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Investment Trust Watch: the rush for UK mid cap

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 28, 2015 at 15:07

A turbulent week takes another twist as investors snap up investment trusts focused on medium-sized British companies.

Oil soars on global stock market rally and US growth

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2015 at 09:40

Oil registers biggest one-day gain in six years thanks to strong US growth and diminishing supplies.

Fidelity Asian Values dumps Slater & Gordon shares

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 28, 2015 at 09:13

Investment trust slashes new holding in Australian law firm after its shares plunge over links to Quindell, the controversial UK claims processor.

M&G's Somel gets back to Basics and drops Growth

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2015 at 08:00

Randeep Somel to focus on turning around performance of M&G Global Basics as Managed Growth fund handed to Dave Fishwick.

The Expert View: Tate & Lyle, Petrofac and Pets at Home

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

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Nostrum Oil & Gas and Playtech.

FTSE rally strengthens as US smashes forecasts

by Dylan Lobo, Daniel Grote on Aug 27, 2015 at 15:46

FTSE 100 jumps by more than 3% as strong US growth figures inject optimism into markets.

Acorn Income cashes in after betting on FTSE slump

by Daniel Grote on Aug 27, 2015 at 15:31

Best performing investment trust's bet that the FTSE 100 would fall from 7,000 milestone pays off after Black Monday crash.

Investment Trust Tips: Canaccord's 4 contrarian calls

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 27, 2015 at 14:22

Alan Brierley of Canaccord Genuity identifies 'compelling' funds for investors prepared to brave the stock market with a long-term bet.

Bond managers take action as investors rush to exit

by Rob Griffin on Aug 27, 2015 at 11:46

Bond managers are putting safeguards in place as prospect of interest rate rises prompts investors to sell.

Thought UK quantitative easing was over? Not quite

by Daniel Grote on Aug 27, 2015 at 11:07

The Bank of England stopped the money-printing presses three years ago but will soon have £17 billion to plough into government bonds.

The Expert View: BHP Billiton, WPP and Stagecoach

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 27, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including OneSavings Bank and International Airlines Group.

FTSE below 6,000 despite hint of US rate hike delay

by Daniel Grote on Aug 26, 2015 at 17:09

Hints that the US could delay an interest rate hike and the European Central Bank launch more stimulus can't stop FTSE 100 fallling.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: my portfolio can't cope!

by Dumb Investor on Aug 26, 2015 at 09:00

If we really are entering an emerging markets crisis, my portfolio looks ill-prepared for the turbulence.

Woodford Patient: under the bonnet and beyond the hype

by James Carthew on Aug 26, 2015 at 08:30

James Carthew scours interim accounts from Neil Woodford's new investment trust.

Why the oil price could be depressed for a generation

by James Phillipps on Aug 26, 2015 at 08:00

The oil price may have fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis, but Chris Taylor believes it will get cheaper.

The Expert View: Lloyds, RSA and N Brown

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 26, 2015 at 05:00

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

Investment Trust Watch: Black Monday bargains

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 25, 2015 at 17:21

(Update) Investment trust bargain hunters move in after yesterday's rout with funds of star Asia manager Hugh Young in focus.

FTSE surges as China cuts interest rates

by Daniel Grote on Aug 25, 2015 at 14:42

FTSE 100 surges as markets stage recovery from yesterday's sharp falls after China cuts interest rates.

Gervais Williams ‘relieved’ thanks to FTSE protection policy

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 25, 2015 at 10:03

Decision to buy protection against a sharp fall in the FTSE 100 looks a shrewd move after yesterday's panic-selling.

The Expert View: Prudential, Brewin Dolphin & Bunzl

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 25, 2015 at 05:01

Our daily round-up of analyst commentary on shares, including Laird and Spire Healthcare.

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