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Week Ahead: Bank split adds spice to rates call

by Daniel Grote on Aug 29, 2014 at 16:06

A possible increase in interest rates is now 'in play' after last month's split vote. Just don't hold your breath for any change this week.

The Accumulator: bonds trounce shares, how did that happen?

by Daniel Grote on Aug 29, 2014 at 14:18

Corporate bonds and gilts have delivered more than double the returns of the FTSE 100 so far this year.

The Expert View: Playtech, Unite and Hays

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 29, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Spire Healthcare and STV.

Angus Tulloch in fresh rallying cry for Scottish independence

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 15:23

First State's veteran Asia fund manager makes another foray into debate on independent Scotland.

FTSE falls on claims Russia troops have entered Ukraine

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 14:41

Ukraine president effectively accuses Russia of invading. US growth figures point to earlier rate rise.

Vanguard cuts tracker and ETF costs in passive price war

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 13:03

Move means fund group now offers joint-cheapest physical ETFs accessing US, UK and emerging markets shares.

The Expert View: Ashtead, Foxtons and Petrofac

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 28, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including 888 Holdings and Chime Communications.

Foxtons tumbles on warning of property market slowdown

by Daniel Grote on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:15

(Update) Asos meanwhile surges on reports of US bid for online fashion company.

Michael Lipper: 7 signs a market slump is coming

by Michael Lipper on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:07

Wall Street veteran pinpoints seven reasons markets are making him nervous.

Under pressure Electra cuts stake in Premier

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 27, 2014 at 15:10

Electra Private Equity, the investment trust fighting off activist Edward Bramson, reduces its stake in Premier Asset Management.

Why I'll forgive misfiring Ruffer... for now

by James Carthew on Aug 27, 2014 at 14:23

Citywire columnist James Carthew weighs up his holding in underperforming Ruffer Investment Company.

The Expert View: Associated British Foods, Bunzl and WPP

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 27, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Bioquell and Regus.

DIY Income Investor: why I've ventured into risky VCTs

by Income Investor on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:23

Our income-seeking columnist has traditionally shunned VCTs, but is now taking a shine to the risky - but potentially lucrative - investments.

Artemis appoints third manager on flagship Income fund

by James Phillipps on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:04

Analyst Nick Shenton promoted to co-manager to help Adrian Frost and Adrian Gosden on the £6.8 billion Artemis Income fund.

Draghi drags FTSE higher with stimulus remarks

by Daniel Grote on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:33

Prospect of quantitative easing in the eurozone sends FTSE 100 higher as it plays catch-up with European markets.

The Expert View: Hyder Consulting, LSE and Ashtead

by Daniel Grote on Aug 26, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including IG Group and London Mining.

Gervais Williams: Quindell's business is fine, but I'm worried

by Robert St George on Aug 25, 2014 at 00:01

Citywire AA-rated manager Gervais Williams is happy with Quindell's business but says the impact of the falling share price should not be dismissed.

JOHCM pair: only tech boasts 'three green lights' to invest

by Chris Sloley on Aug 25, 2014 at 00:01

Only technology passes all three tests for JOHCM Global Select managers Christopher Lees and Nudgem Richyal.

The investment trust weathering the storm for smaller companies

by James Carthew on Aug 25, 2014 at 00:01

Smaller companies have endured a difficult year, but not all 'small cap' investment trusts have suffered.

6 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Aug 25, 2014 at 00:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we look at The Restaurant Group, PayPoint, Restore, Arrow Global, Enquest and RWS.

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