Equities

Wearable medical technology: the future of medicine

Wearable medical technology: the future of medicine

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The only issue on which Mr Corbyn’s Labour Party scores well amongst the British public this election time is on the National Health Service. That is because the NHS, for all its great work, is struggling to keep pace with demand. There’s one key statistic that thinking people need to understand about the NHS. Economic…

Why Brexit makes GoCompare a buy

Why Brexit makes GoCompare a buy

5 mins. to read

There will inevitably be winners and losers from Brexit. While it may be the latter who feature most prominently in the headlines, there are plenty of opportunities to profit from the effects of Brexit. One change brought about by the UK’s decision to leave the EU is higher inflation. Last month it moved higher than…

Does Mariana’s merger with Sandstorm Gold stack up?

Does Mariana’s merger with Sandstorm Gold stack up?

6 mins. to read

Among the four main ways to make money from mining gold or silver – exploration, development, streaming or financing a mine – it is streaming (or royalties) that can often be by far the most profitable. I showed in my earlier streaming coverage how streamers tended to make much more profit from a mine than…

UK property’s recovery potential makes Bovis a buy

UK property’s recovery potential makes Bovis a buy

5 mins. to read

Since my earliest days of investing, I’ve made my biggest returns on recovery stocks. While they’re not for everyone, for investors like me who can take a long-term view and accept above-average volatility, they can prove to be highly rewarding. I’ve found the most opportunistic recovery stocks are in sectors where the long-term outlook is…

Hikma Pharmaceuticals offers defensive qualities

Hikma Pharmaceuticals offers defensive qualities

5 mins. to read

It’s always easy to spot bubbles in asset prices after they have burst. Doing so beforehand is more challenging. However, global stock markets could be severely mispriced at the moment and there may be the potential for a bursting bubble in the medium term. The main reason for this is a lack of concrete data…

The dogs of AIM

The dogs of AIM

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There are hundreds, if not thousands, of investment strategies in existence which proclaim to be the best for maximising returns. From broad policies such as value or growth investing, to more quirky approaches such as astronomical cyclical analysis, investors are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a set of rules or procedures on…

HSBC’s Asian growth story offers a tonic to European risks

HSBC’s Asian growth story offers a tonic to European risks

5 mins. to read

The European banking sector made gains earlier this week following the first round of the French election. Investors seem to be upbeat about the prospects for pro-European candidate Emmanuel Macron. If he wins in the second round against Marine Le Pen, the consensus among investors seems to be that the EU and the Euro could…

Banks to lead the way in the great Brazilian recovery

Banks to lead the way in the great Brazilian recovery

7 mins. to read

The focus of this article is to look at the investment potential in Brazilian blue-chip banks. But let´s quickly recap the macro view around Brazil, which as always, is dynamic. The current market consensus is that even after the strong rally in the Brazilian equities (+20%) and currency during the last 12 months (note the…

Merlin offers refuge from the political rollercoaster

Merlin offers refuge from the political rollercoaster

5 mins. to read

If the last year has taught me one thing, it’s that assumptions should never be made when it comes to politics or the economy. For example, the EU referendum and US Presidential election were supposed to deliver outcomes which differed wildly from the actual results. With a general election now less than seven weeks away,…

Emotions aside, Next could be a stunning buy

Emotions aside, Next could be a stunning buy

5 mins. to read

Being able to put emotions to one side is possibly the most difficult part of investing. Accumulating knowledge and capital is within the reach of most people. However, being entirely logical while also taking subjective stances on companies is tough. It’s all too easy to allow a positive or negative experience with an industry or…