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Investment company Olympians

The AIC ranked its members by discrete calendar years and benchmarked outperformance against the overall average investment company. Where two companies had the same consistency score, volatility of returns (standard

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Paragon launches new ISA range

Paragon Bank has launched a range of ISA products, which are available from today and will accept transfers of previous year subscriptions. The Easy Access ISA has a rate of

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday Intertek (Q2 results) The global testing and quality assurance company has reached new highs, partly helped by its international nature and the devaluation of sterling but also its links

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Rolls Royce shifts gear to improvement

British engineering company Rolls Royce reported a reassuring set of results this morning that confirmed its trading outlook for full year was unchanged. The group stated that its turnaround plan

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Investors have confidence in Theresa May

In a survey of 2,000 personal investors, 50% of respondents also indicated they have faith that Theresa May, David Davis and Boris Johnson will be able to navigate a positive

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Europe marks four years of “whatever it takes”

Don’t fight the Fed has been an investing rule of thumb for many a year. Its popularity resurged in 2008 as major central banks around the world, led by the

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Bitcoin is one to watch in 2016

The UK’s decision to leave the EU has left the UK reeling and without direction economically. Ongoing negotiations will play a huge part in future prosperity, yet perception of the

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Investment company assets reach record high

This adds almost £5bn to the assets under management at the previous month end, and almost £9bn since the end of January 2016.  It compares to £76bn assets under management

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Emerging Markets – the big global trade

The big global trade right now is Emerging Markets (EM). EM fixed income is already performing well and is supported by strong technicals after years of excessive selling. Asset prices

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Reborn in the USA?

In May consumer spending rose 0.4% on a month on month basis, but more importantly April’s figure was revised upwards to 1.1%.  This is the largest single monthly rise since