Bonds & New Issues

Why high-yield bonds are shares on steroids

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High-yield, or 'junk', bonds should be handled with care, says Tom Stevenson at Fidelity, but the returns can be stellar - and now could be the time to buy.

Relief as Quindell firms up cash return

Relief as Quindell firms up cash return

After months of waiting, Quindell has finalised details of its 100p cash return to long-suffering shareholders. Further patience is required.

New tech IPO Softcat looks promising

New tech IPO Softcat looks promising

Few fast-growing technology companies have been confident enough to float this year, but Softcat is different. It's doing well and the numbers look good.

22 fund and trusts to see you through stockmarket volatility

22 fund and trusts to see you through stockmarket volatility

Market ructions have thrown up opportunities for value and contrarian investors, while UK smaller companies have avoided the storms.

Double-dose of drug IPOs

Double-dose of drug IPOs

A pair of small drug companies are planning to float in London next month. Here's why.

Sophos plans major cyber security IPO

Sophos plans major cyber security IPO

If Sophos does float next month it will be third time lucky for this cyber security specialist.

Private equity IPO offers big returns

Private equity IPO offers big returns

Apax is listing a new investment vehicle next month, giving investors a chance to share in the private equity giant's success.

Woodford Patient Capital shoots to premium

Woodford Patient Capital shoots to premium

After the largest-ever UK investment company launch, Neil Woodford's oversubscribed trust has begun trading at an instant share price premium.

Growth portfolios make up ground - model portfolio April 15 update

Growth portfolios make up ground - model portfolio April 15 update

Money Observer's growth-based portfolios shine as stockmarket investors favour wider range of shares.

Leaders, laggards and switches - model portfolio April 15 update

Leaders, laggards and switches - model portfolio April 15 update

Best and worst performers in the 12 income and growth portfolios revealed, and why Fidelity Moneybuilder Income gets the chop.

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