Shares

UK insurers Aviva, RSA, Hiscox, Direct Lend scrap their dividends

UK insurance companies have suspended their dividends following pressure from the Bank of England's Prudential Regulatory Authority. Aviva said in a release "the Board has...

Tesco to maintain dividend despite higher costs

Tesco (LON:TSCO) are to continue to pay their dividend after it experienced a jump in sales due to coronavirus panic buying. However, this uplift...

ASOS shares jump after placing, coronavirus hits sales

ASOS (LON:ASC) has raised £247 million through a placing to help strengthen the groups balance sheet in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. ASOS shares...

FTSE 100 travel shares surge as German DAX enters bull market

The FTSE 100 and European shares rallied for a second day on Tuesday after Asian shares continued a risk-on rally over night. A rally in...

Crowdfunding

Clean Energy startup MPower reaches overfunding on Crowdcube

Clean energy start MPower has reached overfunding on Crowdcube after securing more than £300,000 to expand its Africa focused fintech and clean energy business. The...

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust acquires 50% of recycled energy project

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (LON:SEIT) announced on Wednesday that it had acquired a 50% interest in Primary Energy, a which is a portfolio...

Features

Investors must consider the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to support the...

As the end of the tax year looms Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) investments are sought by investors looking to mitigate tax with exciting innovative...

EIS Opportunity: Help Me Stop – Rehab in The Real World

Help Me Stop (www.helpmestop.org.uk) is a breakthrough non-residential alcohol and drug treatment service launched in recent months in London. The Help Me Stop “Dayhab”...
Social distancing: how to pass the time indoors

Social distancing: how to pass the time indoors

"You must stay at home," Boris Johnson told the nation on Monday evening. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the world, the British government has accelerated...

Fine Wine offers good news for investors amid turbulent scenes on...

Sponsored by OenoFuture OenoFuture’s Chief Wine Analyst and Master of Wine Justin Knock explains how fine wine offers good news for investors amid turbulent scenes...

Commodities & FX

Oil jumps as much as 35% lifting FTSE 100 after Saudi/Russia...

The price of oil soared on Thursday afternoon following reports Russia and Saudi Arabia were to agree on a production cut that could amount...

Oil sinks dragging the FTSE 100 with it

Oil prices sunk again on Monday hitting 17-year lows and driving risk-off sentiment in equities as the FTSE 100 started the week in the...