Analysis & Opinion


Investment trusts: the basics
Thu, 23rd March 2017 - 08:56

Rob Griffin gives you the lowdown on investment trusts' key features and how they compare to other types of investment on cost and performance.

10 fast-moving cyclicals that analysts are upgrading
Wed, 22nd March 2017 - 14:07

Many cyclical stocks have done well since last June, but Stockopedia's Ben Hobson has found those where strong profit upgrades indicate further positive performance.

Should I buy Woodford Income Focus – or one of these five alternatives?
Wed, 22nd March 2017 - 13:09

David Brenchley discusses whether investors should pile into star manager Neil Woodford's new income fund, or choose one of these proven alternatives.

The Oil Man: Far, RockRose Energy, IGas Energy, Solo Oil
Wed, 22nd March 2017 - 12:28

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

Company News

Why Barclays is worth keeping an eye on
Thu, 23rd March 2017 - 09:29

As well as a look at the wider banking sector, chartist Alistair Strang drills down and gives us the "magic number" for high-flying Barclays.

Upgrades trigger surge at James Cropper
Wed, 22nd March 2017 - 17:44

This share is worth 26 times more than it was in March 2009, but profits are growing fast and it will beat forecasts again, reports David Brenchley.

Fevertree shares survive early scare
Tue, 21st March 2017 - 17:39

One of the best-performing shares in living memory, Fevertree is doing so well it was able to overcome an early scare after these results, reports Lee Wild.

Why Lloyds Banking is among top share tips in Europe
Tue, 21st March 2017 - 14:09

It's had a good run recently, but Lloyds is one of this expert's top tips. Lee Wild also reveals the other nine UK-quoted shares which make the list.

Breaking Market News

Updated: 1 hour 54 min ago

The FTSE 100 took a pause for breath amid a fairly quiet day for large cap corporate news.

Of the blue chip stocks reporting on trading, retail Next (NXT) stood out as investors were...