The Brewin Dolphin team picks stocks that could outperform the market over the next twelve months – but also with an eye to long-term performance.
The government's privatisation of the Royal Mail was underpriced by £180m, a report commissioned by Business Secretary Vince Cable has suggested.
UK stocks gained on Thursday morning following a stellar performance by Wall Street indices after the Federal Reserve said it would be "patient" to tighten monetary policy.
UK stocks dropped sharply on Wednesday morning as the sell-off resumed ahead of a busy session for global financial markets.
Yet more disappointing economic data from China pushed UK stocks lower for the seventh straight session on Tuesday, with markets extending losses despite plunging to an 18-month low the previous session.
After an initial drop the FTSE 100 Index recovered to trade slightly in the black, led by oil companies' shares.
Two troubled firms will update the markets this week.
The dramatic sell-off on the FTSE 100 continued into its fifth straight day on Friday as a weak finish on Wall Street and disappointing data from China hammered already-fragile sentiment on the market.
UK stocks edged higher on Thursday after sinking to a five-week low, though gains were only modest ahead of a data-heavy session.
Investors continue to hope for a last minute ‘Santa Rally'. This is not a collection of disgruntled elves going on strike, but the phenomenon that has seen stock markets produce better returns in December than at any other time of the year.
UK stocks edged higher on Wednesday after a steep sell-off sent the FTSE 100 to its lowest levels in more than a month.
As we approach the festive period, Laith Khalaf, Senior Analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown gives five investment tips for investors to take into the New Year and beyond.
UK stocks dropped sharply for the second straight session on Tuesday as plummeting oil prices, macro concerns and a profit warning from retail giant Tesco hammered market sentiment.
It's a big week for retail as ASOS, Sports Direct and the owner of Costa Coffee prepare to update the markets.
A steeper-than-expected recession in Japan and poor data from China and Germany dampened market sentiment on Monday, with UK stocks starting the week on the back foot.
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