China Bans Bitcoin Exchanges
The nation's central bank has also outlawed initial coin offerings in a larger financial crackdown.
Neil's View: the era of cheap and plentiful money is ending
After 15 years Neil Woodford is buying back into stocks like Lloyds Bank. We look at his thesis that rising rates, falling liquidity and slowing Chinese money supply growth mean a change in stock market leadership is on the cards.
Investment Trust Update | 25th August
In this Investment Trust Update we take a look at property focused launches in 2017, the impact of Brexit on the UK property sector, the best performing trusts with global mandates and the crash of Woodford’s first investment in the Woodford Patient Capital Investment Trust.
This Secretive Committee Squashed 9 Foreign Buyouts
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is stemming the flow of Chinese cash into the American tech sector.
Aramco IPO Said to Face Delays
Bloomberg reports that the world's largest IPO may come to market in early 2019.
Neil Woodford: A summer in Perspective
At Woodford, We have always encouraged dialogue with our investors and understandably some have been in touch, not only to express their disappointment, but also to seek answers as to why the fund’s recent performance has suffered. In the following video, Neil explains events and what they mean for the fund’s strategy…
Oil Mounts Higher as U.S. Shale Slows
The Baker-Hughes count fell for the first time in six months, with Libya ramping up to a million barrels per day.
Ex-Barclays CEO Raises $46 Million
As the 'Uber moment' for banks approaches, an ex SIFI CEO is cashing in on a fintech startup to modernize them.
Apple, Amazon Hit with Tax Fines in Europe
The tech giants are in a dust-up with the European Union as Trump pushes a tax plan to bring their cash home.
Almighty Dollar Regains Its Mojo
After a nearly three year low, the U.S. dollar has surged as Hurricane Irma, North Korea surprise on the upside.
Nike Just Did It
Nike beats on fourth quarter earnings, sending its stock higher after the close.
Markets News: Woodford, Mobius and Buffett
Neil Woodford’s Income Focus Fund is now open for investors, as his CF Woodford Equity Income hits the £10bn mark. This news update looks at the stories hitting the headlines, Mark Mobius stepping down from Templeton funds, the jump in Warren Buffett’s income and the investment trusts making the FTSE 100.
Investment Trust Update | 19th May 2017
Jupiter gets its Emerging And Frontier Income Trust up and running; Polar Capital Healthcare plans a revamp and we look at those directors who don’t have any shareholdings in their investment trusts.
Investment Trust Update | 22nd September
In this Investment Trust update, topics discussed include the launch of The People's Trust, German elections, the impact of Hurricane Harvey on Catco Reinsurance Opportunities and Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC adding Manchester United to their holdings.
Investment Trust Update | 6th October
In this Investment Trust update topics discussed include AIC investment company purchases, Witan Pacific's new manager line-up, Woodford's Patient Capital Trust, The People's Trust stock exchange and finally and interview with the trust's founder Daniel Godfrey.
Investment Trust Update | 23rd November
In this Investment Trust Update, is Jeremy Corbyn a threat to infrastructure trusts, and should we fear an impending tech bubble or is a boom on the horizon.
Senate Mulls Fintech Regulatory Measures
Equifax breach has shone the spotlight on a rising number of fintech players facing an uncertain regulatory landscape.
Investment Trust Update | 19th April 2017
In this Investment Trust Update for the 19th April, we take a look at the Mercantile Investment Trust, JP Morgan's Garret Fish's new investment approach, Jupiter Asset Management's new fund and the June merger of Columbia Threadneedle and Henderson Global Investors.
Investment Trust Update | 5th May 2017
As Aberdeen’s much anticipated £11bn merger looms, how are the ramifications of a weak sterling impacting the investment trust industry? This update examines what’s happening in the investment trust world after a good start to 2017 and looks at the UK’s first dedicated impact investment trust.
Investment Trust Update | 8th September
In this bulletin, is a bitcoin bubble brewing, the Scottish Investment Trust goes to A J Bell and is property a good hedge against Brexit?
The Inflationistas Are Coming
BlackRock, Vanguard believe 2% inflation may only be a few months away, despite broader market consensus.