At current prices, it takes 232 ounces of gold to buy the average UK house – up by 60% in the last three years. Dominic Frisby compares the two markets, and looks at which offers the best value.
As London's Alternative Investment Market reaches its 20th birthday, Kam Patel talks to Giles Hargreave – the best small companies investor in Britain today – about investing in Aim shares.
Online start-up Rocket Internet is cashing in on Southeast Asia's increasingly affluent middle classes. Investors should take note, says Lars Henriksson.
On this day in 1963, Dr Richard Beeching produced his infamous report that saw many railway lines closed in favour of bus services.
Authoritarian, yet paternalistic to others, the passing of Singapore’s founder Lee Kuan Yew is the end of an era for the dynamic city state.
Shares in Supergroup fell out of favour a while ago. But sentiment could be about to change, says Bengt Saelensminde.
George Osborne’s new tax-free allowance on cash deposits is good news, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But don’t neglect your Isa.
BlackRock’s mining investment trust suffered a dismal year. And for many investors, the changes will offer scant consolation.
The latest Social Attitudes Survey shows that Scots think the same as the rest of the UK about pretty much everything, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Alliance Trust is under attack from an American hedge fund for the second time in three years – and its fate rests on 60,000 private investors. Simon Wilson reports.
George Osborne's Budget speech was full of paltry tweaks that will fail to deliver the serious spending overhaul Britain needs, says James Ferguson.