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A global income newcomer HINTs at its potential

by James Carthew on Jul 23, 2014 at 08:30

James Carthew assesses a global equity income investment trust that has been a little overlooked by investors.

The Expert View: Royal Mail, IG Group and Beazley

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 23, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Premier Oil and UBM.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on earnings data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:25

The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.

Wednesday Papers: StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:22

And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.

How to keep your finances healthy for a long retirement

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 22, 2014 at 16:22

People often underestimate how long they will live. Professor Les Mayhew suggests how to think about this positive fact and prevent it becoming a negative in retirement.

Burford Capital launches retail bond paying 6.5%

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 22, 2014 at 16:06

Corporate litigation fund, backed by fund manager Neil Woodford, looks to raise £75 million from investors.

How to stay Sharpe with investment trusts

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 22, 2014 at 14:53

Issue 11 of our e-zine explains how to pick good investment trusts, invest in the US and where there are buying opportunities.

FTSE jumps as Ukraine tensions show signs of easing

by Daniel Grote on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:09

Sentiment improves as Ukrainian separatists agree to hand over black boxes of crashed plane. Tesco gives back yesterday's gains.

The Expert View: Tesco, big pension providers & Babcock

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 22, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Sage and Schroders Real Estate.

Tuesday Papers: Tesco bows to City and loses CEO

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:13

And the Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange markets           .

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls amid Ukraine concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:09

Concern tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions against Russia kept investors on the sidelines before major earnings reports.

Regulator berates Sipp firms over failings

by Michelle Abrego on Jul 21, 2014 at 17:22

Providers of self-invested personal pension schemes (Sipps) are still failing to assess high-risk investments, says the City watchdog.

Alarm and joy as government pushes on with pension 'guidance'

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 21, 2014 at 17:08

Pension experts mostly welcome the government's confirmation of  a national retirement guidance service, although MPs express concerns.

Scottish investment trust (SCIN) sheds manager

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 21, 2014 at 13:42

John Kennedy has been replaced as manager of the Edinburgh-based global investment company after 10 years in charge.

Tesco leaps as Clarke quits but alert weighs on FTSE

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:38

Tesco shares rise after the ousting of chief executive Phil Clarke but the FTSE 100 falls amid caution at events in Ukraine and Gaza.

The Expert View: GlaxoSmithKline, Standard Chartered and British Land

by Daniel Grote on Jul 21, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Homeserve and Advanced Computer Software.

 

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