The Expert View: WPP, Costain and WH Smith
A round-up of analyst commentary on shares, including Hikma Pharmaceuticals.
Thursday Papers: US trying to quash EU tax demand on Apple
And treasury proposal may fine tax evaders up to 200% of amount owed.
Overnight Markets: US stocks fall as healthcare, materials lag
Mylan shares were off 4.3% as political pressure mounted on the company in the wake of price increases for its EpiPen allergy treatment.
FTSE falls but WPP spies post-'Brexit' recovery
The FTSE 100 shed ground as miners retreated in response to a fall in profits at Glencore but there was better news at ad agency WPP.
Schroders partners with US firm for global macro fund
The new fund is collaboration is the ninth on the asset manager’s GAIA platforms.
Fuchs you: German lawmaker to deny UK banks EU passporting
The EU's passporting rules are ‘not negotiable’, according to German lawmaker Michael Fuchs, which will be viewed as a blow to the City of London’s dreams of preserving the status quo post-Brexit.
Neptune's Hackman: 6 reasons to back US equity income
Neptune's James Hackman lists six compelling reasons why investors should be looking to the US for income.
Tax evaders face big fines in new HMRC clampdown
Offshore tax evaders will face fines up to three times the amount they try to evade under HMRC's new plans.
Octopus Titan VCT launches £70m fundraise
The UK's largest investment trust has also become the first VCT to accept monthly distributions.
UBS partners with True Potential for new multi-asset range
UBS Asset Management and True Potential Investments have partnered to launch a multi-asset fund range with a minimum investment of £50.
Fidelity's Nicholls: why I'm upping unlisted exposure
AAA-rated Dale Nicholls, manager of the Fidelity China Special Situations investment trust, is confident he can find opportunities despite concerns about slowing growth.
Time to book premium profits on RIT rally
RIT Capital investors should book profits as the share price premium of the trust has risen close to a five-year of 7%
The Brexit risk premium has disappeared, but for how long?
After a knee jerk sell-off, something less expected has also occurred: a return to risk assets.
Central banks pouring fuel on dying embers
The time may be approaching when government efforts to boost longer-term prosperity become more important.