UK stock markets

Ted Baker shares bounce on buyout buzz

Ted Baker’s shares have soared thanks to reports that founder Ray Kelvin is set to support a management buyout.

Are British stocks set for a Boris bounce?

UK stocks have been out of favour since the EU referendum. That opens up an opportunity for value investors, and we could even see a “Boris bounce”.

Scotland's “ethical” stockmarket is a rather neat idea

Plans are afoot for a new stockmarket for Scotland, which will only list companies that make a positive impact on society and the environment. It’s a neat idea, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

What does Lufthansa’s profit warning mean for airline stocks?

German airline Lufthansa issued a profit warning this morning. And it’s not the only airline finding things tough. But are there any bargains in the sector?

How Britain became a global leader in tech stock “unicorns”

The UK has more billion-dollar technology companies, or “unicorns”, per capita, than China has. That’s cause for celebration, but they need nurturing.

Is Kier Group worth buying after its post-profit-warning share-price plunge?

Shares at construction and outsourcing contractor Kier Group have taken a nosedive. Matthew Partridge examines why and asks if now is a good time to buy.

How to insulate your wealth from a Corbyn government

The European Parliamentary elections and PM Theresa May’s resignation have opened up a path to power for a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn, and he’s not exactly investor-friendly, says John Stepek.

Avon Rubber's share price will bounce back

Avon Rubber, the breathing and dairy farming equipment maker, has a promising future , says Richard Beddard.

Investors are still too gloomy about UK stocks

Investors have deserted UK stocks en masse. But the FTSE 100 is one of the most attractive markets in the world for income-seekers.

Forget the financial crisis: it’s time to bet on British banks

Over a decade after the financial crisis, investors are still reluctant to consider British banks. But their worries are overblown and the stocks are cheap, says Matthew Partridge.

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