Stephanie Flanders, the former BBC economics editor, who is now chief market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, has revealed her three top tips for ISA investors this year.
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Legal and General: Property is the 'stand-out' asset class right now, but investors should focus on bricks and mortar funds
Justin Onuekwusi, Manager of Legal and General Investments multi asset fund range, believes that commercial property is currently the only asset class offering genuine value in the current market.
Hargeaves Lansdown: Albion Ventures offer likely to appeal to first time VCT investors due to diversity of income stream
The latest issue of new shares by Albion Ventures into its range of VCTs is likely to appeal to investors whose priority is regular dividends, according to Richard Troue, head of investment analysis at Hargreaves Lansdown.
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Four profit warnings in the space of six months, an accounting scandal, a drop of almost 50% in the share price and a dividend slashed by 75%: 2014 was not the best of years for Tesco. Will new leadership restore the troubled store to its former glory?
With UK interest rates now having been at the current record low level for six years, many investors, frustrated by the poor returns available from cash, are likely to be turning tentative thoughts towards investing in the stock market, according to Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown.
Despite the share price falls that have engulfed shares in Barclays (LON:BARC) since this morning’s results announcement, it has now overtaken HSBC to become the most investible UK bank, according to Rob James, banking analyst at Old Mutual Global Investors.
The swirl of data driving the UK towards deflation in the coming months means that the prospect of an interest rate rise in the UK has receded yet further into the distance, and means that a number of sectors of the UK economy look particularly attractive right now, according to Mark Barnett, manager of the Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income funds.
Investors with exposure to equities are operating in global markets pregnant with risk and volatility as quantitative easing has pushed share prices higher, despite ‘disappointing and uneven’ levels of global growth, according to Lord Rothschild, chairman of the £2.3 billion RIT Capital Partners investment trust (LON:RCP). Data seen by What Investment shows that Lord Rothschild and family members have an investment of approximately £155 million in the RIT Capital Partners trust.
Investors pondering whether to invest in the Patient Capital Trust, the new vehicle launched by Neil Woodford, is ‘exciting’ should be mindful of the risks associated with investing the sort of nascent businesses that Woodford intends to buy, according to Ben Yearsley, head of investment research at Charles Stanley.
Dividend announcement boosts Lloyds Banking Group shareholders, but future growth might be 'tougher to come by'
The announcement this morning by Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) that it would, after much anticipation, pay a dividend for the last financial year, shows that management have ‘delivered on what they said they would do’, but the challenge for the bank is to grow from here, according to Rob James, banking analyst at Old Mutual Global Investors.
Investors who bought RBS shares hoping for a dividend are likely to have to wait 'until at least 2017' following latest results
Investors who drove the RBS (LON:RBS) share price up 11 per cent over the past year are likely to have to wait until 2017 to see the banking giant pay a dividend, according to Rob James, banking analyst at Old Mutual Global Investors.
Clive Beagles, the veteran manager of the JO Hambro Capital Management UK Equity Income fund, has revealed the large cap mining stocks he believes are value right now, and those he is shunning.
The quest for income is no longer easy. So says Julian Chillingworth, chief investment officer at Rathbone Unit Trust Management. An urbane veteran of the investment industry, Chillingworth is specifically referring to predictable and reliable income stocks in the UK market.
Investors will soon turn their thoughts to the end of the tax year, and the funds, both open- and closed-ended, in which they can invest in order to maximise their income, grow the size of their portfolio or – for those who have a longer-term perspective and the inclination – add a sliver of risk to their holdings in the hope of garnering outsized future returns.