Investment Articles

Oil prices are sliding to fresh lows for the year, despite May’s agreement in Vienna by OPEC and leading non-OPEC...

No sooner had America’s technology-laden NASDAQ Composite stock index crossed the 6,000 mark for the first time in late April...

(although oil, the dollar, metals prices and interest rates still could)

A dreadfully poor campaign, where the slogan “Strong and...

One of the most important lessons of investing is to buy as cheaply as you can (with the ultimate aim...

Last week’s column noted the phenomenal rise of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and the concept of passive investment. This is best...

According to data from independent consultant ETFGI, global fund flows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) came to $197 billion in the...

The swingeing dividend cut from Talk Talk and BT’s decision to abandon its plan to increase its shareholder...

At its core, stock-picking can be pretty simple stuff. 

The key is to identify firms which are going to show...

Confirmation from the Conservative Party that its manifesto will feature a commitment to cap certain power tariffs charged by the...

London skyline

Last week this column looked at the UK commercial property sector and did so from the perspective of quoted property...

The FTSE 100 is off to a decent start, showing a capital gain of 3% to date, but the FTSE...

The markets cannot always be right (not least as it would be impossible for investors to make money from...

Share prices have so far responded negatively to the abandonment of a vote on President Donald Trump’s healthcare plan (24...

At the time of writing the FTSE 100 sits just above the 7,300 mark, a fraction below the new record-highs...

The initial flurry of excitement regarding Standard Life’s plan to acquire Aberdeen Asset Management for £3.8 billion...