Stockmarkets

Hong Kong’s brain drain
Hong Kong at night with lightning
Chinese economy

Hong Kong’s brain drain

A change in the political atmosphere and a harsh zero-Covid regime has seen thousands flee the global financial hub. Does it have a future – or will S…
14 May 2022
Interest-rate rises mean more pain for stocks
Jerome Powell
Stockmarkets

Interest-rate rises mean more pain for stocks

Interest rates are rising around the world as central banks try to get inflation under control. That’s hitting stockmarkets – and there is more pain t…
13 May 2022
The market finally seems to be getting it
Joe Biden
UK stockmarkets

The market finally seems to be getting it

Reality checks are coming fast to the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb – with even 2022’s safe havens beginning to reflect recession worries.
12 May 2022
Anna Macdonald and Mikhail Zverev: Investing in innovative new frontiers
MoneyWeek podcast
Investment strategy

Anna Macdonald and Mikhail Zverev: Investing in innovative new frontiers

Merryn talks to Anna Macdonald and Mikhail Zverev of Amati about investing in growth-focused innovation in the teeth of a tech-stock selloff, and the …
12 May 2022
BT is making progress and the dividend is back – but is it time to buy yet?
BT offices
Share tips

BT is making progress and the dividend is back – but is it time to buy yet?

Investors in telecoms giant BT have seen dismal returns over the last 15 years. But there are signs that it is starting to turn things around, says Ru…
12 May 2022
Retail therapy: two of Britain's biggest commercial landlords set to merge
Property

Retail therapy: two of Britain's biggest commercial landlords set to merge

Shaftesbury and Capital & Counties, two of London’s leading leisure landlords, are planning to merge – if they can get the deal past regulators. Matth…
11 May 2022
Currencies: the yen just keeps on tumbling
Currencies

Currencies: the yen just keeps on tumbling

The Japanese yen is trading close to a 20-year low with the US dollar, with the Bank of Japan in no rush to raise interest rates.
11 May 2022
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Should you buy ITV shares as it takes on the digital streamers?
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Should you buy ITV shares as it takes on the digital streamers?

Broadcaster ITV is repositioning itself to take on the digital streaming platforms such as Netflix and Disney. Rupert Hargreaves looks at whether that…
11 May 2022
The tech-stock bubble has burst – but I still want a Peloton
Stockmarkets

The tech-stock bubble has burst – but I still want a Peloton

Peloton was one of the big winners from the Covid tech boom. But it's fallen over 90% as the tech stock bubble bursts and and everything else falls in…
11 May 2022
Centrica’s optimistic outlook does not make up for its growing challenges
Share tips

Centrica’s optimistic outlook does not make up for its growing challenges

Centrica, Britain's biggest energy supplier and owner of British Gas, looks to be on track to report a bumper performance for 2022, says Rupert Hargre…
10 May 2022
Looking for a hedge against inflation? The FTSE 100 might be a good bet
UK stockmarkets

Looking for a hedge against inflation? The FTSE 100 might be a good bet

There are no assets that will protect investors' wealth entirely against inflation. But the FTSE 100 – a global stockmarket index with a sterling hedg…
9 May 2022
Britain's most-bought shares w/e 6 May
Stocks and shares

Britain's most-bought shares w/e 6 May

A look at Britain's most-bought shares in the week ending 6 May, providing an insight into how investors are thinking and where opportunities may lie.
9 May 2022
Director dealings w/e 6 May: what company insiders are buying and selling
Stocks and shares

Director dealings w/e 6 May: what company insiders are buying and selling

Directors’ share dealings can often give investors an insight into the sentiment of company insiders. Here are some of the biggest deals by company di…
9 May 2022
We’re in a bear market – change the way you invest
Investment strategy

We’re in a bear market – change the way you invest

The financial world of 2022 is a very different one to that of 2021. Investors need to make substantial changes to their portfolios, says Merryn Somer…
9 May 2022
The market is adjusting to a new “short dreams, long reality” world
Stockmarkets

The market is adjusting to a new “short dreams, long reality” world

As interest rates rise, things are starting to change, says John Stepek. Reality is biting back. Gone are the fanciful ideas built on hope – a busines…
9 May 2022
Three stocks that will profit from electric-vehicle growth
Stocks and shares

Three stocks that will profit from electric-vehicle growth

Professional investor Konrad Sippel of Solactive, index provider for the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure ETF, picks three firms solving the e…
9 May 2022
Why Elon Musk's Twitter takeover could mark the end of the reign of the CEO
Stockmarkets

Why Elon Musk's Twitter takeover could mark the end of the reign of the CEO

The overlords of the corporate world have had their day, says Matthew Lynn. Long live the Technokings!
8 May 2022
IAG shares look shaky despite the travel recovery – one to avoid
Stocks and shares

IAG shares look shaky despite the travel recovery – one to avoid

IAG, owner of British Airways, looks to be getting back on track, and hopes to turn a profit in the next quarter. But don't think that makes IAG share…
6 May 2022
Share tips of the week – 6 May
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 6 May

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
6 May 2022
Fang tech stocks: Meta and Netflix lose their bite
Tech stocks

Fang tech stocks: Meta and Netflix lose their bite

Investors treated the Fang tech stocks as almost identical, but two of them are much weaker than the rest, says Philip Pilkington.
6 May 2022
Next’s results stand out against a tough retail backdrop
Retail stocks

Next’s results stand out against a tough retail backdrop

FTSE 100 retailer Next is dealing well with the tough conditions on the high street, with rising profits and a plan that's working. Rupert Hargreaves …
5 May 2022
Here’s why markets welcomed America’s big interest rate rise
Stockmarkets

Here’s why markets welcomed America’s big interest rate rise

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point – the biggest hike in 20 years. So why did markets rise? John Stepek explains …
5 May 2022