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David Stevenson: why can't funds be more like Netflix?

David Stevenson: why can't funds be more like Netflix?

Our columnist finds hope in his battle for fund charging reform from the move to a subscription model by some platforms.

Saturday Papers: CIA warning over Huawei

And Qatar and Crown to buy stakes in iconic New York properties on Times Square and Fifth Avenue.

Friday Papers: Stagecoach fumes over leak of bid

And prey could turn predator in Provident Financial and Non-Standard Finance fight.

The Expert View: Unilever, Rentokil and First Derivatives

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including BTG and Cineworld.

Overnight Markets: industrials lead Wall Street higher

Honeywell International Inc’s stocks rose 3.8% after the company beat earnings forecast amid growing demand for aircraft parts.

Guernsey expects to 'resolve' Woodford stocks row next week

Guernsey's International Stock Exchange says it expects suspension of dealings in Neil Woodford's unquoted stocks to be 'resolved' next week.

Brexit weighs as 95% of UK blue-chip, mid-cap funds lag market

A staggering 95% of UK blue-chip and mid-cap funds have lagged the stock market over the last three years, as the impact of the Brexit vote continues to take its toll.

Glen Finegan leads emerging markets exodus at Janus Henderson

Head of global emerging markets Glen Finegan leaves today while his four-strong team will exit in November.

Oil stocks weigh on FTSE but Unilever climbs on strong sales

Oil majors and Asia-focused banks weigh on FTSE 100 but shares in Unilever rally on strong first quarter sales.

Fund managers shrug off recession fears and pile into shares

Fund managers have been buying back into shares at the fastest pace in two years, shrugging off global recession fears.

The Expert View: Bunzl, Capita and Segro

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Pendragon and Countryside Properties.

Thursday Papers: shake-up of audits will cut clout of Big Four

And EU hits US with tariffs worth $20 billion as aircraft subsidy row rumbles on.

Overnight Markets: health-care stocks drag Wall Street lower

UnitedHealth Group Inc, Pfizer Inc, Merck & Co Inc and Abbott Laboratories all closed down between 1.9% and 4.7%.

Larry Fink: look out for ‘melt up’ in markets as cash shifts

Boss of fund management giant BlackRock predicts a further leg-up in stock market rally as investors deploy uninvested cash in response to this year's rebound and more favourable economic news.

Miners cap FTSE gains as Vale ruling sparks price fears

Miners hold back FTSE 100 as court ruling allows Brazil's Vale to increase iron ore production, sparking price fears

The Expert View: Provident Financial, Galliford Try and JD Sports

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Moneysupermarket and Ashmore.