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A dark cloud over Chinese stocks
China stockmarkets

A dark cloud over Chinese stocks

Shares in Chinese companies have experienced the biggest two-day fall since 2008 amid growing regulatory pressure.
30 Jul 2021
Old-fashioned thrills from a Porsche 911
Cars

Old-fashioned thrills from a Porsche 911

Unlike other supercars, Porsche just keeps improving on a tried and tested formula. Izzy Fetterman reports
30 Jul 2021
Four simply stunning English wines
Wine

Four simply stunning English wines

The luxuriousness on the nose and palate point the way to a stunning future for English wine.
30 Jul 2021
Eight of the best properties for sale for around £1m
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £1m

From an 1890s house built in a mixture of Tudor, Arts & Crafts and Scottish Baronial styles in Wales, to an apartment in a warehouse conversion in Wap…
30 Jul 2021
Where to find the best British seafood
Travel and holidays

Where to find the best British seafood

From an informal bistro on the Gower Peninsula to a ramshackle cafe at Wyke Regis. Chris Carter reports
30 Jul 2021
Dividends are back – here's where to find them
Investment strategy

Dividends are back – here's where to find them

The FTSE 100 is yielding 3.7% – not too bad in an age of 0.1% interest rates. And the UK isn't the only place to find dividends, says Merryn Somerset …
30 Jul 2021
Joe Bauernfreund: why Japan is an active investor's dream market
Investment strategy

Joe Bauernfreund: why Japan is an active investor's dream market

Merryn talks to Joe Bauernfreund of the AVI Japan Opportunity Trust about the opportunities for investors in Japan, a hugely under-researched market w…
29 Jul 2021
Robinhood is going public – should you invest?
US stockmarkets

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
What does the US dollar’s sudden about-turn mean for the markets?
Currencies

What does the US dollar’s sudden about-turn mean for the markets?

After rallying strongly since late spring, the US dollar wobbled this week. Dominic Frisby looks at where the greenback is going next, and what that m…
29 Jul 2021
Big tech smashes expectations with bumper profits
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
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
Why you should treat whole-life insurance policies with extreme caution
Personal finance

Why you should treat whole-life insurance policies with extreme caution

Whole-life insurance policies are often marketed to people in their 50s and over. But there are significant drawbacks and you could end up with nothin…
28 Jul 2021
I wish I knew what an index was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what an index was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

The FTSE 100 is probably the best-known stockmarket index in the UK. But what exactly is an index?
27 Jul 2021
What’s behind China’s stockmarket meltdown?
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
After a stunning 2020, how is 2021 shaping up for investment trusts?
Investment trusts

After a stunning 2020, how is 2021 shaping up for investment trusts?

Investment trusts performed extraordinarily well in 2020, but 2021 hasn't been so kind. Max King runs his eye over the sector, and looks at what the s…
27 Jul 2021
Alternative finance – tap into new sources of credit for your business
Small business

Alternative finance – tap into new sources of credit for your business

Britain’s booming alternative-finance sector is a boon for small businesses, says David Prosser.
27 Jul 2021
Signs of a top? One of the world’s oddest bubbles is back
Investment strategy

Signs of a top? One of the world’s oddest bubbles is back

In a world where everything seems to be in a bubble, one of the oddest has returned: Beanie Babies. Merryn Somerset Webb looks at what could possibly …
27 Jul 2021
The best fund to buy to ride Britain's post-pandemic recovery
Share tips

The best fund to buy to ride Britain's post-pandemic recovery

The Lowland Investment trust is perfectly poised to profit from Britain’s post-pandemic bounce, says Max King.
27 Jul 2021
Bitcoin price jumps as Amazon mulls accepting cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin & crypto

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
Chinese tech firms are moving from listing in New York to Hong Kong. Are they worth buying?
China stockmarkets

Chinese tech firms are moving from listing in New York to Hong Kong. Are they worth buying?

Chinese firms listing on the stockmarket are moving away from the US to Hong Kong after China’s government clamped down. Saloni Sardana looks at what’…
26 Jul 2021
Three sustainable stocks that are doing well by doing good
Share tips

Three sustainable stocks that are doing well by doing good

Professional investor Peter Michaelis of the Liontrust Sustainable Investment Team picks three stocks to buy that are helping to create a cleaner, saf…
26 Jul 2021
Quantitative easing: too much of a good thing
UK Economy

Quantitative easing: too much of a good thing

The Bank of England is addicted to quantitative easing (QE), the House of Lords has warned. What does that mean for investors?
26 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
The crisis brewing in emerging markets
Emerging markets

The crisis brewing in emerging markets

Covid-related political unrest and financial collapse in the developing world are the biggest threats right now, says Matthew Lynn.
25 Jul 2021