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European straggler switches manager

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 25, 2016 at 17:44

Edinburgh Partners' Dale Robertson has stepped down as manager of the underperforming European Investment Trust.

Investors pull another £2.2 billion from equity funds

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 25, 2016 at 17:30

Investors continued to dump stock market funds last month although the overall level of post-‘Brexit’ withdrawals reduced, new figures show.

FTSE falls after Clinton's latest attack on drug prices

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 25, 2016 at 10:47

Pharmaceutical shares slide after Democratic presidential candidate Hilary Clinton attacks Mylan of the US for 'outrageous' price hike.

The Expert View: WPP, Costain and WH Smith

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 25, 2016 at 05:01

A round-up of analyst commentary on shares, including Hikma Pharmaceuticals.

Prudential staff vote for industrial action over India move

by William Robins on Aug 24, 2016 at 08:57

Workers at Prudential to take industrial action after pension group announced plans to move jobs to India.

The Expert View: Standard Life, Persimmon and Cape

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

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

Passive picks: the best selling tracker funds and ETFs

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 23, 2016 at 16:08

As passive funds attract investors in record numbers, we've taken a look at some of the bestsellers.

Builders boost FTSE as Persimmon shrugs off 'Brexit'

by Daniel Grote on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:17

Upbeat numbers from Persimmon help quell fears over the impact of the 'Brexit' vote on house builders.

Regulators vow to work together to combat scams

by Jack Gilbert on Aug 23, 2016 at 08:45

Financial Conduct Authority and other regulators pledge to tackle growing number of frauds following last year's pension freedom reforms. 

The Expert View: Berkeley, Moneysupermarket and Interserve

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 23, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares and investment trusts, also featuring Establishment and Science Group.

Hargreaves fixes bug that showed funds valued at nil

by Daniel Grote on Aug 22, 2016 at 16:14

Hargreaves Lansdown fixes bug that gave clients a nasty shock this morning, showing funds valued at nil.

Miners drag FTSE as dollar rallies on rate hike bets

by Daniel Grote on Aug 22, 2016 at 16:05

Hawkish comments from Fed official helps dollar rise, weighing on metal prices and miners, which drag down FTSE 100.

UK dividends drop as profits come under pressure

by Daniel Grote on Aug 22, 2016 at 15:25

Bankers investment trust manager Alex Crooke says faltering UK dividends underline need for income investors to go global.

Woodford scraps bonuses in pay overhaul

by Daniel Grote on Aug 22, 2016 at 14:24

Woodford Investment Management scraps staff bonuses, arguing they do little to boost performance, moving staff to fixed salaries.

The Expert View: ITV, St James’s Place and Schroders

by Daniel Grote on Aug 22, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including Essentra and Atlantis Resources.

Investment Trust Watch: tiny Aurora's big 'discount'

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:28

Is Aurora the cheapest investment trust on the planet? The UK's former worst-performing fund is certainly one of the most interesting.

Shell and BP can't keep up with oil bulls

by Daniel Grote on Aug 19, 2016 at 10:24

The oil price has consolidated above $50 after a strong run, but investors in BP and Shell haven't seen much benefit.

Paul Singer warns of 'biggest bond bubble' ever

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 19, 2016 at 09:27

Founder of Elliott Management, the hedge fund investment trust activist, says global bond market is 'broken' and will explode. 

The Expert View: Kingfisher, WPP and Premier Oil

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

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Close Brothers and Wood Group.

Tax man challenges 'in specie' pension contributions

by Jack Gilbert on Aug 18, 2016 at 15:52

Business owners and others using property and shares to make pension contributions could face HM Revenue & Customs crackdown.

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