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Most Asian shares slide after mixed close from Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 30, 2015 at 03:07

But Chinese equities opened higher today after Friday’s sharp slide.

Sunday Papers: Shell-BG deal to win green light

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 29, 2015 at 06:49

And American big business faces the G20 in a fight for $2.1tn in unpaid tax.

Saturday Papers: UK growth hit by drag from net trade

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 28, 2015 at 04:32

And HSBC whistleblower given five years’ jail over biggest leak in banking history.

Investment Trust Watch: is Templeton a buy?

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 27, 2015 at 14:29

Mark Mobius’s successor on Templeton Emerging Markets has overhauled the portfolio. Is it enough to revive the former stalwart?

Why Osborne's housing plan is bad news for renters

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 27, 2015 at 14:20

The chancellor's hike to stamp duty for buy-to-let buyers will push up rents for tenants, warn experts.

Alliance Trust chair Forseke exits as overhaul gathers pace

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 27, 2015 at 11:09

Karin Forseke will step down as overhaul of investment trust sparked by Elliott Advisors' attack continues apace.

Emerging market trusts fall as China rout reignites

by Daniel Grote on Nov 27, 2015 at 10:58

China's stock market falls 5.5% as several major brokers announce they are under investigation, hurting the shares of emerging markets trusts.

Job Curtis: Glaxo may cut dividend, Shell should hold on

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 27, 2015 at 08:30

City of London investment trust manager discusses the financial and environmental sustainability of dividends from two FTSE 100 giants.

How investment trusts use charges to boost income

by Robert St George on Nov 27, 2015 at 08:00

Research by Numis Securities reveals how popular equity income trusts boost their attractiveness to income seekers.

The Expert View: Royal Mail, Aldermore and PayPoint

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

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including SSP and Marston’s.

Friday Papers: Barclays hit with record £72m fine

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 27, 2015 at 04:01

And Osborne has staged a billion-pound stealth raid on his Cabinet colleagues’ budgets by seizing government departments’ buildings and charging them rent.

Asia shares mixed on ECB stimulus bets

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 27, 2015 at 03:57

Chinese markets failed to follow the early rally and opened lower.

Investment Trust Insider: issue 23 out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 26, 2015 at 12:00

Equity income as you've never seen it before plus special reports on private equity and who's buying commercial property trusts.

Eurozone markets outpace FTSE on stimulus hopes

by Daniel Grote on Nov 26, 2015 at 11:38

Prospect of more money printing from the European Central Bank sends eurozone markets higher, outpacing the FTSE 100.

Barclays fined £72m for rushing through 'deal of the century'

by Daniel Grote on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:53

City regulator hands big fine for bank for pushing through secret £1.9 billion deal without performing adequate checks.

Woodford intervenes after Northwest allegations

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 26, 2015 at 08:55

Fund manager demands Northwest Biotherapeutics appoints former FBI special agent to investigate allegations of financial impropriety.


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