At MoneyWeek, we’ve been a supporter of penny shares for more than a decade. Throughout that time we’ve published Penny Sleuth and Red Hot Penny Shares to help private investors get to grips with the FTSE small-cap and Alternative Investment Market (Aim) to find the best growth companies in the UK.
Although riskier and more volatile than other forms of investment, the capital growth potential of penny shares is large and exciting. With a small portion of your investment pot, it can be fun and rewarding to invest in a select group of penny shares. Here at MoneyWeek, we can show you ways to research and find the best growth companies in the UK.
Latest articles on penny shares
Equities – penny shares in particular – are the best way of generating a good long-term return, says David Thornton. But it requires the right attitude and a sensible strategy.
The bizarre goings-on at Chinese sportswear manufacturer Naibu are a warning to investors, says David Thornton. Do your homework before handing over any money.
AstraZeneca’s interest in a small biotech firm is a reminder of why tiny drug companies are so important, says David Thornton.
Neil Woodford’s new start-up fund will get plenty of hype, says David Thornton. But penny share investors should buy this stock instead.
One investment style has been unstoppable in the last 60 years: momentum investing. David Thornton explains what it is, and why it works.
Don’t get sucked into IPO hype, says David Thornton. Avoid stocks in their first years as public companies, and pick ‘seasoned’ companies instead.
If you’re thinking of investing in a stock flotation, think again, says David Thornton. IPOs are traps, not bargains, for unwary buyers.
Small-cap stocks are set to outperform their larger counterparts over the next few years by a worthwhile amount, says David Thornton.
There are some investment styles that do genuinely seem to work over time. And buying small-cap stocks is one. David Thornton explains why.
David Thornton explains why employee share ownership schemes are a strong signal for investors to snap up the shares.