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Broker view: Why Centrica shares are a ‘hold’

18 February 2016

Investing Strategy Shares

As Centrica reports its full year results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors and why he is calling its shares a ‘hold’… In its full year results reported on Thursday, British Gas owner Centrica reported a 19% increase in profits at its gas supply business. These […]

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Is the Cold War coming back? A question of extreme importance for emerging markets and investors

17 February 2016

Economy Investing Strategy

Jan Dehn, head of research at Ashmore, asks whether the Cold War is coming back. Judging by recent exchanges between NATO officials and Russia’s Medvedev, the answer is yes. But is it? And what should emerging market investors make of the rising tensions between Russia and NATO? Dehn outlines why this question is extraordinarily important for […]

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Brexit could drive City of London commercial property prices down claims new report

17 February 2016

Economy Investing Strategy Shares

A British exit from the European Union could see commercial property values in the City of London fall by between 8 and 15% according to a report by Capital Economics commissioned by Woodford Investment Management. The fund firm, founded by star investment manager Neil Woodford, also polled investors this week to test their view of […]

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Advisers tip the best investment trusts for income

16 February 2016

Investing for Income Investing Strategy

The trade body Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has gathered the views from financial advisers on which investment companies work well in a pension portfolio to generate income throughout the year. The results are below. Tim Cockerill, investment director at Rowan Dartington recommends Perpetual Income & Growth, Bankers and International Public Partnerships. Gavin Haynes, managing director […]

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Expert comment: “Seven reasons to still invest in Europe”

16 February 2016

Economy Investing Strategy

Investors need to step back and consider the bigger picture when it comes to investing in European equities, asserts Vincent Juvyns and Alex Dryden, global market strategists at JP Morgan Asset Management. Below they outline seven positive forces at play that may bolster European equities and explain why investors should consider retaining or introducing exposure […]

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“Keynes is the only answer now central bankers have run out of bullets”

15 February 2016

Economic Impact Economy Investing Strategy

A fund manager is urging central governments to remember John Maynard Keynes and invest in the real economy rather than pushing banks to lend even more to debt fuelled consumers and corporations. Peter Toogood, investment director, City Financial, said the current negative interest rate fad has precious little to do with economic orthodoxy and more […]

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Offshore tax crackdown. Could it impact expats?

15 February 2016

Investing Strategy Personal Finance

In recent years, governments and financial institutions have become much more aware of the large amounts of undisclosed wealth held in offshore bank accounts writes private client adviser and Mindful Money columnist Jessica Cook… Concerned that they are missing out on large amounts of unpaid tax they are seeking to remedy this. In response to […]

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Broker view: Hammerson shares are a ‘buy’ as the group reports robust rise in earnings

15 February 2016

Investing Strategy Shares

As Hammerson reports its full year results Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why he is backing the business and calling its stock a ‘buy’… Property developer Hammerson said this morning that it remains confident about its future performance as it reported a good set of final results. Results showed net […]

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Japan: why you should invest now

12 February 2016

Investing Strategy Investment Insight

Japan continues to face serious economic hurdles that will continue for the first half of the year but Fidelity’s Nicholas Price believes it is a short-term correction.   Japanese markets lurched sharply lower today as trading resumed after yesterday’s National Foundation Day holiday. The TOPIX fell 5.4% in yen terms marking its steepest weekly decline […]

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Why you should stop panicking about markets and get greedy

12 February 2016

Investing for Growth Investing Strategy

Policymakers are taking control of the problems in the global economy which means markets can stop panicking and investors can get greedy, according to Royal London Asset Management’s Trevor Greetham.   Greetham, head of multi-asset at Royal London Asset Management, believes ‘when policymakers start to panic, markets can stop panicking’, referring to Japanese moves to […]

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