RBS, Britain’s remaining semi-nationalised bank, has just paid a special dividend – but shareholders are anything but happy. Matthew Partridge reports.
Ted Baker’s shares have soared thanks to reports that founder Ray Kelvin is set to support a management buyout.
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”.
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.
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?
The UK has more billion-dollar technology companies, or “unicorns”, per capita, than China has. That’s cause for celebration, but they need nurturing.
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.
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, the breathing and dairy farming equipment maker, has a promising future , says Richard Beddard.
Investors have deserted UK stocks en masse. But the FTSE 100 is one of the most attractive markets in the world for income-seekers.
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.