Shares

Young females are investing more than ever before

Women aged 18 to 36 are putting an extra 20 per cent a year into stocks and shares Isas than men of the same age.

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Despite trade war fears, Asia’s markets are still an opportunity

In the reversal of positive sentiment that we have seen lately, opportunities appear to be arising for long-term investors.

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The FTSE is at near-record levels – is it still a good time to invest?

It’s an old adage in investment circles, but it remains true: investing is about time in the market, rather than timing the market.

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Nick Train: digital is more important than ‘value’ or ‘growth’

Nick Train says working out which companies will survive digital disruption is the most important call for managers.

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Sky bidding war: how much further can prices climb?

Consolidation is key to US media in the face of online streaming competition; what does the battle mean for investors?

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Murray Income investment trust: seeking strong and stable dividend payments

Charles Luke, manager of Murray Income investment trust, talks to Tom Bailey about some of the shares the trust has recently been buying and selling.

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Investing in biotechnology has become trickier

Due to the pace of innovation, a company might have only a year without competition.

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While returns have doubled since inception, Nifty Fifty portfolio still misses benchmark

Is there something wrong with an algorithm that consistently fails to beat its benchmark, asks Richard Beddard.

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Sovereignty – is it coming home?

As UK politics heats up, investors should remain focused on their individual investments and keep the political background in perspective.

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