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.
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Investing in small growth-stocks is exciting, but it also pays to look for quality, says David Thornton. That means dividends.
It’s easy to knock Aim, says David Thornton. But it plays a key role in developing the small-company sector of Britain’s economy.
Investing in Aim shares can be a bit of a gamble. But get it right, and you can make handsome profits. Here, Kam Patel provides a few pointers for success.
Giles Hargreave is one of Britain’s best small companies investors. So, what’s his secret? Kam Patel investigates.
Kam Patel talks to Giles Hargreave – the best small companies investor in Britain today – about investing in Aim shares.
Many patients are sent abroad at great expense to the NHS, says David Thornton. But thanks to this Aim-listed company, that could be about to change.
Becoming a government supplier can make a huge difference to a firm’s share price, says David Thornton. Here, he looks at one Aim-listed stock that’s hit the big time.
As the world seeks alternatives to fossil fuels, demand for lithium will soar, says Bengt Saelensminde. Here’s how he plans to profit.
Philip Manduca, executive chairman of Paragon Diamonds, talks to Kam Patel about why he thinks gold is ‘no longer fit for purpose’, leaving diamonds as the ideal investment.
The FTSE 100 just hit a new all-time high – but smaller companies still offer investors a better deal
A new record high for the FTSE 100 makes a nice headline. But if you want really sensational returns, stick with smaller companies, says David Thornton.