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Income investing: should you follow Terry Smith’s approach?

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:41:51 Z

In this episode of Danimation, we examine the total return approach to income investing advocated by Fundsmith Equity manager Terry Smith. Read more

Fundsmith hits £20bn after virus fails to dent returns

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:26:00 Z

Fundsmith Equity passes £20bn mark following strong returns this year while global stock markets have fallen. Read more

Hargreaves falls in Which? rankings on Woodford woes

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:25:00 Z

UK's largest investment platform falls to sixth place in Which?'s customer satisfaction survey amid fallout from Woodford fund scandal. Read more

FTSE rallies as retailers plan to reopen after virus shutdown

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:28:00 Z

Shares in Associated British Foods rise to top of FTSE 100 as Primark owner says it will reopen all its stores in England on 15 June. Read more

Managers of soaring gold funds say rally far from over

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:59:00 Z

Ruffer Gold has led way with 95% return over 12 months as shares in gold miners soar, and fund managers say there is more to come. Read more

Polar Capital fund manager Guy Rushton found dead

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:01:00 Z

Guy Rushton has been found dead in a barn near his Wiltshire home just under two months after stepping down from fund management due to 'poor health'. Read more

Four shares the pros are buying and selling

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:30:00 Z

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors. Read more

Monday Papers: SpaceX delivers Nasa astronauts to space station

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 03:43:47 Z

And UK banks warn 40%-50% of ‘bounce back’ borrowers will default. Read more

Sunday Papers: RBS boss calls for toxic virus loans fund

Sun, 31 May 2020 05:47:38 Z

And the Treasury urged to step in as furloughed staff face losing their jobs. Read more

Saturday Papers: Sunak throws £8bn lifeline to self-employed

Sat, 30 May 2020 06:00:00 Z

And Donald Trump to revoke Hong Kong trade privileges in China escalation. Read more

What happens to property & real estate after Covid-19?

Fri, 29 May 2020 16:42:00 Z

Citywire’s Gavin Lumsden speaks to Marcus Phayre-Mudge, manager of TR Property investment trust. Read more

FTSE 100 rally snaps as Trump set to speak on China

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:30:00 Z

(Update) The UK's blue chip index extends its decline, as Wall Street opens lower, after three days of gains as investors wait for US president Trump's press conference on China and Hong Kong. Read more

David Stevenson: nine nutty policies politicians have up their sleeves after Covid-19

Fri, 29 May 2020 13:09:11 Z

Some things do change and the post-coronavirus political landscape is likely to hold more hazards for investors. Read more

Royal London’s Fox: ‘Covid has done more for ESG in 10 weeks than the last 10 years’

Fri, 29 May 2020 12:38:00 Z

Citywire AAA-rated Mike Fox says it is not just good performance of his Royal London Sustainable Leaders fund that attracted £400m from investors last month. Read more

The Expert View: Boohoo, Paypoint & British Land

Fri, 29 May 2020 04:15:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Halfords and Strix. Read more

Friday Papers: Nissan backs Britain as Sunderland factory safe

Fri, 29 May 2020 03:15:33 Z

And UK opens door to citizenship for 300,000 Hong Kong residents. Read more

FTSE notches up third day of gains as US gets back to work

Thu, 28 May 2020 16:15:00 Z

FTSE 100 advanced, once again propelled by a positive opening on Wall Street as investors focused on the easing coronavirus crisis rather than Hong Kong tensions. Read more

David Stevenson: five more thematic ETFs for growth

Thu, 28 May 2020 15:14:26 Z

Following my suggestion last week of an exchange traded fund for online gaming, here are a handful of other thematic ETFs for growth investors. Read more

Artemis hires Kames sustainable investment team

Thu, 28 May 2020 10:32:00 Z

Citywire AA-rated Craig Bonthron and Neil Goddin, alongside Jonathan Parsons and Ryan Smith, will set up a sustainable investment business for Artemis. Read more

Martin Currie’s Osmani predicts long ‘Nike swoosh’ recovery taking until 2022

Thu, 28 May 2020 09:41:00 Z

In a darkening of his outlook Martin Currie global fund manager Zehrid Osmani says corporate profits will plunge by a third this year. Read more