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Top 10 AIM shares for ISAs

Here are the top 10 AIM shares bought inside an ISA on the Vantage platform this week (in alphabetical order). Berkeley Mineral Resources plc Bowleven Plc Fastjet plc Gulf Keystone

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Viewpoint: Into or out of Africa?

No one tests the depth of a river with both feet (African Proverb) UK mobile phone signals are often patchy. I have to leave my house and stand on the

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Gold funds top July performance tables

Investor confidence returned in July as the US Federal Open Market Committee confirmed it would continue purchasing $85 billion a month of mortgage backed securities and longer-term treasuries. Fed chairman

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Viewpoint: Time to invest in Mexico

“Economic activity in Mexico may have slowed down during Q1 2013 but sequential data suggests that the economy picked up speed in the second quarter as manufacturing exports gained momentum.

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Is Russia ripe for Western investors?

The first thing I noticed was the dearth of investors. Why? There is simply no interest. The world seems to have given up on Russia. It was symbolic that the

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Where are we up to with UK fracking?

“If recent press coverage is to be believed, significant deposits of shale gas in the UK offer the prospect of easing some of the pressures associated with the so called

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Private investor angel investing platform launches

The lead angels in the funding round undertake their own due diligence and be investing their own money. As a result, SyndicateRoom says it provides investors with “peace of mind”

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Should I invest in AIM after 5 August?

The government has confirmed that new rules allowing Alternative Investment Market (AIM) shares to be held in ISAs will be implemented from 5 August 2013. The government hopes this will

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Fund in focus: Invesco Perpetual Latin American

Funds with exposure to these regions have suffered significantly in terms of overall performance and redirection of capital recently as investors have looked for safer and less volatile investment options.

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AIM ideas for ISA customers

Equity transactions in AIM-quoted companies already make up nearly a third of the share dealing activity of execution-only investors and Gavin Oldham, chief executive of The Share Centre, said he