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Three long-term ideas for your pension

The state pension ‘triple lock’, which was on the Conservative party chopping block, survived the General Election after Theresa May was forced to abandon her plans in order to form

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Investors turn towards UK mid-caps in hunt for income

Old Mutual UK Mid-Cap is a new entry in our top-traded funds, suggesting that investors not only see this as an attractive segment of the UK market, but also have faith

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A new recruit to the dividend heroes club

Invesco Income Growth has increased its dividend for the 20th consecutive year, bringing the total number of the AIC’s ‘dividend heroes’ to 21, meaning there are now 21 investment companies

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Dollar shrugs, “Am I bovvered?”

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning:   FTSE 100 Index called to open flat at 7367 (ex-divs -1.3pts), back from another test

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UK goes 10 years without a rate rise

On that date in 2007 the Monetary Policy Committee voted to increase rates to 5.75% just as the wheels were about to come off the global economy. A decade on

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Investment review – half year report

What a difference a year can make. In stark contrast to 2016, the first six months of the year have seen investors regain confidence and, along with it, their appetite

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Leveraged ETFs explained

In recent years the number of ETFs available on the London Stock Exchange has exploded, with sector, smart beta and actively managed ETFs taking their place alongside mainstream index trackers.

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What does a hung Parliament mean for investors?

Economy Not surprisingly, Azad Zangana, senior European economist at Schroders, said: “This is a disastrous result for the Conservative party, which must raise questions over the future of Theresa May

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 weakened 0.62% yesterday to close at 7478.62. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7598.99 and a low of 7476.33. The FTSE 100

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Savers Pitted Against Inflation As 2.7% CPI to Squeeze Nest Eggs In Real Terms

Your well earned £10,000 saved in your basic high street account today, will be worth only £9835 in real terms, after 1 year at this rate of inflation. Even those