Shares and the stockmarket


Market trends after one year of COVID are clear but Pfizer Monday changed them all

It seems remarkable now just how relaxed financial markets were during the early stages of the covid-19 outbreak in Asia and even Italy, but confidence...

Wed, 10/02/2021 - 15:41


The Super Bowl Rule: Will Buccaneers’ win signal in fresh surge in US stocks?

Gamblers who sided with the favoured Kansas City Chiefs will have lost their money as the defending champions lost the fifty-fifth Super Bowl to the...

Mon, 08/02/2021 - 13:08


Shell tantalises shareholders with promise of a first-quarter dividend increase in 2021

Shell’s fourth-quarter and full-year results were undeniably ugly, as both offered huge losses, but the oil major’s promise of a dividend of $0.1735 a...

Thu, 04/02/2021 - 17:51


Come back Sir John Barnard, all is forgiven: social media traders start surfing silver

First GameStop, next up silver seems to be the message on social media as the precious metal’s price hits a six-month high at just...

Mon, 01/02/2021 - 16:44


Five questions investors need to answer before the Gamestop game comes to a stop

Although the past few days’ frenzied activity in Gamestop is putting hedge funds, shorting and short-squeezes firmly back in the headlights, the most shorted...

Thu, 28/01/2021 - 17:16


Race for dominance of the fast-fashion markets heats up as ASOS and Boohoo look for bargains of their own

Confirmation that ASOS is looking to buy certain assets from the fallen Arcadia group, notably Topshop, and Boohoo’s response that it is now...

Mon, 25/01/2021 - 14:32


Investment Pathways are coming: Here’s everything savers need to know

From 1 February 2021 those who do not take financial advice when you place all or part of your pension into drawdown or transfer to...

Wed, 20/01/2021 - 15:22


The FTSE 100 stocks that time forgot

The last ten years have not been especially kind to the UK stock market, though with an annual total return over 5%, the FTSE 100...

Thu, 14/01/2021 - 15:50


easyJet joins British Airways as it gets state-backed bailout

Few industries have been as hard hit during the pandemic as the airline business and its leading players are still scrambling for months to shore...

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 08:08


Fund added to our Favourite funds list – TB Amati UK Smaller Companies

What is the AJ Bell Favourite funds list?

The AJ Bell Favourite funds list is designed to lighten your research load. There are thousands of...

Fri, 08/01/2021 - 11:05


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