European stockmarkets

Investors should give European stockmarkets a second look
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European stockmarkets

Investors should give European stockmarkets a second look

Investors tend to think that European stockmarkets are full of stale “old economy” firms while the US is full of fast-growing tech stocks. But Europea…
16 Oct 2020
Five funds to help you invest in a new Europe
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Five funds to help you invest in a new Europe

Growth stocks are a much bigger part of European markets than many investors realise. These five funds will help you buy in.
29 Sep 2020
Will a stronger euro ruin Europe's rally?
European stockmarkets

Will a stronger euro ruin Europe's rally?

International investors have been buying into European stocks, driving the euro higher. But that surge now risks dampening the recovery that started i…
21 Sep 2020
Equity investors should look to Europe for growth
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European stockmarkets

Equity investors should look to Europe for growth

In the scramble for alternative to overpriced US stocks, investors could do worse than look at European equities.
28 Aug 2020
Four investment trusts that should profit from the EU's Great Leap Forward
Investment trusts

Four investment trusts that should profit from the EU's Great Leap Forward

Debt issuance by Brussels makes the euro more stable and bodes well for risky assets. These four investment trusts should profit.
10 Aug 2020
What exactly is going on in the Wirecard scandal?
European stockmarkets

What exactly is going on in the Wirecard scandal?

Wirecard, a darling of the German fintech sector, has collapsed and its boss has been charged with fraud. Red flags have waved for years, yet the regu…
4 Jul 2020
What's behind the wipeout at Wirecard?
European stockmarkets

What's behind the wipeout at Wirecard?

Wirecard, the German blue-chip technology group that specialised in payment-processing, has collapsed in scandal. Matthew Partridge reports.
25 Jun 2020

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European assets bounce as the eurozone's economy turns upwards
European stockmarkets

European assets bounce as the eurozone's economy turns upwards

Both the euro and European stocks have rallied strongly in the last few days.
12 Jun 2020
European stocks are due a rebound
European stockmarkets

European stocks are due a rebound

European stockmarkets were cheered by the announcement of a Franc-German plan to issue a common European bond, which came as lockdowns were eased in m…
29 May 2020
Coronavirus has created a toxic backdrop for Russian stocks
European stockmarkets

Coronavirus has created a toxic backdrop for Russian stocks

Russia's stockmarket is down by about 13% since the start of 2020, with the country having the world’s third-highest number of confirmed cases opf Cov…
15 May 2020
Continental blend: the case for European companies
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Continental blend: the case for European companies

SPONSORED CONTENT If being able to find stocks with unlimited upside but limited downside is one of the most important tenets of successful investing,…
19 Feb 2020
Don’t write off European stocks
European stockmarkets

Don’t write off European stocks

The Eurozone economy may have slowed to a crawl, but a return to earnings growth has given investors in European stocks hope.
16 Feb 2020
Is Bayer a bargain stock despite the litigation surrounding Roundup?
European stockmarkets

Is Bayer a bargain stock despite the litigation surrounding Roundup?

The German chemicals group Bayer’s lawsuits over its Roundup weedkiller could throttle its profits. But is the gloom overdone? Matthew Partridge repor…
30 Jan 2020
How Putin's cronyism is strangling Russia
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How Putin's cronyism is strangling Russia

Russia's vast population and wealth of resources should be boosting growth. There’s one man holding it back: Vladimir Putin
27 Jan 2020
Can Europe's stockmarket rise keep going?
European stockmarkets

Can Europe's stockmarket rise keep going?

The eurozone’s stockmarkets had an excellent 2019. But there are serious doubts about their ability to repeat the performance in 2020.
24 Jan 2020
Class acts going cheap: buy into Europe’s best bargains
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Class acts going cheap: buy into Europe’s best bargains

Value investing appears to be making a comeback, while shares on this side of the Atlantic are more appealing on metrics such as price/earnings ratios…
16 Jan 2020
Three top-quality European stocks set for long-term success
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Three top-quality European stocks set for long-term success

Professional investor Jamie Ross picks three high quality European stocks that he believes are likely to stay that way.
28 Oct 2019
Eastern European stocks are a bargain
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Eastern European stocks are a bargain

The small size of the region’s markets means that Eastern European stocks are often overlooked in favour of bigger Asian growth stories. Yet there is …
18 Oct 2019
Daniel Kretinsky: the “Czech sphinx” buying up Europe
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Daniel Kretinsky: the “Czech sphinx” buying up Europe

Few people outside central Europe had heard of Daniel Kretinsky a decade ago. Now he is one of the continent’s top dealmakers with an eye for helpful …
8 Jul 2019
Is 2020 the year for European small-cap stocks?
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Is 2020 the year for European small-cap stocks?

SPONSORED CONTENT - Ollie Beckett, manager of the TR European Growth Trust, on why he believes European small-cap stocks are performing well.
12 Feb 2019
Spain – Europe’s 'bubble-central' – has been blown up by printed money
Economy

Spain – Europe’s 'bubble-central' – has been blown up by printed money

Spain is just being pumped up by cheap money, says Matthew Lynn. There is little sign of a durable recovery
14 May 2015
Place your bets on European stocks
Economy

Place your bets on European stocks

Everyone has their eyes on Mario Draghi this week. But as Matthew Partridge points out, there’s more to Europe than the European Central Bank boss.
22 Jan 2015