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Investors flock to equity funds

Net retail sales exceeded £2bn with Q3 net retail sales totalling £6.3bn – the highest since Q2 2011. Equity income continues to remain popular with investors as the interest earned

Analysis , Property , Shares , Viewpoint

Marriage is an investment and so is retirement

Yes, I do adore you but I’ve ticked the box which means that we get a bit more while I’m alive but if I don’t outlive you – well, it

Alternative Investments , News

How to trade Bitcoin and what to be wary of

Setting itself apart from the many other Bitcoin exchanges on offer Coinfloor employs a “sophisticated algorithmic rounding engine for fee calculation”, which will make it attractive to high frequency and


What to expect from Co-op on Monday

We have spent a considerable amount of time ahead of this announcement debating the likely outcome for bondholders particularly in light of the recent changes to the Co-op Bank’s initial

News , Small Caps , Viewpoint

One in four can’t get financial advice

Research from Yorkshire Building Society found half of savers believe their savings and investments are too small to interest financial advisers while one in five blames the withdrawal of financial

News , Property

Government to cap pension scheme charges

Pensions minister Steve Webb said “enough was enough” on charges after a recent report by the Office of Fair Trading revealed over 186,000 pension pots with assets worth £2.65bn have


Regulator launches further investment charges crackdown

The FCA will be consulting with asset managers to see what changes need to be made to the existing regulation which have been in place since 2006. Speaking today at


Spain out of two year recession

The quarterly expansion of 0.1% was in line with the Bank of Spain’s estimate published last week and was the first rise since Q1 2011. An official breakdown is not


BP a buy after raising dividend

This was a positive set of Q3 results and the company remains on track to meet operating cash flow targets. Capital expenditure will remain in the region of $24 to