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The Accumulator: Trump trade turns south

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 24, 2017 at 14:49

It was a poor week for stocks and shares. Our exclusive data table shows how UK investors fared in global markets.

Get your state pension at 70? Wishful thinking...

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 24, 2017 at 15:07

It isn't a shock that the state pension age may need to rise earlier than planned, the surprise will be if we even receive it at all.

FTSE falls as Trump issues healthcare ultimatum

by Daniel Grote on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:33

FTSE 100 edges lower ahead of vote on healthcare reforms seen as key test of Donald Trump's ability to deliver on pro-growth policies.

Investment Trust Insider 37 is out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 23, 2017 at 12:38

Can US trusts beat the market? Which smaller company trusts made our experts' top 10? Plus an up-and-coming rival to RIT Capital!

Sunday Papers: Brexit makes hard to fill British jobs

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 26, 2017 at 05:55

And LSE shareholders say there is no need for board overhaul if tie-up tanks.

Saturday Papers: Credit Suisse boosts bonuses despite large annual loss

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 25, 2017 at 07:01

And Samsung damps investor hopes of structural changes as the group is unlikely to alter governance while de facto leader JY Lee faces charges.

The Expert View: Next, Merlin and Ted Baker

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 24, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Halma and GVC.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls as House postpones healthcare vote

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 24, 2017 at 02:26

The Dow component UnitedHealth Group plunged 1%, chipping away 12 points from the blue-chip index.

Friday Papers: Barclays faces new fight over ‘crash cash’ from Qatar

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 24, 2017 at 02:11

And shoppers started spending again in February after two months of falling figures.

Next rallies on relief, retail stocks jump on sales surge

by Daniel Grote on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:53

Next tops the FTSE 100 amid investor relief results did not contain further stocks, while strong sales for UK retail sector buoys sentiment.

Record number of fund managers fear US overvalued

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:08

A survey of global fund managers showed a record majority believed equities were overvalued before markets tipped back this week.

State pension age should hit 68 seven years early

by Jack Gilbert on Mar 23, 2017 at 07:07

John Cridland report recommends increases in state pension age should be accelerated and rise from 67 to 68 between 2037 and 2039.

The Expert View: John Laing, Redrow and Savills

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 23, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Kingfisher and Xaar.

Thursday Papers: Consumer gloom hits economy

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 23, 2017 at 03:22

And a terror attack on UK parliament leaves 5 dead and 40 injured.

Overnight Markets: US stocks end mixed as Trump fights for healthcare bill

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 23, 2017 at 03:19

Apple rose 1.7% and provided the biggest boost to the three major indexes.

Neil Woodford lobbies for 'patient capital' ISA

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:01

Star fund manager tells House of Lords committee investors are ready to back early-stage businesses with the right incentives.

Banks tumble and FTSE falls as Trump trade stutters

by Daniel Grote on Mar 22, 2017 at 10:21

Banks worst hit by broad-based sell-off, as investors take their cue from biggest fall in US markets this year.

Cridland rejects flexible state pension age

by Jack Gilbert on Mar 22, 2017 at 09:07

John Cridland's review of the state pension age has reportedly rejected calls for a variable start date depending on personal circumstances.

The Expert View: Shell, Bellway and BBA

on Mar 22, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including OneSavings Bank and 888 Holdings.

Wednesday Papers: US bank bosses warn on London jobs

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 22, 2017 at 03:13

And global funds think equities overvalued but keep buying, as US markets take a dive.

 

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