UK stock markets

Can the post-crisis bull market last?

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Last August the S&P’s bull market became the longest since World War II. Pundits have been predicting its end for some time now, but the economic backdrop suggests that there is no immediate reason to be bearish.

Ignore all the Brexit hysteria and buy UK stocks

Brexit is looking increasingly like an over-hyped non-event. Even a no-deal Brexit would be no big deal. But it has made UK stocks very cheap. Here’s what to buy now.

Plenty of bargain British equities in the January sales

Investors have pulled billions out of UK equity funds since the Brexit referendum in June 2016. This spells opportunity for long-term investors.

The same old Brexit story

Over two years later, nothing has really changed on the Brexit front, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And UK stocks are still cheap.

The high-street brands that are defying the online onslaught

Times are tough for traditional retailers now internet shopping has taken off. But some big names are successfully adapting to the new environment. What are they doing right? Matthew Partridge investigates.

What May’s massive Brexit rejection means for your money

What happens after Parliament’s resounding rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit deal is anyone’s guess. Here, John Stepek outlines some scenarios, and explains what it all means for your money.

Why investors are looking east towards Japan

Exciting things are happening in Japan, and they should be of interest to anyone looking for investment opportunities in 2019.

Three questions to ask before you buy shares in any UK high street retailer

Times are hard for UK retailers. But that doesn’t mean the sector’s not worth investing in, says John Stepek. Just make sure you know what you’re buying.

Britain is in the bargain basement

Our stockmarket has been an international pariah this year – all the more reason to snap up some deals.

How Amazon’s secret weapon is wreaking havoc on Britain’s retailers

Black Friday, Amazon’s post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza, makes sense in America. But not in the UK, says John Stepek. Here, it’s laying waste to retailers’ most profitable time of year.

Brexit or no Brexit, the UK is a good bet right now

All the emotion around Brexit is producing real value in the market right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It’s the perfect time snap up some UK bargains.

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