Gold miner Barrick’s buyout of Randgold Resources is good for both companies and the wider mining sector, says Dominic Frisby. But Randgold’s shareholders deserve more out of the deal.
Countries in eastern Europe are rarely thought of as free-market paragons. But Georgia is a surprisingly dynamic and liberal economy.
Elon Musk’s stated intention to de-list Tesla is just the latest sign of the rise and rise of private markets. Marina Gerner reports.
The emerging market may not seem like a significant player in the global economy, but if it reneges on its debt, that could have huge repercussions. John Stepek reports.
For capitalism to thrive, there needs to be a strong shareholder base of ordinary investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Taking Tesla private sends the wrong signal.
Bitcoin and its altcoin cousins are sinking and there could be more heartache to come, says Dominic Frisby. But don’t write off cryptocurrencies just yet.
Stagnation or a gentle decline in house prices is the best-case scenario for the property market. John Stepek explains why, and looks at whether we’re likely to get it.
The Aim market of mostly smaller companies has traditionally been seen as a bit of a backwater. Is it time to change that view? Matthew Partridge talks to Paul Latham and Richard Power of fund management company Octopus.
Fidelity has introduced two tracker funds with no fees at all. Other industries will adopt a similar model. But how can you make a profit when the price of your product has fallen to zero?
As Elon Musk surprises investors – and possibly the SEC – and Turkey’s woes worsen,John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter most to the global economy make of the week’s events.
Turkey’s currency is crashing, its debt is spiralling out of control, and foreign investors are deserting the country. If things get worse, says John Stepek, it could spark wider trouble.
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Professional investor Nick Greenwood of selects three investment trusts that are trading at a discount to buy now.
Indra Nooyi is stepping down after 12 years as head of PepsiCo. She has kept the company intact – but can her successor? Alice Gråhns reports.
Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is expected to grow its earnings, while outsourcer Mitie’s share rice has been hit by a series of profit warnings.
Turkey’s problems are going from bad to worse. Inflation is running at almost 16%, a 15-year high; faith in the government has deteriorated; and the currency has fallen by about 28% against the US dollar.