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Majority of SME’s do not trust traditional lenders

Top five SME business concerns for 2018: 1 Turnover (38%) 2 Brexit (28%) 3 Bringing in new customers (27%) 4 Market competition (24%) 5 Cashflow preservation (21%) New research by

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China data feeds appetite for risk

Mike van Dulken, head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this afternoon: “Equities remain in rebound mode, extending their bounces as relative geopolitical calm and positive macro data

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Which companies have been relegated from the FTSE 100?

As we rightly predicted, FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has officially confirmed that tailored credit products Provident Financial and British institution Royal Mail have been demoted from the FTSE 100. Investors are likely

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Another positive open, Made in China

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open +20pts at 7385, testing yesterday’s highs which suggests a desire

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The Bank of England: Money and Credit Release

The Bank of England had published their Money and Credit this morning. The monthly Money and Credit statistical release is made up of three parts that include broad money and credit:

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The perils of relying on FTSE 100 in your search for income

Disappointing news from AstraZeneca, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands serves as yet another reminder of the perils of relying on the dividends of a handful of UK large caps.

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You do not need to show us how big “you” are – nobody cares anyway.

The $Yen has been in a range of 1115.00 – 112.00 – 108.00 that started back in January this year.  115.00 (or approaching that level) has been tested and failed

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Dollar off its a$$?

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open +30pts at 7375, building on yesterday’s rebound from 7300 to

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Who will fall out of FTSE 100?

It appears certain that provider of tailored credit products Provident Financial will be the latest candidate to be relegated from the FTSE 100 in this week’s third quarter reshuffle. Investors are likely

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Is diversification dead?

The number one question we are asked by clients is how to structure a truly diversified multi asset portfolio when bonds are so expensive. This is closely followed by concerns