Since 1990 the FTSE All-Share Index's average return for the month has been -1.2 per cent.
As tech stocks surge ahead, active managers feel compelled to own them to reduce the risk of underperformance: classic bubble behaviour, fear of missing out.
Here are three smaller companies that have helped to drive outperformance, despite lingering macro anxieties in the UK.
Concerns for market confidence is increasing on several fronts. Here are the biggest worries disturbing expert fund managers’ sleep.
A tentative new trade deal between the US and Mexico has driven the US stock market to new highs, extending what is now the country's longest ever bull market.
Investors tend to turn to large-cap UK firms for generous and reliable dividends. But prospects for income seekers overseas are improving.
When it comes to growth versus value, T. Bailey advocates a third way – allocating to long-term drivers of growth.
Shaky stock markets in early 2018 left the Dogs’ share prices stagnating overall, although their total returns have remained reassuringly firm.<
Richard Beddard looks to Solid State for a second time to fill a gap in the portfolio.