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Three emerging markets that stand out

Emerging market debt found itself in the eye of the storm in the wake of Donald Trump’s election in the US late last year, with many investors cautious about allocating

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Investors opt for defensive funds

The 2017/18 tax year started eventfully compared to previous years as on 18 April the Prime Minister surprised the majority and called a snap general election. It is therefore unsurprising that

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Which were the most popular funds in April?

The beginning of April saw the end of the 2016/17 tax year with the flurry of people using the final remaining minutes to fill the remaining of their ISAs and

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Are banks back?

The Bank of Mum and Dad has been back in the news this week. According to new research*, if it actually existed, the Bank of Mum and Dad would be

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro strengthened against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, closing 0.65% higher at 1.0667. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.0673 against the US

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New NS&I bond launches

The NS&I Investment Guaranteed Growth Bond gives people access to a rate of 2.2% for between £100 and £3000 of their savings. The investment term is three years; savers can

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Eight tax changes investors should watch out for

As another tax year fast approaches here are eight changes you should be aware of when it comes to saving tax in 2017/2018. Corporate bond funds change to paying gross

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Why investors should Spring clean their portfolios

We are now officially in Spring, a time of year when the dark Winter months are behind us, gardeners start planting bulbs and traditionally many people give their homes a

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Where are Fidelity’s experts investing their ISAs?

       Tom Stevenson, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity International (above left) said: “Eight years into the current bull market, investors are increasingly nervous about a correction, especially in

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Emerging markets: the wallflower at the stock exchange party

Developed markets have been having a whale of a time lately. No matter what we seem to throw their way, they just continue to climb and the party rages on.