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Investment Trust Watch: Riverstone rocks as Opec crumbles

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 30, 2016 at 17:23

A spike in the oil price throws the spotlight on Riverstone Energy, up 48% this year and still 'compelling' value, according to one investor.

The Accumulator: Deutsche casts shadow and oil jumps

by Daniel Grote on Sep 30, 2016 at 16:10

A mixed week for markets saw Deutsche Bank's troubles take their toll and oil rally as Opec cartel agreed production cuts.

Investment Trust Insider: issue 32 out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 28, 2016 at 11:03

Exclusive interview with Tom Slater of Scottish Mortgage Trust, how property trusts braved Brexit plus analysts' tips and comments.

Woodford and Barnett take £200m hit on Capita crash

by Daniel Grote on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:23

Star fund managers see Capita stakes lose quarter of their value as outsourcing group issues shock profit warning.

FTSE pares losses on reports Deutsche fine slashed

by Daniel Grote on Sep 30, 2016 at 16:41

Fears over Deutsche Bank and wider banking sector ease amid reports fine for German lender could be cut to $5.4 billion.

Can Scottish Mortgage reveal its unquoted secrets?

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 30, 2016 at 13:00

(Exclusive:) A push into highly-valued 'unicorn' internet companies has left UK's biggest equity investment trust with a dilemma. 

Why stocks yielding 6% should raise a red flag

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:37

High and flat dividends are not what income investors should be aiming for, even in a world of low growth.

How I clawed back the emerging markets crash

by Sean Butters on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:01

Taiwan's 'serious dividend culture' is one factor helping JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income recover from a tough period, says manager Omar Negyal.

RBS brand retreats to Scotland under ring-fence plans

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 30, 2016 at 10:03

Royal Bank of Scotland brand confined to Scotland as bank separates consumer businesses from riskier investment operations.

The Expert View: Capita, Babcock and PayPoint

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 30, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Daily Mail and General Trust and Moneysupermarket.

Friday Papers: Dealmaking falls to three-year low

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 30, 2016 at 04:31

And German bank crisis deepens as 10,000 jobs face the axe while banks blame low demand for loans and ECB's monetary policy for woes.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls sharply amid financial fears

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 30, 2016 at 04:18

Shares of big lenders fell amid growing concerns over the stability of Germany's biggest bank.

How property trusts braved the Brexit storm

by Robert St George on Sep 30, 2016 at 00:01

We assess prospects for high-yielding property investment trusts, which fared better than rival open-ended funds after the Brexit vote.

BlackRock faces loss of flagship income trust

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 29, 2016 at 15:03

BlackRock Income Strategies Trust launches strategic review and invites bids from rival fund management groups after alarming drop in performance.

Former star manager charged with insider dealing

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 29, 2016 at 12:08

Mark Lyttleton, former star UK fund manager at BlackRock, has been charged with insider dealing by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Shell and BP lead FTSE higher as Opec agrees cut

by Daniel Grote on Sep 29, 2016 at 11:40

Shell and BP jump to top of FTSE 100 as Opec cartel sends oil price higher after agreeing to production cuts.

The Expert View: RBS, Sainsbury’s and Wolseley

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 29, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including the AA and William Hill.

Thursday Papers: Deutsche woes draw in Draghi and Berlin

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 29, 2016 at 04:14

And oil price jumped after Opec agrees to cut production as Saudi Arabia and Iran appeared to set aside their differences.

Overnight Markets: US stocks rally as OPEC reaches output deal

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 29, 2016 at 04:11

The energy index had its best day since January, climbing 4.34%.

Buy, sell, hold: two top trusts for equity income

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 29, 2016 at 00:01

Our monthly roundup of analyst tips and comments on investment trusts, including Finsbury Growth & Income and Diverse Income.  

 

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