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Financial planning in a hung parliament

A hung parliament leaves many questions unanswered and people will be wondering what this means for their financial planning. However with no overall majority the government will find it difficult

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The Pound is paying the price for Theresa May’s failed gamble” – David Lamb

Following the outcome of the General Election 2017, the UK wakes up to the potential of a hung parliament. As the results rattle the city, the pound is left tumbling

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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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Companies announcing results next week

Tuesday Ashtead Group (Full year results) The last update from the group in March showed continued solid performances in both the UK and US operations. The weakness of sterling has

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Trading the Pound today will be pointless as it will be fuelled by rumour all day long.

Yesterday was yet another day of indecision with the Euro.Against the $ it dropped 75 pips only to rebound the same in a matter of hours and now here we

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Liverpool is the latest buy-to-let hotspot

The city offers rental yields of 8% once mortgage costs are taken into account, and the area offers low average house prices and strong rents according to the research. Liverpool

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Be careful over the next couple of days

Tomorrow the people of the UK will decide who it is to that will lead us through the Brexit negotiations and into the future. All eyes will be focused on

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Europe close to take off?

Both Europe Excluding UK and European Smaller Companies were among the top five performing fund sectors in May1. With Emmanuel Macron elected in the first week of the month, investors

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The Pound is a waiting game as polls suggest May is losing ground to Corbin

It looks like things might just be going as predicted. Since mid-night UK time Euro Yen has already dropped 100 pips. I am expecting a bounce here at 1.2335 but

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Evil never overcomes evil, but good does.

Friday’s NFP figures. Job creation in the U.S fell sharply in May with just 138,000 new positions created, while the unemployment rate declined to 4.3 % according to the U.S