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Capital controls in Greece affect Eurozone banks

Even though Eurozone banks having limited or no direct exposure to the Greek banks Berenberg believes ‘the recent capital controls imposed in Greece have a negative impact for the entire sector.’

News , Property

Prime London property price rises have stalled

Annual growth in the price of prime central London property in June slowed to 2% from 8.1% a year ago, according to the latest Knight Frank prime central London sales

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5 investing lessons from Greece

Greece’s  exit from the Eurozone and even the European Union is now much more likely, given the refusal of the ‘troika’ of the European Union (EU), European Central Bank (ECB)

Funds , News

IFAs failing to recommend investment trusts

Over half (57%) of Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs) are not recommending investment trusts to their clients due to a combination of a lack of access via platforms and poor understanding.

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Analyst opinion on Tesco

Analysts have issued their first take on Tesco’s first quarter trading update today. For the 13 weeks ended May 30, Tesco’s UK like-for like sales declined 1.3%, which was better

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VIDEO: a must watch, scary film on finance

If you’ve 90 minutes to spare in the next month, you can invest it most wisely by watching the acclaimed documentary  ‘Four Horsemen’. If you’re doubtful, just watch the first

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Investors warned on private debt in Turkey and Thailand

Investors in both Turkey and Thailand have been warned that both economies are at risk from high levels of private debt that will ultimately impact their stock markets. In an

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Call to stop ‘exit’ fees for inherited ISAs

AXA Self Investor has called for providers who levy exit fees to remove them for those people who have inherited their ISA investments. It argues that it is an unfair

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Neil Woodford warns on asset bubbles

Star fund manager Neil Woodford has added his voice to those warning that record low interest rates coupled with Quantitative Easing (QE) are creating asset bubbles. In a blog post

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Sir John Templeton: 16 investment rules for success

These 16 rules for investing from Sir John Templeton have stood the test of time. They are a firm foundation upon which to build a successful investment portfolio. Who was