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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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Brexit could hit the UK Art Market

Currently the UK enjoys a pre-eminent position in Europe as the place that most of the art market action takes place. This is because it is home to all four

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Buy-to-let investors in prime central London fall by a third

The average price for buy-to-let properties has fallen 27% to £816,429 over the last 12 months. Homebuyers now represent 45% of all purchases, tripling their share from 2016, with the

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Tax implications for landlords

With the full effects unlikely to be felt for another three years, the buy-to-let landscape looks set for some big changes. Since April 2016, three major tax changes have impacted

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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

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Should international property be in your portfolio?

While property investments don’t always promise the kind of stellar returns that can be earned on riskier investments, they also don’t come with the downsides. And, over the long-term, all

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Companies announcing their results next week

Monday Associated British Foods (Q4 trading update) In July, the group raised expectations by saying that third quarter sales at Primark had remained strong and the overall outlook for the