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David Kempton: 4 stocks I'm buying as grim 2019 looms

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:32:00 Z

Our experienced private investor columnist is still buying as he braces for the toughest economic conditions in over a decade. Read more

Oil price drop hurts FTSE as soft Brexit hopes prop pound

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:19:00 Z

Concerns over global slowdown and excess oil supply push FTSE 100 further into red, with falls in oil stocks offsetting a rally in retailers after yesterday's sector sell-off. Read more

The Expert View: Asos, SSE and Safestyle

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Cineworld and Impax. Read more

Tuesday Papers: Big four UK accountancy firms face radical shake-up

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 03:52:00 Z

And retail stocks have been battered after Asos issued profit warning in the run-up to Christmas. Read more

Overnight Markets: Dow tanks 500 points more ahead of Fed meeting

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00:00 Z

A late afternoon selling swept through the tech, energy, materials and financial sectors. Read more

10 of the funds hit hardest by 2018's punishing markets

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:49:00 Z

It's been a bad year for stock markets, and an even worse one for the funds featured in this list. Read more

David Stevenson: a gem of a fund for an emerging markets revival

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:19:31 Z

This concentrated, under-the-radar fund could lead the way if the terrible run for value stocks, particularly in emerging markets, finally reverses. Read more

FTSE falls as Asos crash sends shivers through retail sector

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:01:00 Z

Shares in online clothing retailer crash on profit warning, spreading fears that UK retail sector woes are not just confined to the high street. Read more

Fund groups 'shying away' from shareholder rebellions

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:32:00 Z

AXA, Janus Henderson, Aberdeen Standard and Baillie Gifford among those who have a habit of siding with management. Read more

3 shares the pros are trading

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:00:00 Z

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Citywire AA-rated Dan Nickols’ latest move. Read more

Monday Papers: Jaguar Land Rover set to cut thousands of jobs

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:15:00 Z

And HS2 chiefs accused of ‘robbing’ property owners to slash costs. Read more

Asian shares mixed amid mounting signs of a global slowdown

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00:00 Z

Chinese stocks fell in early trade after lower than expected economic data last Friday. Read more

Sunday Papers: May’s team plots new EU referendum

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 06:48:22 Z

And TP Icap sues over soured £1.3 billion deal with Nex Group. Read more

Saturday Papers: May threatens to crash Brexit deal

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 05:55:18 Z

And world economy faces slowdown as eurozone stagnates, China stimulus struggles and US growth peaks. Read more

Investors rush for the exit as stock market confidence crumbles

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:48:00 Z

Analysts highlight record global redemptions from equity funds while UK investors' confidence falls further below financial crisis levels. Read more

Top of the class: 10 top performing funds in 2018

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:53:00 Z

We highlight 10 standout performers in 2018, delivering strong returns in a difficult year for stock markets. Read more

FTSE falls as China slowdown fears rattle investors

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:26:00 Z

Disappointing Chinese data on retail sales and industrial production reignite fears of slowdown in world's fastest growing major economy. Read more

The Expert View: Ocado, Sports Direct and Serco

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Bunzl and TUI. Read more

Friday Papers: Mike Ashley issues dire warning for UK retail industry

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:08:55 Z

And EU humiliated May with refusal to budge on deal as Brussels struck out demands over Irish backstop. Read more

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes mostly lower on trade jitters

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00:00 Z

Defensive sectors gained while financials and consumer discretionary stocks were the biggest drag. Read more