Shares

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

Similar to last month, defensive shares were out of favour among FTSE 100 investors. 

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Is your China exposure optimised?

China is the world’s second-largest economy and growing rapidly, yet many investors have relatively little exposure.

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Harry Nimmo gives his rules for stock-picking success

Small-cap investor Harry Nimmo lifts the lid on his investment philosophy, revealing his six-step process to finding ‘tomorrow’s giants.'

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Dogs of the Footsie: Positive first steps for our high-yield shares

The Dogs achieved total returns averaging 3.2 per cent between February and May – beating the FTSE 100.

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Stock markets historically have seen steep declines in June

In the 48 years since 1970 the market has seen positive returns in June 21 times, with an average month return of -1 per cent.

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What do you do when markets fall?

When the market has a fall, and it will, it's usually better to do nothing at all

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China domestic listed shares enter the MSCI index - more risk for investors?

While the move is a major milestone for China, state intervention and poor corporate governance remain major concerns. 

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Five ETFs to tap into tech

How to gain cheap access to technology stocks, from large to small cap, with different regional and thematic  focuses.

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How to choose which IPOs to invest in

Initial public offerings of ‘new’ shares provide a great pipeline of potential investments

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