5 Dec 2018
This week I am looking at Impax Environmental Markets (IEM), an investment trust which invests in companies from across the globe that are involved in developing cleaner or more efficient energy, water and waste services.
28 Nov 2018
This week I am looking at Prudential, the multinational life insurance and financial services company, following its recent trading update covering the first nine months of the year.
21 Nov 2018
This week I am looking at telecommunications giant, Vodafone, which announced its half year results last week.
14 Nov 2018
This week I am looking at UK-listed airline companies and two significant factors that influence their share prices; oil price and industrial action.
7 Nov 2018
This week I am looking at Associated British Foods (ABF), a UK-listed food, ingredients and retail group with a well-diversified portfolio of international brands.
31 Oct 2018
This week I am looking at Smithson investment trust, which recently broke the record for the largest initial public offer of an investment trust in the UK.
24 Oct 2018
This week I take a look at Emerging Markets. Having enjoyed a strong 2017, Emerging Market equities have been firmly out of favour this year on the back of persistently negative news flows relating to economic, political and market developments.
17 Oct 2018
Global markets have been unusually weak recently. US 10-year Treasury bond yields have moved up through the 3% level, breaking a 30-year downward trend and provoking a circa 7% drop in the FTSE 100 index over the first few days of October.
10 Oct 2018
This week I am looking at Jupiter European Opportunities, a £1bn investment trust which aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing in economic trends and developing businesses across Europe.
3 Oct 2018
My focus this week is Standard Life UK Smaller Companies, a £380m investment trust that aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investment through quoted UK smaller companies.
26 Sep 2018
This week I am revisiting Kier Group, the UK-based construction, services and property group following the release of its preliminary full year results last week.