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The Expert View: Unilever, Merlin and Tullow Oil

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 21, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including BGEO and Hammerson.

Asia stock markets trade mostly higher

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 21, 2017 at 03:15

Toshiba shares gained amid reports the troubled conglomerate wants to raise at least $8.8 billion.

Tuesday Papers: Failed Kraft bid ‘a wake-up’ call for Unilever

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 21, 2017 at 03:08

And Greece's creditors dash hopes for quick deal as debt inspectors prepare to return to Athens.

Unilever slides as Kraft Heinz abandons $143bn chase

by Danielle Levy on Feb 20, 2017 at 14:56

Hostile response spooks Kraft backers Warren Buffett and Jorge Paulo Lemman into pulling support for bid, sending Unilever shares lower.

Bad BAT tax reform would 'decimate' US importers

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2017 at 13:41

Trump administration plans for radical ‘border adjustment tax’ (BAT) would be massive policy error for the US, fund managers warn.

Alpha Real dismisses £25m bid for property trust

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:32

IMPT's largest shareholder believes the Hansteen offer 'substantially undervalues' the trust's portfolio

UK's biggest fund faces ‘critical year’ as consultants weigh performance

by Selin Bucak, James Phillipps on Feb 20, 2017 at 11:10

The £26 billion Standard Life Investments’ (SLI) Global Absolute Return Strategies (Gars) fund has avoided a key ratings downgrade but questions remain over its size.

RBS tops FTSE as Williams & Glyn sale shelved

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:51

RBS jumps to top of FTSE 100, offsetting Unilever's slide, as investors welcome plans to shelve sale of Williams & Glyn branches.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2017 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Kromek, FIH, IQE and Brooks Macdonald.

Monday Papers: EU targets UK’s €60bn exit bill before trade talks

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 20, 2017 at 02:41

And spurned Kraft Heinz called off its £115 billion pursuit of Unilever two days after takeover offer.

Asia stocks mostly down amid holiday in US

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 20, 2017 at 02:38

Shares in Unilever could retreat after US food company Kraft Heinz Co withdrew its proposal for a $143 billion merger.

Woodford Patient Capital suffers the ‘terrible twos’

by Robert St George on Feb 20, 2017 at 00:01

Woodford Patient Capital Trust has traded below its 2015 launch price for over a year. How patient should shareholders be?

Sunday Papers: Greece hurtles towards a final reckoning

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 19, 2017 at 03:45

And Dutch poison pill could save Unilever from 'predatory' bid from Kraft Heinz.

Saturday Papers: Housing market slumps

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 18, 2017 at 05:51

And JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley set for lead Saudi Aramco IPO roles.

Accumulator: emerging markets stand tall in global rally

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 17, 2017 at 16:43

Our exclusive stock market data table reveals good week for developed and emerging markets, with the latter strong so far this year.

Unilever surges on Kraft Heinz's $143bn takeover bid

by Daniel Grote on Feb 17, 2017 at 16:25

Shares in consumer staples giant soar after Kraft Heinz mounts sensational $143 billion takeover bid.

 

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