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OK, Probably Extending Cuts

Shares in Marstons are 10% to the good this morning, extending their rebound from 100p. This is thanks to statutory pre-tax profits growing three times as fast as revenues (revs

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Tech bets checked

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -30pts at 7365 (-ex-div -1.5pts), having extend yesterday’s retreat to

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Will a Santa Rally make 2017 a record year?

With the start of December just a day away, the festive season will soon be in full swing. From an investment perspective however, the key question is how much longer

Alternative Investments , Guest Writers , Property

The Best Countries For Retirement

Spain, Portugal and Malta are usually among the top countries for retirement according to various reports and rankings. Although Greece is rarely included in such lists, it has a number

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Oh yes EU have! Oh no we haven’t!

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -25pts at 7435, back from yesterday’s 7470 highs, settling in

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Why Japan may have further to go

On 5th December 2012 Shinzo Abe was elected prime minister of Japan and launched his extraordinary stimulus programme ‘Abenomics’. It’s been an eventful, but largely successful, five years. The Nikkei has

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Rent in East of England see steepest rise

The average rent in the East of England – which includes cities such as Cambridge and Norwich – has risen by 6% to £887 per month in the past year.

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How investors can benefit from the rise of the robots

Have you ever considered whether robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will one day replace the human work force or create jobs that once didn’t exist? Will robots ultimately improve productivity

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China bulls yield again

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -5pts at 7405, back from an overnight flirt with the

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Old Trafford attracting not just footballers from around the world, but also investors

Manchester United FC is known for being one of the best football teams in the world. The club’s status and plentiful funding means that it has the pick of players,