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Finding growth stocks in 'New Japan'
John MacDougall, manager of the Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon (New Japan) investment trust, talks about two stocks he says contradict investors' negative views of the country.
FTSE 100 at nine-month high on Fed hopes
Markets rise on hopes of extended bond buying programme from the US Federal Reserve.
FTSE 100 ekes out small gains as Tullow sinks
Whitbread and Tullow Oil top and tail the FTSE 100. Euro moves higher.
The UK’s ‘cheapest’ investment trusts
Tired of expensive funds? We look at the investment trusts with the lowest ongoing charges and performance fees investing in the UK.
The UK’s most expensive investment trusts
Worried about charges eating into your returns? We reveal the most expensive investment trusts investing in the UK and those levying high performance fees.
Fitch warns UK on AAA rating
Ratings agency says failure to control debt levels is a threat to the UK’s sovereign credit rating.
The Expert View: Tesco, Hargreaves Services and Tullow Oil
The best analyst commentary on shares, also featuring Sage and Dewhurst.
Pound edges lower in muted City reaction to Autumn Statement
Sterling weakens only slightly as chancellor George Osborne delivers his economic update, but FTSE buoyed by US jobs data
Tullow weighs on FTSE as well comes up dry
Equity markets gloomy and commodity prices fall as a solution to prevent a ‘fiscal cliff’ in the US remains elusive.
Tesco needs new leadership, says Alastair Mundy
Alastair Mundy, manager of the Temple Bar investment trust, talks about his contrarian investment philosophy and explains why out-of-favour Tesco doesn't merit inclusion in his funds.
Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate
Henry Boucher, manager of the £129 million Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opportunities fund, explains why he is gobbling up salmon and chocolate stocks.
Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds
Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.
Veteran banker boosts Sanlam’s stockbroking team
A veteran private banker has been recruited by Sanlam Private Investments to strengthen its advisory stockbroking team.
Profile: Psigma's Edinburgh boss on why he is in Scotland long term
When Tim Wishart agreed to launch an Edinburgh office for Psigma he was not expecting to head the company’s first overseas team