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Good Morning everyone. Back in the chair now after a trading break and all is ready now to get back on with things. Ok so what’s new..? Well the US$

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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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Avoid the pitfalls when investing overseas

The opportunity looks enticing, but when considering purchasing a property outside of your home country, beware of the pitfalls which could cause concern in the future. The main issues are:

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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