The world still needs fossil fuels – here's how to invest
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Energy

The world still needs fossil fuels – here's how to invest

Our enduring need for oil and gas heralds a boom in exploration and production, says Andrew Hunt.
15 Oct 2021
How to invest as natural gas prices soar
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Gas

How to invest as natural gas prices soar

Gas prices have fallen from their recent highs, but prices are still many times higher than they were last year. Saloni Sardana looks at why supply is…
8 Oct 2021
How to invest as we move to a hydrogen economy
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Energy

How to invest as we move to a hydrogen economy

The government has started to roll out its plans for switching us over from fossil fuels to hydrogen and renewable energy. Should investors buy in? St…
8 Oct 2021
Is your fund manager’s ESG investment policy really ethical?
Offshore wind turbines
Energy stocks

Is your fund manager’s ESG investment policy really ethical?

The so-called ethical policies of some investors are doing more harm than good, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
8 Oct 2021
The oil price is spiking higher – and there’s no reason to expect it to drop from here
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Oil price

The oil price is spiking higher – and there’s no reason to expect it to drop from here

The oil price has been climbing steadily over the last year or so. And with producers unwilling to raise output, it’s set to keep going. John Stepek e…
5 Oct 2021
The uranium price is soaring – here’s the best way to play it now
Energy

The uranium price is soaring – here’s the best way to play it now

Uranium, the key ingredient to nuclear power, has been ignored since the bubble of 2006, but now the uranium price is rising again. Dominic Frisby exp…
22 Sep 2021
What to invest in to beat soaring energy prices
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What to invest in to beat soaring energy prices

As gas and electricity prices hit the roof, John Stepek explains how to invest to offset higher energy bills.
21 Sep 2021
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Putting a price on Big Oil – how to value oil stocks
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Putting a price on Big Oil – how to value oil stocks

The future of oil is uncertain, but some of the major oil companies are not being given the benefit of the doubt, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
9 Aug 2021
Oil is taking a well-earned rest. But the bull market isn’t done yet
Oil

Oil is taking a well-earned rest. But the bull market isn’t done yet

The oil price has more than doubled in the last five years. It’s come off the boil recently, but in the longer term, things are still looking good. Do…
28 Jul 2021
Coal is far from dead. What should investors do about it?
Coal

Coal is far from dead. What should investors do about it?

Coal – the world’s dirtiest fuel – has been a pariah asset for a long time. But there's still plenty of demand for it. Saloni Sardana asks whether it'…
26 Jul 2021
Playing pass the parcel with toxic assets won’t save the environment
Oil

Playing pass the parcel with toxic assets won’t save the environment

Wanting to do the right thing, big oil companies are divesting themselves of toxic fossil-fuel assets. But we still need oil, says John Stepek – and t…
22 Jul 2021
Jim Mellon: What I'm buying now – UK stocks, agtech and commodities
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Jim Mellon: What I'm buying now – UK stocks, agtech and commodities

Jim Mellon tells Merryn which stocks he likes (and which ones he doesn't), why the future of meat is lab-grown, and why you should definitely have som…
2 Jul 2021
Why oil stocks still look like a good bet
Energy stocks

Why oil stocks still look like a good bet

Oil is at its highest price for more than two years. And with demand recovering while supply remains constrained, it all looks good for oil stocks, sa…
22 Jun 2021
Shell’s fast track to a green-energy future
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Shell’s fast track to a green-energy future

Shell, the oil major, has had to accelerate plans to go green, and may now ditch highly profitable assets in America. Matthew Partridge reports
17 Jun 2021
Climate activists are missing the point on big oil companies
Energy stocks

Climate activists are missing the point on big oil companies

Forcing big oil companies like Shell to dump their oil and gas assets isn’t the positive step many people think it is, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
15 Jun 2021
What green energy, my expanding waistline, and the price of oil have in common
Oil

What green energy, my expanding waistline, and the price of oil have in common

In echoes of the flawed public health advice of the 1980s, governments are taking action – but not necessarily the correct action – to be “greener”. T…
9 Jun 2021
Big oil is under pressure to cut production – what does that mean for investors?
Oil

Big oil is under pressure to cut production – what does that mean for investors?

Big oil majors including Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron are under pressure from institutional shareholders to reduce emissions. John Stepek looks at ho…
28 May 2021
BP: really going “beyond petroleum” won't be easy
Energy stocks

BP: really going “beyond petroleum” won't be easy

BP is recovering and plans to become carbon neutral by 2050. Meanwhile, activist investors are targeting ExxonMobil. Matthew Partridge reports
30 Apr 2021
Renewable energy: how to cash in as the US goes green
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Renewable energy: how to cash in as the US goes green

A rapidly growing emphasis on renewable power in America will boost investors’ portfolios. Max King outlines the best ways to invest.
26 Apr 2021
Nuclear power might never be popular – but now looks a good time to invest
Commodities

Nuclear power might never be popular – but now looks a good time to invest

Nuclear power gets a very bad press, but it is the ultimate renewable energy source. Interest in it is perking up again, says John Stepek. Which means…
9 Apr 2021
BP looks set to return more money to shareholders as it beats expectations
Energy stocks

BP looks set to return more money to shareholders as it beats expectations

Oil major BP is to embark on a share buyback programme after significantly reducing its debts. Saloni Sardana looks at what it means for your portfoli…
6 Apr 2021
Does nuclear power have a future?
Energy

Does nuclear power have a future?

Fears about safety have long hobbled the industry, particularly in the wake of Fukushima ten years ago. But the fears are overplayed and net-zero carb…
3 Apr 2021