Shops and offices have been shuttered – so is UK commercial property still worth investing in?

Commercial property has been one of the hardest-hit sectors during the pandemic, and received the unenviable accolade of being the worst-selling open-ended asset class of 2020. Retailers were forced to close their doors for more than half of the year, and still remain shut today – while offices have sat largely empty as millions of … Read more

SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Savannah Resources

What’s close to home, but also a good way to play the emerging opportunities in the green economy? Savannah Resources provides one possible answer. It’s been involved in the lithium space for some time now and is beginning to build up considerable expertise and know-how. One of the major highlights in the portfolio has long … Read more

MIDAS: Ten top tips as UK shares are the biggest bargain in decades

The weather is warming up, spring is in the air and some 15million Britons have now been vaccinated against coronavirus. Yes, we are all still in lockdown but the exit route is becoming clearer by the day and businesses up and down the country are feeling more hopeful than they have in months. In many cases, … Read more

CLIMATE ASSETS: Attenborough effect boosts climate fund

CLIMATE ASSETS: Attenborough effect boosts climate fund investing in electric cars, renewable energy and clean water By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 22:16 GMT, 20 February 2021 | Updated: 22:16 GMT, 20 February 2021 Having run the Climate Assets fund for the past 11 years, investment house Quilter Cheviot is not new … Read more

The investment funds that could shine in the years ahead

It is time to be positive. After almost 12 months of hunkering down as Covid-19 raged, economic recovery is on the way. Not just in the UK, but globally as economies across the world emerge from lockdown and life hopefully returns close to normality. Although China is leading the global economic reboot, the UK is … Read more

Bestinvest Spot the Dog report reveals worst performing investment funds

As an ordinary punter, it can be tough to stay one step ahead and make prudent and profitable decisions about where to invest your hard-earned cash. But twice a year a report surfaces that names and shames underperforming investment funds, and managers ‘live in fear of being included in the kennel of shame’, according to … Read more

Bestinvest Spot the Dog report reveals worst performing investment funds

As an ordinary punter, it can be tough to stay one step ahead and make prudent and profitable decisions about where to invest your hard-earned cash. But twice a year a report surfaces that names and shames underperforming investment funds, and managers ‘live in fear of being included in the kennel of shame’, according to … Read more

Fill your boots with private equity trusts: They can be lucrative

Birkenstock and Dr Martens are both globally-famous makers of durable, and fashionable, footwear. But they have another thing in common.  Rumour has it that Birkenstock, a German company, is about to be snapped up for about £4billion by a private equity group.  Dr Martens left private equity ownership last month to make its stock market … Read more

MR MONEY MAKER: Commodities boost Covid recovery

MR MONEY MAKER: Hot commodities to help you cash in on Covid recovery By Justin Urquhart Stewart For The Daily Mail Published: 21:58 GMT, 19 February 2021 | Updated: 22:17 GMT, 19 February 2021 What’s happening? What actually is a commodity? You would think that this question should have a simple answer, but as ever … Read more

BA-owner IAG to lay bare toll coronavirus took in 2020

British Airways-owner IAG to lay bare toll coronavirus took in 2020, and forecasts for its annual results are grim By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:58 GMT, 19 February 2021 | Updated: 22:18 GMT, 19 February 2021 After the pandemic laid waste to holidays and business travel last spring and summer, winter breaks … Read more