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Ethical Investing needs a definition

Half of UK investors are ‘ethical investors’, but despite a desire to invest responsibly, not enough information is available for them to make informed decisions, according to research from TD Direct Investing.

LGIM prepares Multi-Index funds for greater bond volatility

With interest rates on each side of the Atlantic expected to rise over the next 12 months, the Legal & General Investment Management Asset Allocation team has continued to diversify its bond holdings in its risk-targeted Multi-Index fund range to help manage interest rate risk and bond volatility.

The Share Centre adds Telecom Plus to its ‘buy’ list

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why Telecom Plus is attractive to medium risk investors looking for a balanced investment.

The Share Centre gives its view on Burberry and the personal goods sector

Following Burberry’s half year results, Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, analyses its performance and provides an overview of the personal goods sector.

The Share Centre downgrades Spirent to a ‘hold’

Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why Spirent has been downgraded to a ‘hold’.

Skipton increases rates on one and three year ISAs and one year bonds

Skipton Building Society launches a new range of Fixed Rate ISAs and Bonds which includes interest rate rises on all one-year terms.

Marston’s recommended as a ‘buy’ despite a slowdown in second half sales

As Marston’s updates the market Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

Investors advised to ‘hold’ EasyJet due to its strong trading position

As EasyJet updates the market Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

Supermarket shares on a three for two deal

If you follow the fortunes of the big UK listed supermarkets, you can’t fail to have noticed that they’ve been absolutely battered so far in 2014. This has proved to be something of an 'annus horribilis' for the three; Tesco, Morrison and Sainsbury’s.

Improving economy boosts RBS but HSBC remains most attractive for investors

As Royal Bank of Scotland updates the market Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

Lloyds Bank increases fixed savings rates

Lloyds Bank is increasing rates on a selection of fixed savings accounts. Accounts benefitting from a boost in their rate include:

The Share Centre downgrades Monitise to a ‘hold’

Sheridan Admans, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why Monitise has been downgraded to a hold.

Recovery in consumer confidence boosts attractiveness of travel and leisure sector

As travel and leisure companies start to update the market Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, shares his views on the sector.

Investing to get easier as AXA Wealth launches new investment range

A new range of investment options are launched by AXA Wealth titled Intelligent Investment Choices, which will offer advisers a choice of fund ranges to serve the differing investment needs of their clients.

Investors advised to drip feed as United Utilities’ regulator response looms

As United Utilities reports a half year trading update Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.