Friday, 26th August 2016

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Andrew Hore

AIM investment watchlist: Stride Gaming (STR)

By , 26 Aug 2016

Stride Gaming (STR) floated in May 2015 in order to be an online bingo consolidator and shareholders have just passed resolutions to enable the funding and completion of two further add-on acquisitions that are set to enhance its profitability and double its share of the UK online bingo market to 10%. 

The current share price is nearly double the original placing price of 132p but strong management and earnings enhancing acquisitions mean that they are still attractive. 

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Nicolas Shamtanis

The most powerful figures in the financial world

By , 22 Aug 2016

It’s not just bank CEOs and hedge fund managers that have a major impact on the financial markets. Political leaders and heads of state also wield tremendous power in the world of finance, influencing everything from interest rates to trade and all the way up to geopolitics.

Below is a list of some of the most influential people in the world of economics and finance in 2016.

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Graham Spooner

Investment insight of the week August 15th - 19th

By , 18 Aug 2016

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.

This week's picks comprise GlaxoSmithKline, Melrose and Sirius Minerals.

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John Kingham

Is the FTSE 250 expensive or cheap after its post-referendum wobbles?

By , 16 Aug 2016

The UK stock markets have been through a period of extreme uncertainty in recent weeks, thanks to the hugely significant Brexit vote in June's referendum.

Initially the FTSE 250 lost over 10% after the referendum, but since then the mid-cap index has recovered all of those losses and now sits close to its all-time high. 

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Nicolas Shamtanis

10 economic myths

By , 15 Aug 2016

All too often, the mass media paints a simplistic view of the economy and financial system, leading to widespread misconception. 

We throw the spotlight on some of the economic myths that should be debunked.

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Graham Spooner

Investment insight of the week August 8th - 12th

By , 12 Aug 2016

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.

This week's picks comprise Vodafone, BP and Sound Energy.

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Nicolas Shamtanis

The five biggest takeovers in history

By , 11 Aug 2016

Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of professional networking site LinkedIn was one of the most exciting developments in the financial markets this year. It also sent LinkedIn’s share price surging more than 46%.

The move was not only Microsoft’s biggest deal ever, it provided the software giant with an audience of over 400 million users in which to integrate its Office applications and AI capabilities.1

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Graham Spooner

Investment insight of the week Aug 1st - 5th

By , 04 Aug 2016

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.

This week's picks comprise Unilever, Taylor Wimpey and Breedon Aggregates.

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Andrew Hore

AIM investment watchlist: SysGroup (SYS)

By , 29 Jul 2016

SysGroup (SYS) is the new name for Daily Internet, following its decision to concentrate on higher-margin managed services such as internet hosting and cloud-based infrastructure services.

The acquisition of System Professional for £3.9m in cash and shares and the sale of the lower margin operations have transformed the business although it still remains relatively small.

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Graham Spooner

Investment insights for the week July 25th - July 29th

By , 27 Jul 2016

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.

This week's stocks in the mix include GlaxoSmithKline, Aviva and Sirius Minerals.

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Directors dealings: Hikma's Said Darwazah buys 4.32m of shares

Thu, 1st Jan - * (ShareCast News) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals chairman and chief executive Said Darwazah has splashed on 4.32m worth of the firm's shares, just a day after they dived on comments from US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

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