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Top 10 blue-chip stocks in the UK

Blue-chip stocks are renowned for their reputable and financially-sound businesses that often appeal to investors in good times and bad. We explain why people invest in them, and outline the top 10 blue chips in the UK.

BP vs Shell: how safe are returns in 2020?

BP and Shell have both posted a steep drop in earnings in 2019 on the back of lower oil prices and there are concerns this could continue to weigh on cash flow – and therefore returns – over the coming years.

BP vs Shell share prices: is now the time to buy?

The two oil and gas majors have had a mixed year, with both seeing their respective stocks trading a touch higher than where they started in January. But is now the time to buy BP and Shell shares?

Top 10 UK brands

The UK plays host to a number of the most recognisable brands in the world. In this list, we look at the top 10 UK-registered brands in terms of brand value, and we explain how to take a position on their companies’ shares.

FTSE 100 risers and fallers

The blue-chip index heads into its fifth day of gains on Friday, with BP and Shell helping to drag it higher, along with a support from tobacco stocks and tour operator TUI.

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