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Can value finally emerge from growth's shadow?

by Michelle McGagh, Selin Bucak on Feb 22, 2018 at 07:00

Growth stocks have led the way for most of the rally since the financial crisis, but some fund managers are positioning for a reversal.

Fund managers eye fightback for cheap UK stocks

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 21, 2018 at 07:00

The UK stock market has lagged overseas rivals since the Brexit vote, but some fund managers believe that could change.

The Expert View: FirstGroup, Lloyds and Just Eat

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 22, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Barratt Developments and Bunzl.

Thursday Papers: Lloyds outlines ambitious targets as profits miss forecasts

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 22, 2018 at 03:06

And UK explores blocking GKN takeover on national security grounds as defence secretary raises concerns over hostile £7 billion Melrose bid.

Overnight Markets: US stocks decline after Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 22, 2018 at 02:18

All three benchmarks gave up early gains in a steep reversal in the afternoon, an hour after the FOMC minutes were released.

Pound falls as wage growth dents rate rise prospect

by Daniel Grote on Feb 21, 2018 at 13:24

Flatlining wage growth continues to trail inflation, denting chances of imminent interest rate rise and hurting the pound.

AA deals dividend blow to Woodford as shares slump

by Daniel Grote on Feb 21, 2018 at 12:23

Shares in roadside recovery group and insurer tumble as dividend is cut, with further falls to follow, alongside profit warning.

Billion pound buyback buoys Lloyds as profits jump

by Daniel Grote on Feb 21, 2018 at 11:09

Investors welcome big buyback worth 1.4p per share in lieu of special dividend, as profits reach heights not seen since 2006.

The Expert View: HSBC, BHP Billiton and Ocado

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 21, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Moneysupermarket and Grafton.

Wednesday Papers: Walmart’s online challenge to Amazon falters

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 21, 2018 at 03:14

And oil's 'super-cartel' born as Opec and Russia prepare to tie the knot, but US shale still the spoiler.

Overnight Markets: Disappointing Walmart results weigh on Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 21, 2018 at 02:17

Other grocery retailers also declined, but shares of online retailer Amazon climbed 1.4%.

Mobius reveals comeback with emerging markets fund

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2018 at 15:08

Emerging markets guru says he is not finished in investment management, announcing plans for fund launch at the age of 81.

Jupiter's Darwall: strong City is key to Brexit success

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2018 at 13:12

Star European fund manager and Brexit backer says City's strength should give UK government confidence as it negotiates EU exit.

HSBC drags down FTSE as profit disappoints

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2018 at 11:54

Profits more than double at Europe's biggest bank but that isn't enough to satisfy investors who had been hoping for more.

The Expert View: Reckitt Benckiser, Fidessa & Spectris

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2018 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Convatec and Gleeson.

Tuesday Papers: KFC runs out of chicken in logistics fiasco

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 20, 2018 at 03:06

And activist investors pile pressure on BHP to drop London listing.

Asian stocks dip after Europe’s decline

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 20, 2018 at 02:22

Japan's Nikkei 225 slid 1.1% in early trade as financials, manufacturing and energy-related names traded in negative territory.

Dividend bonanza to continue with 8% global growth

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 20, 2018 at 00:00

Stock markets my be uncertain but global economic growth underpins corporate earnings with dividends forecast to hit $1.348 trillion (£960 billion) this year.

Major shareholder accuses Carillion of misleading investors

by Danielle Levy on Feb 19, 2018 at 13:25

Kiltearn Partners was preparing to take legal action against Carillion just days before its collapse, according to letter to House of Commons select committee.

FTSE takes breather after downbeat Benckiser

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 19, 2018 at 10:58

UK stock market rally pauses after after consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser issues cautious outlook in its annual results.

 

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