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Keep your head and remember your goals

A vote to leave the EU will have a much more significant impact on markets than a remain vote, creating uncertainty and unsettling investors. It will likely cause sterling and

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Happy birthday to AIM

On Monday 19 June 1995, Apollo 13 was the most popular movie, Unchained Melody by Robson & Jerome was number one in the UK and more appropriately, the AIM (Alternative

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Fine wine up 6.7% year to date

May provided another healthy stride on the road to a sustained market recovery in wine with the main, independent indices rising by +0.6% (Liv-ex 100) and +0.7% (Liv-ex Investables). Year

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Royal Mint gold bullion now available for pension planning

Through its bullion trading platform, royalmintbullion.com, the 1,000 year old organisation can now offer private individuals and pension scheme providers access to buy and manage gold held within their SIPP

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Save and secure

It is widely acknowledged that saving is a good thing, putting money away for a first home, a special holiday or simply a rainy day. However, speaking to consumers, some

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Blog: The building blocks of property funds

My sons are obsessed with the game, Minecraft, an online version of Lego (which they also like). For those not familiar with it, the aim of the game is to

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Rental supply will nosedive in 2016

Cox reckoned supply will plummet once buy-to-let properties, purchased before the 3% stamp duty surcharge came into force in April, are filled. ARLA research showed that rental properties managed per

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Commodities: the bear market is over

Following five years of devastatingly poor returns in the market, sentiment towards commodities is at rock bottom, but it’s starting to turn following the surge in the prices of a

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Oil breaks through $50 a barrel

Oil supply has fallen more quickly than anticipated largely due to uncontrollable and unpredictable events as wildfires in Canada cut production by around 1m barrels a day and militant action

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Evidence of fine wine market recovery

This is the first time since early 2011 that the Liv-ex 100 has risen for five consecutive months, producing a 6% year-to-date return. Again, it was the Bordeaux indices which