Shares and the stockmarket


Run of takeovers suggests UK stock market is still cheap

The confirmation of a bid for AA, an approach to GoCo and a raised offer for Elementis make it 14 takeover deals...

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 16:46


Run of takeovers suggests UK stock market is still cheap

The confirmation of a bid for AA, an approach to GoCo and a raised offer for Elementis make it 14 takeover deals...

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 16:46


Homeserve could find itself out in the cold after latest FTSE 100 reshuffle

The latest FTSE 100 reshuffle, the results of which are due to be announced after the close on Wednesday 2 December, could be relatively quiet...

Tue, 24/11/2020 - 16:50


Five top tips for people accessing their pension during Covid-19

New data published by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) reveals details of how savers have been accessing their retirement pots during lockdown*. The number...

Tue, 24/11/2020 - 08:18


Bitcoin: up and up it goes (until it blows…again?)

Gold is holding firm around $1,900 an ounce and silver is hanging on to what looks like an upward trend at just shy of $25...

Wed, 18/11/2020 - 16:12


Inflation climbs, slowly

CPI is slowly making a comeback, but it’s still way below the Bank of England’s 2% target. Inflation isn’t just a measure of prices in...

Wed, 18/11/2020 - 15:45


How to protect your cash if the Chancellor swoops on capital gains tax

With Pfizer potentially weeks away from distributing a coronavirus vaccine, it seems increasingly likely that next year the Government will shift from pandemic emergency...

Tue, 17/11/2020 - 10:18


Vodafone has more to do before it fully reconnects with investors

Vodafone is a long way from building the sort of compelling dividend growth story that gives real long-term impetus to a share price but...

Mon, 16/11/2020 - 16:39


GDP Q3: The Economy Strikes Back

A strong rebound in the economy is clearly positive, but we should keep the champagne on ice for now. The summer boom was turbo-charged by...

Thu, 12/11/2020 - 14:54


How to protect your finances from a double dip recession

Whether we get a double dip recession in the UK depends largely on whether lockdown measures continue after Christmas.

The economy can now be...

Fri, 06/11/2020 - 10:50


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