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Know your fund manager

Active fund management is a people business and while there are some products managed with a genuine team approach or automated process, in most cases performance is ultimately down to

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Beating inflation and taking an income

This is something of a relief for many when we consider the amount of bad news that usually stacks up during a period of economic uncertainty. However, we’re not in

Analysis

Risk and reward in investing

It could lead to a loss in your hard earned money that you were not prepared to make or a shortfall in attempting to meet your objective. Some of the

Analysis

Building a portfolio for rough and smooth markets

Very little has actually changed and the factors that have supported the recent run in share prices remain intact. It is difficult to predict where markets will go in any

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Japan equities lead fall after poor data

But very little has actually changed and the factors that have supported the recent run in share prices remain intact. Such a sharp fall appears to be an overreaction to

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FTSE hits 14 year high, but invest regularly to smooth risk

The FTSE 100 is now at its highest level in twelve years and it’s not quite recovered to the all-time high of 1999. It’s not surprising to see markets very

Alternative Investments , Analysis

Different ways to buy gold

As a projection of personal wealth and prestige it has few equals, however the merits of gold as an investment also divides opinion like very few others. Attitudes towards gold

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Investing to beat inflation

These figures were better than many expected and represent a seven month low. The Bank of England expects inflation to return to the 2% target rate in early 2015, though

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Is Africa the next Asia growth play?

So it seems apt to take a look at the world’s second largest continent and home of 55 very different countries from an investment point of view to see what

Analysis

Where to invest in buy-to-let

In the Mortgages for Business Property Investor Survey carried out in March 2013, results showed that 40% of investors lived less than 10 miles from their investment property and a