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Have a look at these six stocks for your ISA

The six stocks I suggest are worth a look at are: National Grid – suitable for lower risk investors seeking income National Grid is a power and gas distribution company

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Elections in France and Holland pose risk

While Italian bond yields have, until recently, remained surprisingly stable since the country’s landmark referendum in December, elections outside its borders in 2017 could intensify its existing economic problems if

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FTSE rallies despite Trump worries

European markets are attempting to break from the negative spiral that has been evident so far this week, with the outcry caused by Donald Trump’s travel ban causing widespread selling

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Bye bye, Dow 20K

The market narrative has shifted once again. For the past three months a Trump presidency has been heralded as great for stocks. Now, with Dow 20,000 behind us, it seems

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Porvair reports record revenue

Shares in specialist filtration and environmental technology group Porvair were up 2% in early morning trading as a result of the company reporting record full year profits up 10% to

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FTSE flounders despite weaker pound

The FTSE 100 has suffered a somewhat downbeat start to the week despite a sharp move lower in the pound this morning. Friday’s dour finish across US markets seems to

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Will China fly in 2017?

The view from Matthew Dobbs, fund manager, Asian Equities “We are in the middle of the Chunyun, or Spring Festival when the people of China take to trains, planes and

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Tesco to buy Budgens and Londis owner

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced an agreed takeover of wholesaler and convenience store owner Booker in a deal which it values at £3.7bn. For each share in Booker Tesco is

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Companies announcing their results next week

Monday Porvair (Q4 results) Investors will be expecting a positive set of results from the company, based on the update in December, which stated that revenues were higher and that

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Has the ‘January effect’ run its course

Much of the ‘January effect’ was due to the strong bull markets of the 1980s and 1990s. Markets were generally rising both in January and for the year as a