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Week Ahead: chuck the chocs and devour this data!

by Daniel Grote on Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30

Markets won't let another short week get in the way of churning out a whole heap of economic data.

The Expert View: William Hill, Aviva and Ashtead

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 18, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Songbird Estates and Synergy Health.

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 16:08

Firm insists 'investment philosophies and management strategies have not changed in any way'.

BlackRock shuts Evy Hambro’s small company mining fund

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 15:55

Firm says small Mining Opportunities fund suffered large withdrawals by investors and had shrunk below £1 million.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: I'm Russian for returns

by Dumb Investor on Apr 17, 2014 at 15:01

I'm making what could be my most adventurous investment yet, braving the Crimean crisis to buy a Russian investment trust.

Why I'm keeping a beady eye on Mobius

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:04

Mark Mobius' Templeton Emerging Markets (TEM) investment trust looked attractive as I prepared Citywire's Top Trust portfolio.

Insurers prop up flagging FTSE as Ukraine fears weigh

by Daniel Grote on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:32

Insurers notch up gains but the FTSE 100 is weighed down by nerves over tensions between Russia and the West.

The Expert View: Tesco, Hargreaves Lansdown and Grainger

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

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Dialight and Safestore.

Bill McQuaker: 3 funds for big company returns

by Daniel Grote on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:18

Funds expert Bill McQuaker picks his favourite funds investing in big household names.

Investment Trust Insider: DIY Investor Safety Manual

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:17

Our ezine has everything you need to know about the pros and cons of investment trusts: from charges, discounts, gearing to liquidity.

Hargreaves Lansdown: we will review our prices

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 14:30

The UK's biggest funds supermarket holds out the prospect of more price cuts as it strives to remain competitive in the DIY investor market.

FTSE rises as jobless fall adds to economic cheer

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:28

Chinese growth data and a fall in UK unemployment lift the pound and FTSE 100 but experts question if the figures justify all the optimism.

The Expert View: Resolution, Debenhams and GKN

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

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including 4imprint and Manx Telecom.

European QE could boost emerging markets, says Sarasin

by Robert St George on Apr 15, 2014 at 12:52

Guy Monson of Sarasin & Partners explains why money printing in Europe could turn the tide in emerging markets' favour.

UK's 'great unsung' ethical firms will make you money

by Robert St George on Apr 15, 2014 at 12:08

Chris Wright, the Citywire AAA-rated manager of the Premier Ethical fund, says cynics are wrong to dismiss ethical investing.

Pound spikes after inflation fall while FTSE falters

by Daniel Grote on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:28

Slowing demand for metals and poor UK retail sales data weigh on the FTSE 100, but another drop in inflation causes sterling to jump.

The Expert View: Lloyds, Antofagasta & Glencore

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 15, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Real Estate Investors.

FTSE recovers as US rises on Citigroup cheer

by Daniel Grote on Apr 14, 2014 at 16:00

Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.

Beagles & Lowen sell Aberdeen shares 'reluctantly'

by Chris Sloley on Apr 14, 2014 at 15:42

JOHCM's James Lowen and Clive Beagles made several changes to their UK Equity Income fund last month in response to market uncertainty.

Why do trust accounts say so much and say so little?

by James Carthew on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:06

Long-winded investment trust report and accounts aren't doing anybody a favour, writes James Carthew. 

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