PUNT OF THE WEEK: Uranium oxide supplier Yellow Cake

PUNT OF THE WEEK: Uranium oxide supplier Yellow Cake buys back shares as prices for the nuclear fuel rise By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 14 August 2020 What is it? An AIM-quoted company which holds uranium oxide and supplies it from a Canadian … Read more PUNT OF THE WEEK: Uranium oxide supplier Yellow Cake

TRUST WATCH: ICG Enterprise Trust

ICG ENTERPRISE TRUST: Focusing on the ‘buy out’ market with 50% invested in funds and 50% in individual firms By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 14 August 2020 What is it? A private equity trust that has a mix of its own investments in … Read more TRUST WATCH: ICG Enterprise Trust

How to survive the dividend drought: A few big names resume payouts

If you are one of the many investors who need an income, prepare for a little good news. A few big name firms have resumed paying dividends, and there are some generous yields on offer. This will come as a relief to those who feared that the dividend drought created by Covid-19 could become a … Read more How to survive the dividend drought: A few big names resume payouts

SMALL CAP MOVERS: 7digital Group PLC rockets

7digital Group was the top riser this week, rocketing 143 per cent to 1p on the back of a contract with US video platform Triller. The digital music company’s catalogue of more than 80million tracks will be available to Triller users when editing videos. Triller has been on the news lately as it could potentially … Read more SMALL CAP MOVERS: 7digital Group PLC rockets

Sparkling rewards for gold buyers: Covid sparks rush on precious metal

Sparkling rewards for gold buyers: The pandemic has sparked a rush on precious metals… but is it too late to cash in? By Ben Wilkinson for the Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 22:47 BST, 11 August 2020 Gold has always been seen as a safe bet in times of crisis, … Read more Sparkling rewards for gold buyers: Covid sparks rush on precious metal

Does RateSetter’s takeover by Metro Bank mean the end of casual P2P investing?

Last December, the chief executive of the peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter, Rhydian Lewis, described new rules designed to better protect casual investors in the sector as ‘a Darwinian process… that will lead to a stronger industry’. But just eight months later Lewis’ platform, one of Britain’s ‘big three’ in peer-to-peer investing, announced it had been … Read more Does RateSetter’s takeover by Metro Bank mean the end of casual P2P investing?

SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Rosslyn Data Technologies

SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Analytics firm Rosslyn Data Technologies is a Covid-resistant investment primed for take-off By Ian Lyall, Proactive Investors, For This Is Money Published: 15:06 BST, 10 August 2020 | Updated: 15:06 BST, 10 August 2020 A company’s share price is supposed to be a forward indicator of what is likely to occur … Read more SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Rosslyn Data Technologies

JOANNE HART: Why smaller firms could be a lifeline for profit seekers

While Britain’s biggest companies have wrestled with dividend payments, smaller firms have found the battle even harder. Hundreds have suspended, postponed or cut dividends and more are likely to follow. However, some jewels remain – firms that have rewarded shareholders and, crucially, look set to continue doing so. Among the FTSE 250 index, companies such … Read more JOANNE HART: Why smaller firms could be a lifeline for profit seekers

How to hedge your bets all over the world as UK returns fall

Investors seeking new ways to boost their income following the collapse in UK dividend payouts should consider exploring overseas funds, experts say. While average dividends have tumbled by about 50 per cent in Britain, those companies based abroad have lowered payouts closer to 20 per cent. And while overseas yields – the payout you get … Read more How to hedge your bets all over the world as UK returns fall

Will these trusts ever bounce back or are they dead ducks?

Some of the most popular income investment trusts have failed to bounce back from the coronavirus crash – and experts reckon it could be time to sell them. Merchants Investment Trust is down 39 per cent this year and Murray International is down 25 per cent. Yet the FTSE 100 is down by just 20 … Read more Will these trusts ever bounce back or are they dead ducks?