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The Expert View: AstraZeneca, Pearson and Rathbones

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 22, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including St Modwen and Jackpotjoy.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500, Dow gain after recent selloff

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 22, 2017 at 04:27

However, geopolitical concerns are still weighing on investor sentiment.

Tuesday Papers: Rosneft finalise $13bn takeover of India’s Essar

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 22, 2017 at 04:23

And Murdoch family faces High Court challenge over 'fit and proper' finding in Sky takeover.

Government bans pension cold calls to fight fraud

by Elliot Smith on Aug 21, 2017 at 09:38

The government has confirmed plans to ban pensions cold-calling, including emails and text messages.

Rathbones and Smith & Williamson in merger talks

by James Phillipps, Dylan Lobo on Aug 21, 2017 at 14:54

Wealth management and fund groups in talks over merger that would create firm responsible for £55 billion of assets.

Banks weigh on FTSE as investors stay cautious

by Daniel Grote on Aug 21, 2017 at 09:28

Investors remain cautious following Friday's FTSE slide, ahead of week when central bankers will be in focus.

Four shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on Aug 21, 2017 at 05:01

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring AstraZeneca, McBride, StatPro and Indivior.

Monday Papers: Trump targets tax reform to woo Republicans

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 21, 2017 at 04:59

And shareholders reap rewards as dividends hit $5 billion a day emphatically ending the hiatus of last year.

Asia shares subdued amid US-South Korea military drill

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 21, 2017 at 04:55

China Unicom rallies in Hong after the state-owned wireless telecom’s Shanghai-listed unit confirmed a private placement plan.

Sunday Papers: BT's wades into 5G battle against Three

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2017 at 06:18

And Brexit secretary wants negotiations on withdrawal and trade to run in parallel.

Saturday Papers: Infosys chief resigns after stand-off with founders

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 19, 2017 at 05:28

And Cinven and Bain secure Stada for €4.1 billion in Europe’s largest leveraged buyout in four years.

The Accumulator: FTSE trails as Europe leads fightback

by Daniel Grote on Aug 18, 2017 at 16:52

European markets have extended their advantage over the US and UK this year by leading this week's recovery.

FTSE slides and gold jumps after Spain attacks

by Daniel Grote on Aug 18, 2017 at 16:49

Broad-based sell-off sees only a handful of FTSE 100 stocks escape the red, as investors look to safe havens like gold.

The Expert View: Kingfisher, Hikma and Allied Minds

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 18, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Marshalls and ZPG.

Friday Papers: Strong euro raises fears for recovery

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 18, 2017 at 04:34

And Uber crafts share sale plan to prop up valuation as investors could pair new shares with cut-price stock from existing holders.

Overnight Markets: S&P tumbles to worst loss in 3 months

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 18, 2017 at 04:29

Investors were rattled by increasing concerns about the Trump administration's ability to move forward with its domestic economic agenda.

Feeling deflated about inflation? Budgeting is the answer

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 17, 2017 at 17:01

Author of The No Spend Year says budgeting is the key as inflation continues to outpace wage growth. 

Banks weigh on FTSE as Fed stays 'patient' on rates

by Daniel Grote on Aug 17, 2017 at 10:36

Banks fall on prospect of margins remaining under pressure from low interest rates, as Fed policymakers flag prospect of inflation falling.

Mining dividend recovery slips under the radar

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 17, 2017 at 06:00

FTSE 100 dividend growth has been robust in the first half, boosted by miners and weak sterling. Can the momentum continue?

The Expert View: Balfour Beatty, Lookers and N Brown

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 17, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including BGEO and Prudential

 

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