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.
In the latest of his series on stockmarket crashes, John Stepek looks at probably the worst in living memory: the crash of 1973/74.
Just 23% of SMEs have worked for the public sector over the past 12 months. But the government has set a target of awarding a third of all procurement spending to SMEs by 2020.
Dixons Carphone could be facing a double whammy: smartphone fatigue and a fall in demand for electronics. Alice Gråhns reports.
Britain’s benchmark index has been awash with profit warnings of late. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.
Aim-listed firm Telit Communications lost more than half its market value in a matter of days after its CEO, Oozi Cats, was linked to an old fraud case.
Vantiv’s takeover of Worldpay, the UK payments processor, makes strategic sense. But will shareholders benefit? Alice Gråhns reports.
A sense of gloom hangs over the retail sector – but pick the right stocks at the right price and there are still potential pots of gold out there for long-term buyers, says Phil Oakley.
Investors fret over valuations and geopolitics, but there are bigger forces at work that weigh on prices. CrossBorder Capital’s Michael J Howell explains.
Four former banking executives have been charged with fraud over the bailout of Barclays by Qatar in 2008. Will the trial really be in the public interest? Simon Wilson reports.
What is it that makes great business leaders stand out from the crowd? Two American small-cap investors think they have found the answer, reports Richard Beddard.