Europe is beset by political, economic and financial crises. And it’s only going to get worse. But European stocks could still perform well this year, says John Stepek.
The FTSE 100 saw a sharp rise yesterday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% and extended its quantitative easing programme. The index closed up 1.6% at 6,740.
Last year was not a good one for South Africa. And this year isn’t shaping up to be much better, either.
A consumer product is generally the end result of a whole chain of activities. Some links in that chain make better investments than others. Richard Beddard explains.
What can venture capitalists teach private investors about picking the best tech stocks? Matthew Partridge outlines four key questions to ask before you buy.
Snap, the company behind mobile-phone messaging app Snapchat, beloved of teenagers and young adults, plans a $25bn initial public offering in March.
Reckitt Benckiser is bidding for baby milk giant Mead Johnson. Will it pay too high a price? Ben Judge reports.
Professional investor Scott McKenzie picks three solid British stocks trading at bargain prices, but which still offer attractive dividend prospects.
Both inflation and growth are picking up – and that’s a “jungle” for investors. Charlie Morris explains what you should buy now.
People are waking up to the idea that Marine Le Pen could win the French election. If she does, it would create a great buying opportunity for investors.
Populist governments are gunning for large global multinationals. It might be time to diversify into small-cap stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Google’s parent, Alphabet, must keep investing heavily in the crucial growth area of cloud computing.