Two private equity trusts: one to buy, one to avoid
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Two private equity trusts: one to buy, one to avoid

The tech boom has fostered a lot of great businesses, but with many backed by private equity, few retail investors have been able to profit. Here, Max…
30 Jul 2021
Robinhood is going public – should you invest?
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Robinhood is going public – should you invest?

Online stockbroking app Robinhood is going public on the US stock exchange. Saloni Sardana looks at whether it's worth a punt.
29 Jul 2021
Big tech smashes expectations with bumper profits
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Tech stocks

Big tech smashes expectations with bumper profits

Big tech companies have reported profits far in excess of expectations, with Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft generating a combined $56.8bn. Saloni Sarda…
28 Jul 2021
What’s behind China’s stockmarket meltdown?
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China stockmarkets

What’s behind China’s stockmarket meltdown?

Chinese stocks fell hard for a third consecutive session on Tuesday. Saloni Sardana explains what’s going on.
27 Jul 2021
Bitcoin price jumps as Amazon mulls accepting cryptocurrencies
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Bitcoin price jumps as Amazon mulls accepting cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies jumped in price on Monday after a report suggested Amazon will begin accepting bitcoin payments.
26 Jul 2021
Will Zoom’s $15bn purchase help it expand?
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Will Zoom’s $15bn purchase help it expand?

The videoconferencing platform became a household name during the pandemic, but it now needs new sources of growth. Alex Rankine reports
23 Jul 2021
The dawn of a new space age
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The dawn of a new space age

Jostling to be the first billionaire in space might seem to be a daft ego trip, but it is all part of a broader space industry with important real-wor…
16 Jul 2021
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British fintech Wise has hit the market. Should you invest?
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British fintech Wise has hit the market. Should you invest?

Fintech company Wise – formerly known as Transferwise – listed on the stockmarket this week. Saloni Sardana looks at whether you should invest.
9 Jul 2021
What China’s war on tech firms means for investors
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What China’s war on tech firms means for investors

In the latest clampdown on Big Tech firms, China has banned local taxi app Didi Chuxing after a $4.4bn US stockmarket listing. And it’s not the only g…
6 Jul 2021
The semiconductor shortage will drive an investment boom
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The semiconductor shortage will drive an investment boom

The pandemic has caused a semiconductor shortage, and now governments are keen to create their own domestic microchip manufacturing sectors.
2 Jul 2021
Nvidia's Arm Holdings takeover gets vote of support
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Nvidia's Arm Holdings takeover gets vote of support

Three top chipmakers have expressed support for Nvidia's controversial $40bn takeover of Arm Holdings. But it could still fail. Matthew Partridge repo…
2 Jul 2021
Virtual reality: advertising’s next horizon, and how Facebook aims to dominate it
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Virtual reality: advertising’s next horizon, and how Facebook aims to dominate it

Facebook's attempts to generate advertising revenue from its Oculus VR headsets have met with a fierce backlash from users. But virtual ads are inevit…
23 Jun 2021
Why our rickety internet infrastructure needs an upgrade
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Why our rickety internet infrastructure needs an upgrade

The internet is an increasingly essential part of international infrastructure. Recent events have shown that it is also vulnerable to collapse.
19 Jun 2021
Nvidia’s Jensen Huang: prophet of the AI age
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Nvidia’s Jensen Huang: prophet of the AI age

Jensen Huang’s Nvidia started out in computer games. That may have been merely a toehold on the route to global dominance in the tech industry.
13 Jun 2021
The G7’s global corporation tax: bringing Big Tech to heel
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The G7’s global corporation tax: bringing Big Tech to heel

The G7 group of nations has agreed to potentially historic changes in the way multinational companies are taxed. Who wins and who loses?
12 Jun 2021
Cyberattacks are on the rise – which companies are likely to benefit?
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Cyberattacks are on the rise – which companies are likely to benefit?

The US Department of Justice has recovered more than $2.3m from last month’s Colonial Pipeline hack incident, but questions persist about how the worl…
10 Jun 2021
The G7 countries struck a long-awaited tax agreement this weekend. What’s next?
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The G7 countries struck a long-awaited tax agreement this weekend. What’s next?

The G7 group of rich countries has proposed a minimum corporation tax rate of 15%. Saloni Sardana looks at what the next steps and whether the proposa…
7 Jun 2021
How to buy in to Latin America’s e-commerce boom
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How to buy in to Latin America’s e-commerce boom

MercadoLibre is the region’s Amazon, eBay and PayPal all rolled into one.
7 Jun 2021
Oracle – the tech stock with a bright future in the cloud
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Oracle – the tech stock with a bright future in the cloud

Oracle, the business-database and software expert, can cash in on one of today’s key technology trends
12 May 2021
Big Tech is becoming Big Brother: a leviathan out of control
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Big Tech is becoming Big Brother: a leviathan out of control

With mounting influence over what we do, see, and even think, the technology giants are changing the world. It may not be long before the sector eclip…
7 May 2021
Tech stocks charge ahead
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Tech stocks charge ahead

The pandemic has catapulted Big Tech to new heights, with the five biggest tech companies taking in combined revenue of $322bn during the first three …
7 May 2021
Three Asian tech stocks that lead the way in innovation
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Three Asian tech stocks that lead the way in innovation

Professional investor Fay Ren of Cerno Capital highlights three of her favourite Asian tech stocks to buy now
7 May 2021