Nobel prize-winning economist William Sharpe devised a useful measure to show if investments add value. We show how to use them on investment trusts.
Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Premier Oil and UBM.
And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.
The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.
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.
Corporate litigation fund, backed by fund manager Neil Woodford, looks to raise £75 million from investors.
Issue 11 of our e-zine explains how to pick good investment trusts, invest in the US and where there are buying opportunities.
Sentiment improves as Ukrainian separatists agree to hand over black boxes of crashed plane. Tesco gives back yesterday's gains.
Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Sage and Schroders Real Estate.
And the Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange markets .
Concern tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions against Russia kept investors on the sidelines before major earnings reports.
Providers of self-invested personal pension schemes (Sipps) are still failing to assess high-risk investments, says the City watchdog.
Pension experts mostly welcome the government's confirmation of a national retirement guidance service, although MPs express concerns.
John Kennedy has been replaced as manager of the Edinburgh-based global investment company after 10 years in charge.
Tesco shares rise after the ousting of chief executive Phil Clarke but the FTSE 100 falls amid caution at events in Ukraine and Gaza.
Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Homeserve and Advanced Computer Software.
And RJ Reynolds, America’s second biggest tobacco company, has been ordered to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the widow of a cigarette smoker who died of lung cancer.
Technology and industrial shares led the advance amid a global rebound as investors set aside geopolitical concerns.
And the UK remains the most attractive destination in Europe for foreign business investment, winning almost 1,800 new projects in the past year.
And revenues at Google’s British operation surged 22% to $1.62 billion in the three months to June, in a positive sign for the wider UK economy.