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Invest in defence stocks as war goes hi-tech
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Invest in defence stocks as war goes hi-tech

The operational efficiency of defence equipment and cybersecurity is developing rapidly owing to the war in Ukraine, says Jonathan Compton. Here’s wha…
4 Aug 2022
Babcock International: a turnaround play in a growing sector
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Babcock International: a turnaround play in a growing sector

Britain’s defence spending is set to rise and Babcock International could soon return to favour, says David J Stevenson.
7 Jul 2022
BAE Systems: a stock to tuck away for uncertain times
HMS Prince of Wales
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BAE Systems: a stock to tuck away for uncertain times

BAE Systems is the largest defence contractor in the UK. With governments around the world increasing their defence spending, it’s a stock well worth …
13 Jun 2022
Raytheon Technologies: a safe stock for an unsafe world
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Raytheon Technologies: a safe stock for an unsafe world

Defence spending is set to soar – that should be good news for aerospace heavyweight Raytheon Technologies.
26 Apr 2022
ESG investing: defence stocks as an ethical investment
Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter jets
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ESG investing: defence stocks as an ethical investment

The definition of what counts as “ESG” investing is getting so vague, says Merryn Somerset Webb, that at some point it will cease to mean anything at …
7 Mar 2022
Lockheed Martin: the world’s best defence stock
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Lockheed Martin: the world’s best defence stock

Lockheed Martin is the industry’s most diversified top-quality company and a robust pick in tough times.
22 Jun 2020