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Why stock market falls have a silver lining for income seekers

In a year that saw stock markets around the world turn into a sea of red, the FTSE 100 was exceptional only in being more unpopular than most.

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Chart that tells a story: half of global stocks are in a bear market

Half of companies in the MSCI World Index are now in a bear market.

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Dividend Danger Zone: our screen claims second victim

Dividend Danger Zone, our dividend watch series, has claimed its second victim since it kicked off at the start of the year. 

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Top up your portfolio with alcoholic drinks stocks

Such stocks can add sparkle to your investment portfolio but beware a hangover, warns Jeff Salway.

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How to capture the long-term potential of Japanese equity opportunities

Investors use the Asian country as a source of alpha, playing monetary policy and yen weakness. However, this approach means that they miss out on long-term diversification attributes.

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The best and worst FTSE 100 performers in 2018

With UK markets in turmoil, we round up and explain some of the best and worst performers of the year on the FTSE 100. 

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Buy, Hold, Sell: the healthcare trends to invest in

BB Healthcare Trust manager Paul Major tells Tom Bailey about some of the stocks he has been buying, holding and selling recently.

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Chart that tells a story: big FTSE 100 dips in 2018

In the first of a new occasional series, we look at what can be gleaned from a chart that shows the biggest FTSE 100 dips in 2018.

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Asian equities: catching a falling knife

As an investor focused on value, when the herd moves in one direction, we tend to look the other way. We’re happy to go against the grain if the numbers tell us to.
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