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CrowdRating launches tax calculator

CrowdRating, the independent ratings agency for equity crowdfunding, has launched the SEIS & EIS Calculator, a free web-based tool which shows crowdfunding investors how their investment activity could impact their

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Randgold generates cash despite low gold price

Randgold’s production and costs were in line with the company’s annual guidance, with production setting a new record of more than 1.2 million ounces, up 6% on the previous year.

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Market optimism as flat as a pancake

Any hope investors might have had that the absence of China would enable markets to reduce volatility and rebalance some of the overly bearish sentiment has been quashed by Japan.

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Fine wine delivers optimism

January saw further signs of optimism in the fine wine market. The main indices were up by 1.1% (Liv-ex 100) and 1.4% (Liv-ex Investables). This takes the upturn since mid-November to over

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AIM picks for your ISA

The AIM stocks he suggests you consider are: “Finsbury Food is the producer of a wide range of baked goods for supermarkets, wholesalers, caterers and restaurants. This diversity reduces the risk

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Further volatility expected to support large caps

Now in its fourth year, the Aviva Investors Multi-Manager Survey asked fund managers – representing more than £2trn of assets under management – for their views on the outlook for

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Optimism over wine in 2016

2015 was the least volatile year in the history of the market’s two monthly indices (since 2001 for the Liv-ex 100 and 1993 for the investables) as measured by the

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Is Bitcoin a real investment?

For several years now, people have been trying to make sense of Bitcoin and determine how it ought to be used. Some believe it’s an up-and-coming payment alternative that will

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Octopus launches fundraise for AIM VCTs

The offer comes at the end of a year that celebrates AIM’s twentieth anniversary and Octopus says its latest offer gives investors the potential to access the growth of UK

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Cult Wines expands into Asia

Cult Wines, which was ranked 40th in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 2015, saw annual profits increase by 105% in 2015. The firm specialises in the procurement, management