UK stock markets

A once-in-a-generation chance to buy

Brexit fear has gripped the stockmarket. Now could be a rare opportunity to pick up London-listed stocks on the cheap, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Britain is now uninvestable – which probably makes now a good time to buy

The world’s investors are shunning the UK, says John Stepek. But when an asset class is as detested as UK stocks, that’s when you should look at buying.

How to invest for Brexit – whatever the outcome

Theresa May appears to have agreed a Brexit deal with Europe, but the odds of getting MPs to sign off on it look slim. John Stepek looks at what that could mean for your money.

The shaming culture has gone too far

Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.

Heathrow take-off stalls

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow were finally approved earlier this year. But how will it all be paid for? Marina Gerner reports.

British stocks are in the bargain basement

Recent stockmarket jitters have been global, but uncertainty over our future relationship with the EU continues to dog British stocks. But therein lies opportunity.

Steve Eisman: I'll short Britain if Corbyn gets in

Steve Eisman has a basket of about 50 stocks he would short if Britain ends up with a “Trotskyite” prime minister.

London: the world’s stockmarket

London could become home to a truly global stock exchange – but only if we welcome exotic and risky flotations, says Matthew Lynn.

Why Unilever will have to Remain

Unilever, the consumer-goods giant, is staying in the UK after all. That tells us something important about Brexit, says Matthew Lynn.

Unilever and the erosion of shareholder democracy

The way Unilever went about planning the vote on moving its head office out of the UK wasn’t normal and it wasn’t right, says Merry Somerset Webb.

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