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.
Encouraging the public to own shares is a great idea, says Matthew Lynn. But not if it means buying old-style banks.
A tremendous offering from the southern Pierres Dorées region.
Top-down and bottom-up investing are two approaches to buying stocks. So, what’s the difference and which is better? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
The attack on tourists at Tunisia’s Bardo museum has cast a shadow over the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
George Osborne claims living standards have risen under the coalition government. Ed Miliband, however, begs to differ.
The Conservatives have emerged as the favourites to win May’s general election, says Emily Hohler. But the real question is how well will they win.
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.
Try as it might, the Federal Reserve can’t keep the coming crisis at bay forever.
Tighter rules governing banks’ bond holdings and debt-market activities could cause the next credit crunch.
On this day in 1963, Dr Richard Beeching produced his infamous report that saw many railway lines closed in favour of bus services.
If Greece can’t secure aid by mid-April, economists reckon it may crash out of the eurozone.
Britain is on the cusp of deflation after prices failed to rise over the last year.
Britain’s rate of inflation has hit zero. So, what’s gone wrong, asks Merryn Somerset Webb.
Star fund manager James Anderson talks to Merryn Somerset Webb about why he’s relaxed about the future – and how he plans to make money from it.