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RBS falls out of love with investment banking as it cuts profit targets

Not even the combination of a name change to NatWest Group, a meaty increase in the dividend and a laudable attempt to do its bit...

Fri, 14/02/2020 - 14:37


Beware the (income) trap

The ETF juggernaut continued in 2019, passing through the $6 trillion mark. No active, open-end fund manager appears to be shielded from this growth, with...

Thu, 13/02/2020 - 14:49


Revamped Woodford fund to re-open tomorrow

The new ASI Income Focus fund (previously Woodford Income Focus) reopens tomorrow with investors able to place trades from mid-day today. Read the...

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:33


Bitcoin bears down on the $10,000 mark once more

At a time when a FTSE 100 member’s shareholder list looks fake and shares in a fake meat company’s shares are sizzling again in the...

Tue, 11/02/2020 - 15:13


The funds hit hardest by Coronavirus

Ryan Hughes, AJ Bell's Head of Active Portfolios, looks at the worst performing funds from Asia, China, Emerging Markets and Global sectors so far this...

Thu, 06/02/2020 - 16:45


BP shares welcome Dudley’s final flourish but new boss has much to do

BP boss Bob Dudley steps down as the twelfth-longest serving CEO among the current crop of FTSE 100 bosses and investors appear to be...

Tue, 04/02/2020 - 15:22


Woodford investors hit with further £10 million in charges

Yesterday evening Link contacted investors with further details on today’s distribution from Neil Woodford’s former Equity Income Fund, detailing the charges being incurred as a...

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 12:02


Apple hits the sweet spot with iPhone 11 (though you can find a few sour notes if you try hard enough)

The contrast with a year ago could hardly be bigger. Apple’s first quarter results for 2018-19 followed on from a January profit warning and...

Wed, 29/01/2020 - 13:34


Link announces Woodford capital distribution

Link has today announced the amount of the first capital distribution investors will receive from the Equity Income fund formerly managed by Neil Woodford. ...

Tue, 28/01/2020 - 13:28


Open-ended vs. Closed-ended funds

Funds are an increasingly popular choice for investors looking to build their portfolio. They offer a simple way to pool capital with other investors, giving...

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 17:10


How investors can cash-in on ‘Veganuary’

As Veganuary sweeps the nation and big brands like Greggs are boosting their profits by offering more vegan foods, there’s an opportunity for investors...

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 09:48


FAANGs look to get back on the growth track in 2020

In the past year the aggregate market capitalisation of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google’s parent Alphabet has gone up...

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 15:23


The case for and against US equities as Q4 reporting season approaches

This is already the longest-running US equity bull market in history and investors will be looking to the upcoming fourth-quarter reporting season for clues as...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 17:09


World Investment Outlook - Chapter one: UK

Politics

Brexit can already lay claim to the scalp of two Conservative Party Prime Ministers, in the form of David Cameron and Theresa May, although...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:19


World Investment Outlook - Chapter two: USA

Politics

Hard to believe as it may be, the November 2020 Presidential Election is not the biggest story in Washington, DC as the New Year...

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:17


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