Analysis & Opinion


How to make the most of the currency effect
Fri, 18th August 2017 - 17:24

The extent to which currencies impact investors' portfolios is often overlooked. Sam Brown explains why currency movements are important for investors.

Re-assessing Games Workshop: Is it a buy?
Fri, 18th August 2017 - 16:58

Having "laid into" Games Workshop 18 months ago, analyst Richard Beddard re-visits the investment case for a firm that's quadrupled since.

Two new AIM stocks worth buying
Fri, 18th August 2017 - 13:10

This year looks likely to be the second best for IPO fundraising on the UK's junior market. Former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore names two top newbies worth a second look.

How bitcoin quadrupled in price in six months
Fri, 18th August 2017 - 12:11

With bitcoin trading at all-time highs for the second time this week and up 40% in August alone, Gary McFarlane considers the cryptocurrency's key drivers.

Company News

The week ahead: BHP Billiton, Cairn Energy
Fri, 18th August 2017 - 17:02

After a quieter week of reporting, the coming five days looks to be interesting, with under-fire miner BHP Billiton updating amid activist interest.

FTSE 100 gives up gains after Barcelona attack
Fri, 18th August 2017 - 12:07

After five days spent making up for last week's losses, a terror attack in Barcelona dampened the FTSE 100's rally. David Brenchley rounds up the winners and losers.

A FTSE 250 winner that keeps delivering
Thu, 17th August 2017 - 16:07

The boss of this mid cap has made a cool £20,000 in the space of a year, reports Graeme Evans - and more gains could be on their way.

Down 50% since March but still a 'buy'
Thu, 17th August 2017 - 13:03

This FTSE 250 pharma has seen half its value wiped off in just five months. But Graeme Evans finds one positive analyst tipping it up by 88%.

Breaking Market News

Updated: 1 day 17 hours ago

Weakness in cigarette sellers and airlines continued to weigh on the FTSE 100, which finished Friday down 0.8% at 7,323.

Imperial Brands (IMB) and British American Tobacco (BATS), which are...