their shares take a pummelling and Barclays faces scrutiny over its payout.

The Expert View: ARM, Hikma and Redrow

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 11, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Greene King and Marshalls.

Banks take the hit as markets point to recession

by Daniel Grote on Feb 10, 2016 at 18:14

The huge sell-off in bank shares since the New Year is driven by fears that we could be heading for a Japan-like depression.

FTSE clings to gains after Yellen hints at policy error

by Daniel Grote on Feb 10, 2016 at 18:02

Markets steadied as bank shares rallied despite admission by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen that US economy was vulnerable.

Battered bank bonds will emerge stronger, says AAA-rated manager

by Dalvinder Kular on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:19

Renewed fears about Europe's banks has hurt their bonds but top manager Anthony Smouha says they will be strengthened by reforms.

The Expert View: Randgold, Berkeley and Legal & General

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 10, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Hammerson and Rank.

FTSE hits three-year low amid global stock market rout

by Daniel Grote on Feb 09, 2016 at 14:32

FTSE 100 falls further into the red after yesterday's heavy falls, as stock market rout shows no sign of slowing.

'Buy' Murray International as value comes back in style

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 09, 2016 at 14:06

Analysts at Stifel slap ‘buy’ on Bruce Stout’s underperforming global income fund which yields 6% but has proved resilient recently.

5 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Feb 09, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring SkyePharma, Johnson Service Group, NewRiver Retail, Equiniti and Lok’nStore.

FTSE dives as investors dump shares and flee to gold

by Daniel Grote on Feb 08, 2016 at 17:09

FTSE 100 falls more than 150 points in broad-based sell-off, while gold price jumps in flight to safety.

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