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How to turn £10,000 into £100,000

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

Wouldn’t it be nice to turn £10,000 into £100,000 by investing in the stock market, and not having to wait a lifetime for it happen? It is possible but not necessarily easy. The level of difficulty really depends on your timeframe and risk appetite as we shall explain in this article. We have...

Oxford Nanopore puts London back on map for modern company IPOs

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

In recent months market commentators have highlighted the diminishing appeal of the London equity market as a destination for fast growing life science and technology companies to make their stock market debut. However, there are still reasons to be optimistic. A fifth of all companies that...

Electra break-up could offer big upside

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

Private equity trust Electra ( ELTA ) is entering the final stretch in its strategy to sell off assets, which include controlling interests in Fridays (74% of NAV (net asset value)) and Hotter Shoes (10% of NAV). Fridays (formerly branded TGI Fridays) is an iconic American themed restaurant and...

A simple way to invest: 3 low-cost funds to grow your wealth

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

Do you want to start investing in an ISA without the hassle of researching lots of stocks? Exchange-traded funds (known as ETFs for short, or sometimes tracker funds) could be the solution as they are a low-cost and simple way to create a diversified portfolio. In this article we talk about the...

UK stocks helping individuals with mental health issues

Thursday 21 Oct 2021

Mental ill health has been moving up the agenda for some time, and now represents the most common medical complaint for UK adults according to a study by not-for-profit healthcare firm Benenden Health. Illnesses related to mental health including depression and anxiety were the most commonly...

Three reasons the Chinese sell-off could be reversed

Thursday 14 Oct 2021

The sell-off in China looks to have gone too far. The MSCI China index has declined by 20% over the last three months. Investor sentiment in the region has been undermined by a wave of policy tightening and stringent regulation targeting sectors from property to technology. These fears have been...

Tesco plots new course to maximise earnings and shareholder returns

Thursday 14 Oct 2021

On 6 October supermarket Tesco ( TSCO ) surprised the market with better than expected first half results, an increase in full year profit guidance and its first share buyback. Alongside these milestones were the outlines of a new strategy which the group hopes will not just see it maintain its...

Netflix: Tune in or switch off?

Thursday 14 Oct 2021

Some share prices can seem immune from market turbulence, as has been the case for Netflix recently. While major indices like the FTSE 100, S&P 500, Nasdaq, Eurostoxx 50 and Hang Seng have struggled since the start of September, the streaming TV and movies giant has defied gravity. Over the...

Next’s Total Platform could prove a game-changer

Thursday 14 Oct 2021

A good deal of the excitement surrounding e-commerce play The Hut Group, aka THG ( THG ) , is linked to its Ingenuity logistics and technology platform. This is an end-to-end solution offered to third parties in the same way Ocado’s ( OCDO ) online groceries platform is sold to global supermarkets...

7% motor racing bond issue could spark investor interest

Thursday 07 Oct 2021

Investors looking for a better yield than cash and the UK equity market in general might be interested in a new retail bond launching in November with a 7% coupon, paid semi-annually. The bond will be issued by AMR GP Finance, a private company linked to the Aston Martin Cognizant F1 racing team...

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