18 Jul 2018
This week I am looking at the impact that England’s recent success at the World Cup, and the UK’s unusually long spell of warm weather has had on the pub sector, and specifically Greene King.
11 Jul 2018
This week I am looking at Franklin UK Mid Cap Fund, a fund which focuses on investing in what the managers believe to be the best investment opportunities in the FTSE 250 index.
4 Jul 2018
The end of June brought with it the end of the first half of this calendar year.
27 Jun 2018
This week I am looking at Aberforth Smaller Companies, a UK-focused investment trust that invests predominantly in smaller quoted companies.
20 Jun 2018
This week I am looking at 112-year-old British company, Rolls Royce, and its biggest transformation plan in nearly 20 years.
13 Jun 2018
This week I am looking at BT, following the announcement last week that Chief Executive Gavin Patterson will step down later this year.
6 Jun 2018
DS Smith, the international packaging company, announced its intention to purchase the Spanish based Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A (known as Europac) on Monday 4 June 2018.
30 May 2018
This week I am looking at Pennon Group, which recently released its full year results to 31 March 2018. The group is split between two main functions, water and sewage services the South West of England and Viridor, the UK’s largest waste management recycling company.
23 May 2018
This week saw a step back from the brink of a US/China trade war.
16 May 2018
Last Thursday the Bank of England (BoE) announced that it is holding UK interest rates at 0.5% on the back of weaker than expected GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of 2018 – the weakest quarterly performance in more than five years.
9 May 2018
This week I am looking at Sainsbury’s which recently agreed terms with Walmart to merge with its subsidiary Asda.