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Why you should own UK stocks – and what to buy

The UK’s stockmarkets are unusually cheap compared with the rest of the world. If you don’t have substantial holdings in UK stocks, you should, says M…
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How the FTSE reshuffle works

Royal Mail has been demoted from the FTSE 100 in the latest quarterly review. John Stepek explains how the decision is made.
7 Dec 2018
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The British software sector stars investors should buy now

You might not think of the UK as a market full of promising tech stocks. But our small- and medium-sized companies are punching above their weight, sa…
11 Oct 2018
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The trouble with index-tracking funds

Index-tracking funds are great, cheap alternatives to their overpriced active cousins. But they aren’t flawless, says John Stepek.
29 Jun 2018
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Don’t dismiss the Cape ratio

It’s easy to criticise our favoured valuation measure, but investors ignore its track record at their peril, says John Stepek.
13 Apr 2018
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FTSE 100 or FTSE 250: which is the best gauge of the UK's health?

The FTSE 100 recovered quickly after its post-Brexit falls, but the FTSE 250 continues to slide. Matthew Partridge explains which index is the most ac…
8 Jul 2016
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FTSE 100 v FTSE 250: why have they diverged by so much?

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.
28 Feb 2015