BAT, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser: Top 4 firms that are still operating in Russia

The ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russia has forced many companies to halt their operations in Russia due tougher sanctions from the Western countries, making trading and operations difficult. Prominent companies, such as Imperial Brands, Rio Tin...

Rio Tinto, Imperial Brands: Top 8 firms that halted businesses in Russia

Highlights  With each passing day, more and more companies are suspending their operations in Russia. Global card operators such as American Express, MasterCard, and Visa have halted their services in Russia. Rio Tinto, Imperial Brands, a...

NWG, GSK, ITV, WTB, AV.: 5 FTSE 100 companies led by women

Highlights According to the FTSE Women Leaders Review, only 414 women held board positions in 2021 at the UK’s top listed companies, up from 374 in 2020. Women’s senior positions between 2018 and 2020 have increased by only 1% to 32...

Lloyds, BP, Barclays: Most popular shares among UK investors now

As the market started bouncing back to normalcy after dealing with the Omicron variant, a roller coaster ride has begun yet again, and the already volatile markets are shaken further due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The crisis has escalated e...

Why Evraz and Polymetal will lose their FTSE 100 status?

Highlights  FTSE Russell said on Wednesday that Polymetal International PLC and Evraz PLC are due to lose their places in the FTSE 100 index. Russian companies and billionaires have been hit harder by Western block sanctions in reaction to...

5 tips to give your retirement fund a boost

Highlights Planning for retirement is one of the most important investment strategies to build a pension pot together with savings, investments, and other assets. In 2021, the UK government suspended the triple lock on the state pension for one...

FRES, SHEL, BA.: 3 FTSE 100 bright spots amid geopolitical tensions

Highlights  The global stock market witnessed a sea of red after Russia launched an attack on Ukraine. Amid the uncertainty and geopolitical tensions, some FTSE 100 stocks like Fresnillo Plc, Shell Plc, BAE Systems Plc may offer a good inv...

Shell, BAT, Vodafone: Are these best performing FTSE stocks now?

Highlights   The FTSE 100 index is at 7,313.79 points, down by 2.53%, on 24 February 2022. Huge profits have been reported lately by the FTSE100-listed banking, mining, and oil stocks. FTSE 100 index may outperform its rivals amid t...

BDEV, HSBA, LGEN, SMT: 4 best blue-chip stocks to invest now

Highlights The recent decline in the UK stock markets can be an excellent opportunity for investors to diversify their portfolios and invest in quality blue-chip companies. The overall business fundamentals of companies are still intact. Howeve...

Next, JD Sports and B&M: 3 FTSE 100 retail stocks you can hold for long

Highlights  UK’s January retail sector sales rose by 11.9 per cent, compared to a drop of 1.3 per cent in January 2021 Total non-food retail sales in January increased by 11.1 per cent on a like-for-like basis for the 3 months to Jan...