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07JUN 2018

UK M&A: what is driving the pick-up in activity?

There has been a marked increase in bids from overseas companies underlining the relative valuation opportunity offered by the UK equity market.

2018

MAY

22MAY 2018

Economics

Why the oil & gas sector is energising investors

The recent rise in oil prices is not the only reason why the sector looks attractive.

08MAY 2018

Economics

Why we expect a capex surge in Europe

Tightening capacity and recent underinvestment are among the factors pointing to a sustained increase in corporate spending.

08MAY 2018

Economics

How to cope with a 10% investment fall

Recent market setbacks were particularly unsettling for new investors. Andrew Oxlade urges such investors to recognise personal traits that can lead to rash decisions.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Market movers: April's charts of the month

Our monthly round-up of a few of the most eye-catching or significant charts of April.

APRIL

25APR 2018

Economics

Our latest multi-asset investment views - April 2018

We break down our views on all the major asset classes, from shares to currencies, in one simple infographic.

11APR 2018

Economics

Is the FTSE 250 overlooked and misunderstood?

At a time when pessimism towards UK equities is entrenched investors are overlooking the diversity and resilience of mid cap companies.

04APR 2018

Economics

Markets in March: six charts of the month

Facebook, Chinese trade, unemployment and out-of-favour UK all feature in the six charts that caught our eye last month.