Analysis & Opinion


The week ahead: Capita, Persimmon
Fri, 24th February 2017 - 16:24

Reporting season cranks up a notch with a hugely busy week in store for blue-chip and mid-cap shareholders.

18 funds and trusts to navigate global uncertainty
Fri, 24th February 2017 - 16:09

Our multi-manager panel of experts have found attractive opportunities for investors, away from the threat of political upheaval. Marina Gerner reports.

Share of the week: An icon revived
Fri, 24th February 2017 - 16:03

It's been a real struggler, but it's amazing how influential some City types can be. Here's Lee Wild's top share of the past five days.

A trio of AIM income shares for your ISA
Fri, 24th February 2017 - 15:39

These three small-caps have growth potential and pay a generous dividend. Former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore explains why they might be suitable for an ISA.

Company News

RBS crushed by £10bn of costs
Fri, 24th February 2017 - 13:28

A huge slug of one-off costs meant RBS's run of annual losses stretched to a ninth year, and this one was particularly bad, reports Lee Wild.

Neil Woodford: How income investors can avoid value traps
Fri, 24th February 2017 - 10:16

Neil Woodford's new fund will yield 5% at launch. Here he tells Kyle Caldwell what he looks for when assessing the sustainability of a dividend.

The Oil Man: Far/WPL, Gulf Keystone, Petrofac, Sirius Petroleum
Thu, 23rd February 2017 - 13:39

Oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. He gives Interactive Investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

How Lloyds shares can top 100p
Thu, 23rd February 2017 - 13:36

Already more bullish than others, this analyst has upgraded forecasts for profits and dividends, betting that Lloyds shares will keep rising, reports Harriet Mann.

Breaking Market News

Updated: 4 min 52 sec ago

A weaker pound failed to boost mining stocks, which were among the top fallers on the blue-chip index.

BHP Billiton (BLT) and Rio Tinto (RIO) slipped up to 3% lower, while Glencore (GLEN)...