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Anna Macdonald and Mikhail Zverev: Investing in innovative new frontiers
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?
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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
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
Centrica’s optimistic outlook does not make up for its growing challenges
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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
Domino’s Pizza’s share price will heat up again – here's how to play it
Trading

Domino’s Pizza’s share price will heat up again – here's how to play it

Investors have lost their appetite for Domino’s Pizza chain, but the shares are cheap, says Matthew Partridge.
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
This property fund should thrive even amid high inflation and wobbly growth
Property

This property fund should thrive even amid high inflation and wobbly growth

The UK property market looks increasingly shaky. But one sector stands out as a safe haven – life sciences property. Rupert Hargreaves picks the best …
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
Invest in commercial property – British landlords are back in business
Property

Invest in commercial property – British landlords are back in business

Much of the UK commercial property sector was hit hard by the pandemic. Property prices are now snapping back, but there’s still compelling value in r…
6 May 2022
How to invest in the multi-decade boom in industrial metals
Industrial metals

How to invest in the multi-decade boom in industrial metals

The price of key industrial metals has already begun to rise. The renewable energy transition will take them higher, says David Stevenson. Here's how …
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
Should you buy BP shares? The oil giant looks cheap, but approach with caution
Energy stocks

Should you buy BP shares? The oil giant looks cheap, but approach with caution

With the oil price spiking, BP shares look cheap on a price/earnings ratio of just over seven. But do they deserve a place in your portfolio?
5 May 2022
Shell unveils record profits, but should investors back the oil giant?
Energy stocks

Shell unveils record profits, but should investors back the oil giant?

Oil giant Shell reported record profits of $9.1bn for the first three months of the year and has distributed billions to shareholders. Should you buy …
5 May 2022
Don’t touch Boohoo with a bargepole – here’s what I’d buy instead
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Don’t touch Boohoo with a bargepole – here’s what I’d buy instead

Investors in online retailer Boohoo are jumping ship. That's a sensible move, says Rupert Hargreaves. If you're looking for a retail stock, here's wh…
4 May 2022
This specialist software fund is still cheap
Investment trusts

This specialist software fund is still cheap

HgCapital Trust’s portfolio looks expensive, but its strong record should reassure investors, says Max King.
4 May 2022
BP’s profits surge, but the company’s growth is far from guaranteed
Energy stocks

BP’s profits surge, but the company’s growth is far from guaranteed

BP profits are at their highest in a decade, and it looks to be a business firing on all cylinders. But its future is far from certain, says Rupert Ha…
3 May 2022
What is a windfall tax?
UK Economy

What is a windfall tax?

Windfall taxes are levied on industries that have benefited the most from unusual economic conditions, earning above average profits. They are often a…
3 May 2022
Three stocks that should profit from demand for cleaner and greener living
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Three stocks that should profit from demand for cleaner and greener living

A professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Chris Versace of the Cleaner Living ESG-S ETF, picks three fast-growing green st…
3 May 2022
Franchise Brands – from pizzas to plumbing and pets
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Franchise Brands – from pizzas to plumbing and pets

Franchise Brands, a new venture from the team behind the growth of Domino’s Pizza in the UK, is on track for success, says Bruce Packard.
3 May 2022
Why new technology will pump up inflation
Inflation

Why new technology will pump up inflation

New technology will make it easier to sneak through price rises without anyone really noticing, says Matthew Lynn.
1 May 2022