Shares

Is a perfect storm brewing in markets?

The markets are jumpy and a broadly positive backdrop is being tested by the Q3 earnings season.

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10 high-yielding shares in the FTSE 100: how safe are their dividends?

Strong dividend growth, combined with recent market volatility, brought the expected FTSE 100 yield for 2018 to 4.3%. 

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Fund managers increasingly pessimistic about the global economy

Driving the bearishness over the global economy was primarily the ongoing trade war between the US and China.

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Where next for financial markets? The bull and bear points

After last week's sell-off, here are three reasons to be bullish and three to be bearish.

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With global markets in turmoil, Chinese shares offer potential

China’s domestic-listed shares are an opportunity for investors to gain exposure to the country’s long-term growth potential.

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The FTSE 100 shares that shone during the market turmoil

Some companies were able to buck the trend and saw their share prices increase during the turmoil.

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Was the market crash this week the big sell-off everyone has been waiting for?

Markets around the world saw major sell-offs this week. Is this the start of a bear market or another false start?

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Why investors should look to Aim stocks for quality growth

The performance of firms such as Fever-Tree ought to encourage investors to see Aim as a source of success stories.

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The bull and bear cases for buying bank shares

A decade after Lehmans collapse and the start of the financial crisis, there are signs that the banks are bouncing back, but should you buy?

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