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The Accumulator: emerging markets keep rising

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:33

Our exclusive Accumulator table shows all global markets were up in the week ending Thursday, apart from a small fall in  Russia.

Tech stock hiccup is a welcome pause for breath

by David Sandham on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:20

David Sandham explains why the spring sell-off in technology equities represents a healthy 'correction' rather than heralding a repeat of the dotcom crash at the start of the century.

4 pension perks you don't want to lose

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:39

Savers who strip out their pension under the new retirement rules need to check they won't be losing one of these four key benefits.

Week Ahead: big US bounce-back on the cards

by Charlton Lumsden on Jul 25, 2014 at 16:18

Second quarter US growth figures should show world's biggest economy has bounced back after cold winter.

The Expert View: Standard Chartered, Kingfisher and EasyJet

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 25, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including GlaxoSmithKline and Mitchells & Butlers.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes flat on mixed earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:17

However, the S&P 500 set another record closing high as Facebook rallied on higher revenue.

Friday Papers: Balfour Beatty and Carillion in £3bn merger talks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:11

And junk bond returns head for worst month in nearly a year as bull run stalls.

Martin Currie fills a 'gap' as it falls to Legg Mason

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 24, 2014 at 16:41

Martin Currie, the loss-making Edinburgh-based fund manager, has agreed to be bought by US investment giant Legg Mason.

Portfolios: the battle between income and total return

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 24, 2014 at 14:49

Experts debate what matters most when designing investment portfolios: income or total return?

Diary of a Dumb Investor: I'm hanging on to Russia

by Dumb Investor on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:07

My Russia investment trust has fallen after a momentous week, but I'm going to hold steady.

Slump in Kingfisher shares weighs on FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:01

B&Q owner falls 7.5% on disappointing sales. FTSE flat as investor caution prevails amid geopolitical tension.

Hugh Young: trouble ahead as Fed ends QE

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 24, 2014 at 08:00

Hugh Young is tilting the Aberdeen Asian Income investment trust away from high yield shares in anticipation of the US ending quantitative easing or money printing.

Investment Trusts: can you beat the stars and stripes?

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 24, 2014 at 07:00

The US is a hard market to beat. We look at investment trusts in the North America sectors to see which deliver the goods for investors.

The Expert View: Renishaw, Capita and Johnson Matthey

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 24, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Provident Financial and Poundland.

Thursday Papers: Carney highlights interest rate rise risks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:18

And Big Six energy suppliers could be broken up by investigation into profits and prices, as Competition and Markets Authority sets out its concerns about the sector.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 hits record on Apple results

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:14

However, Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.

 

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