Sunday newspaper round-up: Global recession, Glencore, Prudential
Sun 04 October 2015 19:29
(ShareCast News) - Emerging economies risk "leading the world economy into a slump", with lower growth and a rout in financial markets, according to the latest Brookings Institution-Financial Times tracking index. Released ahead of the annual meetings of
Friday newspaper share tips: Mixed views on Cranswick
Fri 02 October 2015 10:48
(ShareCast News) - Cranswick was on the plate on Friday as hungry newspaper tippers eyed up what to do with Britain's largest sausage producer.
Friday newspaper round-up: Emerging economies, Syria, Europe
Fri 02 October 2015 07:18
(ShareCast News) - Global investors will suck capital out of emerging economies this year for the first time since 1988, as they brace themselves for a Chinese crash, according to theInstitute of International Finance. Capital flooded into promising emerg
Thursday newspaper share tips: At odds over Saga
Thu 01 October 2015 11:25
(ShareCast News) - The Telegraph and The Times are again at odds over what to do with a particular company - this time it's Saga.
Thursday newspaper round-up: Glencore, Property prices, Syria
Thu 01 October 2015 07:38
(ShareCast News) - The chairman of Glencore snapped up 100,000 shares yesterday as the troubled miner and commodities trader told creditors that fears about its potential demise were overblown. Tony Hayward, the former head of BP and the latest in a succe
Wednesday newspaper tips: What to do with Wolseley
Wed 30 September 2015 10:49
(ShareCast News) - To sell or not to sell - that's the question when it comes to Wolseley according to Wednesday's newspaper share tips.
Wednesday newspaper round-up: Carney on fossil fuel, IMF, Volkswagen
Wed 30 September 2015 07:31
(ShareCast News) - Rising global interest rates could spark corporate defaults in developing economies and send a shudder through financial markets, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The warning comes as the US Federal Reserve prepares to increa
Tuesday newspaper share tips: What to do with Glencore; Time to capitalise on Vodafone's drop
Tue 29 September 2015 10:26
(ShareCast News) - On Monday, Glencore shares tumbled after Investec warned the stock holds little value for shareholders. On Tuesday, we saw shares rise in the morning after Citigroup and Bernstein came out in defence of the mining company.
Tuesday newspaper round-up: Rolls Royce, Syria, Valeant
Tue 29 September 2015 05:59
(ShareCast News) - The deepening scandal at Petrobras has further increased pressure on Rolls-Royce, the pre-eminent British engineer that is a key supplier of power turbines to the Brazilian oil major. Already under investigation in Brazil over claims th
Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Bank of England, Corbyn
Mon 28 September 2015 06:08
(ShareCast News) - Public opinion is swinging behind "Brexit", with more people in favour of leaving than remaining in the European Union. A YouGov poll for The Times today shows 40 per cent backing a pullout and only 38 per cent opting to stay in. The la
Sunday newspaper round-up: SAB Miller, Tesco, Wm Morrison
Sun 27 September 2015 16:25
(ShareCast News) - AB Inbev could table a £70bn bid for SAB Miller this week, firing the starting gun on the biggest-ever takeover of a British company. Over recent days the world's two biggest brewers have begun "friendly" talks, sources said. The discu
Friday newspaper round-up: Drax, EU, Volkswagen, John Lewis
Fri 25 September 2015 07:21
(ShareCast News) - A £1bn UK climate-change plan has been thrown into turmoil after the Drax power company said it was pulling out because government green policy reversals made it too risky to proceed. Drax's decision to abandon five years of planning f
Thursday newspaper share tips: Give up the stamp collection and enjoy a bit of schadenfreude
Thu 24 September 2015 11:09
(ShareCast News) - It's time to give up the stamp collection, according to The Telegraph's Questor.
Thursday newspaper round-up: migrants, StanChart, HS2, steelmakers, Santander UK
Thu 24 September 2015 07:19
(ShareCast News) - EU leaders agreed late on Wednesday to spend more than €1bn of aid across the Middle East and Africa in a bid to stem the flow of migrants into Europe, as they attempted at a high-profile summit to put an end to a bitter fight over ho
Wednesday newspaper share tips: Taking a look under the AA's hood
Wed 23 September 2015 11:16
(ShareCast News) - The mechanics are in at the AA doing what they can to fix it up for investors, but Wednesday's newspaper tippers said there's a bit of work to be done before it will pass a financial MOT.
Wednesday newspaper round-up: European Oil and Gas, Volkswagen, Santander
Wed 23 September 2015 07:15
(ShareCast News) - KKR, the American private equity giant, is set to invest hundreds of millions of dollars buying up European oil and gasfields, as it seeks to take advantage of depressed valuations in the industry after the collapse of world oil prices.
Tuesday newspaper round-up: RBS, FCA, British Gas
Tue 22 September 2015 05:56
(ShareCast News) - UK Financial Investments, the body charged with managing the state's holdings in RBS and Lloyds Banking Group, has been ordered by the Treasury select committee to explain why the government needed to commission a separate report into t
Monday newspaper round-up: Pensions, Anglo American, China
Mon 21 September 2015 06:59
(ShareCast News) - Boris Johnson's pensions tsar has warned that the National Health Service faces a half-trillion-pound pension deficit and urged the government to tackle generous public sector retirement packages that have become unaffordable. In a repo
Sunday newspaper round-up: Bond crisis, Altria's SAB stake, ITV, Anglo's dividend
Sun 20 September 2015 16:49
(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England will warn this week of a potentially damaging liquidity crisis in the gigantic market for government and corporate bonds, the Sunday Times said. A six-month investigation into bond markets culminates in a BoE's finan
Friday newspaper share tips: Premier Farnell and Kier Group
Fri 18 September 2015 11:45
(ShareCast News) - Premier Farnell is in a bit of a mess at the moment, according to The Times' Tempus, after a 13.7% fall in interim pre-tax profits, and a warning second half operating profits could be lower than forecasts.
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18 September 2015
Senior economist Ben Brettell looks at yesterday evening’s interest rate decision.
14 September 2015
Peter Hargreaves shares his thoughts on the new leader of the Labour party.
14 September 2015
A recent poll shows less than half of 55-65 year olds expect their pension to last more than 10 years. What can investors do to help give them a better chance of financial security in retirement?