SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Sureserve set to benefit from UK going green

The current fuel crisis has highlighted the need for the UK to become more energy efficient. The meter, you might say, is ticking. Sureserve Group, a compliance and energy services group focused on UK customers in the outsourced public and regulated services sectors, looks well placed to benefit from the increased interest in insulation, heat … Read more

AJ Bell and Hargreaves open up IPOs to everyday investors

AJ Bell and Hargreaves Lansdown launch service to give ordinary investors better access to IPOs and follow-on fundraising rounds Everyday investors have been shut out of the vast majority of IPOs  AJ Bell and Hargreaves Lansdown hope to improve access  The new service will include IPOs and follow on capital raisings  By Angharad Carrick For … Read more

Nick Train blames ‘annoying’ price falls among Finsbury’s top holdings

Nick Train laments ‘annoying’ price falls among Finsbury Growth & Income’s top holdings as popular investment trust continues to underperform Finsbury Growth & Income continues to underperform the FTSE All Share Index The trust’s top three holdings were all down between 6% and 8% last month  Despite difficult conditions in China, Burberry was up 7% … Read more

Can these 6%-paying dividend trusts keep your income flying high?

Flying high:  Some trusts are now paying shareholders the equivalent of six per cent income a year Although interest rates are rising – and savings rates tickling up – the case for the trusty share dividend remains robust.  According to data from wealth platform Interactive Investor, four of the ten most popular investment trusts bought by … Read more