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Features: 23.08.2017

WPP slumps on advertising slowdown

WPP, the world’s largest advertising group, warned that growth this year will be lower than expected following a difficult second quarter, sending its share sharply lower.

Features: 23.08.2017

Passive funds keep on growing

John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s chief global strategist, looks at the continuing rise of low-cost investing.

Features: 21.08.2017

The package holiday remains very much alive

Despite the fall in the pound and concerns about terrorist attacks, UK residents are continuing to holiday abroad. The end of the great British package holiday is not happening soon.

Features: 18.08.2017

Last Week in the City

Henry Brennan, Investment Writer, looks at the market-moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (August 14 to August 18, 2017).

John Redwood Videos: 17.08.2017

How have markets responded to tensions over North Korea?

In this week’s update, John discusses the markets’ response to worries about relations between the U.S. and North Korea

Features: 17.08.2017

Kingfisher disappoints but keeps profit guidance

Second-quarter results from B&Q-owner Kingfisher and Bunnings-owned Homebase were weak. The sluggish UK housing market remains a problem for the DIY sector.

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Features: 16.08.2017

Elliott ups stake in BHP Billiton

Activist investor Elliott Advisers has increased its stake in BHP Billiton to 5% as it ratchets up its campaign for reform at the Anglo-Australian miner. What does it want?

Features: 16.08.2017

Volatility strikes government bond markets in July

Jeremy Spain, co-fund manager of the Matterley Regular High Income fund explains what happened in bond markets in July

Features: 15.08.2017

Wood Group takeover of Amec avoids probe

Wood Group’s £2.2bn buy of Amec Foster Wheeler has escaped a competition probe after management offered to sell off major North Sea assets. What are the benefits of the deal?

Features: 15.08.2017

Brazil and Venezuela struggle with their economies

John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s Chief Global Strategist, assesses the economies of Brazil and Venezuela.

Features: 14.08.2017

Snap provides a lesson in how to lose money

Shares in Snap, the owner of photo-sharing app Snapchat, have hit another all-time low, but there were plenty of warning signs that investors should have spotted. Here’s a few of them.

Features: 11.08.2017

Last Week in the City

Henry Brennan, Investment Writer, looks at the market-moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (August 7 to August 11, 2017).

Features: 11.08.2017

The Euro shares rally and French reform

John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s Chief Global Strategist, asks whether political change will continue to drive markets higher.

John Redwood Videos: 10.08.2017

Share markets lacking in volatility despite geopolitical tensions

In this week’s update, John gives an overview of the market climate and the outlook for investors in light of recent world events.


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