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Market report: Saga gets boost from Goldman tie-up, while Ted Baker takes a tumble on tough market conditions

UK stocks opened higher on Tuesday, led by a rally in mining stocks spurred by China stimulus hopes. The FTSE 100 index is trading up 34 points to 7,410. Shares in over 50's services group Saga (SAGA) lead the FTSE350, shooting up 6.6% to 44p following news that it has joined forces with Goldman Sachs’ unit Marcus, to offer long-term savings products. Saga and Marcus will launch new ...

Market report: Warnings leave investors wary although better news comes from Halma and Plus500

Tuesday has the look of another down day as early trading sees the FTSE 100 index slide back below the 7,000 mark. At 8.30am the UK’s blue-chip benchmark is trading around 30 points off at 6,970.32. This follows a rocky ride for lading US stocks overnight with the Dow down nearly 400 points and Nasdaq falling 219 points lower as technology-led stock market heavyweights such as ...

The pros and cons of investing in Fundsmith’s new Smithson investment trust

Investors who have made a mint from Fundsmith Equity (B41YBW7) are now deciding whether to back a new fund from the same asset manager, to be called Smithson Investment Trust. The prospectus has shed some more light on the strategy and potential investments, meaning we now have a much better idea of the possible shape of the trust’s portfolio. Our conclusion from these bits of information ...
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