Analysis & Opinion


Weak dollar drives record dividend payments
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 12:48

A weak dollar pushed up dividend payments. For some regions, this masked much weaker underlying growth. Tom Bailey reports.

When investing small sums pays off
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 12:37

DIY Investor Toolkit: Here's how far £100 a month can go in the stockmarket over five years. Marina Gerner illustrates how you can build your wealth with a small budget.

Here's where Lloyds Bank shares must bounce
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 09:34

This year has been disappointing for the banking giant, so chartist Alistair Strang runs the software to identify the next springboard for it's share price.

11 eye-catching growth shares that won't cost investors the earth
Wed, 23rd May 2018 - 13:58

This screen is currently the top performing strategy over the past five years, according to Stockopedia's Ben Hobson. Here are some of the best value growth stocks to play the theme.

Company News

Electrocomponents makes new record and could keep going
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 14:09

Its share price has quadrupled since autumn 2015 and has just surged 13% to a fresh peak. Graeme Evans discusses where next for the tech supplier.

Should you believe the hype at TalkTalk?
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 13:17

For investors on the trail of a potential turnaround stock, the story doesn't get much more intriguing than TalkTalk Telecom, writes Graeme Evans.

The FTSE 100, Tate & Lyle, Go-Ahead and Daily Mail
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 12:50

Markets have suffered an attack of vertigo, and some big-name stocks are swinging both ways. Lee Wild, head of equity strategy at interactive investor, gives his view.

Kingfisher optimists trigger rebound
Thu, 24th May 2018 - 12:23

After a poor reaction to Kingfisher's latest numbers, the share price is back in the blue. Richard Hunter, head of markets at interactive investor, talks us through the detail. 

Breaking Market News

Updated: 52 min 56 sec ago

Investors were spooked by US President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a summit with North Korea on alleged hostility in a recent statement.

The FTSE 100 fell 0.9% to 7,716 with utility...