Analysis & Opinion


Chart of the week: Time to take profits on this star stock?
Mon, 23rd October 2017 - 11:32

After generating a 28% profit, technical analyst John Burford discusses whether it's time to sell, or whether there's still something left in the tank.

Why this fund manager remains constructive on equities
Mon, 23rd October 2017 - 10:24

Little is written about the risk of not participating in bull markets. For long-term investors, that's equally important, explais Miton fund manager David Jane.

Data watch: GDP and other economic health indicators
Mon, 23rd October 2017 - 09:26

Ahead of next week's hotly-anticipated Monetary Policy Committee meeting, Emil Ahmad talks through some of the numbers policymakers will analyse.

FTSE 100: It's next 'proper' move
Mon, 23rd October 2017 - 08:45

After a few weeks of relative flatline behaviour, Alistair Strang tells us where he thinks the next move on the FTSE will be.

Company News

Two new shares join star mid-cap portfolio
Mon, 23rd October 2017 - 13:38

After outperforming the FTSE 250 index since last December, Lee Wild reveals the changes made by this expert to its portfolio of winning stocks.

Bitcoin charging toward $6,000
Fri, 20th October 2017 - 17:01

Like equity markets, bitcoin is racing toward record highs. Gary McFarlane tells us why.

The week ahead: Lloyds Bank, Barclays, RBS
Fri, 20th October 2017 - 14:19

Investors will be keen to follow this week's news, with the banking sector's third-quarter results season swinging into gear. Look for updates from Lloyds, Barclays and RBS.

FTSE 100 still capable of breaking records
Fri, 20th October 2017 - 12:29

Stockmarket records are falling like dominoes, but the FTSE 100 has been left out. Lee Wild looks at whether it can join the party.

Breaking Market News

Updated: 7 hours 32 min ago

Financial stocks were weaker ahead of a raft of results from the sector this week, kicking off with Lloyds (LLOY) on Wednesday.

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) fell 1% to 279.5p, while HSBC (...