Analysis & Opinion


A question of trust
Thu, 30th July 2015 - 14:55

Nicky McCabe at Fidelity says trusts and funds both have a place in investors' portfolios; each will lead to different results at different points of the cycle.

These blue chip shares are a bargain
Thu, 30th July 2015 - 13:37

The Colonel tells us where the smart money's going and which large-cap shares he'll be buying. There are bargains to be had, he says.

Fund to watch: Legal and General UK Property
Wed, 29th July 2015 - 10:59

Retail parks in Scotland, a distribution centre in Stafford, and an office block in the centre of London are among the different types of commercial properties owned by this fund.

The Briefing: Property
Wed, 29th July 2015 - 10:58

While property can act as a useful diversifier in certain situations, there are many issues for potential investors to consider before they commit money to the sector.

Company News

FTSE 100: Earnings boost and new chart levels
Thu, 30th July 2015 - 15:10

London is up for a third session as Q2 earnings impress. Here are the latest FTSE 100 price points to watch for.

Centrica's British Gas in profits surge
Thu, 30th July 2015 - 14:45

After years of complaints, Centrica has decided the customer-facing business is actually where the big money is. Huge changes are afoot.

Does profit make RBS a buy?
Thu, 30th July 2015 - 13:18

Royal Bank of Scotland made an unexpected profit in the second quarter, which bosses hope will underpin share price gains.

Shell in demand as dividend confirmed
Thu, 30th July 2015 - 11:36

Trading at a discount to peers and with a huge prospective dividend yield, Royal Dutch Shell is attracting plenty of buyers on results day.

Share Sleuth Blog

Share Sleuth

Share Sleuth is the online diary of value investor and companies editor Richard Beddard, including research notes, watchlist and a model portfolio.

Breaking Market News

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FTSE indices made steady gains throughout the day with plenty of corporate news to keep investors busy, including various announcements relating to job cuts across several sectors. Shell (RDSA)...