Woodford Patient Capital investment trust (WPCT) has suffered a serious drop of price, losing more than 11 per cent during the past couple
Behind this decline in underlying dividend growth was the growing strength of the pound against the US dollar.
The government's decision to allow AIM shares to be included in individual savings accounts (ISAs) back in August 2013 is a major reason behind the surge in trading volume on AIM.
Investors have enjoyed stellar returns from the UK housebuilding sector over the past decade.
Small companies are something of a misnomer, given that the term captures companies with market capitalisations below £1 billion.
The UK stock market has had a miserable first quarter and is impacting investors’ lives.
We’ve seen a recent selloff in the US technology sector as some companies in the space have faced near-term challenges and negative press. But as long-term investors, we are not deterred.
Investor sentiment for developed markets has weakened, with some major indices displaying the dreaded ‘death cross.
The broad technology sector has delivered impressive returns over the last few years, with many of the largest software service providers leading performance.