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HICL share offer: 4.9% yield at a smaller premium

by Danielle Levy on Feb 27, 2017 at 07:48

HICL Infrastructure is on the road with its first retail share issue in nearly four years. Experts say it is a good opportunity for income investors.

Warren Buffett: Vanguard founder is my ‘hero’

by Dylan Lobo on Feb 27, 2017 at 08:12

World-famous investor urges public to use cheap index-tracking funds and lavishes praise on Jack Bogle, founder of tracker giant Vanguard.

FTSE rises as pound hit by Scottish referendum fears

by Daniel Grote on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:17

Pound falls, boosting FTSE 100, after report states government anticipating demand for second Scottish independence referendum.

'Flexible' retirement a 'mirage', says Royal London

by William Robins on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:31

The idea of working in retirement to top up pension income may sound attractive but could result in toiling well past age 70, new research suggests.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on Feb 27, 2017 at 05:01

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Esure, Lancashire Holdings, Shanks and St Modwen Properties.

Monday Papers: Alarm over new plans for pensions

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 27, 2017 at 04:02

And LSE merger with Deutsche Börse in doubt after 'disproportionate' demands from Brussels.

Asia stocks decline amid political concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 27, 2017 at 03:59

Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 1.16%, with exporters likely under pressure from a relatively stronger yen.

Sunday Papers: Break up Unilever, says top 10 shareholder

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 26, 2017 at 07:01

And Glencore risks investor ire as partner resumes hunt for oil in disputed Western Sahara waters.

Saturday Papers: Vauxhall jobs in UK 'safe until 2021'

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 25, 2017 at 04:55

And Volkswagen swings back into profit after emissions scandal as German carmaker booked big diesel-related charges while shaking up its executive pay.

Accumulator: Indian shares shrug off cash crunch

by Danielle Levy on Feb 24, 2017 at 17:07

Our exclusive stock market data table shows the strength of India's stock market recovery after the government's shock 'demonetisation' programme.

Investment Trust Watch: Temple Bar's Happy Mundy

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 24, 2017 at 15:01

Alastair Mundy's Temple Bar has shot back to form, making its shares look relatively dear compared to other equity income trusts.

How Brexit turned Neil Woodford bullish

by Daniel Grote on Feb 24, 2017 at 12:59

Less than a year ago star fund manager believed UK economy was 'awful' and markets 'highly valued'. He's changed his tune.

RBS leads FTSE lower as losses balloon to £7bn

by Daniel Grote on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:30

Royal Bank of Scotland losses jump as it sets aside huge sums for likely US fines for mis-selling investments before the financial crisis.

Jupiter cuts £13m 'box profit' in fund pricing switch

by Dylan Lobo on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:20

Fund manager shares fall as it responds to regulatory pressure for cleaner charges by switching unit trusts from 'dual' to 'single pricing'.

Stewart Investors prepares ScotGems trust launch

by Danielle Levy on Feb 24, 2017 at 07:00

Edinburgh-based Asia and emerging markets manager looks to raise £100 million for new global smaller companies investment trust.

The Expert View: Barclays, Rathbones & BAT

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 24, 2017 at 05:01

Our roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Howden Joinery and National Express.

Overnight Markets: US stocks inch higher after Trump jobs pledge

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 24, 2017 at 03:59

Energy sector was the best performing of the major S&P sectors as oil prices climbed.

Friday Papers: Germany overtakes UK as fastest-growing G7 economy

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 24, 2017 at 03:56

And Barclays bank nearly tripled annual profit to £3.2 billion and accelerated its disposal of unwanted assets.

Woodford warms to banks before income fund launch

by Daniel Grote on Feb 23, 2017 at 16:42

Star fund manager and bank bear Neil Woodford says UK lenders 'more investable than they have been for a long time'.

Barclays weighs on FTSE as Centrica's divi disappoints

by Daniel Grote, Gavin Lumsden on Feb 23, 2017 at 16:15

FTSE 100 dips after Barclays' profits surge comes in lower than expected and Centrica underwhelms investors with a flat dividend.

 

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