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Latest News - Gavin Lumsden

The Expert View: Tesco, big pension providers & Babcock

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Sage and Schroders Real Estate.

Tesco leaps as Clarke quits but alert weighs on FTSE

Tesco shares rise after the ousting of chief executive Phil Clarke but the FTSE 100 falls amid caution at events in Ukraine and Gaza.

Renewable energy: what I found on my solar farm trip

Renewable energy is attracting a lot of investor interest, so I headed to the UK's largest solar farm to find out more.

Shire soars as investors bid assets (& dolphins) higher

The FTSE 100 rises for a third day as Shire shares surge after a bid approach. It's been a good week for markets but unease is growing. 

FTSE rallies on dovish Fed as Rolls-Royce pleases

Smiles all round after the US Federal Reserve takes a soft line on interest rates and Rolls-Royce sets aside £1 billion for shareholders.

FTSE gains as MPC votes to keep rates frozen

Investors were left confused as Bank of England policy makers voted unanimously to keep interest rates at 0.5%.

Shire up, Xaar down; FTSE falls as inflation drops

The FTSE 100 falls back after a drop in UK inflation increases interest rate uncertainty. Shire rises on bid talk, Xaar dives on a profits alert.

BT leads FTSE lower over pension deficit fears

The pound and the oil price extended their gains while the FTSE 100 fell further as events in Iraq continued to worry investors.

FTSE falls 1.2% as rate rise could occur in August

The UK stock market tumbled as investors took fright at the Bank of England's interest rate warning and the Iraq conflict.

World Bank and Lufthansa cast shadow over FTSE

The FTSE 100 falls again after the World Bank cuts global growth forecasts and German airline Lufthansa warns on profits.

Citywire TV
Play BlackRock UK Special Sits: when will we sell our star holdings?

BlackRock UK Special Sits: when will we sell our star holdings?

What would prompt Roland Arnold to sell the likes of Ashtead and Howden?

Play AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

Henderson International Income trust manager Ben Lofthouse shares his thoughts on recent developments in the tobacco sector in this video.

Profiles
Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead

Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead

Nineteen months on from the merger of Quilter Cheviot chief executive Martin Baines says the deal is now paying dividends.

Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital

Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital

The wealth management industry is undergoing a profound period of change: whether it wants to admit it or not.