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Grexit: the straw that could break the bull's back

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 29, 2015 at 17:07

The Greek debt crisis is urgent but containable, we're told. But if risk is back 'on' after this weekend, perhaps investors have bigger worries?

Frontier funds: the new face of emerging markets?

by Jennifer Hill on Jun 30, 2015 at 00:01

Frontier markets have streaked ahead of emerging markets in recent years. What's driving the superior returns and can they last?

Overnight Markets: Wall Street tumbles as Greek crisis escalates

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 30, 2015 at 03:55

Financials was the worst S&P sector, with JP Morgan Chase down 2.5%, followed by Wells Fargo, which declined 2.4%.

New dawn for solar and wind investment trusts

by Robert St George on Jun 29, 2015 at 08:00

Changing government subsidies don't hurt renewable energy investment companies, although the high-income funds face other issues. 

Richard Buxton: outlook for UK shares remains fantastic

by Dylan Lobo on Jun 29, 2015 at 12:15

Old Mutual's Richard Buxton believes a Conservative government will favour UK investors while the threat of a UK exit from the European Union will not happen.

China plunges into 'bear' market

by Dylan Lobo on Jun 29, 2015 at 12:24

China's over -eated stock market has tumbled more than 20% in the past fortnight, officially entering a 'bear' crash.

Tuesday Papers: No vote would mean euro exit, leaders warn Greece

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 30, 2015 at 03:59

And buyers paid record valuations for US takeover targets, as M&A activity soared to unprecedented levels in the first half of the year.

Market slide reaches US as Greece teeters over abyss

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 29, 2015 at 14:45

The Dow Jones follows the FTSE 100 into the red after a Europe-wide sell-off prompted by Greece shutting its banks and stockmarket.

5 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Jun 29, 2015 at 05:00

A roundup of trades by professional investors. This week we look at Greggs, Liontrust, MS International, Keywords Studios and Parity.

Asian stocks tumble amid Greece fears

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 29, 2015 at 02:38

Japan’s Topix index plunged 2.7% as the yen jumped 1% against the dollar and 2.7% against the euro.

Monday Papers: Greece shuts banks after talks break down

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 29, 2015 at 02:34

And Britain’s scandal-hit banks are losing their position in world markets.

Sunday Papers: Greek bailout deadline extension rejected

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 28, 2015 at 06:49

And central bank watchers believe strong jobs data this week will all but confirm a US rate rise this September.

Saturday Papers: Deutsche Bank under fresh fire over Libor

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 27, 2015 at 06:12

And the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his fellow citizens last night he would call a referendum on the bailout accord.

Renewed Greek debt deal hopes prop up markets

by Daniel Grote on Jun 26, 2015 at 14:47

FTSE 100 pares losses while eurozone markets post gains on renewed hopes a deal between Greece and its creditors can be struck.

Tory pension tax relief plans branded 'bonkers'

by Alex Steger on Jun 26, 2015 at 14:05

Former pensions minister and Institute for Fiscal Studies criticise Tory plans to restrict pensions tax relief for top earners.

Pacific Assets: why unsustainable oil could hit $5

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 26, 2015 at 11:40

David Gait, manager of the top-performing Pacific Assets Trust, warns investors about the implications of Tesla’s Powerpack and the frothy state of Asian stock markets.

Investment Trust Watch: small companies notch up big returns

by Daniel Grote on Jun 26, 2015 at 11:11

Revival of smaller company investment trusts gathers pace while emerging market funds look 'cheap'.

Investment trusts: watching the directors

by Robert St George on Jun 26, 2015 at 08:00

More than eight in 10 trust investment trust directors own shares in the funds they serve. But does their share dealing tell us anything?

The Expert View: Prudential, Debenhams and Capita

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 26, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including London Stock Exchange and Stagecoach.

Overnight Markets: Greece’s bailout talks weigh on Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 26, 2015 at 03:55

But healthcare stocks rallied after the US Supreme Court upheld tax subsidies key to President Obama's signature healthcare reform law.

 

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