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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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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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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,

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Companies announcing their results next week

Wednesday Babcock International (Q2 trading update) The market has had concerns over the sector this year, which has led to the group’s shares underperforming. Investors will be keen to hear

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10 years on from the credit crisis: investment products

This month marks an important milestone – the 10-year anniversary of the global financial crisis. While it is hard to pin down a single event or date as marking the

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10 years on from the credit crisis: investment strategy

We looked at three types of investment strategy – adventurous, balanced and cautious (as defined by Fidelity’s PathFinder range* of risk-rated managed investment solutions) – and calculated how much £10,000

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Sell in May and go away?

The St Leger Day adage, which suggests that investors should: “Sell in May and go away, don’t come back ‘til St. Leger Day”, has long been touted as a good