Nia Williams

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Dividends: where to find income opportunities

“At a time when FTSE companies’ dividend cover is low, some investment companies have been able to increase their dividend year on year for decades thanks to the sector’s unique

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A week of stock swings

It was another volatile week but stocks managed to end this one slightly higher. Evidencing the extent of last week’s gyrations was a powerful swing that sent the Dow Jones

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Standard Life celebrates tenth year of fund

Since launch, the fund has returned 328% to investors versus the IA UK Equity sector average of 76.2% placing it in the first percentile of its peer group according to

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Rebound in global stock markets expected

Commenting, he said: “We have a positive outlook for developed market stocks despite, or even because of, the emerging market slowdown. “The associated fall in commodity prices is putting downward

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Share of the Week

“Findel, the home and school products supplier, is a stock that investors may want to consider this week. It has been in the news recently after reports that Sports Direct,

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US rate rise unlikely in short term

“There was no silver lining in today’s non-farm payrolls report. The US economy added 142,000 jobs during the month of September, well below consensus expectations for 201,000. More worryingly, there

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Top traded funds in September

The CF Woodford Equity Income fund is a consistent favourite for investors. For the fourth month running, this is our top traded fund. The manager of this fund is extremely popular and

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Government announces Lloyds public sale

The government announcement said: “At least £2bn of shares will be available for sale to people located in the UK. “Those applying to invest less than £1,000 will be given

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Does October spell trouble for investors?

Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, has warned investors of trouble ahead after markets rallied following a turbulent third quarter. He said: “The last day of the quarter