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FTSE posts steep decline on Monday but still records best monthly gain in three-decades featured picture

FTSE posts steep decline on Monday but still records best monthly gain in three-decades

UK stocks plunged into the close on Monday, but the FTSE 100 still recorded its biggest monthly gain in over three decades as investors bet on a working Covid-19 vaccine to speed up an economic recovery next year. While there was limited company news to propel the markets, investors continued to weigh optimism about potential Covid-19 vaccines against fears of a more severe economic fallout ...
Schroder British Opportunities set for launch after raising minimum £75 million featured picture

Schroder British Opportunities set for launch after raising minimum £75 million

The Schroder British Opportunities investment trust is set to launch on 1 December after it managed to raise the minimum £75 million it needed from investors ahead of its IPO. Net proceeds are expected to be £73.5 million, equivalent to a net asset value (NAV) of 98p per share, but the figure is well below the £250 million the trust had hoped to raise. It comes after two other investment ...
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