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Lifetime ISAs are growing in popularity

Lifetime ISA isn’t all about buying property, but it is a dominant driver. Investing for the future is also popular. Judging by the numbers taking out a LISA in their

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Companies announcing their results next week

Tuesday Paddy Power Betfair (Interim results) It’s been a difficult year so far for Paddy Power Betfair. Full-year figures in March left some investors unimpressed with weaker trends seen in

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Deceleration in house price inflation likely

The survey reveals that the headline price balance eased from 17% to 7% in June. The price balance is now more subdued in the South East, whilst in East Anglia

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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A

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Companies announcing results next week

Tuesday Ashtead Group (Q3 results) Ashtead has been performing well recently, mostly thanks to better market conditions in US construction and the weakness of the pound. With the new Trump

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2017: Market outlook from Legal & General

Early 2016 was characterised by sluggish growth, commodity price weakness and the Fed scaling back projections for interest rate increases. This, alongside other central bank easing, calmed market nerves. While

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Interest rate decision no surprise

The decision to keep interest rates on hold came as no surprise to many in the industry. Back in August the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed its forecasts for growth

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Four alternatives to gold post-Brexit

As an asset allocation team that takes more of a medium-term investment view, we typically tend to look through short-term macroeconomic and political noise. However, when the short-term risks are

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Shareholder revolt at Sports Direct

On Monday Every Investor wrote of the accusations of poor corporate governance at Sports Direct (http://everyinvestor.co.uk/2016/09/05/continued-corporate-governance-failings-at-sports-direct/) citing poor working conditions for its employees, with both Hermes and Royal London calling

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Legal & General reports 10% rise in profit

Legal & General continues to extract shareholder value as it sees return on equity continue to rise, cash generation grow and shareholder profits before tax increase by 23%, while also