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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.
Standard Life Aberdeen: 'rapid move to a simple future'
It may have caught the market by surprise, but brokers have welcomed Standard Life Aberdeen's 'sensible' decision to offload its insurance business.
How firms ensure fund managers don’t break rules
The departure of star manager Philip Rodrigs from River & Mercantile due to ‘conduct issues’ last week came as a shock.
Danger! The products that worry wealth managers
With market volatility back, wealth managers discuss the investment products that concern them most.