Shares

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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US equities: alpha opportunities still cropping up

While it's been full steam ahead for the FAANG growth train, other sectors of the US economy offer promising returns. 

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Which FTSE 100 shares did the best and worst in September 2018?

In a reversal of last month, mining and energy companies saw some of the strongest performances in September.

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Royal Mail profit warning spooks investors

Royal Mail’s share price is in the doldrums – we explain why.  

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Markets in October tend to be strong, if rather volatile

Despite the memory of Black Monday, the autumn month should be regarded as a good one for shares.

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Buy, Hold, Sell: how to profit from booming video game market

JP Morgan Smaller Companies trust manager Georgina Brittain on the stocks that she has recently been trading.

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Will India’s stock market become less volatile?

An inflow of capital from domestic investors should help to temper global sentiment-driven volatility. 

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Labour calls for FTSE companies to give 10% of equity to staff

The shares, owned collectively by staff in an ‘Inclusive Ownership Fund’, will earn workers up to £500 per year in dividends. 

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