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Victory for investors as Unilever backs down on plans to leave UK

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Following widespread opposition, Unilever has scrapped its plan to delist from the UK market. 

Fund Briefing: how to invest in Asia Pacific

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 | Article

There is no denying Asia’s potential. With fast-growing economies, strong export markets and an increasingly wealthy middle class, it’s little wonder that investors are taking notice.

Give workers share of FTSE firms says Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | News

A new policy floated by the Labour party could see British companies with more than 250 workers forced to hand over 10% of their equity to staff.

This is the longest ever US bull market: what happens next?

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 | News

The US stock market has registered the longest bull market in financial history.

Behavioural biases: Overconfidence - are we as good at investing as we think?

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 | Blog | By James Norton

When it comes to decision making, most people tend to have an unwarranted confidence in their own abilities.

Vodafone tipped as 'strong buy' after results exceed expectations

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 | News

Telecoms provider Vodafone has been singled out as a “strong buy” buy for investors following the posting of positive financial results today.

Lessons from an all-female investment club

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | Article

If you fancy dipping your toe in the stock market but would rather not do it alone, then why not set up an investment club? This is exactly what these 10 women have done. Moira O’Neill met them to find out more.

BP shines light on dividend income amid wider market sell-off

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 | News

Investors rattled by the current turmoil in global markets should consider the importance of dividend...

Stock market sell-off: The end of the bull market?

Monday, 05 February 2018 | News

Last week’s global equity sell-off has continued Monday morning, with the FTSE 100 losing 1.3% since the opening bell (as of 11.30am)....

Five ways investors can spot signs of a turbulent market

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | News

Investor confidence is growing in 2018 as markets continue to rise, but it may be prudent to keep an eye on five signals of turbulence ahead.