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Can investing help fund students through University?

The savings ratio, which is the amount households are saving, is at an all-time low of 1.7%. We all know we need to be saving more whether it’s to be

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Could EasyJet benefit from Monarch’s demise?

EasyJet was up over 3% in early trading yesterday on the back of the demise of Monarch, the UK’s fifth largest airline. With the poor press that Ryanair are currently

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Tax relief on failed investments

If an individual owns shares in a company that is liquidated, it is likely that the liquidation proceeds, less the acquisition cost, will result in an overall loss for Capital

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Companies announcing results next week

Tuesday Ferguson (Q4 results) The group reported a good set of interim numbers which should keep full year results on track with expectations. We should see underlying growth as a

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Landlords continue to put up rents

The figures, revealed in the PRS report by ARLA Propertymark, showed that 35% of letting agents saw landlords increase rents in August. Only 2% of tenants successfully negotiated a rent

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Nuclear fears spark another gold rush

These new buyers of gold are citing concerns over the escalating “war of words” between North Korea and the USA, and heightened fears of outright war. Simmering tensions with Iran

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Trade what you see. What you see is real.

Good Morning everyone. Back in the chair now after a trading break and all is ready now to get back on with things. Ok so what’s new..? Well the US$

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Purchases of investment trusts hit record high

Data published by the Association of Investment Companies has revealed that advisers and wealth managers purchased record amounts of investment trusts on adviser platforms in the first half of 2017.

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Avoid the pitfalls when investing overseas

The opportunity looks enticing, but when considering purchasing a property outside of your home country, beware of the pitfalls which could cause concern in the future. The main issues are:

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How to invest yet also be socially responsible

The 2016 Global Sustainable Investment Review estimates that around $12trn worth of European assets are invested in sustainable and responsible investment strategies. While the majority is held by institutional investors,