Ethical investing is a bone of contention among fund managers. Matthew Partridge looks at the arguments for and against.
Articles written by Dr Matthew Partridge
On this day in 1963, Dr Richard Beeching produced his infamous report that saw many railway lines closed in favour of bus services.
Investors’ appetite for stocks is nothing compared with their love for property. But anyone expecting big gains from bricks and mortar could end up very disappointed, says Matthew Partridge.
“Blair Inc: The Man Behind the Mask” is an interesting, if slightly coloured glimpse into Blair’s life after politics, says Matthew Partridge.
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, surprised everyone with the scale of his election victory.
The Dutch East India Company – considered by many to be the world’s first multinational company – was founded on his day in 1602.
George Osborne devoted much of his budget to projections that the deficit will fall. So has austerity worked, or are the public finances still in a mess? Matthew Partridge investigates.
Dilshad and Barinder Hothi combined their skills to set up their educational family firm, The Knowledge Academy.
Pop stars Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have been ordered to pay the estate of Marvin Gaye $7.2m for “copying” from the late singer. Could this case rewrite copyright law?
Following one of the worst environmental disasters in maritime history, Exxon agreed to pay up to $1bn to regulators and the state of Alaska on this day in 1991.