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Salmond steps down, PM promises UK shake-up

by Himanshu Singh, Gavin Lumsden, Danielle Levy on Sep 19, 2014 at 16:17

SNP leader Alex Salmond resigns and the prime minister promises constitutional change after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.

'Sweet spot' for markets after Scottish 'no'

by Daniel Grote on Sep 19, 2014 at 13:02

Relieved fund managers and analysts believe the FTSE 100 can now march upwards for the rest of the year.

Scottish investment trusts leap as referendum cloud lifts

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 19, 2014 at 15:59

Scottish investment trust shares advance as uncertainty over independence recedes. Aberforth Smaller Companies rises over 3%.

Going, going gone! 10 investment trust stories you may have missed

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:44

Catch up on this summer's investment trust events with our roundup of news, analyst comments and director dealings.

FTSE rises as Scotland says 'no' to independence

by Daniel Grote on Sep 19, 2014 at 08:23

Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds rise as FTSE 100 mounts modest relief rally on Scottish 'no' vote.

Saturday Newspaper Summaries

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 20, 2014 at 00:01

Week Ahead: eurozone woes in focus after Scottish scare

by Daniel Grote on Sep 19, 2014 at 16:46

Investors may be relieved at Scotland's 'no', but the next macroeconomic drama is never far away.

The Expert View: Booker, Kier and N Brown

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 19, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including RPS and Wincanton.

Friday Papers: Huge turnout for Scottish referendum

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 19, 2014 at 04:26

City braces itself for unprecedented levels of trading in foreign-exchange markets and shares when the result of the Scottish vote is announced early today.

Happy birthday to Investment Trust Insider!

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 18, 2014 at 16:46

Welcome to the twelfth issue of our investment trust e-zine. We've a bumper edition looking at emerging markets and Top Trusts!

Pound surges as final poll extends Scottish 'no' lead

by Daniel Grote on Sep 18, 2014 at 16:22

The pound has surged as the last Scottish referendum poll handed the 'no' camp a six-point lead.

Scotland decides: the stocks to watch today

by Daniel Grote on Sep 18, 2014 at 15:52

Analysts at Liberum Capital flag the stocks that could be big movers when we get Scotland's referendum result.

Find out if you're saving enough for retirement

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 18, 2014 at 13:26

To find out if you're saving enough, you have to know how much you need in retirement.

How do you solve a problem like Korea preferred shares?

by James Carthew on Sep 18, 2014 at 09:00

Weiss Korea Opportunity has a niche investment focus and has delivered strong returns.

The Expert View: JD Sports, Greggs and DMGT

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 18, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Man Group and SDL.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street edges higher on Fed

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:54

Commodity, financial and telephone shares led gains after Fed renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time".

Thursday Papers: Fed renews pledge on low rates

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:50

And Scotland to face 'decade of economic decline' if it votes yes while a majority of investors surveyed believe that a break-up would be beneficial to the rest of the UK.

Oriel: weak pound makes US trusts attractive

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 17, 2014 at 16:39

The dollar's strength against the dollar is seeing discounts on US investment trusts widen, says Oriel Securities.

FTSE pegged back as Scottish vote nears

by Daniel Grote on Sep 17, 2014 at 16:33

(Update) FTSE 100 falls into the red as poll nears, but pound continues to rise on expectations of a 'no' vote.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: Scottish threat to my stocks

by Dumb Investor on Sep 17, 2014 at 14:35

I'm worried the market is complacent about the referendum, but my Scottish stocks are too good to sell.

 

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