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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.

Savers squeezed even tighter by account restrictions

Consumers looking to squirrel away the pennies are not only having to contend with low savings rates, but are increasingly facing restrictions on which savings accounts they are eligible for, according to analysis from MoneySuperMarket.

Investors advised to ‘hold’ Imagination Technologies despite positive outlook

As Imagination Technologies updates the market Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

ASOS recommend as a ‘hold’ for investors as figures disappoint

As ASOS updates the market Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

Skipton increases rates on fixed rate bonds and e-bonds

Skipton Building Society has launched a new range of Fixed Rate ISAs and Bonds and E-Bonds with interest rates increasing by up to 0.25%.

While the city sleeps investment companies see biggest gains of the year

With summer finally over and 8 months of performance behind us, how is the performance of the investment company sector shaping up so far? The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has taken a look at performance over the year to date.

West Brom offers 3.00% interest on fixed rate savings

Savers can earn a competitive rate of interest by investing in a new five year bond from the West Brom.

The Share Centre adds RPC to its ‘buy’ list

Sheridan Admans, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why RPC is attractive to medium risk investors looking for a balanced investment.

Octopus launches £20 million fundraising for AIM VCTs

Octopus Investments (‘Octopus’), one of the UK’s leading retail fund management companies specialising in smaller company investing, has announced the launch of a £20 million joint fundraising by the two Octopus AIM Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) with scope for the offer to be extended to £30 million.

IG’s $198 billion Alibaba grey market points to record tech IPO

IG, the leading CFD and financial spread betting provider, says its grey market for the much anticipated Alibaba IPO in the United States has levelled off at $198 billion over the past three months after some early volatility, suggesting that the Chinese tech giant’s flotation is set to be one of the largest in history.

Melrose Industries’ track record is attractive for investors

As Melrose Industries reports half year results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

Taylor Wimpey upgraded to a ‘buy’ for growth seeking investors

Sheridan Admans, investment research manager at The Share Centre, explains why Taylor Wimpey has been added to our ‘buy’ list.