The Alternative Investment Market hasn’t performed so well for investors in its 20-year life. But it does contain some hidden gems. Matthew Partridge explains what to look for in an Aim stock, and picks two that promise great things.
Kam Patel examines the reasons behind the heavy parting of ways between the FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250, and asks where they might be heading next.
The FTSE 100 would have to hit 10,000 to reach any meaningful new high, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Clearly, that’s some way off.
The largest shareholder in troubled miner Petropavlovsk has accused bondholders in the company of “frightening” shareholders into accepting a controversial refinancing deal. Kam Patel reports.
One of the key shareholders in troubled miner Petropavlovsk says it will vote in favour of the company’s refinancing plans – but only if its own proposals are accepted too.
Troubled gold miner Petropavlovsk will cease to exist and shareholders’ entire investment will be wiped out unless they vote for a £155m rights issue next Thursday, warns chairman Peter Hambro.
A list of the ten most despised shares on the London market, judged by the percentage of stock being shorted.
As UK stocks make steady progress this morning, Kam Patel rounds up the most important stories of the day so far.
The FTSE 100 was given a boost by retailers yesterday. The index rose 0.6% to close at 6,542.
The FTSE 100 started well yesterday on hopes of ECB money-printing, but all gains had been erased by the end of the day. The market closed unchanged at 6,501.
Investors have shrugged off concerns over the falling price of oil this morning ahead of the release of US earnings data.