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Accumulator: Friday rally brings relief to torrid week

by Sam Antrobus on Feb 12, 2016 at 17:21

Global markets snapped a woeful run today, after a week when investors fled shares for bonds and gold.

Fidelity ventures into 'eye of the storm' amid turmoil

by Daniel Grote on Feb 12, 2016 at 13:07

Paras Anand says that, unlike previous slumps, this market sell-off presents opportunity to seize on beaten-up areas of the market.

Investment Trust Watch: mighty 3i falls to a discount

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 10:13

Stock market turmoil continues to throw up opportunities as shares in private equity giant 3i Group trade on first discount in three years.

Rolls-Royce leads FTSE rebound despite dividend cut

by Daniel Grote on Feb 12, 2016 at 10:17

Rolls-Royce helps FTSE 100 rebound, soaring despite halving dividend, as fears of sixth profit warning in two years fail to materialise.

Sunday Papers: Shell faces $30bn battle to sell assets after BG deal

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 14, 2016 at 03:27

And major central banks tear up interest rate plans as market turmoil forces them into reverse.

Saturday Papers: Uber picks up $200m from Fridman

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 13, 2016 at 03:44

And the Independent is closing its daily and Sunday newspapers, ending their 30-year spell as campaigning voices in UK media.

Osborne faces backbench 'riot' over pension tax relief reforms

by William Robins on Feb 12, 2016 at 13:39

Chancellor George Osborne faces a rebellion within his own party over plans to cut pension tax relief, reports suggest.

Tritax Big Box braves the bear to raise £200m

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 13:33

High yielding real estate investment trust reports strong interest in its share offer despite rocky stock markets.

Starcount stalls and Artemis Alpha suffers

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 08:15

The marketing company founded by the creators of Tesco Clubcard is struggling and taking a toll on Artemis Alpha investment trust.

Care home fund targets 7% yield with flurry of deals

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 12, 2016 at 07:51

Target Healthcare Reit snaps up three care homes and invests two thirds of the £31 million it recently raised from shareholders.

The Expert View: Rio Tinto, Henderson and Stagecoach

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 12, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Dunelm and Dairy Crest.

Overnight Markets: Banking stocks drag Wall Street lower

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 12, 2016 at 02:51

Stocks pared losses late in the session after reports OPEC was ready to cooperate on crude oil production cuts, citing the UAE energy minister.

Friday Papers: L’Oréal’s luxury arm spurs 9% sales rise

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 12, 2016 at 02:36

And Rio Tinto chief has warned miners to prepare themselves for extended downturn.

FTSE sell-off reignites as banks and miners tumble

by Daniel Grote on Feb 11, 2016 at 15:38

FTSE dives back into the red, weighed down by miners as Rio Tinto scraps progressive dividend policy.

Walter Price: Twitter heading for 'internet graveyard'

by Jonathan Yarker on Feb 11, 2016 at 15:05

Manager of Allianz Technology investment trust warns social media giant Twitter is in crisis as user numbers stall.

Woodford warns banks will disappoint on dividends

by Daniel Grote on Feb 11, 2016 at 14:00

Neil Woodford becomes latest to warn over bank dividends, as their shares take a pummelling and Barclays faces scrutiny over its payout.

Pension freedom turns sour as turmoil hits savings

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 11, 2016 at 12:04

The main challenge of pension freedom is ensuring you don’t outlast your savings. It’s an even bigger problem when markets are in turmoil.

Commission for financial advisers won't make a comeback

by Justin Cash on Feb 11, 2016 at 11:06

Sue Lewis, member of panel reviewing the provision of financial advice, insists a return to commission payments is not on the agenda.

The Expert View: ARM, Hikma and Redrow

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 11, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Greene King and Marshalls.

Thursday Papers: Zuckerberg clash over Facebook India

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 11, 2016 at 03:44

And Yellen hinted further rate rises on hold amid plunging markets but refused to rule out return to modest increases.

 

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