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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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Will today see the return of the doves?

The last Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting saw a surprise shift in the plate tectonics among policymakers, with three of eight members voting for an increase in UK interest rates.

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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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IG repeats its free ISA offer

IG’s ISA offer allows new and existing customers to trade from a range of more than 1,200 ISA eligible Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) commission free, giving investors access to a

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Stocks stall as Draghi drags euro lower

European and US markets have found it tough to follow up on Friday’s bullish push, with early gains reversed as risk aversion kicked in. The beneficiaries of today’s trading are

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FTSE rallies despite Trump worries

European markets are attempting to break from the negative spiral that has been evident so far this week, with the outcry caused by Donald Trump’s travel ban causing widespread selling

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Bye bye, Dow 20K

The market narrative has shifted once again. For the past three months a Trump presidency has been heralded as great for stocks. Now, with Dow 20,000 behind us, it seems

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FTSE flounders despite weaker pound

The FTSE 100 has suffered a somewhat downbeat start to the week despite a sharp move lower in the pound this morning. Friday’s dour finish across US markets seems to

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Dow rally encourages optimism in markets

Markets are turning to riskier assets as we approach the back end of the week with the glee of yesterday’s 20,000 milestone for the Dow providing the basis for bullish

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Bullish Trump spooks markets

The FTSE is continuing its descent, with the index picking up where it left off on Friday. On a day where Trump once more takes the headlines, we have seen