Tag: investors

  • Short-changed: Woodford investors told to reject FCA’s ‘bad deal’

    Burnt investors in Neil Woodford’s collapsed investment fund should reject the “bad deal” tabled by regulators and instead pursue their own compensation, the law firm litigating against the fund has said today. The former star stock picker’s eponymous investment vehicle left investors millions of pounds out of pocket in 2019 when it imploded amid a…

  • Fractional shares: what do new rules mean for UK investors?

    As part of the chancellor’s shake-up of individual savings accounts (ISA), savers will now be able to hold certain fractional shares as part of their £20,000 yearly allowance. Fractional shares are popular in the US and amongst those on trading apps because they allow investors to own a small part of a high-value stock. This…

  • The Notebook: Victoria Scholar on the ever-changing appetites of retail investors

    Taking the temperature of the retail investor Every month we publish the list of most bought investments on the Interactive Investor (II) platform, which provides a snapshot of how retail investors are positioning themselves. Scottish Mortgage had been in pole position among investment trust bestsellers since June 2019, while Fundsmith Equity had topped the fund…