How SPACs became the new investment craze that’s sweeping Wall Street

What does Joanna Coles, a former women’s magazine editor, have in common with US sports stars Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) and Shaquille O’Neal, tycoon Sir Richard Branson and Martin Luther King III? The answer, as those who keep up with the latest craze on Wall Street will know, is that they are all aficionados of the … Read more

New research finds investment trusts are still the secret sauce to becoming an ‘Isa millionaire’

More than 700 holders of investing Isas that rank at more than a million pounds have one clear thing in common – a hefty weighting towards investment trusts, according to a leading Isa platform. Interactive investors has revealed that among the 731 pots of a million pounds or more that are held with it, closed-ended … 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

Aviva Save: Investment giant launches a cash savings platform

Insurance and investment giant Aviva has launched its own cash savings platform, This is Money can reveal, but savers will earn more by going to the banks directly. Britain’s largest insurance firm’s answer to the likes of Hargreaves Lansdown Active Savings and Flagstone has opened with 15 fixed-rate bonds offered by Aldermore, Oaknorth and Paragon … Read more

Morecambe’s makeover: A TV drama – and major investment – is giving the Lancashire resort a lift

Once dubbed ‘The Naples of the North’, Morecambe was originally developed during the late 19th century to welcome millworkers from towns and cities in West Yorkshire and beyond. ‘Britain’s most modern and progressive resort’, was how a 1930s tourism poster described it.  ‘Morecambe has everything under the sun,’ another claimed. But as package holidays abroad … Read more

Twickenham Studios unveils £15m investment plan

Twickenham Studios unveils £15m investment plan to rejuvenate business By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:53 GMT, 12 February 2021 | Updated: 21:53 GMT, 12 February 2021 Twickenham Studios has unveiled a £15m investment plan to rejuvenate the business.  The money has been put into the 100-year-old site by The Creative District Improvement … Read more

Chinese New Year: Is the investment case as strong as an Ox?

Today is Chinese New Year and those celebrating will welcome in the Year of the Ox, which symbolises strength and determination. These traits wouldn’t go amiss after events of the last 12 months which has seen the coronavirus pandemic engulf the world. But China, despite being the likely origin of the deadly virus, has been … Read more

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney officially complete Wrexham takeover after making £2m investment

‘The Wrexham Supporters Trust Board is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of Wrexham AFC to RR McReynolds LLC. ‘We would like to thank all our members for their participation in the voting process and patience regarding the deal. Also, to our advisors on the deal, namely BDO, Kevin Jacquiss, Mackenzie Jones, Rob … Read more

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney officially complete Wrexham takeover after making £2m investment

‘The Wrexham Supporters Trust Board is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of Wrexham AFC to RR McReynolds LLC. ‘We would like to thank all our members for their participation in the voting process and patience regarding the deal. Also, to our advisors on the deal, namely BDO, Kevin Jacquiss, Mackenzie Jones, Rob … Read more