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Five Fintechs to Watch This Fortnight

With Fintech Fortnight upon us today (5 Feb), we celebrate all things digital, financial and tech-y across the UK. The event lasts through 18 February and seeks to examine the industry –

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Below-inflation junior ISAs – Kids’ Christmas cash loses value

Prudent parents choosing to put their children’s Christmas cash into a junior ISA may be unaware that their child’s money could be losing value against inflation, says Sarah Pennells founder

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2018: When growth is scarce, target growth

Investors have been complaining about this bull market for equities for what feels like years. It’s an odd situation, as it doesn’t really seem like something you should be complaining

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2018: investing in companies that can run up the down escalator

With 2018 just round the corner and most equity markets on high single or double-digit gains, the likelihood is that most bourses will have rewarded UK investors by the end

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Why Japan may have further to go

On 5th December 2012 Shinzo Abe was elected prime minister of Japan and launched his extraordinary stimulus programme ‘Abenomics’. It’s been an eventful, but largely successful, five years. The Nikkei has

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How investors can benefit from the rise of the robots

Have you ever considered whether robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will one day replace the human work force or create jobs that once didn’t exist? Will robots ultimately improve productivity

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Fidor Expands Middle East Africa Regional Hub in Dubai Silicon Oasis

Expansion to support partner-bank’s digital transformation Fidor Solutions expands its United Arab Emirates (UAE) office in response to fast global customer growth Fidor Solutions plans to double its current MEA

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Five funds for a monthly income

Inflation remained stubbornly high at 3% last month* with the price of food and non-alcoholic drinks the biggest drivers up 4.1%. Not good news in the run up to Christmas, when

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Fund sales break record levels

The data shows that net retail sales broke previous records with £5.6bn in September and the best-selling asset class in Q3 was fixed income, with net retail sales of £4.9bn.

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A year on from US elections, is the US a good investment?

We’ve spent the past 12 months, since Donald Trump’s election, reading 140 character policies, thanking our lucky stars that our average job tenure is 8.5 years1 (rather than a day for